Leticia Amazonas Walking Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Leticia

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We offer a unique historical and cultural walking tour in the hearth of the Colombian Amazon. Let us share with you our love and passion for our city! All of our tours are run by locals (raised in Leticia) who are eager to share their stories and experience with you.Rather than guides, we are story tellers. We go beyond showing you the sights to offer you a different perspective, always aiming to be honest and open-minded.Leticia Amazonas is a magical jungle city sourronded by rivers, communities and our neighbors Brasil and Peru. Discover the great city of Leticia Amazonas and journey though time to experience the dynamic history and rich culture through the amazing stories and surprising secrets behind the Colombian Jungle City. You will discover how Leticia Amazonas evolved from humble beginnings from rubber slavery, drug empire to become a city most often referred to today as the best place to discover and travel to the Amazonas.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Santander Park, Leticia, Amazonas DepartmentWe will explain about the first discover of the amazon river and our history. We will explain more about the rubber slavery and discuss the early founding of Leticia Amazonas.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Parque SantanderEarly 40 and 50's with histories of Mike Salinsky, we will explain about the first botanical and scientific expeditions and the illegal animal trafficking in our Region. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Parque SantanderWe will visit the local fresh market in Leticia Amazonas. We will discuss our main economics which are fish and agriculture. Visiting the fresh market you can visualize what we can get in the Amazon. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Santander Park, Leticia, Amazonas DepartmentYou will walk into the new bridge that connects the bayside to the oldest Leticia's neighborhood. This place is build with wood houses on stocks at a flooded area on the shore of the Yahuarcaca River. We will visit the neighborhood and talk with the locals. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Santander Park, Leticia, Amazonas DepartmentWe will visit and see the remain architecture of the 80's when the main economic in the region was narcotics. We will explain what really happen and how it influence our culture since today. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Santander Park, Leticia, Amazonas DepartmentWe will visit the main central park in Leticia Amazonas and explain the history behind the 5000 parakeets which arrives everyday at 5 pm. Duration: 30 minutes

What’s included

  • Daily Insurance with Colasistencia

What’s not included

  • Breakfast
  • Bottled water
  • Rain Cover
  • Snacks
  • Rubber Boots