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AMAZON  RAINFOREST  &  CANOPY  WALKWAY - PAMT01
Visit: Iquitos - Amazon Rainforest - Ceiba Tops Lodge - Canopy Walkway

4 days / 3 nights -
Starts any day of the week


PROGRAM  ITINERARY

 Tour Description:  The Amazon Rainforest & Canopy Walkway program gives you a chance to visit the Amazon, travel the mighty river, explore the jungle and learn about the flora, fauna and cultures of this marvelous region, all while staying in comfort at Ceiba Tops Lodge. On daily excursions you will led by bi-lingual Naturalist guides into the forest, on the rivers and to the unique and Canopy Walkway from where you have a birds-eye in top of enormous trees.
 

 DAY BY DAY ITINERARY  *

 Minimum two people

 Day 1 - Starts any day of the week
 - Iquitos - Amazon River - Ceiba Tops Lodge
AM
or PM - Our services begin when you arrive at the airport of Iquitos. Our local representative will be waiting for you outside the customs area  where they will assist you with your luggage and provide the transfer across town to the docking area. During the transfer you will receive a brief orientation on the city and the program for the next days.
NOTE: For travelers already in the city of Iquitos, the transfer to the dock will be provided from your hotel.

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Board the transfer boat for the twenty-five mile journey down the Amazon River to Ceiba Tops where private rooms with air conditioning and hot water provide all of the comforts of home. After you have settled in there will be an afternoon hike in the beautiful primary rainforest reserve surrounding Ceiba Tops which includes many huge trees festooned with epiphytes.
 

EVE
- 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. Overnight at the Lodge.
(L, D.)
 

 Day 2  - Ceiba Tops Lodge - Amazon River & Rainforest
AM
- Wake up in the middle of the Amazon Rainforest and enjoy the sounds of the surrounding jungle. After breakfast we head out for a morning boat ride in search of the Amazon River Dolphins. Both the pink river dolphins and smaller grey dolphins can be found on the Amazon River and its tributaries. Later we visit a small Yagua Indian village where your guide will explain the 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.
 

PM - After lunch we leave the lodge for a walking excursion to the neighboring town of Indiana. This typical Amazon town was originally a Franciscan mission, but has now grown into a large river community with its own market, high school and small hospital.
 
EVE -
Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.
(B, L, D.)

 Day 3  - Ceiba Tops Lodge - Amazon Rainforest - Canopy Walkway
AM
- Early morning wake-up for a departure from Ceiba Tops by boat early in the morning to the narrow motorcar crossing connecting the Amazon and Napo Rivers. At the Napo River we continue by boat to ExplorNapo Lodge where breakfast will be ready to be served. From the Lodge we hike to the spectacular Canopy Walkway spanning over 500 meters (one-third of a mile), connected by tree platforms. The walkway reaches a height of over 35 meters (115 feet) but is still accessible without any type of climbing skill or equipment. Enjoy this unique experience in the canopy of the trees where you will be able to see a variety of birds in their habitat.
 

PM -  After lunch, we visit the "ReNuPeRu" Ethno botanical Garden where over 240 medicinal plants are cultivated by a local shaman who will explain the nature of Amazonian natural healing and the uses of some of the plants. Later in the afternoon we return to Ceiba Tops in time to enjoy the pool or hammocks before dinner.
 

EVE - Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.
(B, L, D.)
 

 Day 4  - Ceiba Tops Lodge - Amazon Rainforest & River - Iquitos
AM
- Today you have your choice of a morning walking or boating excursion to further enjoy the rainforest and Amazon River or time to relax by the pool until departure time.
  

PM - Afternoon transfer from the lodge to Iquitos and on to the airport for your departure flight to Lima.
(B, - Lunch depending on departure flight)
 

END OF SERVICES



* IMPORTANT NOTE: The itinerary, as shown, is subject to change without prior notice. Certain circumstances, such as: changing weather conditions, safety concerns and in general any reason or situation beyond our control may force local tour operators and / or their guides to alter any part of this itinerary for the wellbeing and in the best interest of travelers. Changes will only be made if they are absolutely necessary. Our goal is to provide clients with a safe environment and programs that exceed their expectations.


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