To get there you take a canoe to the shore, walk about a mile or two, and then cross a lake by another canoe -- but no motors allowed on the lake. It's a great location, nestled in the rain forest, away from civilization.
(Photo 6: Welcome to Sacha Lodge)
(Photo 7: A cayman)
The next five days are spent at the lodge, taking canopy walks, walks through the rain forest, finding all sorts of creatures -- snakes, spiders, monkeys, Caymans, lots of different birds (especially one kind lovingly called ''stinky turkeys''), frogs, turtles, and assorted other creatures.