Tops Monday Special
3 Days / 2 Nights
1 Monday: 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 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. Overnight
Ceiba Tops. (L,D)
2 Tuesday: 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 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. Overnight Ceiba Tops. (B,L,D)
3 Wedneday: Ceiba Tops / Iquitos
Your choice of morning walking or boating excursion to further
enjoy the rainforest and Amazon River. Afternoon transfer to Iquitos and
to the airport. Breakfast, Lunch (if departure flight permits)
to the everchanging nature of the rainforest, day-by-day activities are
subject to change due to weather, trail or river conditions. Bring rain
gear and sunscreen as for all Explorama Rainforest programs.
- All city
and river transfers.
- Experienced multilingual,
local naturalist guides.
- All meals in rainforest
- 24 hour self-service
coffee, tea and potable water at all lodges.
- All fully guided
rainforest and river excursions.
- Entrance fee to
the Canopy Walkway on Explornapo, Explortambos & ACTS programs.
Rates per person in US$: $285 in double room. Single supplement $60