Lodge - Basic Program
3 Days / 2 Nights
1: Iquitos / Explorama Lodge
Reception at the airport, brief city orientation and transfer
to the Explorama dock. Fifty mile journey down the Amazon River to Yanamono
Stream where Explorama Lodge is located. Afternoon hike along the "Lake
Trail" through lowland rainforest which is seasonally flooded.
During the high water season, this excursion is done by open boat! Night
walk or open boat ride to enjoy the sounds of the rainforest and stars
of the Southern sky. Overnight Explorama Lodge. (L,D)
2: Explorama Lodge
Morning walk along the "Bushmaster Trail", where scientific
studies by the Missouri Botanical Gardens have found the world's highest
biodiversity of trees per square hectare. Your guide will point out
many plants used in medicine today and many that we may use in the future.
Afternoon open boat trip along the Amazon in search of either of the
two species of freshwater dolphin found in the river and a chance for
an afternoon swim. Overnight Explorama Lodge. (B,L,D)
3: Explorama Lodge / Iquitos
Morning walk along a local river trail with stops along the
way to visit the "ribereños" or river people, visit a
river school, see the local sugar cane rum "factory" or visit
our resident American medical doctor in her clinic sponsored by the Rotary
Club. Transfer back to Iquitos for your departure flight to Lima. 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$: $380 in double room, $380 in triple room.
Single supplement: $50