4-Day Trip: Cuyabeno Amazon Experience

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 4 Days
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    09:30 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Cuyabeno, Quito 170139, Ecuador
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

This Amazon Cuyabeno program is designed for adventurous travelers who love to experience nature without being disturbed by cell phones or wifi. You will stay at a simple eco-lodge with fresh water, normal toilets, comfortable beds and a common chill out place. You will have three meals a day on long tables together with the other guests. Activities during these days vary between wildlife spotting by canoe, hiking, and swimming.

Highlights

  • Get up-close to native wildlife
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Free snacks included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Multi-Day Trip

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Itinerary

Day 1: QUITO LAGO AGRIO CUYABENO

Stop At: Cuyabeno Reserve, Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve, Sucumbios Province
Flight (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 hours

Meals included:
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Accommodation in Eco-Lodge

Day 2: HIKING DAY

Stop At: Cuyabeno Reserve, Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve, Sucumbios Province
In 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 hours

Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Accommodation in Eco-Lodge


Day 3: COMMUNITY DAY

Stop At: Cuyabeno Reserve, Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve, Sucumbios Province
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 the native people. Visit the Shaman, who will explain about the ceremonies in the jungle. Return to camp.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Accommodation in Eco-Lodge


Day 4: CUYABENO LAGO AGRIO QUITO

Stop At: Cuyabeno Reserve, Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve, Sucumbios Province
Early 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 hours

Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Inclusions

3x Breakfast

3x Dinner

4x Lunch

Accommodation included: 3 nights

Accommodation in a double or triple room with private bathroom and mosquito nets.

Bilingual naturalist guide.

Transportation within the Cuyabeno Reserve.

Purified water (available all day).

Rubber boots, rain coats and lifejackets.

24/7 assistance in Dutch, English, and Spanish.

Exclusions

Transportation from/to the Cuyabeno Bridge.

Entrance to the Siona community visit: $ 5

Visit the Shaman: $ 5 (subject to availability).

Optional tips for guide.

Private bus transportation from Quito to the Cuyabeno Bridge can be arranged for: $ 30 p.p. one way

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Not wheelchair accessible

Private bus transportation from Quito to the Cuyabeno Bridge can be arranged for: $ 30 p.p. one way. It includes one meal (breakfast for arrival or a snack for return).

Flights are not recommended, but if you want to take a flight, we recommend to take a flight one day before your tour starts to Lago Agrio.

When you take a flight, we recommend booking the return flight after 15.00 pm.

Some activities depend on weather conditions such as Caiman watching.

Please bring your own rain poncho. In the Amazon, the weather could change suddenly in the rainforest and you might get wet.

Please take with you some plastic bags, to protect your camera and important documents; a headlight, because at night it becomes very dark; and a bottle of water.

The operator reserves the right to change the itinerary without previous notice due to weather, National Park regulations or notifications and unforeseeable circumstances.

Inform yourself about food safety when traveling to tropical countries. Take the necessary precaution to avoid food poisoning (always wash your hands before eating, dont eat street food, only eat peeled fruits, etc.).

The operator cannot take any responsibility for any illnesses or missed meals & tours due to an illness.

Near public transportation

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

It is important to have valid travel and medical insurance. Please inform us of any known medical conditions you have.

The itinerary shown in this tour serves as an example. Itineraries will vary slightly depending on the lodge picked. If you would like to know the itinerary for a specific lodge, please let us know.

Most travelers can participate

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

Face masks required for travelers in public areas

Face masks required for guides in public areas

Face masks provided for travelers

Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Gear/equipment sanitized between use

Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Guides required to regularly wash hands

Regular temperature checks for staff

Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival

Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms

Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons

Travelers must bring with them extra sanitary items to be used during the entire tour.Transportation: Passengers will be seated skipping a place to maintain the distance required.Medicine: Travelers should bring their medications from their countries.