Ecotourism Activities

The indigenous communities of Mocagua and San martin offer the following activities always guided by indigenous members of the community and which are part of their ecotourism strategy:

Visit a conservation experience:

The Miquiando trail of the Fundación Maikuchiga in the Mocagua indigenous resereve is an apportunity to learn about the nine primates in the area: woolly monkes, capuchin monkeys, squirrel monkeys, howler monkeys, tamarins, pygmy marmosets, night monkeys, monk saky and coopery titi monkeys. These monkeys are part of a rehabilitation process of animals that get seized from illegal traffic and the tourist will be able to interact withg them, get to know heir stories and contribute to the conservation effort trugh this trail.

Cultural Display

Dance, singing, story telling, tradiytional games (blowpipes, bow and arrows), artistic respresentations, farina (dehytrate cassava) making and traditional medice elaboration, among others, are all samples of indigenous culture thata persistrs since they are all neccedsary foir life in the jungle despite the influence of the outside world.

Handcraft workshops

indigenous knowledge with collects systems of adaptation to life in the jungle is thaughyt trough workshops on ceramics, basket weaving, bags, necklaces, rattles, body paint and wood carving, among others.

Night stay in the jungle

For the adventurous, sleeping in the jungle in a provisional camp (cambuche) is an unforgettable experience. Sleeping in hammocks with a mosquito net, the tourist is cradled by the sounds of the jungle and learns traditional survival techniques.

Aquatic trails

: daytime and nighttime canoeing through the Amacayacu river in the Matamata stream, dolphin and aquiatic fauna watching. During high water season, the canoe can penetrate the labyrinth of the flood forest where you navigate almost at the height of the tree canopy.

Trail to the chagras:

Chagras are the indigenous polyculture plots where the toutrist can see the native species and the traditional food of the region, like different varieties of cassava, plantain, bananas, pineapples and fruit trees such as copoazú, arazá, amazon lulo and medicinal plants, among others. Additionally, the visitor will be able to understand the role that indigenous communitiesc have had in transforming the Amazon ecosystems.

Jungle trails

these go through the flood forest and firm land forest where the visitors have the opportunity to see native flora, imsects, birds, primates and tracks of small and large mammals such as tapir, deer, jaguar and agouti, among others.