Touristic offers in the surroundings
To know the different reserve options and touristic places, we recommend to use traveling tours or to travel in groups. Below you will find some places of interest:
TANIMBOCA NATURAL RESERVOIR: It is a protected area of forest with the specific aim of preserve and protect the wildlife of the Amazon. It is located 11 Km away from Leticia and offers its visitants varied ecotouristic activities and adventures such as: Tree Climbing, Canopy tours, kayak journey, expedition to the jungle and river, day and night trekking. Also, it offers lodging in tree houses, typical cabins, inns and restaurant service.
Cel. 310 7917470
MUNDO AMAZONICO ECOLOGIC PARK: It is located in the 7km on the Leticia-Tarapacá road, only 15 minutes away from Leticia. There you can find the Amazon Botanic Garden and the Aquarium with different fish from the Amazon River. Also, in this park you can enjoy the taste of different tropical fruits of region and play typical games (bow, arrow & bowpipe) all in just one place. It also offers restaurant service. Service hours: 08:00 – 17:00 all week.
Tel: (8) 592 6087 - 312 3614 606
AQUARIUM ETÜENA: It offers an exhibition of fish from the Amazon River, a collections of snakes and an ethnographic sample.
Tel. 314 221 5601 – 310 776 6632
Service hours: 8:00 – 17:00
Marashá Natural Reserve, Peru
MARASHÁ NATURAL RESERVOIR: It is locatedin Peruvian soil, 30 minutes away from Leticia by traveling through the Amazon River. Marashá is a wildlife shelter that provides comfortable and pleasant lodging. It is ideal for both resting and practicing different activities such as fishing, kayak, and canopy. Also, day and night safari with sightseeing of wildlife fauna.
Tel. (8) 592 5622 Cel. 310 280 0151 – 311 452 3810
MAIKUCHINGA FOUNDATION: It is a NGO located in the Indigenous Reservation Mocagua, 1 hour 45 minutes away from Leticia by taking river boat and they have been working in the preservation of the Amazon biodiversity. The foundation has a rehabilitation center for primate victims of illegal traffic. In the same place, you can find a path where you can learn about amazon primate and directly support the work of this foundation. If you want to know an excellent local initiative along with the best wildlife fauna, you have to stop and visit Maikuchinga (History of Apes in Tikuna language)
Cel. 312 435 4029 – 313 8193461
- PUERTO NARIÑO the municipality of Puerto Nariño is located in the estuary of the Loretoyacú River.
In Puerto Nariño, you can lodge in some inns. We recommend:
Paraíso Ayahuasca Hotel
Cel. 320 244 0187
Cel. 315 6074044 - +57-314 4376075
TARAPOTO LAKE if you are in Puerto Nariño the Must-Go place is the Tarapoto lakes, only 20 minutes away by boat. There, you can appreciate the beauty of the place and observe the pink and gray dolphins with a beautiful sunset.
NATÜTAMA FOUNDATION is located in Puerto Nariño. It is an NGO that aims to preserve the oral tradition and the ancestral knowledge of the amazon culture. There, you can go to the center of the environment interpretation where you can see The World under the Water, and all those mythical animals and stories that represent the amazon culture.
MAGÜTA MUSEUM is located in Bejamin Constant (Brasil) only 35 minutes away from Tabatinga by boat trip through the Amazon River. The Magüta museum has a vast collection of Ticuna objects exhibited in accordance with a regulation designed by the Ticuna indigenous people and since 1996 it is ruled by Ticuna Tribe General Council (TTGC)
ATALAYA DEL NORTE is a small town located in the bank of the Yavarí River also known as the borderline of the triple borderline Peru, Colombia and Brazil. Atalaya del Norte shows a considerable wealth in fauna and flora, and a meeting point for the Marubo, Mayruna, Matis, Kanamari and Matse indigenous people. There, you can visit ecologic paths and sales of ethnic craftwork.
Facebook: secretaria de turismo de atalaia do norte
*To know the place right across the Amazon River must hire tour that includes fluvial transport. Another option is to pay for the public and fluvial transportation companies across the Amazon River for the route Leticia – Puerto Nariño (Duration of trip: 2 hour aprox)
Schedule from Leticia 08:00a.m 10:00a.m and 1:30p.m
Schedule from Puerto Nariño: 7:00am 11:00am and 3:30pm
Main Office: Malecón Plaza local 101 Carrera 12 No. 7-36 - Leticia
Amazon transportation S.A.S Green line Cel. 313 347 8091
United transportation three borderlines Red Line Cel. 311 452 6809
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