Combination – Chazuta

Amazon River Trip: Cacao Island – Jumanchi Springs. Springs. Chocolate and Artisanal Courses.

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Chazuta – a district of San Martin province located 41 kilometres from Tarapoto city.  The entrance to the lower Huallaga and in the center of two conservation areas: The Cordillera Azul National Park and the Cerro Escalera Regional Conservation area.
Overnight stay at Joyce V Barter Cultural Center
Day 1: Cacao Island and Jumanchi Springs 
  • Trip down the Huallaga River passing native communities along the way visit an island that produces 6 hectors of organic cacao.
  • Explore the cacao plantations ( brief explanation of the cacao island farm and learn about cacao production.)
  • Relax on the island beach.
  • Picnic lunch in nature.
  • Journeying further down river to Jumanchi Springs a short walk (45 mins) to ‘Las Pozas Del Yacuruna’ swim in fresh pools and small waterfalls.
  • Journey back to Chazuta.
  • Amazing dinner at Rio Bosque Magico.
  • Overnight stay at Joyce V Barter Cultural Center.
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Day 2: Rio Bosque Magico courses in making chocolate
  • Cacao fields of ‘Rio Bosque Magico’ Heribertos family farm.
  • Learn about agroforestry and harvest the cacao using machetes (opptional).
  • 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
  • Heribertos family with make you an amazing lunch using this organic, superfood.
It will be a happy chocolate day!
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Day 3: Cultural trail courses in ceramics and ecological paper.
  • Traditional course in ceramics learn how to make the basic bowl shape or ecological paper (optional) or Sulphur springs of Chazutayacu.
  • Visit Wasichay cultural center, museum, and art gallery
  • Visit Mishky Cacao chocolate factory.

Prices:  2PAX  – $340USD      


Includes translated guided tours – English