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Tour Cuyabeno Amazon

4 days and 3 nights in the CuyabenoWildlife Reserve

(1 reviews)
4 days
Spanish and English
Starts: From Hotel D'Mario at 9:30 a.m. or from the airport at 10:30 a.m.
Ends: To Lago Agrio airport at 2:00 p.m.
Free cancellation!


During this 4-day Tour Cuyabeno Amazon, we will discover one of the most impressive areas of the Ecuadorian Amazon. We will have the opportunity to see the fauna and vegetation that only the Amazon can offer us, visiting incredible places such as the Laguna Grande, the Tropical Rainforest and El Puente among other places.

Do you want to know more about what these 4 days will be like? Keep on reading!

Tour details


  • Private transportation from Lake Agrio – Lodge – Lake Agrio
  • All meals (breakfast - lunch - dinner)
  • Drinks (water - coffee - tea)
  • Professional bilingual guides for all activities
  • Accommodation in a double room with mosquito nets
  • Hiking equipment (raincoat - rubber boots - life jackets)
  • Excursions

Not included

  • Transportation from Quito – Lake Agrio – Quito (bus or plane)
  • $5 USD to the community and $5 USD to the Shaman

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation! You can cancel your booking free of charge up to 41 days before the tour start date.

If you cancel between 40 and 31 days before the tour start date, you will receive a 75% refund. If you cancel between 30 and 19 days before the tour start date, you will receive a refund of 70% of the amount paid. If you cancel between 18 and 9 days before the tour start date, you will receive a refund of 50% of the amount paid. After this time, no refunds will be made. In case of cancellation due to force majeure, the total amount paid for the tour will be refunded. The operator may reserve the right to withhold 8% of the total value of the service for administrative costs.

Tour itinerary

DAY 1 Lago Agrio - Lodge

Pick up in Lago Agrio

We will be picked up in Lago Agrio to take us to the northeast of the province of Sucumbios, marveling at the landscapes of the rainforest. Once we arrive at El Puente, we will make a short stop for lunch and then cross the river by canoe, offering us a first glimpse of the flora and fauna of Cuyabeno.

canoe crossing cuyabeno river

Arrival at Lodge

Upon arrival, we will be greeted with a warm welcome at the lodge, we will have time to leave our luggage in the rooms and relax until dinner time. Our guide will give us a brief briefing about the Lodge, the magnificent Reserva Cuyabeno and everything we will have the opportunity to see during these days of the tour.

Lodge cuyabeno

DAY 2 Lagoons - Short hike through the rainforest

Navigation and Hike through the jungle

We will start our route to observe the ecosystem of the Laguna Grande, navigating through Igapó, a tropical flooded forest, where we will see incredible Mimosa trees or the Epiphyllum cactus. 

We will walk all morning while the guide tells us the secrets of the jungle. We will be able to admire a great variety of monkeys and birds, such as the woodpecker, tanagers, and toucans.

Birds in Cuyabeno jungle

Sunset and night hike

After lunch and after resting at the lodge, we will navigate again through the Laguna Grande to finish, enjoying a sunset in the Amazon. In the evening, we will have the opportunity to take a hike around the lodge in search of nocturnal wildlife.

Sunset in laguna grande

DAY 3 Visit the shamanic house - Yucca Harvest

Sunrise in Cuyabeno and visit to the shaman house.

We board the boat, before breakfast, in order to watch birds and enjoy the sunrise on the Cuyabeno River. After breakfast, we will go down the river, admiring the toucans or monkeys from the river.

During this tour, we will visit the local Shaman, who will tell us some of his experiences in the rainforest. He will also show us a small ceremony, indicating the steps to keep on in a healing ritual.

4 days and 3 nights in the CuyabenoWildlife Reserve

Yucca Harvest

Upon arrival at Puerto Bolivar, we will be able to participate in the harvesting and preparation of cassava (yucca), this being the most important activity for the food of the indigenous communities. We will taste bread cooked with the dried flour of the yucca, and we will also be able to see its elaboration process. In the afternoon, we will return to the lodge for dinner and rest.

Native cooking yucca

DAY 4 Return to the Lodge - Quito

Return to Lago Agrio

After breakfast, we will take the canoes and return to Lago Agrio, enjoying for the last time on this return trip, the incredible and unique fauna and flora of the place. We will have lunch on the way and board the transfer that will take us to the Lago Agrio airport, ending our Cuyabeno Jungle Tour.

Cuyabeno river

What to bring to Tour Cuyabeno Amazon

  • Insect repellent
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Cool long-sleeved clothing (to avoid being stung)
  • Flashlight
  • Comfortable footwear (for the hikes through the rainforest they will lend you some special rubber boots)
  • Refillable water bottle
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Raincoat or poncho

Where does the tour Tour Cuyabeno Amazon start

To get to Lago Agrio we recommend taking flight TAME 201. For the return, the best option will be TAME 210.

Both flights will coincide perfectly with the tour itinerary, and we will pick you up and drop you off, so you don't have to worry about anything.

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