This morning starts nice and early. At about 430am you will visit
the Oxbow Lake. The activity begins with a walk through the jungle.
It will take you approximately 30-40 minutes to reach the Lake. Once
at the Lake you’ll board a catamaran to take a slow ride around.
Keep your eyes peeled for Squirrel Monkey troops that sometimes
forage in bushes at the edge of the lake. Overhead, spectacular
Scarlet and Red and Green Macaws and parrots are a regularly seen as
they fly over the Lake. After the boat ride you’ll take the same
path back to the lodge, arriving late morning at approximately 11am
depending on the groups pace.
After a 4 hour rest interrupted with a welcome lunch
A twenty minute boat ride downriver from the lodge brings you to
Centro Ņape, a traditional community clinic that produces medicines
from rainforest plants and administers them to patients who either
cannot afford to receive treatment in town or prefer traditional
medicines An Eseeja nativa from the Community of Infierno will take
you on a unique tour of Centro Ņape to explain the uses of various
rainforest to a clay lick frequented by 7 to 10 species of parrots and parakeets. While watching from a blind, you’ll be able to get very close to view the Dusky-headed and Cobalt-winged Parakeets, Chestnut-fronted Macaws with Mealy, Yellow-crowned, Blue-headed, and Orange-cheeked Parrots.