Amacayacu National Park is an enormous protected area of rainforest in the deep south of the Colombian Amazon.
Flora and fauna
- From Leticia : Express boats depart to Caballococha 3 to 5 times a day and will drop you at the park entrance (22,000 COP / 1h40min).
- From Peru : if you're coming down the river from Iquitos, whether on the fast boat or the slow one, you ll save time and money by first stopping in Caballococha and transfering on the fast boat that goes to Leticia and asking to be dropped at the park. You ll do the immigration formalities when you arrive in Leticia.
- Yoi EcoLodge, ☎ (57) 310 268 8026 ([email protected]), . Located well withing the national park and the most remote lodging option near Leticia which offers basic amenities. The private Bungalows feature a master bedroom with a double bed and 2 or 3 bunk beds and a en-suite bathroom. All meals are included as are activities. The hotel arrange eco-adventure excursions to explore the Amazon river and rainforest. The lodge is located along the Amacayacu River three hours by boat from Letica. Guests will stay in a traditionally styled cabin and be able to participate in a wide variety of activities. Whether you speak Spanish or English if you want to lose yourself in the forest but still have a comfortable bed to sleep in there is no other option like it in the region. edit