3-DAYS PRIVATE UPPER AMAZON TOUR

Outdoor Activities in Cayambe

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Get a quick experience in the Amazon Rainforest, doing exciting activities, escorted by the best tour guides! Enjoy the jungle from its rivers, and have a different perspective of the wildlife that live in there...! Stay in a very charming lodge, and enjoy the best quality service, surrounded by unforgettable tropical landscapes!
Day 1: You`ll start early in the morning, at 08h00, towards the “Amazon basis”! We pass through Papallacta village, which gives us the opportunity to enjoy its hot springs that have incredible healing properties! We continue through subtropical rainforests, located at the foothills of the Andes. We will stop on our way, to do a little hike in order to spot around 19 different species of hummingbirds!! We continue our drive and then we arrive to Baeza, that is located in between three important national parks: Antisana, Sumaco-Napo-Galeras and Cayambe-Coca! You will take a rest while we have lunch in a lovely local restaurant! Then you continue towards to the “Macaws viewpoint”, from that point we can appreciate a huge green carpet with exuberant Amazon's vegetation! In the afternoon we will arrive finally to Itamandi Lodge where you will stay the overnight! You will have the opportunity to do a nocturnal walk to discover very interesting creatures, and also get use to the sounds of the jungle!! Day 2: After breakfast, in the morning, we will do a walk into the primary forest. Here you begin your adventure! During our walk in the jungle, we'll enjoy the incredible landscape of the tropical rainforest! We visit an animal rescue center, where we will find parrots, macaws, monkeys, tapirs, capybaras, ocelots, caimans, etc. Then we'll do one of the most famous adventure sports known as “tubing”, in the Arahuno River! We'll visit a Kichwa family to learn all about their daily life in the Amazon region! After our fascinating experience, we`ll go back to the Lodge to have lunch. We have the rest of the afternoon free to relax and enjoy the lodge's facilities and its wildlife. At night you'll have the opportunity to share your personal experiences at the bar! Day 3: After breakfast, we leave immediately your lodge to go to Tena, for a rafting tour in the Jantunyacu River!! After three hours enjoying with your group, you will have a picnic in a sandy river bank, looking how different families of the region are panning gold in the clear waters coming from the Andes! After changing our clothes, we continue our journey back to Quito. Approximately at 17h30 we will finish our unforgettable experience in the Amazon Rain Forest of Ecuador!

What’s included

  • Private transport
  • Certified English speaking guide
  • Native guides
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • Mentioned lodge or similar (depending on availability)
  • Amazon Lodge full board
  • Guided excursions
  • Safety equipment
  • White river rafting tour
  • Last day´s lunch
  • Hot springs entrance fee
  • Animal rescue center entrance fee

What’s not included

  • Drinks
  • Extra meals
  • Extra expenses
  • IVA (only Ecuadorians)
  • Not specified visits

Itinerary

Day 1: You`ll start early in the morning, at 08h00, towards the “Amazon basis”! We pass through Papallacta village, which gives us the opportunity to enjoy its hot springs that have incredible healing properties! We continue through subtropical rainforests, located at the foothills of the Andes. We will stop on our way, to do a little hike in order to spot around 19 different species of hummingbirds!! We continue our drive and then we arrive to Baeza, that is located in between three important national parks: Antisana, Sumaco-Napo-Galeras and Cayambe-Coca! You will take a rest while we have lunch in a lovely local restaurant! Then you continue towards to the “Macaws viewpoint”, from that point we can appreciate a huge green carpet with exuberant Amazon's vegetation! In the afternoon we will arrive finally to Itamandi Lodge where you will stay the overnight! You will have the opportunity to do a nocturnal walk to discover very interesting creatures, and also get use to the sounds of the jungle!!
Day 2: After breakfast, in the morning, we will do a walk into the primary forest. Here you begin your adventure! During our walk in the jungle, we'll enjoy the incredible landscape of the tropical rainforest! We visit an animal rescue center, where we will find parrots, macaws, monkeys, tapirs, capybaras, ocelots, caimans, etc. Then we'll do one of the most famous adventure sports known as “tubing”, in the Arahuno River! We'll visit a Kichwa family to learn all about their daily life in the Amazon region! After our fascinating experience, we`ll go back to the Lodge to have lunch. We have the rest of the afternoon free to relax and enjoy the lodge's facilities and its wildlife. At night you'll have the opportunity to share your personal experiences at the bar!
Day 3: After breakfast, we leave immediately your lodge to go to Tena, for a rafting tour in the Jantunyacu River!! After three hours enjoying with your group, you will have a picnic in a sandy river bank, looking how different families of the region are panning gold in the clear waters coming from the Andes! After changing our clothes, we continue our journey back to Quito. Approximately at 17h30 we will finish our unforgettable experience in the Amazon Rain Forest of Ecuador!
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