“WEEKEND SPECIAL” PROGRAMS DEPART ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY ONLY.
The Canopy Walkway is an experience that is without parallel in the rainforest! One third of a mile long, reaching 120 feet above the ground and extending through 12 of the area’s largest trees, the canopy walkway is accessible to everyone, requiring no special skills or equipment. The Canopy Walkway was built and is maintained by the Peruvian Foundation CONAPAC and the ACEER. Foundation, and is the longest Walkway in the world reaching the rainforest canopy. The Walkway has opened up research in an area where little is known and much is left to be learned.
Note: We require minimum two passengers traveling together If single traveler ask for the supplement.
|Duration||3 days and 2 nigh|
|Departures||FRIDAY AND SATURDAY ONLY|
|Airfares||Not included, available upon request|
|Customizable||YES, feel free to ask for extra services|
DAY 1 IQUITOS – EXPLORNAPO LODGE
Reception at the airport or hotel and transfer to the Explorama dock. Twenty-five mile journey down the Amazon River to Ceiba Tops where your Amazon adventure begins. Transfer by boat on the Amazon and Napo Rivers to the 250,000 acre Amazon Rainforest Reserve and ExplorNapo Lodge. Afternoon hike through primary, terra firme, non-flooding rainforest including a visit to the RenuPeru Medicinal Plant Garden adjoining the lodge. Evening excursion by open boat along the Sucusari Stream in search of caiman and to enjoy the night sounds and stars of the Southern sky. Overnight at ExplorNapo lodge (L, D)
DAY 2 EXPLORNAPO LODGE
Early morning birding excursion. Morning hike to the Canopy Walkway, a suspended bridge spanning over 500 meters (one-third of a mile), connected by tree platforms and reaching a height of over 35 meters (115 feet) above the ground. Here there is time to observe a part of the rainforest rarely seen by man but accessible without any type of climbing skill or equipment. Afternoon boating excursion along one of the Napo tributaries spotting for sloth, birding and having a try at fishing for piranha. Overnight at ExplorNapo lodge (B, L, D)
DAY 3 EXPLORNAPO LODGE – IQUITOS
Early morning birding by boat or foot. Morning excursion to visit some of the local river people called “ribereños” whose houses and schools are seen along the river. They will be pleased to show you their simple way of life dominated by the movements of the mighty rivers that surround them. Early lunch and start on your return to civilization by boat on the Amazon and Napo Rivers back to Iquitos. Transfer to the airport or hotel. (B, Lunch if departure flight permits)
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the ever-changing nature of the rainforest, day-by-day activities may vary due to local conditions
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INCLUDES: All hotel and lodge accommodations based on double occupancy. All scheduled land, lake and river transportation. All transfers. All scheduled excursions with English-speaking guide services. All entrance fees. Meals as specified in the itinerary. B=Breakfast; L=Lunch; D=Dinner.
NOT INCLUDED IN THE FEE
International or Domestic airfares, airport departure taxes or visa fees, excess baggage charges, additional nights during the trip due to flight cancellations, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages or bottled water, snacks, insurance of any kind, laundry, phone calls, radio calls or messages, reconfirmation of International or Domestic flights and items of personal nature.