• a small boat in a body of water

Iquitos Ceiba Tops Lodge Tour

From the city of Iquitos to the winding Amazon River, Peru’s Amazon Rainforest holds a world of adventure just waiting to be discovered. Spend four days in the heart of the rainforest and lose yourself in the surreal surroundings.

On the banks of the Amazon River, Ceiba Tops Lodge awaits you, an oasis of comfort in the heart of the rainforest. Allow the sounds of the rainforest to surround you - a pure symphony of nature - as you soak in the swimming pool, laze in a hammock, or wander the lodge’s stunning gardens.

A bounty of natural beauty and wealth of culture awaits you along the Amazon River’s shoreline. Take to the water by boat and watch the verdant forest and its fascinating wildlife both on and offshore as you drift along the river. Look out for the majestic freshwater pink dolphins as you go, which are rare and only found in Peru. Climb to the Canopy Walkway and find your place among the canopy of trees, getting closer than you ever thought possible to the creatures that call this elevation home. Experience Yagua Indian culture as you visit a local village and explore the town of Indiana. Learn how Amazonians use their rainforest plants to heal and nourish when you visit an Ethnobotanical Garden.

Duration
4 days
Options
Private basis, Escorted
Start your journey
a close up of a flower garden in front of a building

Trip highlights

  • Spend three nights in the comfort and beauty of Ceiba Tops Lodge
  • Take to the Canopy Walkway and discover the wildlife that live in the treetops
  • Visit a local Yagua Indian village and experience a personal encounter with the indigenous culture
  • Learn how rainforest plants are used as medicine at an Ethnobotanical Garden
a small boat in a body of water

After boarding a flight from Lima, start your adventure by flying to Iquitos. When you arrive, enjoy a quick tour of the city before climbing onboard a boat that will take you 25 miles down the Amazonas River to Ceiba Tops Lodge.

After enjoying lunch at the lodge, you’ll get acquainted with the captivating native landscape as you take a hike into the rainforest reserve that surrounds the lodge. Return to the lodge for dinner, then settle in for the night.

 

Suggested Accommodation

  • Ceiba Tops Lodge
a group of people riding on the back of a boat in the water

After a good night’s sleep, a boat ride awaits you this morning, with the chance to spot unique and rare pink dolphins along this freshwater river. You’ll also get an insight into the local Yagua Indian culture and lifestyle during a visit to a small village of Yagua Indians, an indigenous community in Peru who still use blow darts to this day when hunting for food in the rainforest.

This afternoon, walk to the neighbouring town of Indiana. Learn of its history as a Franciscan Mission, and how it become the sophisticated town it is today. 

 

Suggested Accommodation

  • Ceiba Tops Lodge
The Amazones

Rise early this morning and head out on a boat to the narrow motorcar crossing that connects the Amazon River with the Napo River. Travel onwards by boat to the ExplorNapo Lodge. After enjoying a leisurely breakfast, get ready for an incredible hike to the Canopy Walkway. Spanning over 500 metres, the walkway takes you high into the jungle canopy, up close to the jungle’s fascinating creatures. 

After heading back for lunch at Ceiba Tops Lodge, visit the ReNuPeRu, an ethnobotanical garden, where 240 medicinal plants are grown. You’ll get to learn about the nature of Amazonian natural healing and how the plants are used. Return to the lodge once more, with time to relax before dinner. 

 

Suggested Accommodation

  • Ceiba Tops Lodge
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Enjoy your last morning at Ceiba Tops Lodge. If you choose to take early morning flight, you’ll be taken to the airport in Iquitos after breakfast. If you have a later flight, why not take one last trip out on foot or by boat to soak up your incredible surroundings one last time, before making the journey back to the airport to catch your flight home? 

 

Included

  • Cost of accommodation (double room based on two people sharing) for a total of three nights (alternative but similar accommodation may be used at certain times of the year)
  • Board basis is Full Board, with three breakfasts, three lunches and three dinners
  • Taxes
  • Entrance fees (excluding video camera fee) for all excursions as illustrated in the itinerary
  • Tax & service charge in the hotel
  • Obligatory luggage fees at the airports and in the hotel

Not included

  • International flights and airfare taxes
  • Personal expenses, such as alcoholic beverages, telephone calls, laundry and camera fees
  • Gratuities for drivers, local guides, naturalists and hotel staff