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Heliconia Lodge 3 Days,2 Nights





Tour Lenght: 3 days / 2 nights.
Activities: Ecological, canoeing, jungle trekking.
Spots to visit : Iquitos, Amazon River.
Fixed Departures:
Daily from Lima.
Domestic Flights:
Required.
Min. Paxs:
02 pax, max. 24 pax.



Day 1 LIMA - IQUITOS - HELICONIA LODGE
Reception at the luggage claim area of the Iquitos Int’l Airport, where our staff will be waiting for you. Then we will take you to our operative offices in Iquitos where we will give you an orientation of our services in accord with your program. Afterwards, we will take you to the Bellavista Port, where we will use one of our speedboats to take you to the Heliconia Lodge along the Amazon River. During this boat sail you will have the opportunity to observe the convergence of the brown turbid waters of the Amazon River with the dark waters of the Nanay River. A visit to a native community is also scheduled in this part of the boat sail to the Lodge. In this community we will have the opportunity to hear about their way of life and to see their customs, dances and handcrafts. Afterwards arrival to the Lodge where our staff will welcome you with a complimentary and exotic jungle drink. Lunch. In the afternoon we will start with our first excursion: a jungle hike into the Yanamono Reserve, which is a primary rainforest reserve, for approximately 2 hours accompanied by our expert guides; return to the lodge for leisure. After the Amazon Sunset, we will take a night sail to a small stream, if the river is high enough, or along the Amazon River where you will enjoy the magical sounds of the jungle, the light of the moon or, if it is a clear night, you will observe the stars and constellations of Southern Hemisphery. Dinner.

Day 2 HELICONIA LODGE
Early birdwatching. We will start with a sail to one of the several streams (if the water level allows us ). We will be looking for birds such as the Tuki (Jacana Jacana), Ringed Kingfisher (Ceryle-Torquata), Blac-Collared Hawk (Busarellus nigricollis), etc. Return to the lodge and breakfast, after a leisure our guide will take ius for a small fishing trip into small tributaries of the Amazon River. During this excursion you can also have the opportunity to have a sight of the Pink River Dolphin (Inia Geoffrensis). Return to the Lodge for lunch In the afternoon, you will also be able to see the very impressive giant Victoria Regia plant (Giant Water Lily) on the lakes inside the Yanamono Island (if the water allows us). At night the adventurers can take a hike around the perimeter of the Lodge to look for tarantulas, fire flies, bats and other jungle nocturnal animals. Dinner.


Day 3 HELICONIA LODGE - IQUITOS - LIMA
After breakfast, we will visit a rustic sugar cane destillery where you can try different exotic beverages made from sugar cane liquor and also you will see how they use horses in the process of obtaining this liquor. Return to the Lodge. After Lunch, transfer to Iquitos City and according with your flight schedule, transfer to the airport.

Amazon Rainforest Amazon River M/V Arca Jivaro Jungle Lodge Amazon River Sunset

Inclussions





-02 nights at Heliconia Amazon River Lodge with all the
- meals included (02 breakfasts, 03 lunch and 02 dinners).
- Hiking in the jungle.
- Night boat ride along one of the several streams of
- Yanamono or the Amazon River.
- Pink Amazon River Dolphin’s watching tour.
- Victoria Regia’s watching tour.
- Bird watching tour. Fishing tour.
- Excursion to the rustic sugar cane distillery.
- Land and river transportation .


THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ALONG ON YOUR TRIP TO THE AMAZON




For your trip to the Lodge and for the jungle hikes we recommend that you take a backpack or small suitcase with only essential items. All big luggage, documents or values and other items can be stored in our offices for your convenience. Programs may vary according to flight arrival / departure changes or weather conditions. For this program we recommend to take morning flights to Iquitos and your returning flight to Lima in the afternoon. Departures from Iquitos to Heliconia Lodge is at 08:30 am Departures from Heliconia Lodge to Iquitos is at 14:00 pm Check in: 13:00 pm / Check out: 12:00 pm
Not Included



- Domestic flight LIM/IQT/LIM
- Airport Taxes.
- Beverages: juices, sodas, soft drinks and any alcoholic
- drinks. (Tea and coffee are complimentary)
- Tips.

Rates are per Person





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