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Amazon River panorama
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Explornapo Lodge entrance sign
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fruits at local Amazon market

Amazon

Uncover the wonders of the Amazon alongside expert guides who share their profound knowledge of the flora, fauna and indigenous cultures that call this region home. Every moment of this journey provides a symphony of sensory experiences—a harmonious blend of exploration and reverence for the natural world.

Itinerary

Daily activities on this post-tour will be determined by weather, opportunities to view wildlife, and other various elements that make up the incredibly diverse landscape. This itinerary is a general listing of activities and excursions that may happen during any part of the tour.

Day 9: Iquitos | Amazon
Upon arriving to Francisco Secada Vignetta International Airport a guide will assist with your transfer to the boat that carries you into the lush rainforest, navigating the winding waterways to reach Ceiba Tops Lodge. Located directly on the banks of the Amazon River, the lodge offers both comfort and a genuine connection to the wilderness.

Before dinner take time to settle into your accommodations and perhaps explore the property's elaborate gardens or relax in the lounge.
Overnight: Ceiba Tops Lodge (L,D)

Day 10: Amazon
Today discover why the Amazon is a birder's paradise. After breakfast join a skilled guide on a birding expedition to spot for the wildly diverse avian species in the area. Embrace the beauty of this vibrant forest as you listen to the melodious symphony of its inhabitants.

Later venture into the heart of the rainforest on the Bushmaster Trail, a hiking experience that takes you through various ecosystems. Feel the pulse of the jungle underfoot as you encounter the enchanting flora and fauna that thrive in this pristine environment.

A visit to a Yagua Indian Village highlights the living traditions of indigenous communities. Engage in meaningful interactions, gaining insights into their way of life and how they preserve cultural connections.

End the day's adventures with a scenic trail walk before returning to the lodge for dinner.
Overnight: Ceiba Tops Lodge (B,L,D)

Day 11: Amazon
Following breakfast embark upon a scenic boat ride on the Amazon River, converging with the Napo River to reach the Explornapo Lodge amidst the Sucusari Reserve. Take an exhilarating canopy walk through the forest along one of the world's longest suspended treetop walkways. At over 100-feet above ground, it's an exciting way to experience the rainforest from a unique vantage point.

Afterward explore the fascinating local flora and their traditional uses during an ethnobotanical garden tour. Discover the delicate balance between nature and culture as you learn about the medicinal and practical applications of the rainforest's botanical treasures.
Overnight: Ceiba Tops Lodge (B,L,D)

Day 12: Amazon | Iquitos | Lima
Rise for breakfast then hike a land trail along the majestic Amazon River tracing its ancient course and witnessing the ever-changing landscapes. The dichotomy between the serenity of the riverbanks and the energy of the rainforest offers a glimpse into the Amazon's rhythm of life.

Delve into the region's history and craftsmanship with a tour of a sugar cane rum factory. Witness the art of distillation and savor the flavors of locally produced spirits, a testament to the fusion of heritage and innovation.

Returning to Iquitos by boat, transfer to the airport for the return flight to Lima.
Overnight: Wyndham Costa del Sol Airport (B,L)

Day 13: Lima | Depart for U.S.
After breakfast guests departing during the suggested times take the complimentary transfer to the airport for flights home. (B)

B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner 

Post-tour space is limited. We recommend reserving early for best availability.

This post-tour is not escorted by an Orbridge Expedition Leader. Included sightseeing is accompanied by local guides.

(Itinerary subject to change.)


Activity Level

Active

Guests should be in very good physical condition and able to walk one to three miles daily on unpaved rainforest paths with heavy vegetation. Paths may be uneven and slippery. Guests will need to be comfortable ascending 30-50 steep steps at a time as well able to board small vessels that will be unsteady on the water. Guests should be prepared to be actively engaged for full day activities at a moderate pace throughout.


Accommodations

Ceiba Tops Lodge

One of the newest additions to the family of Explorama properties, Ceiba Tops Lodge is located on the banks of the Amazon River just 25 miles from Iquitos. During leisure time enjoy the property's elaborate gardens, hammock house and welcoming lounge area—all nestled within the breathtaking rainforest.

Room Amenities: Individual climate control, one king or two twin beds, and en suite bathroom.

Ceiba Tops Lodge aerial view
Ceiba Tops Lodge exterior
Ceiba Tops Lodge guest room
Ceiba Tops Lodge outdoor pool
Ceiba Tops Lodge bar
Ceiba Tops Lodge fitness area

Wyndham Costa del Sol Lima Airport

Travelers appreciate this property for its convenient location directly across from the Lima airport. The hotel offers modern amenities and conveniences, including a restaurant, spa (additional fees apply) and fitness facilities.

Room Amenities: Individual climate control, cable/satellite TV, complimentary Wi-Fi, phone, alarm clock/radio, safe, coffee and tea maker, minibar, and en suite bathroom with sundries and hair dryer.

Wyndham Costa del Sol exterior view
Wyndham Costa del Sol lobby and sitting area
Wyndham Costa del Sol standard king guest room
Wyndham Costa del Sol veranda porch with a fresco dining
Wyndham Costa del Sol indoor restaurant
Wyndham Costa del Sol bar
Wyndham Costa del Sol indoor pool with chaise lounge chairs

Deluxe Accommodations Package (availability limited)
While the accommodations are exceptional, guests seeking more spacious rooms and additional amenities may choose to purchase the Deluxe Accommodations Package, which includes the following upgrade:

Cieba Tops Lodge: Upgrade to larger Junior Suite

(Accommodations subject to change.)

Post-Tour Rate***

Double: $2,699
Deluxe Double: $2,999
Single: $3,899
Deluxe Single: $4,199

Post-tour rate is per person based on double occupancy, in U.S. dollars. Single availability limited. Internal roundtrip airfare between Lima and Iquitos is included. Airfare otherwise not included.

What's Included

  • 3 nights at Ceiba Tops Lodge (or similar)
  • 1 night at Wyndham Costa del Sol Airport (or similar)
  • 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 3 dinners
  • All guided excursions and activities listed in the 5-day itinerary including entrance fees
  • Luggage porterage
  • Gratuities to local guide, driver and porters
  • Airport transfers for guests departing during the suggested times