During the rainy season, board an excursion skiff and head for Car O Curahuayte Lagoon to fish for piranhas. The flooded forest features many flowering trees and many fish, such as the piranha, swim among the flooded tree trunks and devour the fruits of the trees. There are 25 different species of piranha in the Amazon basin, including black, white and red bellied.
During the dry season, board the skiffs and search for the shore birds of the region. When the river is low, broad white sandy beaches emerge and river islands form, creating special ecosystems which harbor sandpipers, terns, black skimmers, egrets, jabirus, wood storks, and kingfishers.
Begin to navigate back towards Iquitos in the afternoon and stop to visit the riverside Yanallpa Community around 3:30 PM. Encounter the locals who live along the river and learn about their lives.
In the evening, attend a briefing and slide show of your journey. Relax on board as the guides review the trip on a flat-screen TV. Following the briefing, attend a farewell dinner as you continue sailing up the river.
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