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Activities & Transport
- Meet the Locals
- Wildlife Watching
- Traditional Medicine
- Boat | Sailing Boat
Main travel focus
Journey in the Amazon Magical Rainforest
- Domestic flights included for more comfort
- Full-board stay in the heart of Yasuni
- Cultural immersion in the Kichwa community
- Comfortable eco-lodge inside the rainforest
The Amazon rainforest in Ecuador is one of the most preserved on the Earth!
Its biodiversity is indeed so rich that you'll be amazed by the amount of animals and insects you will be able to see in this 5-day journey inside the Yasuni National Park.
Wake up early to help the women of the Kichwa Community prepare the famous wayusa. Then, go for a stroll in the path of this wonderful reserve.
Whether you are in Ecuador to visit only this region or want to extend your stay with this additional discovery, the comfort of the Napo Cultural Center will be the perfect fit for you.
- Roundtrip flights from Quito to Coca
- 1 night accommodation in double room in a 3-star hotel
- 3 nights accommodation in a double room in the Napo Cultural Center
- Airport transfer on first, fourth and last day
- English-speaking naturalist guide during the lodge activities
- All activities mentioned in the program
- 4 x breakfast, 4 x lunch, 4 x dinner
- Entrance fees for Yasuni National Park
- 24/7 local assistance in English, French and Spanish
- International flights
- Upgraded hotel in Quito
Example Trip to customize
Welcome To Quito!
Say hello to your English-speaking guide at the airport in Quito. If your group is up to 3 people the guide will also be your driver.
You will spend the night at the Quito Polo Club Boutique Hotel. Take some rest and prepare yourself for the upcoming journey!
Set off To Yasuni National Park!
Rise and shine!
This morning you will be taken to Quito Airport in time for your domestic flight to Coca, the gateway to the Amazon rainforest.
Your local guide will meet you and lead you to your motorized canoe, which will take you to the Yasuní National Park, which boasts an extremely wealthy biodiversity.
The Napo Cultural Center is managed in collaboration with local communities to fund new projects in the surrounding villages. Enjoy a welcome drink and take a little rest.
In the afternoon, you will go for a short walk down to the banks of the Napo River and enjoy a beautiful sunset over the beaches and islands.
Then, return to the lodge and enjoy a quality dinner, before you retire to your bungalow to sleep with the sounds of the Amazon rainforest.
Get To Know The Kichwa Culture!
Have breakfast before your early departure on the boat to visit an amazing parrot clay lick that brings visitors face to face with more than 10 species of parrots. The observation of the birds will depend on the season and the weather conditions.
End this morning with a visit to the Interpretation Center "Kuri Muyu" run by the women of the community.
Here you will learn about the Kichwa culture, crafts, traditions and traditional use of natural resources.
Then, return for lunch and take a break in the lodge.
In the afternoon, go for a tour in a non-motorized canoe to discover the canal of black water Igapo. Go for a walk in the Guangana or Kuri Moy trails, where you may observe caimans and other species along the river banks.
Return to the Yasuni Kichwa Ecolodge in a motorized canoe for a traditional Ecuadorian dinner.
Standard Accommodation: Napo Cultural Center
Enjoy The Beauty Of Yasuni!
After breakfast, visit the community projects, talk about the Kichwa worldview, hear explanations about the ancestral medicine and walk in the Mama Cuna road - an excellent opportunity to see more wildlife, ceiba trees, strangler, bamboo cane, vines and shrubs, all endemic from Yasuni.
Return for lunch and some rest at the lodge.
Once at the Añangu stream you will board a small canoe and head down the river in a spectacular adventure through the forest with opportunities to see nocturnal alligators and to listen to the sounds of nature at its purest.
Head back to the hotel in motorized canoes where you can have traditional dinner.
Standard Accommodation: Napo Cultural Center
If you want, you can get up at 4:30 am to share one of the ancient customs of the Kichwa culture: making wayusa to energize the body and mind, listen to Kichwa songs and think about important issues in a peaceful and unique way.
Then you will return for breakfast before taking a motorized canoe back to the city of Coca for your flight back to Quito.
Safe travels and visit again soon!