IQUITOS TOURS Whether it be Amazon birdwatching, hiking, camping, fishing, photography, or Shamanism and medicinal plants, we specialize in it, and will help you plan your trip accordingly. Or perhaps you´re looking to just lay back in a hammock, watch the river flow by and listen to the sounds of the jungle for a couple of days. We specialize in that too!
3 DAYS 2 NIGHT
Day 01 - 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. Lunch, Dinner Overnight Explorama Lodge
Day 02 - 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. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Overnight Explorama Lodge
Day 03 - 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) Due to the everchanging nature of the rainforest, day-by-day activities may vary due to local conditions.