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CUYABENO WILDLIFE RESERVE

Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve was created in 1979. Located in the Sucumb╠os province between the Aguarico and San Miguel rivers. The spectacular programs to the Reserve introduce the visitors to the complex system of tropical lagoons, swamps, flooded areas an more. The Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve well known as a biodiversity hot spot is one of the most spectacular sites in the Amazon Basin. Ecuador Travel. The Cuyabeno Reserve formed by a lagoon system, habitat of pink dolphins and manatees; the sky colored by macaws and toucans is the perfect place to get into this enchanted and remote world. Our naturalist guides will lead you through amazing trails and streams including different activities such as hikes, canoeing, birdwatching in a plain hospitable atmosphere. Ecuador Travel Our operation is located in the upper part of the Cuyabeno river, near the Laguna Grande. Our campsite belongs to a local family who found Eco-tourism as the best alternative to protect their land and culture.


I. KAPOK CAMP (5DAYS)

Itinerary:
Day 01: Departure from Lago Agrio to the Cuyabeno River Bridge by private transportation for about 3 hors. Box lunch en route. Arrival to the Cuyabeno river bridge, here we will take the dugout canoe downstream through the Cuyabeno River until we reach the camp. Ecuador Travel We will have the opportunity to enjoy the scenery and find many species of flora and fauna. Arrival to the camp by 18H00, accommodations, dinner and introductory briefing about the Rainforest and Cuyabeno Reserve. Short walk looking for nocturnal creatures. Back to the camp for overnight.

Day 2.- Early birdwatching (optional). After breakfast we will make a walk through a swamp forest for about 3 hours learning about this ecosystem. Back to camp for lunch. After lunch we will go by canoe to the Laguna Grande, one of the most beautiful lagoons in the Cuyabeno system. Here we will have the chance to find pink dolphins (Inia geoffrensis), and swim with them. Ecuador Travel Visit the surrounding areas. Back to the camp for dinner, briefing abut next day╝s activities and other topic of interest. Nocturnal canoe ride looking for wildlife such as caimans or other species of animals.

Day 3.- After breakfast we will take the canoe until we reach the trail. Walk through a Firmland forest where we will learn about the function of this type of forest, natural history and the diverse uses of plants as well may have the opportunity to find wildlife. Arrival to the Siona community where we will have the chance to share closer with the local people their culture. Ecuador Travel Traditional lunch. After lunch paddling canoe ride enjoying the beauty of the Rainforest sounds. Back to the camp for dinner, briefing about next day╝s activities and other topic of interest. Overnight.

Day 4.- After breakfast we will visit the Laguna Grande, this is a beautiful lagoon formed after the rainfall. Here we will make a walk through a temporary flooded forest where will have the chance to learn about natural history of this different ecosystem as well as uses of plants and function. Ecuador Travel Back to the camp for lunch. After lunch paddling canoe ride through a different area discovering this magical area and wildlife. Back to the camp for dinner, conservation and farewell briefing. Overnight.

Day 05: After breakfast depart to the Cuyabeno river bridge to take our car back to Lago Agrio. Arrival to Lago Agrio to take the flight back to Quito. Ecuador Travel Arrival in Quito by midday.

The Accommodations:
The Kapok Camp is located in a Siona territory where a family of Sionas have built thatched roof cabañas and wooden floor for this activity. In the interior of the cabañas we set the tents. There is an area for the tents and another one for the kitchen and dinning room. Ecuador Travel Flush toilets, showers nearby. ** Program available based on Lodge accommodations (Double rooms with private facilities) upon request

*** Itinerary may vary due to weather conditions
YASUNI NATIONAL PARK (AñANGU COCHA)
5 DAYS/4 NIGHTS


Itinerary:

Day 01: Departure from COCA by private transportation for about 3 hours down river to the community of Añangu Cocha. Box lunch en route. Then we will walk for about 1.3 hours to the camp in the shore of the Añangu cocha lake. We will have the opportunity to enjoy the scenery and find many species of flora and fauna. Arrival to the camp by 18H00, accommodations, dinner and introductory briefing about the Rainforest in the Yasuni National Park. Ecuador Travel Short walk looking for nocturnal creatures. Back to the camp for overnight.

Day 2.- Early bird watching (optional). After breakfast we will make a walk through a swamp forest for about 3 hours learning about this ecosystem. Back to camp for lunch. After lunch we will go by canoe to the Lake Añangu Cocha visit the surrounding areas. Ecuador Travel Back to the camp for dinner, briefing abut next day's activities and other topic of interest. Nocturnal canoe ride looking for wildlife such as caimans or other species of animals.

Day 3.- After breakfast we will take the canoe until we reach the trail. Walk through a Firm land forest where we will learn about the function of this type of forest, natural history and the diverse uses of plants as well may have the opportunity to find wildlife. Ecuador Travel After lunch paddling canoe ride enjoying the beauty of the Rainforest sounds. Back to the camp for dinner, briefing about next day's activities and other topic of interest. Overnight.

Day 4.- After breakfast we will visit the lake, this is a beautiful lagoon formed after the rainfall. Here we will make a walk through a temporary flooded forest where will have the chance to learn about natural history of this different ecosystem as well as uses of plants and function. Back to the camp for lunch. After lunch paddling canoe ride through a different area discovering this magical area and wildlife. Back to the camp for dinner, conservation and farewell briefing. Ecuador Travel Overnight. Day 05: After breakfast depart from the camp to the Napo river to take our canoe back to Coca. Arrival to Coca to take the flight back to Quito. Arrival in Quito by midday.

PRICE: INCLUDED:

- Private land and river transportation COCA-Añangu Cocha-Coca. - Expert multilingual naturalist guide certified by INEFAN - All meals and accommodations in the camp during the program - All accommodations in the camp during the program - Ecuador Travel All camping equipment - Rubber boots - Rain Poncho

NOT INCLUDED:

- Transportation Quito-Coca-Quito
- Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve tax
- Personal expenses
- Tips


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