Puerto Nariño, the Tarapoto’s Lake and Monkey Island are one of the main destinations in the Amazon. Our journey starts in Leticia, the capital city of the Colombian Amazon. The excursion goes through the great Amazon River, where you will be able to appreciate and admire the diversity of the ecosystems and life that the river exudes. During this excursion, you will appreciate the world’s largest lotus, the Victoria Regia, Tikuna community, squirrel monkeys and more. In addition, we would like to tell that you Puerto Nariño, the second main town in the Colombian Amazon Region, is well-known for its commitment to the environment, in 2016 has been awarded as “the greenest town in Colombia“. We are sure you will love this experience!
The Monkey Island or Isla de Los Micos is a 45-hectares natural reserve that takes its name from the vast population of squirrel monkeys. The elevated walkways and platforms throughout the area offer a real close-up experience. The monkeys have proper behaviour and a complex social organisation. Our local guide will thoroughly explain reproduction and feeding habits. Here, it is the perfect place to enjoy the breathtaking and fascinating fauna and flora while exploring hidden waterways through the rainforest.