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Close encounter with wildlife
Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
Get inside tips from a local
Get up-close to native wildlife
Itinerary This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Tena
After lunch, you will wear your rubber boots and go hiking with our native guide. He will share traditional knowledge of local medicinal plants such as dragon’s blood, ginger, guayusa, and straw used for instruments, costumes and construction for the development of the community. You can swing on vines like Tarzan and take a photograph at The Great Ceibo, the Giant Amazonian tree. During this trip you will also have the chance to see many species of birds, including woodpeckers, kingfishers, sandpipers, toucans, orioles and the famous cacique. We will then return to the lodge to get bathsuits, towels, lifejackets and inner tubes for our late afternoon Tubing in the Pusuno River. We return to have dinner, and your guide will explain the next day’s activities.
Duration: 5 hours
Stop At: Misahualli River, Misahualli, Napo Province
You’ll wake up with birds singing and the soothing sound of the river. Head over to the main lodge for a homemade breakfast. This day is open for enjoying one or more of the lodge’s optional tours. Nature lovers may want to start before breakfast with a daybreak birdwatching tour. Along the way you will learn about medicinal plants, taste edible fruits and insects and discover how to weave traditional palm-fiber bags. Hikers have several options to choose from: The Rayucocha Waterfall, which combines a demanding hike on ancient trail and hidden waterfall hike. Umbuni Waterfall with rainforest hike, wich combines cultural visit to Quichua community and monkeys beach. You will go to Misahualli where you can see monkeys playing in the forest next to the beach, perfect for witnessing an Amazonian river sunset. Visit the Indigenous Community where a group of Kichwa women will speak of their customs, cuisine and everyday life. They have created the center in order to showcase their culture, and it is an unique opportunity to learn about Amazonian lifestyles along the Napo River. You will also have the opportunity to buy crafts, local products and souvenirs.
Duration: 8 hours
Stop At: Tena
After breakfast you will learn how to harvest cacao and then learn how to create some of the world’s highest quality chocolate in the world of our Kichwa Kitchen. After making the best chocolate you’ve probably ever tasted, you will check out of the lodge and continue your travel in Ecuador or return home.
Duration: 4 hours
Accommodation in bungalows with double bed and private bathroom
Spanish-speaking local guide
Meals according to our itinerary (2x breakfast, 2x lunch, 2x dinner)
Activities and excursions as described in the itinerary
Rubber boots and life jacket
24/7 assistance in Dutch, English and Spanish
Transportation: Quito – Tena – Quito
Personal equipment, flashlight, mosquito repellent, sun block, waterproof clothing
Extra food and beverages
Optional tips for the guide
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Please take with you some plastic bags, to protect your camera, important documents, passports, and ID from the rain
If you like to enjoy watching animals, please get some binoculars
It is mandatory to have valid travel and medical insurance. Please inform us of any known medical conditions you have.
The operator reserves the right to change the itinerary without previous notice due to weather, National Park regulations or notifications and unforeseeable circumstances
In order to process your reservation please help us with all this information:
Room type (twin, matrimonial) or triple (in case of a group with 3 or more guests)
Whatsapp phone number (in case you use Whatsapp and would like us to contact you that during your stay via Whatsapp)
For all guests:
Date of birth
Not wheelchair accessible
Near public transportation
No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
Most travelers can participate
Some activities in the Amazon depend on weather conditions, such as caiman searching.
Please bring your own rain poncho. In the Amazon, the weather could change suddenly in the rainforest and you might get wet.
Inform yourself about food safety when traveling to tropical countries. Take the necessary precaution to avoid food poisoning (always wash your hands before eating, don’t eat ‘street food’, only eat peeled fruits, etc.).
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers