Explorama Lodge

Peru

Duration:3 days

A superb and authentic jungle experience at one of the Peruvian Amazon’s long established jungle lodges. Fly from Iquitos then travel downstream along the mighty Amazon River to Yanamono Stream.

Day 1

Iquitos – Explorama Lodge

You are met at the airport, then take a brief city orientation tour en route to the Explorama dock. Journey down the Amazon River to Yanamono Stream and the lodge. 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! Take a night walk or an open boat ride to enjoy the sounds of the rainforest and stars of the Southern sky. LD

Day 2

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 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. BLD

Day 3

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 the resident American medical doctor in the clinic sponsored by the Rotary Club. Transfer back to Iquitos. BLD

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  • B: BREAKFAST
  • L: LUNCH
  • D: DINNER

Dates and cost

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What’s included

  • Accommodation in first class hotels with private facilities.
  • Meals, sightseeing and transfers as detailed in the itinerary.
  • Service charges and taxes (excepting those listed below)

What’s not included

Airport or air ticket taxes or levies, port taxes (except where shown as included); passport or visa fees; excess baggage charges; any insurance; any meals, air fares or sightseeing not specified in the itinerary; optional gratuities to guides, drivers etc; beverages; laundry or other items of a personal nature and any items not specifically mentioned as being included.

How to Book

The completion and return of the booking form is mandatory to the acceptance of reservation. We advise that you book as far ahead as possible. To initiate your reservation, please complete the Booking Form which must be signed and returned to Adventure Associates along with the applicable Deposit. Reservations are established only when you receive written confirmation and acceptance of the Booking Form and deposit payment. Ticketing and joining instructions are normally issued two weeks prior to departure.

Deposit required: $250 per person
Balance due: 60 days prior to departure
If booking within
60 days of departure:
full payment must be made

Should a booking be amended once reservations are processed, a $55 amendment fee per booking for each amendment made, plus any communication expenses incurred, will be added to the cost of the tour.

Cancellations

Written instructions only will be accepted by Adventure Associates to cancel a reservation. Cancellation charges are subject to regulations or airlines, cruise companies, coach and tour operators, hotels and any other Principals involved. If it is necessary to cancel your arrangements, the following non-refundable provisions will apply.

More than 60 days prior to departure $250 per person
Between 59 and 35 days prior to departure 25% of tour cost per person
Between 34 and 14 days prior to departure 50% of tour cost per person
On or within 13 days prior to departure No Refund

Note

  • All the above amounts are in addition to any fees levied by the airlines, hotels or cruise companies. Communication charges incurred may also be added to the above.
  • All cancellation provisions will be strictly applied. If the non-refundable amount is more than your advance payment, you remain liable for the difference. For these and other reasons mentioned in these Terms and Conditions you are strongly urged to take out travel insurance at the time of your reservation. Adventure Associates or your Travel Agent will be pleased to advise you on the best policy which may protect you.

All cancellation provisions will be strictly applied. If the cancellation charge is more than your advance payment you remain liable for the difference. For these and other reasons mentioned above you are strongly recommended to take out travel insurance. Once the tour has departed there will be no refund for any unused portions of the trip.

ExploramaRoom Note: Packages are generally based on First class, centrally located hotels, except where specified, and include transfers between airports, hotels, sightseeing and meals as indicated in the itinerary. Ask us for details should you wish to stay in Deluxe Hotels, or another hotel of your choice.  ExploramaHall Tour costs are quoted in Australian Dollars per person unless otherwise indicated. All itineraries and prices may be subject to changes beyond our control as a result of airline rescheduling, tour arrangements, fare and hotel rate increases. Prices may also be adjusted due to currency fluctuations. Please check before you book with your travel agent or Adventure Associates to ascertain if there are any alterations to the tour you select.