3 DAYS / 2 NIGHTS
DAY 1 Iquitos – Ceiba Tops
Amazon Travel – Ceiba Tops LodgeReception at the airport, brief city orientation and transfer to the Explorama dock. Twenty-five mile journey down the Amazon River to Ceiba Tops, where rooms with air conditioning and private bathrooms provide the comforts of home in the rainforest. Afternoon hike in the beautiful primary rainforest reserve surrounding the lodge which includes many huge trees festooned with epiphytes. After dinner your guide will take you on a short walk to a small lake where caiman can be spotted at night and where you can find some of the insects and frogs that produce the cacophony of sounds that begin after dark.
Lunch, Dinner —————– Overnight Ceiba Tops
DAY 2 Ceiba Tops
Amazon Travel – Ceiba TopsMorning boat ride, spotting for dolphins, to visit a small village of Yagua Indians where your guide will explain the local Yagua Indian culture and how it was affected by the arrival of Europeans and the passing of time. There will also be an opportunity to see some of the local crafts and for a demonstration of the blowgun which some of the Yagua elders still use for hunting. Afternoon excursion to the neighboring town of Indiana. Originally a Franciscan mission, Indiana has grown into a large river community with its own market, high school and small hospital.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner —————– Overnight Ceiba Tops
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Your choice of morning walking or boating excursion to further enjoy the rainforest and Amazon River. Afternoon transfer to Iquitos and to the airport.
Breakfast, Lunch (if departure flight permits)
*Due to the everchanging nature of the rainforest, day-by-day activities may vary due to local conditions*
Please be sure to plan your arrival and departure to coordinate with Explorama boat departures to and from the city of Iquitos.
- All lodging and meals
- Privately owned transport over land and water.
- Airport arrival and departure transfers. Arrival after 4pm requires the first night in the Iquitos with transfer to Explorama’s lodges the following morning. We’ll be happy to help you with hotel arrangements.
- Local bilingual naturalist guides who accompany each guest throughout their program.
- Personalized variations in length of stay and itinerary to suit individual interests.
- Choice of any combination of programs at Ceiba Tops, Explorama Lodge, ExplorNapo or ACTS Field Station.
- Self-service potable water at all lodges.
- All fully guided rainforest and river excursions
- Entrance fee to the Canopy Walkway on ExplorNapo & ACTS programs
- Free Wi-Fi in public spaces at Ceiba Tops, Explorama Lodge and ExplorNapo Lodge
- Bar service, laundry, airport tax and airline tickets are NOT included in the rates.
WHAT TO BRING?
Keep your baggage to a comfortable minimum. Without fail, bring a valid passport. Pack light, drip-dry cotton or safari clothing, including one long-sleeved shirt and sweater. Hiking shoes or sneakers, (jungle trails are frequently muddy), plastic raincoat or poncho. Include insect repellent, toilet articles, sunglasses, sunscreen, a wide brimmed hat, binoculars and small flashlight or head lamp for reading, flip flops, extra socks.
And finally, don’t forget a camera to capture the memories of your Amazon Adventure. For those who want to stay in touch with home, we have “Free WiFi Internet access” for your laptop in the public areas of the three main lodges (Ceiba Tops, Explorama Lodge and ExplorNapo Lodge).
In Ceiba Tops there is unlimited electricity in 220 V throughout the Lodge and one outlet in each room for 110 V current. In the other lodges there is limited 220V current available for charging batteries during certain hours of the day. Most current electronics (e.g. laptops, cameras, cell phones, IPOD) can be safely charged using 220 current, but please check your owners manual first.
Each guest may take 15Kg or 33lbs of luggage with them on the boats to the lodges. If your luggage weighs more than this amount, plan on storing the extra in Iquitos in the Explorama office in our secure storage area until your return.
Places to Stay
|NUMBER OF PERSONS||02 PERSONS||03 PERSONS||04 PERSONS||05 + PERSONS|
|PRICES PER PERSON||USD 510.00||CONSULT US||CONSULT US||CONSULT US|
*If you are a group more than 8 people let us know, we can make special prices.
HOTELS IN IQUITOS
RESERVATION IN HOTEL : OPTIONAL
We select some hotels in this destination, here you can find some of them, but if you would like other accomodation we have a lot of options for you.
|El dorado plaza hotel||5*||www.eldoradoplazahotel.com|
|Victoria Regia Hotel & Suites||3*||www.victoriaregiahotel.com|
|La casona de Iquitos hotel||3*||www.hotellacasonaiquitos.com|