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Tour Cuyabeno Amazon 7 Days
The most complete tour of the Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve
During this Cuyabeno Jungle Tour for 7 days, we will enjoy the most complete experience in the Ecuadorian Amazon. In the Cuyabeno Wildlife Production Reserve, we will find all kinds of animals and insects hidden among its varied vegetation.
Do you want to know everything we will do in this week in the jungle? Keep on reading:
- 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)
- Transportation from Quito – Lago Agrio – Quito (bus or plane)
- $5 USD to the community and $5 USD to the Shaman
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. Force majeure is understood as: adverse weather conditions, natural disasters, strikes, civil unrest, government restrictions or regulations, war, quarantine or national states of emergency; as well as all those provided for by law.
DAY 1 Quito - Lago Agrio - Lodge
Pick up in Lago Agrio
We will pick you up in Lago Agrio from where we will travel to the province of Sucumbios. We will arrive at El Puente, where we will stop for lunch and our adventure through the Amazon jungle will really begin. We will cross the Cuyabeno River by canoe to our lodge.
During the tour, we will have a first glimpse of the fauna and flora of Cuyabeno from the canoe. At the lodge, we will be welcomed by our guide, who will give us a brief briefing about the lodge and our seven-day adventure in the Cuyabeno Reserve.
DAY 2 Lagoons - Hike through the jungle - Sunset
Navigation and hike through the jungle
On our second day, we will navigate through the Laguna Grande, entering a flooded tropical rainforest. From the river we will be able to observe the great variety of birds and other animals, such as monkeys or barizos, which inhabit the jungle. We will get off the boat and take a short hike to enjoy everything more closely.
Sunset and night hike.
We will return to Laguna Grande after lunch and rest, to admire one of the wonders of the jungle, the sunset at Cuyabeno. Back at the lodge, we will take a night hike in the surrounding area in search of the fauna that hides in the darkness.
DAY 3 Cuyabeno - Camp
Camping in the Amazon
Today, we will live the Amazon from the inside, enjoying one of the most authentic experiences you can have in Cuyabeno. We descend by canoe down the river bordering the mountain, looking for a perfect place to camp. After lunch, we will walk through the jungle in search of animals. In the evening, we will return for dinner and spend the night in the tents, enjoying being in the heart of the jungle.
DAY 4 Cuyabeno - Canoe
Birds of Cuyabeno
We will walk through a forest with a great variety of animals such as herons, hawks, and kingfishers. We will take the canoe and go along the lake of the Cuyabeno River in search of other birds such as toucans, parrots, and hummingbirds. We will continue our adventure at night to look for caimans and other nocturnal animals. Today will certainly be a memorable day.
DAY 5 Cuyabeno and Siona Community
Shamanic house and local community
We board canoes along the Cuyabeno River until we reach the local communities, where we will have the opportunity to buy their handicrafts. We will meet the shaman, who will reveal to us the secrets of the jungle and its healing rituals.
We will spend the afternoon with a local Siona family, who will teach us the whole process of preparing cassava bread. We will see how it is cooked in the jungle and the importance of cassava for them. We will return to the lodge for the night.
DAY 6 Activities (to be confirmed with our guide)
Create your own adventure
The activities for this day will be planned as we wish with the help of our guide. We will be able to do a variety of different activities such as a canoe paddling tour, jungle trekking or swimming in the Cuyabeno River.
DAY 7 Return to the Lodge - Quito
Return to Lago Agrio
After a week in the jungle, it is time to return to Lago Agrio. After breakfast, we board the canoes to start our way back, as our Cuyabeno Jungle Tour for 7 days will have come to an end. On the way back to the airport, we will also stop for lunch.
What to bring to Tour Cuyabeno Amazon 7 Days
- Insect repellent
- Cool long-sleeved clothing (to avoid being stung)
- Comfortable footwear (for the hikes through the rainforest they will lend you some special rubber boots)
- Refillable water bottle
- Raincoat or poncho
Where does the tour Tour Cuyabeno Amazon 7 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.