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Bora Indians

San Andres Village | Nanay River, Iquitos 16000, Peru
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The boat will take you to a small landing place and then members of the tribe take you to a small clearingen up

The boat will drop you of at a small space vegetation and members of the tribe will take you to a... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
holger b
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Manado, Indonesia
Quick stop with a tour group

Our day tour of the Amazon included a stop to see the Bora Indians. We didn't find it to be pushy... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
jjcoffman
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Parker, Colorado, USA
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May 21, 2018
“The boat will take you to a small landing place and then members of the tribe take you to a small clearingen up”
Mar 6, 2018
“Quick stop with a tour group”
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San Andres Village | Nanay River, Iquitos 16000, Peru
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

The boat will drop you of at a small space vegetation and members of the tribe will take you to a small clearing in the forest. They will then try to convince you to let them dance for you, which will cost you around 20...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Our day tour of the Amazon included a stop to see the Bora Indians. We didn't find it to be pushy like others said. We did purchase some bracelets for our daughters, and you could see tan lines from "western" clothing on some of the...More

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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

The Bora are found in a small area of the Amazon close to Iquitos and the Irapay Resort. They told us that there are only several thousand if them left. The older Bora seem slightly disoriented by the pace of change going on around them...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Visiting the Bora is a decent stop-off when moving between the jungle and Iquitos. The traditional dances are fun to get involved in and the tribe are very welcoming. That said, prepare to be mobbed if you show any interest in their artisanal goods! You'll...More

Thank Mike D
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

We were brought to a tent where the tribal members wore traditional clothing and asked for participants in a dance. At the end, they had a blow dart and allowed up to three tries to hit a post from a few feet away. It was...More

Thank neeko215
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

They put on a good show for the tourist who want to make believe they are deep in the jungle, when in reality, it is the Disneyland of the selva.

Thank Chas R
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

the Bora Village is about about 10 minutes into the jungle by boat from the Amazon River. when you arrive, you are greeted by a few off the tribe and escorted into a big tent. they do a few dances, as well as invite you...More

Thank bgerber948
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

I enjoyed the visit but didn't feel comfortable. The tribal outfits were in contrast to the western clothes worn by the children. The dancing seemed honest, but we felt pressurised to buy products that were clearly not all made locally. Felt like a cash cow.

Thank pat c
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Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Told it was 15 soles p.p ended up paying 30 p.p. Happy to support the locals however wasn't the most welcoming of places. I was expecting to learn about the culture and way of life, there was nothing on this. They started a dance and...More

Thank montyadam
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

The native Indian tribes fascinate me. The people are beautiful and they tell their story well and through dance. Expect to buy some of their goods for sale, but why wouldn't you want to support them? It was a really cool experience and I'm glad...More

Thank mj79Tx
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