Bora Indians, Iquitos

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Gain insight into indigenous culture and rituals by visiting Bora Indians. This native Amazonian tribe of about 2,000 members lives in areas throughout Peru, Brazil, and Colombia, mainly occupying forested settlements. You'll learn more about the rites and ancient natural medicines of the Bora, and also have the opportunity to partake in customary tribal dances performed by tribal members. Consider buying some of their traditional handicrafts as souvenirs of your trip. Our Iquitos travel itinerary planner makes visiting Bora Indians and other Iquitos attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • 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 "...  more »
  • The APU head is very friendly, has allowed us to learn their language and the history of their community and their arrival in the country, the worldview of their ethnicity, has allowed us to participate in their dances and demonstrated that all people deserve respect and appreciation.
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  • Do not you learn a lot from their culture but if entertaining dances, sold interesting things (I bought a stuffed Tiger's head) are a little stubborn but must know how to say 'no' with kindness
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