Overview

Peru is one of the leading South American destinations in which to enjoy tropical Amazon rainforest. Our time in Iquitos will be divided between Allpahuayo Mishana, Explornapo and Muyuna Lodge. With an area species list of over 600 species, we shall certainly have our hands full with an amazing volume of new species. While quite impossible to mention all the possible highlights, some of the major target species include the range-restricted Ancient Antwren, endemic Allpahuayo Antbird, endemic Iquitos Gnatcatcher, critically endangered Wattled Curassow, bizarre Nocturnal Curassow, enigmatic Rufous and White-winged Potoos, showy Pompadour Cotinga, mind-numbing Black-necked Red Cotinga, and a slew of other fabulous amazonian icons such as Amazonian Umbrellabird, Pavonine Quetzal and Crested Eagle.

2022 Prices are an estimate, dates are not confirmed and may change.

Tour Facts Top Birds
Ancient Antwren, Allpahuayo Antbird, Iquitos Gnatcatcher, Wattled Curassow, Nocturnal Curassow, Rufous & White-winged Potoos, Pompadour Cotinga, Northern Chestnut-tailed Antbird, Zimmer's Tody-Tyrant, Castelnau's Antshrike, Amazonian Umbrellabird, Zimmer's Woodcreeper, Black-necked Red Cotinga, Dugand’s Antwren, Pavonine Quetzal and Crested Eagle.
Top Mammals
Pygmy Marmoset, Tayra, Northern Tamandua, Paca, Green Acouchy
Habitats Covered
white sand forest, Amazon River, Varzea forest, Terra firme forest, river islands
Expected Climate
tropical rainforest
Max Group Size
8 with 1 Rockjumper leader
Tour Pace & Walking
fast paced
Accommodation
comfortable
Ease of Birding
moderate to difficult
Other Attractions
Amazon River, canopy walkway
Photographic Opportunities
average to good
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The tour was fantastic. Forrest Rowland, did a terrific job spotting birds, giving us clear directions to actually sight the birds and displayed plenty of patience in the process.

Rob Williams is right up there among the very best tour leaders. His vast experience from lots of research and conservation projects and intimate knowledge of the country add lots of value compared to a tour leader who is "just" a good organiser, birder and guide. He is also great company, with a sublime sense of humour.

The tour met all of my expectations. Rob Williams is an excellent tour guide - knowledgeable, manages logistics well, interacts with participants in a fun and caring way, and strives to find the birds that are on participants' "wish lists".

Rob Williams was a brilliant guide in all respects. Throughout the three weeks, he gave the group his all. He is outstanding, and we would love to travel with him again.

Our guide, Rob Williams, was exceptionally well qualified, good humoured in all circumstances and remarkably diligent in accommodating all levels of birding skills within our group. He went out of his way to make sure that each member of the group realised their expectations for the trip. We would welcome the opportunity to join him on additional trips; he is a quality individual with sound values and a superb representative of Rockjumper Birding Tours.

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