Day 01 : Lima / Iquitos
Reception 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 there may be local flute or guitar music at the El Toucan Bar or the guides are always ready to relate some of the many legends of the Amazon forest.
Day 02 - Ceiba Tops
Morning 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 walking excursion to the neighboring town of Indiana stopping along the way to see the immense Ceiba tree for which the lodge is named. Originally a Franciscan mission, Indiana has grown into a large river community with its own market, high school and small hospital.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 03 : Iquitos
Your choice of morning walking or boating excursion to further enjoy the rainforest and Amazon River. Afternoon return to Iquitos and transfer to the airport or hotel of your choice. End of Services.
Tips or taxes.
Insurance and airline tickets (where applicable).
Hotels in Lima and Iquitos.
Tours as described
Local bilingual naturalist guides who accompany each guest throughout their program.
02 nights at the Ceiba Tops Lodge.
Prices from US$ 409.00
(per person based in double occupancy)
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