Package Tours

Remember that all our package tours can be altered to suit your travelling needs.

San Roque De Cumbaza

Cultural Trail – Ceramics with a Quechua Lamista artisan – Family Farms – 1 hour  walk

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Visit the home of Petrona an hour hike from the village of San Roque De Cumbaza in the Quechua Lamista community of Chunchiwi .  You can learn to make basic ceremic bowls in the homes of the women. You will learn how to process the clay, cleaning and removing any debris and then you can have a go at making your own bowl.  A real oppotunity to feel what it is like inside the homes of the local indegenous houses.  Made of earth and palm leaf roof tops.  Children are often playing and the women laughing.  It really is a special once in a lifetime opportunity.

  • Welcoming drink.
  • Walk to native community Chunchiwi.
  • Workshop ceramics.
  • Lunch at Angelica’s farm.
  • Visit the orgainic family farm of Angelica.
  • Swim in the River Cumbaza and tour of San Roque village.
  • Coffee break.
  • Return journey to Tarapoto.

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Wayku Lamas 

Cultural Trail: Courses with the Quechua Lamista artisans – Waterfall Chapawanki 

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Waska Waska Warmi Wasi is a center that helps to promote ancestral knowledge while protecting the local habitat through the use of natural materials.
A group of local women ‘Kechwa Lamista’ offer courses in;
natural dying, weaving with a Loom, ceramics, weaving with cotton (Chumbes) and jewellery using seeds.
  • Visit the ‘Castle of Lamas’ where you will see views over the town of Lamas.
  • A short walk down into the native community of Waycu.
  • workshop of your choice.
  • Lunch in the town of Lamas.
  • ( 20 mins walk) visit the waterfall Chapawanki.

Quechua Lamista village of Chiricyacu

workshops in chumbe weaving

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Visit Chiricyacu a 1 hour drive from the city of Tarapoto.  Here you can learn to make the traditional Lamista chumbe belt.  Used by the native Quechua Lamista farmers as an all purpose rope, which is used to carry wood and heavy loads, bananas, baskets that carry foods collected from the fields etc.   They are seen commonly throughout the local communities all over Peru.  An essential tool to have in the jungle where carrying heavy loads to places where there is no road access is commonplace.

  • 1 hour drive to Chiricyacu.
  • Welcoming drink.
  • Begin your chumbe weaving course.
  • ‘Cal de Gallina’  traditional chicken soup dish.
  • Continue with your course- learn about the symbols and myths and ledgends of the Quechua Lamista people.
  • Return drive to Tarapoto.

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Chazuta Cultural Trail

Ceramics or Ecological paper- Chocolate Route

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  • Arrive to Chazuta, welcoming drink.
  • Course in ceramics learn how to make a basic bowl shape with the Chazutino artisans. (or Ecological paper)
  • Lunch amazing food grown in the gardens of RBM
  • Visit ‘Rio Bosque Magico’ a local cacao farm, learn about the process of making chocolate.
  • Coffee and tour of the Joyce V Barter sculpture gallery.
  • Journey back to Tarapoto.

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 Nature Trail – San Roque De Cumbaza

Short two hour walk to the ecological viewpoints and sculpture trail, then down to the clear crystal waters of Añakiwi river – in the conservation area ‘ Cordillera Escalera.’

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  • Visit Sachaqa Centro De Arte see artists at work in the studio.
  • 1Hour hike to Ecological Viewpoints and Sculpture Trail ‘Monument Of The Jungle.’
  • Walk down to Añakiwi River.
  • Picnic lunch in nature.
  • Swim and relax surrounded by nature –  Añakiwi River.
  • Tour of San Roque village.
  • coffee and cake.
  • Return journey to Tarapoto.

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Nature Tail – San Antonio De Cumbaza

Huacamaillo Falls  3 hour walk 

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  • Walk to the waterfalls 2 hours, crossing the river over three times.
  • Swim by the waterfall take in this magical place.
  • Picnic lunch in nature.
  • Walk back to the village of San Antonio.
  • Sample home-made wine.

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Chocolate Route – Chazuta

Heriberto’s Family Farm – 1 hour walk

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  • Cacao fields of ‘Rio Bosque Magico’ Heribert os family farm.
  • Learn about agroforestry and harvest the cacao using machetes (optional).
  • Lunch amazing food grown in the gardens of RBM.
  • Learn about the different stages in cacao production and participate in the labour process, how to ferment and dry the cacao beans ready to make chocolate.
  • Dinner using organic products from their own farm.
  • Coffee and tour of the ‘Joyce V Barter’ sculpture gallery.
  • Journey back to Tarapoto.

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Chocolate Route – Chazuta

Amazon River Trip – Cacao Island – one hour hike to Baduraca cacao fields. 

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  • Early start, breakfast at –‘Joyce V Bartra’ sculpture gallery.
  • Journey down the River Huallaga, passing native communities along the way.
  • Visit an island that produces 6 hectors of organic cacao.
  • Explore cacao plantations (brief explanation of the cacao island farm and learn about cacao production.)
  • Lunch, picnic in nature.
  • Community of Chilcayo – hikking to Badurarca area (1 hour hike,) primary rainforests – nature in its purist form.
  • Journey back to Chazuta
  • Dinner at ‘Rio Bosque Magico’

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Chocolate Route – Chazuta

Amazon River Trip  – Cacao Island – Rio Bosque Magico – Chocolate factory.

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  • Early start, breakfast at –‘Joyce V Bartra’ sculpture gallery.
  • Journey down the River Huallaga, passing native communities along the way.
  • Visit an island that produces 6 hectors of organic cacao.
  • Explore cacao plantations (brief explanation of the cacao island farm and learn about cacao production.)
  • Lunch, picnic in nature.
  • Return to Chazuta.
  • visit ‘Rio Bosque Magico’ a local cacao farm, learn about the process of making chocolate.
  • Amazing food grown in the gardens of RBM.

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Amazon River Trip and Nature Trail – Chazuta

Jumanchi Springs – Cacao Island – one hour walk

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  • Early start, breakfast at –‘Joyce V Bartra’ sculpture gallery.
  • Journey down the River Huallaga, passing native communities along the way.
  • Visit an island that produces 6 hectors of organic cacao.
  • Explore cacao plantations (brief explanation of the cacao island farm and learn about cacao production.)
  • Lunch picnic in nature
  • Furthering on down the river to Jumanchi Springs – one hour walk.
  • Swim in the springs relax in nature.
  • Journey back to Chazuta (1 half hours.)
  • Amazing food grown in the gardens of RBM

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