Fishing Expedition


Sport fishing expedition
on Nanay river

quotation available on demand

Embark on the Selva Viva to discover the Amazonia Peruvian and its wildlife fishing among the most diversified of the world.

Latitud Sur has created this cruise especially for you, aficionados of peacock bass, piranhas, rays, catfish and many other species.

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Journey description

D1: Reception at the airport maximum 12am and transfer on the M/F “Selva Viva”. Departure of the cruise with the Rio Nanay. Breakfast in the terrace during the navigation, then first excursion in speed boat to begin the collection of diversified specimens, in small affluents and lakes of the river. Diner and night in board on a wild site, close the village of Llanchama.

D2: Breakfast in board, and for people who want, visit Llanchama village, with the possibility to collect around specimens in small rivers. Navigation during the breakfast, then lunch and entry in the National Reserve Allpahyayo-Mishana. Arrival to the village of Mishana where the inhabitants will show you their fishing zone the most successful. Diner and night in board.

D3: Excursion in the forest from Mishana accompanied with a local guide to discover the colonies of monkeys and the flora of the area for people who want it. Back to the boat for the breakfast, and navigation to the village of Lagunas with collecting of specimens in its gorgeous river, then back to the boat for the dinner. Night excursion with the speed boat to observe the caimans and theirs red eyes shining in the dark. Night close to the village.

D4: Breakfast in board, then walking in forest approximately one hour from Lagunas to reach another village: Samito. Discovery of the craft, then back to the boat for the breakfast. The afternoon will be dedicated to the collect of diversified specimens, around the lakes. Possibility to organize a second night excursion in gardens in the research of tarantulas. Diner and night in board.

D5: Breakfast in board during the drop of the Rio Nanay. We will make some halts during the navigation for new sportive fishing sessions this time, to look for huge specimens (notably ). It will be necessary to struggle a lot to have theses impressive species, by their sizes, but also by their battle power. Diner and night in board.

D6: Breakfast in board and end of the route on the Rio Nanay to the arrival in Iquitos planned around 10am. It will be time to leave the boat and to visit the installations of Raul Yalan to let your fishes. You will discover his ponds, aquariums and many tropical fisches. You will settle the exportation of your fishes, knowing that the specimens collected have to be in quarantined at least 2 weeks and obtain the official authorization to leave the territory, the health certificate, essential for the entry in the European Union. Once the details done, transfer at airport.

The program will be adapted according to the season and to the conditions of navigation. Also it can be adapted with you particular interests. It must bypass March-April: period of high waters which makes hard the collection of ornamental fishes.

Fishing Information

Sport fishing, an economical activity for the indians !

– cichlideas
– tetras (ie neon)
– apistogramas
– pimelodellias
– cat-fishes
– electric anguileas 2m long
– paiche (arapaima), the biggest river fish of the world
– piranhas
– peacock bass (tucunaré)






Remarks: The Indians have struggled against the theft of theirs fishing resources the night using dynamite in river, generally organized from Iquitos. They are looking for protect their territories, and your arrival help them to highlight the biodiversity and improve the management of their territories :

“Large tucunares are often in the deep of the lagoons they have appropriated the territory (like all cichlids (it’s extremely territorial). It’s quite odd indeed you arrive in a lagoon with black water and feel good that you are on the territory of a monster. Minutes later a shower of water followed by a huge splash confirms his presence… You wonder what it is, kind alligator who just jump in the water, the guide meets you with a smile that it’s a big peacock chase”

pdf Fishes of Peru

pdf Ornamental’s Fishes of Peru


Prices are degressive with the number of persons. Find yourself a group or contact us : you could travel with others specialists from different nationality…

1500 U$D for 4 passengers for 6 days

Maximal capacity : 10 passagers

These prices do not include:

– International and national flights

– Hotel, transfers to airport and restaurants in Lima

– Alcooholic beverages and sodas onboard

– Personnal purchases like handcrafts and optional tips

– Fish exportation


Following steps are necessary :

1) Register your personal data form
2) Latitud Sur confirms availability by mail
3) Deposit
4) Latitud Sur confirms receipt of your deposit

Then you have signed up !!!

Just a few more simple steps to complete your file, after which you will then receive the necessary information to best prepare your trip.
We also provide you with tips regarding plane tickets purchasing and send you a roadmap to reach Iquitos / the boat plus more helpful travelling tips.

5) Then 30 days before the trip: Full payment (minus deposit) is due.

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