a sloth climbing a tree in the thick forest of the amazon jungle in Cuyabeno
one of the most amazing animals of the amazon jungle
A ceibo stands in the middle of the amazon forest of Cuyabeno wildlife reserve
A shaman and the ceremony of the Siona Community in the Amazon of Ecuador
A group of tourist going to explore the Cuyabeno Reserve
Green forest Ecolodge the best lodge in Cuyabeno Reserve in Ecuador
Amazon woman from the Siona Tribe cooking casabe
Our lovely restaurant located in the heart of our Ecolodge in the Ecuadorian Amazon
One of our main activities in the amazon jungle of Cuyabeno is the canoeing
Monkeys visiting us all year around in Cuyabeno Ecolodge

Cuyabeno Amazon Jungle Tour 5 Days 4 Nights

$325 - Per Tour per person

Immerse in the Wildlife of Cuyabeno Reserve in the Amazon Jungle - Day One

After arriving at Planeta Azul Resort (meeting point) in Lago Agrio, where we await you with a welcome breakfast to begin our trip to the Amazon rainforest. After this, the transport will pick you up, the same will happen with the people that arrive directly to the Airport to direct us towards the entrance to the Reserve Cuyabeno. From here we will continue our canoe trip along the Cuyabeno River to finally arrive to the Ecolodge, we will settle in each of the cabins to taste a fabulous lunch. In the afternoon you will go on a boat trip and discover the Laguna Grande one of the main attractions of Cuyabeno National Park, where you can swim with the pink dolphins and see the stunning sunset. We conclude our fisrt day day with an exciting night amazon jungle walk, followed by a dinner and a talk about the animals and the environment of the jungle.

Discover the Amazon Jungle at Cuyabeno - Day Two

On the morning before breakfast, you can hear the noise of birds flying around our bungalows in the ecolodge, as well enjoy a completely fascinating sunrise. After breakfast, we continue upriver to start a trekking on the banks of the Cuyabeno River, where you can see different species of plants, huge trees, aquatic vines, orchids, medicinal herbs and a large number of wild animals and birds of the Amazon jungle. After serving lunch, you will have time to swim and relax in Laguna Grande while watching the pink and grey dolphins play on the water. Once you have enjoyed one of the best sunsets of your life, we will return to the lodge for dinner. After dinner, you will embark on an exciting canoe ride where you will see the famous black caimans of the Amazon. During this journey you will hear the mysterious noises of the forest. This is an experience you will never forget.

Meet the legends and the Shaman of the Siona Tribe - Day Three

Early in the morning we will enjoy breakfast to travel by canoe to the Siona Indigenous Community, where we can interact and learn about their traditions, culture and customs. In the same we will learn to elaborate the Casabe a typical dish of this ancestral tribe. Lunch will serve in the Community and finally meet the Shaman, it will make us perceive and interact with their spiritual world, channeling their energies, visionary, healing and divinatory skills acquired over the years. As well as you will also have time to acquire the beautiful handicrafts made by the locals.

Paddleling, Birdwatching & kayaking in the Amazon Jungle - Day Four

A visit will be made in the surroundings of the Reserve for bird watching by traditional wood canoe of the amazon jungle called "Quilla". Canoeing is a quiet & peaceful activity, it provides excellent opportunities to observe birds and monkeys along the river banks, passing through different types of scenery. There is also an opportunity to do kayaking on the black waters of the Cuyabeno River. Later in the afternoon we will go to one of the most famous lakes in Cuyabeno, during this excursion, you’ll be encouraged to swim and may encounter some of the river’s most majestic creatures: the pink dolphins.

From Cuyabeno back to Civilization - Day Five

Early in the morning we will do birdwatching down the river, after that activity we will serve breakfast and embark on a canoe ride on the Cuyabeno River back to civilization. The Transportation will pick us up from the entrance of the Cuyabeno National Park towards Lago Agrio (meeting point) for later Continue with our usual trip in Ecuador. End of our services.

Remember that all excursions and times on this sample itinerary are subject to change and largely depend on weather, season, group limitations, group interests, and guide decisions based on passenger safety and organized operations.

Useful Information

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Includes
  • All meals included
  • Bilingual Native Naturalist Guide
  • Excursion Equipment (Waterproof Poncho, Boots and Life Vests)
  • Lodging facilities(Private En-suite Bathroom, Hot Showers and Mosquito Net)
  • Transportation Lago Agrio to our Ecolodge and viceversa
  • Electricity to charge batteries
  • Coffee, tea and purified water
  • Transfer out 9h30 in regular group
Does not includes
  • Transportation to Lago Agrio (meeting point)
  • Dinner on the last day
  • Alcoholic beverages, beer and soft drinks
  • Extra expenses not specified on the voucher
  • Siona Community entrance fee $8
  • Any additional transfer different to the regular schedule will have an extra cost.
What to bring
  • Binoculars (optional)
  • Flashlight
  • Bottle to fill water
  • Mosquito Repellent
  • Sunblock
  • Long pants, preferably lightweight not jeans

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