Cuyabeno Lodge
Amazonic Vegetation
Insects of Cuyabeno
Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve
Butterfly Group Cuyabeno
Cuyabeno Bird
Cuyabeno Red Snake
Amazonic bird
Cuyabeno Monkey near the lodge
Cuyabeno river
Amazonic butterfly
Cuyabeno Frog
Interior of the lodge
Room of Cuyabeno Lodge
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Tour Cuyabeno Amazon 5 Days

5 days and 4 nights in the CuyabenoWildlife Reserve

(2 reviews)
5 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 Cuyabeno Jungle Tour for 5 days through its Wildlife Production Reserve, we will enter the Ecuadorian Amazon. Walking through the jungle or along its rivers, we will be able to discover the great variety of animals hidden among the dense vegetation.

Want to know what these 5 days in the jungle will be like? Keep on reading:

Tour details


  • Private transportation from Lago Agrio – Tapir Lodge – Lago 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 – Lago 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 Quito - Lago Agrio - Lodge

Pick up in Lago Agrio

Departing from Lago Agrio, we will be picked up to take us to the northeast of the province of Sucumbios, towards the rainforest. Once we arrive at El Puente, we will stop for lunch and then cross the river by canoe, finally entering the rainforest. Stay tuned because during the boat ride you will be able to discover part of the flora and fauna of Cuyabeno.

Cuyabeno River

Cuyabeno lodge

We arrive at the lodge where we will be greeted with a warm welcome, 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 and what awaits us in the magnificent Cuyabeno Reserve.

Lodge Cuyabeno

DAY 2 Lagoons - Hike through the jungle - Sunset

Navigation and hike through the jungle

We start the day sailing through Igapó, a tropical flooded forest in the Laguna Grande. During the trip, you will enjoy the scenery formed by this unique vegetation and colorful birds. We will also take a hike through the jungle to get a closer look at the flora and fauna. We will observe different species of monkeys such as capuchins, barizos and sakis.

Monkey Laguna grande

Sunset and night hike.

We will have lunch and rest at the Lodge, but in the afternoon, we will return to Laguna Grande. As we sail along its waters, we will be able to enjoy the beautiful sunset in Cuyabeno. Back at the lodge, we will walk around in search of the nocturnal fauna of the Amazon.

Sunset from Laguna Grande

DAY 3 Cuyabeno and Siona Community

Meeting the local community

We will navigate the Cuyabeno River to learn about the life and daily activities of the local community, where we will have the opportunity to buy their handicrafts. The shaman will tell us about his experiences in the heart of the jungle and the healing rituals he performs, including an ancestral healing ceremony passed down for generations.

Boat trip Cuyabeno

Siona cuisine

In the afternoon, we will meet a local Siona family, participating in the preparation of a local dish called casabe. We will see the whole process of preparation and how it is cooked in the jungle. We will return to the lodge for dinner and rest.

Local siona cooking

DAY 4 Activities to be defined with our guide

For this day, we will be the ones to plan the itinerary as we wish, together with the guide. The Lodge offers a variety of activities included in the price, such as hiking, swimming or paddle canoeing. We will be able to consult with the guide for advice and help us organize the best plan to make the most of the spectacular surroundings.

Canoe Tour Cuyabeno

DAY 5 Return to the Lodge - Quito

Return to Lago Agrio

Our Cuyabeno Jungle Tour in 5 days must come to an end, and with it our Amazon adventure. After breakfast, we will board the canoes to return from Cuyabeno to Lago Agrio. On the way back to the airport, we will also stop for lunch.

Cuyabeno River

What to bring to Tour Cuyabeno Amazon 5 Days

  • 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 5 Days 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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