3 DAYS / 2 NIGHTS
DAY 1 Iquitos – Explorama Lodge
Amazon Travel – Explorama Lodges Reception at the airport, brief city orientation and transfer to the Explorama dock. Fifty mile journey down the Amazon River to Yanamono Stream where Explorama Lodge is located. Afternoon hike along the “Lake Trail” through lowland rainforest which is seasonally flooded. During the high water season, this excursion is done by open boat! Night walk or open boat ride to enjoy the sounds of the rainforest and stars of the Southern sky.
Lunch, Dinner —————– Overnight Explorama Lodge
DAY 2 Explorama Lodge
Amazon Travel – Explorama LodgeMorning walk along the “Bushmaster Trail”, where scientific studies by the Missouri Botanical Gardens have found the world’s highest biodiversity of trees per square hectare. Your guide will point out many plants used in medicine today and many that we may use in the future. Afternoon open boat trip along the Amazon in search of either of the two species of freshwater dolphin found in the river and a chance for an afternoon swim.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner —————– Overnight Explorama Lodge
Amazon Travel – La DoctoraExplorama Lodge – Iquitos
Morning walk along a local river trail with stops along the way to visit the “ribereños” or river people, visit a river school, see the local sugar cane rum “factory” or visit our resident American medical doctor in her clinic sponsored by the Rotary Club. Transfer back to Iquitos for your departure flight to Lima.
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.
|NUMBER OF PERSONS||02 PERSONS||03 PERSONS||04 PERSONS||05 + PERSONS|
|PRICES PER PERSON||USD 490.00||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|