Extreme Birding




This is a life list adventure and available to serious birders. We will be flying into a remote lake (Huito) to record the rarest of species in the Amazon Rainforest Jungle.


This is a 6 day expedition by float plane and dugout canoe with a 4 day stay over at our remote camp. You'll have the opportunity to be one of very few people on earth to visit this inaccessible location

Birding expedition: Lake Huito


Location: 4°20'4.37"S 73°17'59.88"W

Lake: Huito, Corrientes, Moena, Yarina

River: Amazon, Yanayacu, several tributaries in the bush

Species List…here

Hotels in Lima and Iquitos available before/after trip here




Land in Iquitos, pick up at airport and transport to hotel

  • Day 1: Pick up at hotel, speed boat to lodge AM, arrive to check in and observation that night

  • Day 2: Hike to Lake Yarina, remote, excellent Birding

  • Day 3: Float plane (7 passenger) meets us on nearby lake and takes the crew to our remote camp on Lake Huito (alternative lakes available depending on conditions)

  • Day 4: Observation Huito

  • Day 5: Observation Huito (connecting rivers)

  • Day 6: Observation Huito, streams morning, then fly directly to Iquitos from Lake Huito, extra gear will be transported by speed boat to Iquitos accompanied by one of the lodge owners.


The trip is all inclusive, and includes all transportation from airport to lodge, meals, and lodging. Traveler brings personal gear, and camera equipment


Cost Per person:

Float plane: 6 days, 5 nights - $3,950.00 per person

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