OUR STRATEGIC LOCATION
Curassow Amazon Lodge is located 110km from Iquitos, on the Yanayacu River, a small tributary of the Amazon River. Our Lodge is a 3-hour trip by land and speedboat from Iquitos and is located in a pristine tropical rainforest of the Tamshiyacu - Tahuayo Communal Reserve (420,080 hectares). This reserve contains some of the most biologically diverse ecosystems in the entire Amazon rainforest. Protected and located in this Communal Reserve are primates, mammals, amphibians, reptiles, birds, medicinal plants and giant trees. Guaranteeing the traveler an excursion rich in numerous wildlife observation experiences in their natural habitat.
Our excursions, led by our private bilingual guides, are offered both day and night, you will have the opportunity to do activities such as boat explorations, hiking, piranha fishing, canoeing, swimming near pink dolphins, visiting local communities and more.
Curassow was built far from the city for one reason: WILDLIFE. Due to its remoteness, it is easy to observe a wide variety of species unique to the Amazon rainforest such as birds, monkeys, sloths, Amazon dolphins, capybaras, piranhas, tarantulas, frogs, caimans, scorpions, rodents, the giant lily pads Victoria Regia (the largest aquatic plant in the world), giant trees and medicinal plants.
Our special location gives us a greater advantage, being away from the villages in the area and other Lodges, guarantees us a private environment, in this way the noise of engines, boats, the presence of many people or many tourists do not alter our comfort area, allowing the traveler to connect with nature in an intimate and safe home.