Unleashing the Wild Majesty of Colombia – Peacock Bass Fishing

Nestled within the lush embrace of the Orinoco River’s tributaries lies the breathtaking Tomo River, a true angler’s paradise. Imagine pristine lagoons and sprawling floodplains, where the thrill of peacock bass fishing reaches unparalleled heights. Here, you’ll chase the legendary Temensis, a peacock bass that tips the scales at an astonishing 30 pounds, promising an electrifying battle with every cast.


But the adventure doesn’t stop there. The Tomo River teems with an array of exotic species, from the feisty Pacu and the acrobatic Arowana to a variety of intriguing catfish and the occasional, elusive Vampire fish. Every moment on these waters is a testament to nature’s wonders.

Beyond the rod and reel, prepare for an expedition that rivals the finest safaris. As you navigate Colombia’s wild heart, keep your eyes peeled for an extraordinary array of wildlife. Encounter the vibrant splendor of countless bird species, the endearing presence of capybaras, the elusive tapirs, and playful monkeys. Feel the adrenaline surge as you glimpse the stealthy anaconda, and if luck smiles upon you, behold the majestic king of the Amazon—the elusive jaguar.

Join us for an unforgettable journey into Colombia’s untamed beauty, where every cast and every step brings a new story to life.

Day 1: Touchdown in Bogota

  • Upon arrival, you’ll be greeted by an Afloat representative who will whisk you away from the bustling international airport to your comfortable hotel.
  • Settle into your room with double accommodation
    (single accommodation available for an additional $90).

Day 2: Journey to La Primavera, Vichada

  • After breakfast, an Afloat representative will escort you to the airport for your charter flight to La Primavera (a scenic 1 hour and 30-minute journey).
  • Upon landing in La Primavera, prepare for an adventurous 4-hour drive in sturdy 4-wheel trucks, followed by a serene 15-minute boat ride to the heart of our expedition – Akuani Floating Camp.
  • On arrival, savor welcome drinks and snacks as you soak in the breathtaking surroundings.

Days 3-8: Angling Adventures on the Tomo River

  • Each day, embark on thrilling fishing excursions on the Tomo and Gavilan rivers. Discover the prime fishing spots, from sandy banks to rocky outcrops and hidden lagoons.
  • On Friday night, gather around the campfire for a magical evening with a local music group, celebrating the end of an unforgettable week.

Day 9: Return to Bogota

  • Retrace your steps with a return journey to La Primavera, then board your private charter flight back to the urban comforts of Medellin or Bogota.
  • Check-in once more at your hotel with double accommodation
    (single accommodation available for an additional $90).

Day 10: Farewell and Departure

Depending on your flight schedule, an Afloat representative will ensure a seamless transfer to the airport for your international departure.

Accommodations and Amenities

- Five fully-equipped floating cabins

- Two twin-size beds per cabin

- Private bathroom with shower

- Electricity, fan, and mosquito nets

- 14-foot Lowe aluminum boats with Yamaha 30 HP motors and electric motors, each guided by experienced native guides

- Private chef offering international and local cuisine

- Beer, snacks, and an incredible staff available 24/7

- Each week accommodates 10 anglers + host

What's Included

  • 9 nights at the accommodations indicated in the program or equivalent (based on availability).
  • Meals as stated in the program.
  • Excursions as described in the program.
  • Transport as specified in the program.

What's Not Included

  • Anything suggested as optional
  • We can arrange at the customer’s request.
  • Other excursions and activities not listed in the program.
  • Gratuities.
  • Other personal issues.
  • International flights.

Final Thoughts and Reflections

As our journey on the Tomo River comes to an end, it's time to reflect on the extraordinary adventure we've shared. From the moment we arrived in Colombia, we've been immersed in a world where nature's beauty and the thrill of the catch intertwine to create unforgettable memories.

Each day on the river brought new challenges and triumphs, whether battling the powerful Temensis or savoring the serene moments on the water. The pristine landscapes, teeming with wildlife, have reminded us of the incredible diversity and wonder that our world holds.

Our nights at Akuani Floating Camp, under the starlit skies, were filled with camaraderie and the music of the wild. The local rhythms around the campfire on our final evening captured the spirit of Colombia, leaving us with melodies that will linger long after we've returned home.

As we depart, we carry with us not just the stories of the fish we caught or the wildlife we encountered, but a deeper appreciation for the unspoiled beauty of this region and the vibrant culture of its people. This adventure has been more than a fishing trip; it has been a journey of discovery, connection, and reflection.

We look forward to welcoming you back on another expedition, where new adventures await and new stories are ready to be written. Until then, may your travels be filled with wonder and your heart with the thrill of exploration.

Safe travels, and see you on the next journey!

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