5 Day Cuyabeno Amazon Adventure

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.

per adult from

$658

NZD

Duration

5 days

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  • What's included :
    • 4x Breakfast
    • 4x Dinner
    • 5x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 4 nights
    • Accommodation in a double or triple room with private bathroom and mosquito nets.
    • Transportation within the Cuyabeno Reserve.
    • Bilingual naturalist guide.
    • Rubber boots, rain coats and lifejackets.
    • Purified water (available all day).
    • 24/7 assistance in Dutch, English, and Spanish.
    What's excluded :
    • Entrance to the Siona community visit: $ 5
    • Transportation from/to the Cuyabeno Bridge.
    • Visit the Shaman: $ 5
    • Tips for the guide
    • Private bus transportation from Quito to the Cuyabeno Bridge: $30 p.p. one way.
    • Entry/Admission - Cuyabeno Reserve

  • Day 1: ARRIVAL TO CUYABENO

    Stop At: Laguna Grande, Cuyabeno National Park, Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve Ecuador
    Today, your Amazon Cuyabeno Adventure starts. You can take a flight (9:15 am) or take a bus (trip the night before the tour which takes about 8 hours) to the Cuyabeno Bridge which is the starting point of the tour. From here, you will have a 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 hours

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

    Day 2: HIKING DAY

    Stop At: Cuyabeno Reserve, Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve Ecuador
    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: 7 hours

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

    Day 3: COMMUNITY DAY

    Stop At: Cuyabeno Reserve, Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve Ecuador
    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: CANOEING

    Stop At: Cuyabeno Reserve, Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve Ecuador
    Relaxing 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 hours

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

    Day 5: CUYABENO – QUITO

    Stop At: Cuyabeno Reserve, Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve Ecuador
    For the last day of your Amazon Cuyabeno tour, you will go bird watching early in the morning. After that you will navigate the Cuyabeno River back to the Cuyabeno Bridge. From here, you will return to Quito by bus or plane (05:00 pm). Box lunch is included.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Puente Rio Cuyabeno, Cuyabeno, Quito, Ecuador
    Departure Time :
    9:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • 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.
    • Inform yourself about food safety when traveling to tropical countries. Take the necessary precaution to avoid food poisoning (always wash your hands before eating, don’t 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.
    • It is important to have valid travel and medical insurance. Please inform us of any known medical conditions you have.
    • The operator reserves the right to change the itinerary without previous notice due to weather conditions, availabilities, National Park regulations or notifications and unforeseeable circumstances.
    • 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.
    • 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).
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • 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.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Rebecca Adventure Travel

Activity ID: V-29628P38

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