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Getting Here


The community is located in the heart of the Peruvian Amazon, between Iquitos and Nauta, at KM 50 of the Iquitos-Nauta road, "El Huambe"


To go from LIMA to IQUITOS:

Take a plane, Lima / Iquitos

Take a bus to Pucallpa (20 hours or so) and then a boat to Iquitos (5 days or so).

Take a bus to Yurimaguas, in the north (26 hours) and then a boat, you can get off at Nauta (2.5 days or so) or Iquitos (3 days or so).

If you come from Yurimaguas, you can stop in Nauta, which is a quiet village on the Marañon river half day from iquitos by boat.

In the "paradero"you can take a bus to Iquitos and get off at Km 50,"El Huambe", on the left hand side.

To go from LETICIA to IQUITOS: 

 

Take a fast boat, from Tuesday to Sunday (except holidays), in Sta. Rosa (s./ 200 -18h);

Take a ferry boat, from Tuesday to Sunday, in Sta. Rosa (s./ 3000 -20h);

Take a slow boat, from Monday to Saturday (except holidays), in Sta. Rosa (s./ 100 - 3 days).

 

To go from IQUITOS to the village " El Huambe ", you have 2 options.

 

Take a Kombi, in Próspero block 14, towards Nauta and get off at km 50, Caserío " El Huambe ", on the right hand side. It costs 8 soles (1,5h);

Take a van, in Sachachorro market terminal (Jr. Aguirre block 14), towards Nauta and get off at km 50, Caserío "El Huambe", on the right hand side. It costs 12 soles (1h);

 


Walking to Aroiris from El Huambe


Walk about  40 minutes down the main path, till you see the sign "Aroiris" on your right hand, take that path and continue walking for about 10 minutes.

STAYING IN IQUITOS


We recommend two hostels in Iquitos if you

are considering staying in the city.

Low Budget Dorms:

Begonias

955 Pablo Rossel

Private Room:

Sarisa House

Calle Iquitos No. 573

WHAT TO BRING

 

  • Open heart, magic, light, and energy. Good vibes and lots of joy!

  • To eat: your plate, cup and cutlery

  • Organic foods if possible: mainly fruits and vegetables, but also grains, vegetables, cereals, sea salt, spices, aromatic herbs, chancaca, honey, olive oil, coconut oil, etc.

  • Your financial contribution to the community and what you can for the magic hat so you can help us grow!

  • Tools of all kinds are always useful, especially axes, machetes and others, which you can find in the city of Iquitos.

  • Musical and healing instruments, juggling, paint, fabrics and anything you might need for workshops and celebrations.

  • Candles and lantern

  • Toilet paper

  • Natural soaps

  • First aid kit: medicinal plants, essential oils, bandages, and everything you feel necessary

  • Rain gear, boots, pants and long sleeve shirts for mosquitoes

  • For love, do not bring alcohol, drugs, processed food, cans, refined salt, white sugar, white flour, white rice, refined vegetable oils, industrial cigarettes, and if you can, please leave your pets at home
     

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