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$440 Multi-day & Extended Tours

4 Day Cuyabeno Amazon Rainforest Trip

ItineraryDay 1: Arrival to Cuyabeno ReserveStop At: Cuyabeno Reserve, Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve, Sucumbios ProvinceReception in Lago Agrio at 08h30-09h00, and transfer to Cuyabeno River.Box lunch in the route. At this point, the visitors have to register in the Reserve’s office and pay the Entrance fee. Here our 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 Lodge is located. 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 a welcome cocktail and dinner. Accommodation in double roomsDuration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Lunch: Lunch, dinnerAccommodation included: Lodge in Cuyabeno ReserveDay 2: Visit Siona Indigenous Community - Shaman VillageStop At: Cuyabeno Reserve, Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve, Sucumbios ProvinceAfter breakfast, departure to the Siona Indian Community of Puerto Bolivar, the largest ethnic group in the Reserve. During this tour, you will learn about their customs, traditions, and way of life. You will be part of the elaboration of the Casabe; a local dish made of yucca (carbohydrates principal feed of the community). 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. Accommodation in double roomsDuration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Lunch: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner includedAccommodation included: Lodge in the Cuyabeno ReserveDay 3: Hike in the Jungle - Caiman WatchingStop At: Cuyabeno Reserve, Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve, Sucumbios ProvinceBreakfast. 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. You will find the great variety of species of plants, trees and animal life. Lunch back at the lodge. In the afternoon navigation in the big lagoon, to enjoy the surrounding of the lake, time to fish piranhas, swimming and wait for a very special sunset. Dinner.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Lunch: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner includedAccommodation included: Lodge in Cuyabeno ReserveDay 4: Bird Watching - Departure to Lago AgrioStop At: Cuyabeno Reserve, Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve, Sucumbios ProvinceEarly in the morning before breakfast, a bird watching excursion is optional. Breakfast and transfer to Lago Agrio to take your flight back. NOTE: In the 5 days 4 nights tour, a visit to Canangueno Lagoon for birdwatching by Indian paddle canoe and another hike in the forest are the activities for the 4th day.Duration: 5 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

$627 Multi-day & Extended Tours

5-Day Cuyabeno Amazon Eco-Lodge Adventure

Day 1: Quito Accommodation Pick-Up & Night Shuttle Transfer to Lago AgrioGet ready for an adventure. Today you will be picked up from your accommodation and taken to the Quito meeting point and from here you will hop on a night shuttle (approximately 6-8 hours) to the Lago Agrio meeting point. You will leave Quito for Lago Agrio around 11:00-11:15 PM.Day 2: Shuttle & Canoe Transfer Lago Agrio to Cuyabeno Reserve  (L/D)Today your shuttle from Quito arrives around 6-7 AM to Lago Agrio meeting point. Meet your English-speaking naturalist guide and follow the winding Cuyabeno River for 2 to 4 hours until you reach your jungle lodge. You will spend the night in bungalows with mosquito nets, to the night sounds of the jungle.Day 3: Activities in the Jungle (B/L/D)After breakfast you will take a hike in the primary forest for 3 to 4 hours, where your guide will explain to you how the complex tropical ecosystem works. You will be able to learn about medicinal plants and you might see some exotic birds or monkeys. After lunch, there is time for a siesta. In the afternoon you will have a swim in the lagoon and watch the sunset.  After dinner you will take a night canoe ride to look for caimans. Day 4: Activities in the Jungle (B/L/D)After breakfast you will depart to the Siona Community of Puerto Bolivar, the largest ethnic group in the Reserve. It takes 1 hour navigation downstream to get there. Along the way it will be possible to admire the unique fauna of the Rio Cuyabeno such as: birds, monkeys, snakes, pink dolphins, tortoises and many others. You will enjoy a full day excursion in the community with lunch included. You will take part in the elaboration of the casabe; local dish made of yucca. A visit to the Shaman is also included. After that we return to the lodge to go for a nocturnal hike through the primary forest in search of insects, spiders, geckos, scorpions, and listen to the night sounds of the jungle. We will have dinner and spend the night at the lodge.Day 5: Canoe & Shuttle Transfer to Quito via Lago Agrio & Quito Accommodation Drop-Off  (B/L)Today there will be an optional early morning bird watching canoe ride at around 6 o’clock. Then, after breakfast around 9:30 AM, say goodbye to the jungle and take the motorized canoe to head back to the entrance of the Cuyabeno Reserve for lunch. After lunch you will be transferred back to Lago Agrio meeting point making a stop at the airport for passengers that wish to transfer to Quito by plane. You will be at Lago Agrio meeting point around 3PM and from here you will hop on board your transfer back to Quito meeting point, arriving there at night. Once in Quito you will be picked up for a final transfer to your chosen accommodation. Upon arrival to your accommodation your journey comes to an end. We wish you safe travels for your journey ahead.

$363 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Cuyabeno Amazon Expedition 4-Day Adventure from Lago Agrio

ItineraryDay 1: QUITO – LAGO AGRIO – CUYABENOStop At: Cuyabeno Reserve, Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve, Sucumbios ProvinceFlight (9:15 am) or bus (trip the night before the tour, which takes about 8 hours) to Lago Agrio. Private land transportation from Lago Agrio to El Puente. Canoe trip down the Cuyabeno River to the lodge. Visit the Laguna Grande to swim and enjoy the sunset. Exciting night walk through the rainforest.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Accommodation in Eco-Lodge Day 2: HIKING DAYStop At: Cuyabeno Reserve, Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve, Sucumbios ProvinceIn the morning you will go for a three hours hike in the primary forest to learn about the flora and fauna, especially to know about medicinal plants, frogs, insects, birds, etc. Relaxing time just after lunch, in the afternoon you will go for a canoe exploration on the Lagoons to enjoy the flooded forest. Where you can swim and enjoy the sunset. If conditions permit, you may be able to see pink dolphins. Return to lodge afterwards.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Accommodation in Eco-LodgeDay 3: COMMUNITY DAYStop At: Cuyabeno Reserve, Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve, Sucumbios ProvinceVisit the Community Siona Tarabeaya where you can see the preparation of the traditional bread Casabe and the naturalist guide will explain about the culture and traditions of the native people. Visit the Shaman, who will explain about the ceremonies in the jungle. Return to camp.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Accommodation in Eco-LodgeDay 4: CUYABENO – LAGO AGRIO – QUITOStop At: Cuyabeno Reserve, Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve, Sucumbios ProvinceEarly morning you will go bird watching. Navigating the Cuyabeno River back to El Puente. Transfer to Lago Agrio. Return to Quito by bus or plane (17:00pm). Box lunch is included.Duration: 4 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchNo accommodation included on this day.

$350 Multi-day & Extended Tours

4 Days Cuyabeno Dolphin Lodge

DAY 1. QUITO – LAGO AGRIO – CUYABENO: Flight (9:15 am) or bus (trip the night before the tour - 8 hours) to Lago Agrio. The guide will meet you at 09:30 am in the Hotel DMARIO, in Lago Agrio. Then you will have a private land transportation from Lago Agrio to El Puente. Canoe trip down the Cuyabeno River to our lodge. Lunch. Visit the Laguna Grande to swim and enjoy the sunset. Dinner. Exciting night walk.DAY 2. HIKING DAY: Breakfast. : Morning: three-hour hike in the primary forest to learn about flora and fauna, especially to know about medicinal plants, frogs, insects, birds, etc.  Lunch at the camp. Relax, in the afternoon paddle in a traditional canoe on the Lagoons or rivers to explore und enjoy the uniqueness of nature. Where you can swim and enjoy the sunset. If conditions permit, you may be able to see pink dolphins. Return to lodge. Dinner.DAY 3. COMUNITY DAY: Breakfast. Visit the Community Siona Tarabeaya where you can see the preparation of the traditional bread Casabe and the naturalist guide will explain about the culture and traditions of native people. Lunch. Visit the Shaman, who will explain about the ceremonies in the jungle. Return to camp. Dinner. Night canoe expedition in search of caimans.DAY 4. CUYABENO – LAGO AGRIO – QUITO: Early morning bird watching. Breakfast. Navigating the Cuyabeno River back to El Puente. Box Lunch. Transfer to Lago Agrio (airport or bus station). Return to Quito by bus or plane (17:00pm).

$473.51 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

5 Day Cuyabeno Amazon Experience

ItineraryDay 1: Quito, Lago Agrio, CuyabenoStop At: Laguna Grande, Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve, Sucumbios ProvinceFlight (9:15 am) or bus (trip the night before the tour, which takes about 8 hours) to Lago Agrio. Private land transportation from Lago Agrio to El Puente. Canoe trip down the Cuyabeno River to the lodge. Visit the Laguna Grande to swim and enjoy the sunset. Exciting night walk through the rainforest.Duration: 5 hoursMeals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Accommodation in Eco-LodgeDay 2: Hiking dayStop At: Cuyabeno Reserve, Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve, Sucumbios ProvinceIn the morning you will go for a three hours hike in the primary forest to learn about the flora and fauna, especially to know about medicinal plants, frogs, insects, birds, etc. Relaxing time just after lunch, in the afternoon you will go for a canoe exploration on the Lagoons to enjoy the flooded forest. Where you can swim and enjoy the sunset. If conditions permit, you may be able to see pink dolphins. Return to lodge afterwards.Duration: 7 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Accommodation in Eco-LodgeDay 3: Community dayStop At: Cuyabeno Reserve, Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve, Sucumbios ProvinceVisit the Community Siona Tarabeaya where you can see the preparation of the traditional bread Casabe and the naturalist guide will explain about the culture and traditions of the native people. Visit the Shaman, who will explain about the ceremonies in the jungle. Return to camp.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Accommodation in Eco-LodgeDay 4: CanoeingStop At: Cuyabeno Reserve, Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve, Sucumbios ProvinceRelaxing morning paddle in a traditional canoe on the rivers to explore und enjoy the uniqueness of nature. Searching for monkeys and birds. Relaxing time after lunch. Visit the Laguna Grande to swim and enjoy the sunset. Night canoe expedition to search for caimans.Duration: 7 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Accommodation in Eco-LodgeDay 5: Cuyabeno, Lago Agrio, QuitoStop At: Cuyabeno Reserve, Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve, Sucumbios ProvinceEarly morning you will go bird watching. Navigating the Cuyabeno River back to El Puente. Transfer to Lago Agrio. Return to Quito by bus or plane (17:00pm). Box lunch is included.Duration: 5 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchNo accommodation included on this day.

$312.50 Outdoor Activities

Cuyabeno 4 Day Jungle Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Cuyabeno Reserve, Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve, Sucumbios ProvinceTravellers will spend 4 days in the wildlife reserve, go on hikes, swimming and visit a community.Duration: 4 days