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21 May 2018
“The boat will take you to a small landing place and then members of the tribe take you to a small clearingen up”
13 Jan 2019
“Seemed staged”
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San Andres Village | Nanay River, Iquitos 16000, Peru
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Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

At the end they would not stop asking my family and I to buy their jewelry. It felt like a lot of pressure and they would laugh at us when we actually bought stuff, probably because if was so overpriced.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank swanmoonstar
Reviewed 11 January 2019

It is a bit of a place that you will be hounded to buy something. But the people do take no for an answer. The Bora are trying to preserve their culture as the young people move away and the elders begin to die. It...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Karen J
Reviewed 13 November 2018

We enjoyed the dancing, singing and history lesson. I also purchased a few souvenirs just to support the women.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Melony B
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

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank holger b
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

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank jjcoffman
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

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank U3185WLgeorges
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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Mike D
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

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank neeko215
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.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Chas R
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

Date of experience: June 2017
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