Itineraries

4 days/ 3 nights

DAY 1. 

Reception in Lago Agrio at 09h50, and transfer to CuyabenoRiver.Box lunch in the route .

Here your Naturalist Guide will give information about the Reserve, important recommendations and other tips to begin the two hours navigation through Cuyabeno River to the Big Lagoon, where the lodges are located.

Capuchino Monkeys

Along the river you will find several species in its natural habitat as monkeys, toucans, parrots, insect and the exuberant Amazonian vegetation. Arrival and check in. Night walk in the primary forest to observe amphibians and reptiles for about one hour. Return to the lodge for dinner and accommodation in double rooms (unless otherwise specified).  

DAY 2. 

After breakfast, departure to the Siona Community of Puerto Bolivar, the largest ethnic group in the Reserve. During this tour you will learn their customs , traditions and way of life.

You will be part of the elaboration of the Casabe ; local dish made of yucca (carbohydrates principal feed of the community).

Making Yucca Bread in the Siona Community of Puerto Bolivar

The trip takes 2 hours navigation downstream to get there, in the route will be possible to admire the existing fauna along the Rio Cuyabeno such as: birds, monkeys, snakes, pink dolphins, tortoises and many others.

A visit to the Shaman is also included. This is a full day excursion with Lunch in the Community . Return to the lodge. Night navigation for watching Caymans. Dinner. 

DAY 3. 

 Breakfast. Trek in the primary rain forest for approximately 3-5 hours in the distance you will be able to explore the beautiful and complex tropical ecosystem.

Wooly Monkey

You will find the great variety of species of plants, trees and animal life. Lunch back at the lodge.

Guide Neiser with a giant anaconda

In the afternoon navigation in the big lagoon, to enjoy the surrounding of the lake, and wait for a very special sunset. Dinner.

DAY 4. 

Three-Toed Sloth

 Early in the morning before breakfast a bird watching excursion is optional. Breakfast and by 09h30 departure tour back to Lago Agrio to take your flight or bus back to Quito or onwards to your next destination.

5 days/4 nights

Days 1-3 are same as above.

Day 4

Breakfast. Travel to Canangueno Lagoon, a lake where motorized boats are prohibited, for bird watching by Indian paddle canoe.

Caiman

When you return to the lodge you will have lunch and do another hike in the afternoon, followed by one last sunset.

Dinner.

DAY 5.

White-Throated Toucan

 Early in the morning before breakfast a bird watching excursion is optional.

Breakfast and transfer to Lago Agrio to take your flight or bus to your next destination.

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