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Recommendations for traveling to the Amazon

  • It is essential to have a citizenship card, if you are a minor, an identity card, or civil registry and parental authorization (if only one of the parents accompanies you and if the program requires it to leave the country), if you are a resident foreigner. In Colombia, the immigration card or passport (verify validity of the passport), this is mandatory to present to immigration to leave Colombia and enter Brazil or Peru, as well as the current international certificate of vaccination against yellow fever, (apply it with a minimum of 10 days before the trip.) and against tetanus (mandatory for any program).

  • Carry your medical assistance card or EPS card or pre-paid medicine.

  • Our plans include COLASISTENCIA medical assistance card. 

  • A small auxiliary backpack for tours.

  • A large backpack that is easy to handle as luggage.

  • For your trip to the Amazon, include what is strictly necessary in your luggage  

  • Bring comfortable clothing that allows you freedom of movement, light and fresh (bring light-colored clothing, (not black or dark clothing) such as t-shirts, long-sleeved shirts, swimwear, caps or hats, sunglasses, footwear comfortable clothes, tennis shoes, enough socks as well as water bottles, raincoats, swamp boots, headlamps or flashlights with their respective batteries.

  • Repellent, sunscreen, and personal hygiene items.

  • If you are vegetarian or vegan or have a dietary preference, please let your agency know before the excursion.  

  • If you are allergic to consuming any type of food or if you suffer from an animal allergy, let your guide know in time for the tours. 

  • If you take any prescription medication, please include it in your luggage.

  • Cameras with sufficient batteries if required, as well as an airtight plastic bag to isolate the equipment from humidity (and include tablets that absorb humidity).

At the moment and during your trip.

  • Listen carefully to the recommendations and suggestions that your guide presents for each tour

  • If you suffer from any symptoms, illness or disease, please let your guide know before your tours.

  • If you experience any symptoms of discomfort during your tour, inform your guide immediately.

  • Do not throw garbage (non-biodegradable type) during your trip through river bodies, jungle or at any other point where you visit on the tours.

  • All non-biodegradable materials (glass, plastic, cans, batteries) generated must be returned from the natural environment.

  • Do not collect biological, animal or plant material during your tours.

  • Avoid buying hunting products (skins, feathers, skulls, teeth, and others) to help conserve these species.

  • During your tours, do not separate from the group you are part of.

  • When traveling in and out of the tour area, always do so in the company of your guide.

  • Avoid drinking alcoholic beverages during your tour of river bodies and jungle.

  • Always wear a floatation vest on boats.

  • Observe with respect the traditions of the different indigenous cultures to visit.

  • We do not support the trafficking, collection and commercialization of illegal flora and fauna species. / Law 17 of 1981 We protect wild fauna and flora and prevent their illegal commercialization.

  • Respect cultural resources. All tourist activities must be carried out with respect for the artistic, archaeological and cultural heritage. Law 63 of 1986 prohibits and prevents the importation, exploitation and transfer of illicit ownership of cultural property”, signed in Paris on November 17, 1970. / Law 299 of 1996. We are committed against trafficking  illegal Cultural Heritage. Law 397 of 1997.


  • Respect the culture and traditions of the destinations visited.

  • Protects natural resources such as water and energy, making appropriate use of them.

  • Remember to buy crafts and products made by the local population, especially the vulnerable population, under fair commercial conditions.

  • It does not support child labor or the sexual exploitation of children and adolescents. / It is noted that in Colombia the sexual exploitation and abuse of minors are punished with custodial sentences, in accordance with the provisions of Law 679 of 2001 and 1329 of 2009.



  • Once the service has been contracted, you must present yourself and use the agreed services. Otherwise, the provider may require the user to pay 20% of the entire established price or rate, or retain the deposit or advance previously received from the tourist user, if so agreed. (Article 65 Law 300 of 1996). 

  • AMAZON AÇAÍ LODGE voluntarily adheres to the parameters of LAW 679 OF 2001 “by means of which a statute is issued to prevent and counteract exploitation, pornography and sexual tourism with minors, in development of article 44 of the Constitution." and clients are also warned that neither the agency nor its guides will in any case encourage any practice of this type. 

  • AMAZON AÇAÍ LODGE is committed to managing the greatest number of variables that are within our reach, in compliance with the program, considering the possibility of alterations in this proposed program, due to possible unforeseen events that may arise, caused by weather, landslides. on roads, closed roads, medical emergencies, poor communications, failures or delays of means of transportation. Limits on the responsibilities of AMAZON AÇAÍ LODGE against legal matters or other inconveniences in which the user may be involved, in the event that the user is forced to withdraw from the excursion for such reasons and likewise, against expenses personal injury incurred by the passenger. (Mincomercio decree 053 art 03 of 2002) 

  • Circumstances in which AMAZON AÇAÍ LODGE reserves the right to make changes to the itinerary, travel dates, hotels, transportation and others that are necessary to guarantee the success of the excursion. (Mincomercio decree 053 of 2002) 

  • AMAZON AÇAÍ LODGE is subject to the liability regime established by law 300/96 and D.R. 1075/97

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