Canopy Walkway Special
3 Days / 2 Nights
1: Iquitos / Ceiba Tops / 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
ExplorNapo Lodge. (L,D)
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 ExplorNapo
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,L)
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.
Friday or Saturday, all year
- 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$: $500 in double room, $500 in triple room.
Single supplement: $50