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||4 Days & 3 Night|
|Airfares||Not included, available upon request|
|Customizable||YES, feel free to ask for extra services|
DAY 1 IQUITOS – CEIBA TOPS
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 private rooms with air conditioning and hot water provide all of the comforts of home. Afternoon hike in the beautiful primary rainforest reserve surrounding Ceiba Tops 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. Overnight at Ceiba tops Lodge (L, D)
DAY 2 CEIBA TOPS
Morning boat ride, spotting for dolphins, to visit a small village of Yagua Indians 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. Afternoon walking 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. Overnight at Ceiba tops Lodge (B, L, D)
DAY 3 CEIBA TOPS / CANOPY WALKWAY / CEIBA TOPS
Early morning departure from Ceiba Tops by boat to the narrow motorcar crossing connecting the Amazon and Napo Rivers to continue by boat to ExplorNapo Lodge for breakfast. Hike to the spectacular Canopy Walkway spanning over 500 meters (one-third of a mile), connected by tree platforms, and reaching a height of over 35 meters (115 feet) but accessible without any type of climbing skill or equipment. After lunch, 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. Return to Ceiba Tops in time to enjoy the pool or hammocks before dinner. Overnight at Ceiba tops Lodge (B, L, D)
DAY 4 CEIBA TOPS / IQUITOS
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. Afternoon transfer to Iquitos to the airport. (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.