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Big Fishing Tour Peru

Big Fishing Tour Peru
Peru holds the world´s record for fish diversity. Here, the sheer quantity of fish being spawned along the coast and in rivers and lakes of the Andes and the Amazon is mind boggling. There are three Amazonian species considered trophies in the world of fishing: the chambira or payara, the tucunare (peacock bass), and the dorado. Due to its perfect coastal position between the cold Humboldt and the warm Nino currents, Peru is able to offer 700 different varieties of fish and 400 varieties of shellfish! In the north, the beaches of Cabo Blanco and Mancora are famous sites for marlin fishing, where a world record breaking specimen weighted 1542 pounds was caught! There, beneath the waters, await even larger marlins for the intrepid to come along and be conquered. FISHING TRIP IN NORTHERN PERU The North coast of Peru is an excellent place to fish and to enjoy nature, beautiful beaches, great food and the year-round excellent weather. Join us on a personalized fishing trip with a small group of friends or family and enjoy an experience of a life-time in the same place as the famous writer Ernest Hemmingway did. We offer coastal trolling, deep fishing and bottom bait fishing.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival
Arrival in Lima, reception and transfer to your hotel.

Day 2: Amazon Fishing
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for the flight to Iquitos. Arrival and transfer to the Heliconia Lodge, on the shore of the great Amazon river. After lunch, a fishing tour to get accustomed to the fish of the Amazon including the pirana. After dinner a lecture discussing the Tucunare, the famous Peacock bass. These are fish that can reach 1.20m (3.9 ft) in length and weigh up to 15 to 16 kg (33 to 35) lbs.

Day 3: Amazon Fishing
Transfer to the Maniti river and Paparo lake to fish for Tucunare and Arawana, sports fish of the Amazon basin that grow to approximately 10 pounds in weight.

Day 4: Amazon Fishing
Trip to the Napo river to fish for Yuto.

Day 5: Amazon Fishing
After breakfast, fishing after bagres (catfish) and pirana. After lunch, transfer to the airport for the return flight to Lima. Transfer to your hotel.

Day 6: Sea Fishing
After breakfast, we head south by 4X4 vehicle to Ica, on the Pacific coast. Continue onto Lomitas where our pacific coast fishing tour will start. This is the best area for flounder and sea bass fishing, in the cold waters of the humboldt current.

Day 7: Humboldt Current Sea Fishing
Sea fishing.

Day 8: Humboldt Current Sea Fishing
Sea fishing.

Day 9: Humboldt Current Sea Fishing
Morning fishing tour. Transfer to the Ocucaje hotel for lunch. Return to Lima and transfer to your hotel.

Day 10: Travel to Huaraz
Fabulous trip to Huaraz, in the heart of the Peruvian Andes. Transfer to your hotel.

Day 11: High Altitude River Fishing
Acclimatisation day and some river fishing on the Santa river.

Day 12: High Altitude Lake Fishing
High altitude lake fishing at Llanganuco lake situated at 4500m.

Day 13: High Altitude Lake Fishing
High altitude lake fishing at Querococha lake. Return to Lima by luxury night bus.

Day 14: Travel to the northern coast
Arrival early morning and transfer to the airport for the flight to Tumbes, on the northern coast of Peru. Transfer to the Mancora resort.

Day 15: Deep Sea Fishing
Transfer to the port for an all-day deep sea fishing program. Species often caught include black marlin, striped marlin, large-eye and yellow-fin tuna, mako shark, dorado and barracuda.

Day 16: Deep Sea Fishing
Deep sea fishing.

Day 17: Travel back to Lima
Return to Tumbes for the flight back to Lima. Transfer to your hotel.

Day 18: Departure
Morning free. Transfer to the airport for your return flight home.


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