IQUITOS - PERU LETICIA - COLOMBIA TABATINGA - BRASIL
CALENDER OF ATTRACTIONS FOR THE HIGH AMAZON FROM LETICIA TO IQUITOS
BIG CATS.- Black Panther , Puma, ocelot and Jaguar are all found in the deep forest around Leticia and in the Yavari Valley. To reach area where Jaguar live takes one day of trekking through deep jungle . You will almost certainly see evidence of the presence of these animals. Chances of seeing these animals are low. There is a relatively high element of danger in these expeditions and clients are required to sign disclaimer before undertaking expeditions.
NB Rainfall descriptions are relative to the norm in Leticia.
CONFRATERNIDAD AMAZONICA - Every July in Leticia there is a week long cultural festival celebrating the “amistad’ (friendship) between the three countries. There are concerts every evening from popular Peruvian, Brazilian and Colombian groups, parades, sporting events and a fair in the streets of Leticia. A team of sporting contestants, dancers etc come from Iquitos to participate. There is a party atmosphere in Leticia for the whole week.
PIRARUCU DE ORO
In early December every year a music competition is held over three days for the prize of the ‘Pirarucu de Oro’ a trophy. Singers and bands from all over Amazonas come to participate in the evenings on the open-air stage in the centre of Leticia.
TEL 00(57)313 3131106 0r 00(57)311 535 8508 for more details.