Nature Trail Chazuta:

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  • Amazon River Trips – Cacao Island
  • Amazon River Trips – Jumanchi Springs 
  • 40m high waterfall  Tununtunumba (3-hour hike)
  • Agroforestry Rio Bosque Magico
  • Sulphur springs of Chazutayacu (2-hour walk)

This adventure is for hikers and travelers wanting to connect with nature in remote areas.  Allow the natural pools, sulphur springs and waterfalls heal you – connect back to nature.

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Jumanchi Springs
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Rio Bosque Magico
 
Day 1: Cacao Island and Jumanchi Springs 
  • Journey to Chazuta from Tarapoto – welcoming drink at Joyce V Barter Cultural Center.
  • Amazon River Trip –  (1hour) along the River Huallaga – to a cacao island that produces 6 hectares of organic cacao, relax on the cacao island beach.
  • Snack and drink.
  • Journeying further down river to ‘Jumanchi’.  Short walk (45 mins)’Las Pozas Del Yacuruna’ where you can swim and spend time in the natural environment.
  • picnic lunch in nature.
  • Swim in fresh pools and small waterfalls.
  • Journey back to Chazuta.
  • Dinner at ‘Rio Bosque Magico’ amazing foods grown in the garden.
  • Overnight stay at ‘Joyce V Barter Cultural Centre’
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River Huallaga
Day 2: Tununtunumba
  • Breakfast
  • (3 hour) Hike to Tununtunumba waterfall  – From the heights of the last mountains of the Cordillera Escalera this waterfall is located on the left bank of the Huallaga River with a foaming waterfall over 40m high with 3 smaller waterfalls following, it is located at 280 meters. At its core, the torrent of water reaches 6m wide and has a depth of 5m causing a loud noise perceived long before even arriving there and because of the large volume of water it carries, its uniqueness derives its name. In the bottom of the waterfall, the water forms some backwaters so it can be really dangerous to enter. The landscape is characteristic with lush food and medicinal plants growing around the forest floor. Wildlife is abundant in species of birds, butterflies, insects and small mammals.
  • picnic lunch in nature.
  • Spend time in the cacao fields of ‘Rio Bosque Magico’ learning about Agroforestry
  • (2-hour walk) back to Chazuta
  • Dinner at ‘Rio Bosque Magico’ amazing foods grown in the garden.
  • ‘Rio Bosque Magico’ where we will learn about the process of making the cacao bean into chocolate. We can sample this amazing energetic chocolate as we learn which will give you lots of energy.
  • Overnight stay at ‘Joyce V Barter Cultural Centre.’

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Day 3: Sulphur Springs Chazutayacu.
  • Breakfast
  • A short hike (1 half hours) to the sulphur springs of Chazutayacu.
  • Picnic lunch in nature.
  • (1 hour)walk back to Chazuta
  • Visit the Mishky Cacao Chocolate Factory
  • Dinner at Ro Bosque Magico.
  • Journeying back to Tarapoto.
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Sulphur Springs

Prices:  2PAX  – $360USD      

Inclusions:

Translated guided tours – English

Meals – 2 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners

Transport – Private car, Private boat

Accommodation – 2 night stay at ‘Joyce V Barter Cultural Centre.’
 
Included activities

 

 

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The 3 Day – Choclate Hiking Experience

We had a lot of fun with Daniel, Alina, Ediberto and his family. After the 3 days on the boat to Iquitos we needed some active adventure. Thats what we got 🙂 The hike was kind of challenging but no problem with the experienced local guide. Also did we learn a lot about chocolate and the medical use of the local plants. After the hard hikes in the nature we could enjoy the wonderful meal with a lot of love in cooking and decoration from Maria!! Our advise: look at the nice homepage, choose your trip and book it! We highly recommend it! All the people who where involved are very authentic, do their job with passion and thats what we can still feel after the tour. Thanks a lot Daniel for the 3 days, the hiking friends from Switzerland F& M!

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