Ceiba Tops Lodge
5 days/4 nights
Daily Departures Year Round
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Ceiba Tops Luxury Lodge is a mere 40 km downriver from Iquitos and right on the banks of the Amazon. With modern, air-conditioned bungalows, wireless Internet access, a hammock house, a beautiful swimming pool with slide, and a huge dining room and full bar, it qualifies as the only resort in Peru’s Amazon. This program combines some ancient tribal heritage with the incomparable biodiversity of the Peruvian Amazon. With visits to local communities and the search for river dolphins and piranha fishing, this short program is perfect for families or groups that would like a taste of the Peruvian Amazon.
*As on all Adventures to Peru tours, you’re taken care of from beginning to end: airport transfers are included!
In USD$, per person and based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.
Prices subject to change.
Prices based on 4% cash discount.
Children age 11 and under are discounted 30%
4 nights & 5 days at Ceiba Tops Luxury Jungle Lodge in double occupancy
All meals, (B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner at lodge
Private shuttle/van, motorboat, canoe
Local Domestic flight is not included in this itinerary. Price fluctuations and seasonal availability limit our capacity to guarantee rate/departure times. This domestic flight can be arranged through Adventures to Peru prior to departure for an additional cost.
1. A moderate fitness level is recommended on this tour.
2. Due to the unpredictable nature of the rainforest, day-by-day activities may vary due to local conditions
3. Single Room supplement US$ 80.00 per night
4. Arrival in Iquitos after 4pm requires the first night in the Iquitos with transfer to lodge the following morning)
5. Local Domestic flight is not included in this itinerary. Price fluctuations and seasonal availability limit our capacity to guarantee rate/departure times. This domestic flight can be arranged through Adventures to Peru prior to departure for an additional cost
Day 1 Ceiba Tops Jungle Lodge (L,D)
Early morning private transfer to the Lima airport for flight to Iquitos, deep in the Amazon Basin. Reception by local guide at the Iquitos airport, brief city orientation and transfer to the port. Twenty-five mile journey down the Amazon River to Ceiba Tops, where rooms with air conditioning, private bathrooms, hot water and electriciy provide the comforts of home in the rainforest. Afternoon oritentation hike in the beautiful primary rainforest reserve surrounding the lodge. After dinner there may be local flute or guitar music at the El Toucan Bar or the guides are always ready to relate some of the many legends of the Amazon forest.
Day 2 Ceiba Tops Jungle Lodge / Explorama Lodge / Ceiba Tops (B,L,D)
Early morning birding excursion. After breakfast board boats to continue down the Amazon River to the rustic Explorama Lodge and hike the “Bushmaster Trail” where scientific studies by the Missouri Botanical Gardens have found the world’s highest biodiversity of trees per square hectare. Continue on to visit a small village of Yagua Indians where your guide will explain their culture and how it has been affected by the passing of time. There will be an opportunity to trade for or purchase some of their local crafts and for a demonstration of the use of the blowgun which some of the Yagua elders still use for hunting. After lunch walk along a local Amazon River trail stopping at a “ribereños” house, corner store and sugar cane rum factory. Return by boat to Ceiba Tops.
Day 3 Ceiba Tops Jungle Lodge (B,L,D)
Early morning birding. Morning boat excursion to “Monkey Island”, a private reserve where more than five species of tropical primates including small tamarins, saki, titi and large woolly monkeys are protected. Afternoon boating excursion in search of sloth, found in Cecropia trees at the water’s edge, and the two species of freshwater river dolphin, pink and grey, found in Amazonian waters. Weather permitting, enjoy a beautiful Amazonian sunset on the river.
Day 4 Ceiba Tops Jungle Lodge(B,L,D)
Early morning departure from Ceiba Tops by boat to the narrow motorcar crossing connecting the Amazon and Napo Rivers to continue by boat to ExplorNapo Lodge for breakfast. Hike to the spectacular Canopy Walkway spanning over 500 meters (one-third of a mile), connected by tree platforms, and reaching a height of over 35 meters (115 feet) but accessible without any type of climbing skill or equipment. After lunch, visit the “ReNuPeRu” Ethnobotanical Garden where over 240 medicinal plants are cultivated by a local shaman who will explain the nature of Amazonian natural healing and the uses of some of the plants. Return to Ceiba Tops in time to enjoy the pool or hammocks before dinner.
Day 5 Ceiba Tops Jungle Lodge (B,L)
Your choice of morning walking or boating excursion to further enjoy the rainforest and Amazon River. Afternoon transfer to Iquitos then on to the airport for return flight to Lima and ongoing flight out of Peru. Adventures to Peru services end today in the Lima Airport.
* Lunch (if flight departure permits)
Local naturalist multilingual guide service for duration of the trip
Airport arrival AND departure transfers
All accommodations in double occupancy
Privately owned land/river transport along the route
Entrance fees for included excursions
One entree of chicken, beef, local fish or pasta and fresh salad.
A variety of rice and bean dishes, hot vegetables, bread and butter
A choice of desserts including local fruits such as papaya or pineapple or prepared desserts such as rice pudding or flan
Complementary coffee, tea and drinking water are available 24 hours a day
Bar service, including soft drinks, is also available at guest expense
Reconfirmation of ongoing flights
What’s Not Included
International and/or Domestic Flights
Visa and Passport Fees
International / Domestic Airport Taxes / Excess Baggage Fees