An excellent adventure, by Eric, M From start to finish, my Otorongo experience was top notch. We were picked up from Iquitos airport and pretty much had our hand held the entire way. Everything was handled by Otorongo… our transportation, lunch in Iquitos, tuk-tuk transportation to the dock, and then every step of the way […]
Anyone who may have watched the travel channel series “hotel Amazon” may be super excited to book their trip so they can witness “wild monkeys” taking over their boats. I am sorry to bring the bad news but those are not wild monkeys. There is a river called Yarapa where there are many tourist lodges, […]
So everyone thought that our epic flood in 2012 was a fluke 100 year flood. Well, I think that idea came from the climate change deniers. I knew that something wasn’t right when each year since 2012 we have had more than normal flooding. Worldwide there have been extremes ranging from drought to deluge. In […]
“Perfect ending to long holidays in Latin America: jungle survivors” 5 of 5 stars I stayed in the Otorongo lodge with a friend at the end of 2014. We actually celebrated the New Years there. It was an amazing experience: the location is perfect, the garden is just breathtaking, the staff and the owner are […]
My husband and I brought our 5 children (ages 12-19) for 3 days to the lodge. The lodge is located just off the Amazon (2 hour boat ride from Iquitos) and is surrounded by natural beauty. The beds are comfortable and the rooms are clean. The staff take extra care to ensure that visitors are […]
Here is the latest in river levels at Iquitos, Peru. I post these levels because our activities are dictated by water levels. For example we may have to hike more to reach a destination or cross a beach. Opposite of low water,in high water we get to canoe right up to certain hotspots. This is […]
I would like to thank Michelle Lam who visited earlier this year for posting this video. They were on excursion upstream Amazon River from Otorongo lodge when they spotted this beautiful tamandua eating the fire ants from a cecropia tree.