Trekking Peruvian Amazon: Have a break in the Cordillera Escalera reserve
The Cordillera Escalera natural reserve is a beautiful and protected area located in the upper Tarapoto, where it is possible to make various types of trekking and hiking. If you are lucky, you will be able to observe different species of mammals, amphibians, reptiles and birds. The most pleasing aspect of this place being the green color everywhere, making you feel in complete harmony with Mother Nature.
The Cordillera Escalera also contains many species of plants and flowers, such as orchids of different sizes and colors. The region of San Martín is by the way very famous for its orchids, en particular the cities of Tarapoto and Moyobamba.
Ready for the trekking adventure?
You will start at 7 am in the early morning to have a little of fresh air at the heart of Peruvian Amazon, in the Alto Shilcayo region.
It is important to point out that the Cordillera Escalera natural reserve, located in the middle of Peruvian Amazon, is an area protected for about ten years by the local partners whose main objectives are to struggle against illegal hunting of local species, trees cutting and illegal territories occupation. A really noble cause which contributes to preserve the quality of life of Tarapoto's inhabitants, of Peru as a whole and the world in general!
During the trekking, you will walk through the Shilcayo river during 90 minutes, observing the different vegetal and animal species surrounding you. You will continue until reaching the wonderful waterfalls where you can go to swim in their fresh water.
You will finally enjoy a lunch box with an assortment of different Amazonian products!
Schedule: everyday - 7 am - 5:30 pm
Min. pers: 2
Capacity: 13 persons
Language: English / Spanish
Starting place and time: 7 am on Manuela Morey 247 - Tarapoto
Access: the starting place is located in Taropoto's city center - access on foot, by car or mototaxi
The price includes
- Complete transportation (round trip) in private vehicle
- Entry to the Cordillera Escalera reserve
- Boots for the trekking
The price doesn't include
- Transportation from your place of accommodation to the starting place
- Any other spending made by the travelers