Day 1: Iquitos / ExplorNapo Lodge (L-D)
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 Explorama Sucusari 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 to enjoy the night sounds and stars of the Southern sky.
Day 2: ExplorNapo Lodge (B-L-D)
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.
Day 3: ExplorNapo Lodge / Iquitos (B-L)
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.
-Due to the everchanging nature of the rainforest, day-by-day activities may vary due to local conditions.
-Arrival in Iquitos has to be in the morning and departure after 5:00 pm
-The "Weekend Special" program only starts on Friday & Saturday.