Get back to nature as you experience the untouched rainforest of the Amazon from the luxurious confines of your own resort, the Ceiba Tops Luxury Amazon Lodge. Discover one of the most diverse natural ecosystems on earth as you spot local wildlife with an expert naturalist, cruise the iconic Amazon river, relax at the deluxe lodge and visit the local Yagua tribe for a taste of daily Amazon living.
Spend your first day traveling to Iquitos International airport, arriving in town and then enjoying a 25-mile cruise down the Amazon River to the lodge. Spend the afternoon enjoying a nature hike through the rainforest and dinner back at the lodge, complete with live music. On day two, you'll take a boat ride down the river to a local Yagua Indian village for a chance to interact with the locals, keeping an eye out for the dolphins known to live in the area. In the afternoon, explore the local municipality of Indiana. On your third day, choose between a river cruise or walking tour, transferring back to Iquitos in the afternoon for your flight.
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Your professional guide will meet you at the Iquitos International airport and take you on a brief city tour of Iquitos. Then, head over to the dock for a 25-mile (40-km) journey down the Amazon River. You'll quickly realize that you've left all civilization behind as you venture deeper into the jungle.
Upon arrival to the luxurious Ceiba Tops Lodge, you'll check in to your room and have some free time to explore the facilities. Air conditioning and private bathrooms are just two of the amenities included in your stay. You'll then enjoy a delicious lunch at the lodge before your afternoon activity begins.
Embark on a nature hike and discover the world-renowned Amazon Rainforest. Your expert naturalist guide will point out and teach you about the diverse tropical trees, plants and wildlife that inhabit the area. This leisurely hike offers fantastic photo opportunities!
You'll then return back to the lodge and enjoy dinner. Afterwards, relax and enjoy festivities and live music at the lodge bar. Soak in the Amazon atmosphere and listen as the locals tell stories of their forest and its legends. Day 2:
After breakfast, set off on a relaxing boat ride to a Yagua Indian village. On the way, you may spot dolphins known to dwell in the area, including the famous Amazon pink dolphin. Once you arrive at the village, your guide will explain the culture and history of the indigenous Yagua people. You'll also get the chance to interact with the locals and learn about their traditional hunting techniques.
Return to the lodge for a delicious lunch before enjoying a walking tour around the neighboring town of Indiana, which has grown into a large river community with its own market, high school and small hospital. Then, enjoy another relaxing night at the lodge. Day 3:
Enjoy breakfast and choose between an exciting Amazon River cruise or a scenic walking tour. In the afternoon, you'll be transferred back to Iquitos in order to catch your return flight.