Daybreak Activity Tour
the first blush of morning, amid dappled shadows and misty morning
light, we leave the warmth of our bungalows to pay fitting tribute
to the beginning of a new day.
Dewdrops glint like diamonds, shimmering,
dancing across the tree trunks as the first light of dawn filters
through the forest canopy overhead.
Close your eyes for just a
moment, as you slowly breathe in the refreshing morning air.
After a cup of steaming coffee we begin a short session of
stretching and relaxation exercises designed to aid us in our
exploration of the grounds surrounding the lodge. Enjoy the rich
green canopy of branches and leaves, casting their shadow over
lush verdant foliage and misty dew-filled nature trails. Watch
as a brilliant Blue Morpho Butterfly delicately flutters over
its favorite flower, or listen to the sounds of the trees whispering
in the morning breeze. Our naturalist guide will lead you from
the Pacuare Lodge along a series of sites from which you can observe
buzzing hummingbirds, dancing butterflies and exquisite tropical
flowers. The guide will point out delicate bromeliads, like the
lovely sexy lady, and answer questions about the wide
variety of native ferns, lichens and orchids. See Mother Nature
at her best as you spot the many birds and other wildlife that
are indigenous to the area. Look and listen carefully for the
Montezuma Oropendula, which nests far above in the towering trees.
The area around the lodge is home to an extraordinary number of
exotic bird species that include the Sun Bittern, Red-throated
Ant-Tanager, Black-cheeked Woodpecker and a variety of colorful
toucans. Our guide carries a telescope and will gladly identify
the different species that come our way. Binoculars are also available.
The tour lasts about an hour and a half, after which we will return
to the lodge for a hot delicious breakfast.