Amazon Golden Snake, Iquitos

4.0
#7 of 39 in Tours in Iquitos
Find out what you can do in the jungle with Amazon Golden Snake, offering tours that include bird-watching, dolphin spotting, visiting animal sanctuaries, and other activities. The company specializes in a range of multi-day packages ideal for active tourists looking to experience the Amazon through an immersive vacation. You'll have lots of chances to see and photograph native animals, meet the local people, and learn about the area's natural treasures and culture. Look through the suggested packages on the website to find one that suits your needs, or contact the operator directly to arrange for something a bit more personalized. Plan to visit Amazon Golden Snake and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Iquitos attractions using our Iquitos trip website .
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  • The tour has been great, both the guide (Dilan) and the capi (Rony) have been the best. You know the jungle very well, and they have incredible desires and predisposition. We went in search of adventure, and that's what we found, the reservation is a spectacle. We're left wanting more. I recommend it and would come back without hesitation.
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  • It was definitely the best choice we played. Guide Rony and chef and captain Alex are people who make you the special tour. Besides they are great professionals known as their jungle hand, they are great observers and they detect all kinds of animals. On the adventure tour; this depends on the luck and chance of nature, but also they make it much easier. They make you feel totally safe in the jungle. It is an authentic experience this tour, and more if it is with this company.
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  • I would actually recommend this company even though we didn't get what we payed for and our experience in some ways was bad. So, we actually wrote a list on all the things wrong with our trip, presented it to the agency and demanded 25% of what we payed back to us. They gave us 12,5%, which is good according to me. Why? A few reasons were: * We were supposed to go 2 persons with a guide, assistant and driver but was paired up with two others and didn't get the assistant. * The ones we were paired up with were fishing-lovers and we are vegans. We were promised not to fish. * The guide didn't understand English very well, which the company promised. * The guide was really sexist and lied (or joked, hard to tell at times) a lot. + Quite much more That aside. It was obvious that the guide was very used to the jungle. He didn't communicate with us enough, though, even if we requested it several times. What we realized when we talked to the company was that they didn't even know about most our problems before we told them. It was all on the guide and those who arranged it in the reserve. What to learn from this review: Ask who the guide is. If his name is Edwin: refuse to have him. They actually promised not to hire him anymore.
  • I had an excellent 3 days camping in the Pacaya Samaria reserve with Golden Snake. Our guide, Lander, was second to none on his knowledge, English, enthusiasm. While Jim in the office was really helpful organising my onward travel when I was in the jungle commissions free. I think they are very competitive on price also. Note though that trips to the reserve require a certain degree of roughing it but you are in the middle of the Amazon after all.
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