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Yasuni Ecuador: Spend 4 or 5 Days in a Beautiful Jungle

This tour is an amazing opportunity to get a full immersion in the local nature. Through the hikes and the canoe rides on the river, you will get to discover the wonderful local flora and fauna, as well as learn about the indigenous culture.

USD $644.00USD $794.00

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Go on an Amazing Jungle Experience in Yasuni Ecuador

This beautiful tour will enable you to get to know a stunning nature and wildlife, and to learn more about the local culture. These 4 or 5 days (at your convenience) in the jungle will be filled with outstanding experiences.

Highlights 

  • Discover a pristine nature
  • Hike in the heart of the Jungle
  • Visit a local community
  • Admire a Stunning Flora and Fauna
  • Take a canoe ride on the river
  • Go piranha fishing

Tour Information 

Duration: 4 or 5 days (4th day in the jungle is optional)
Start/End Location: Coca
Availability: All year round
Miscellaneous: Good physical condition (long walks)

Itinerary 

Day 1: Start your immersion in the nature!

You will begin your tour by taking a small canoe to go by the Manduro river towards the lagoon of Sapococha. You will then walk around the lagoon and enjoy the sounds of birds, amphibians, animals, as well as learn about various types of aquatic plants. After that, you will go to your lodge and have lunch there. In the afternoon you will take the Socali Trail, known for the variety of jungle terrains that it crosses. This Path will be your introduction to the primary forest. You will then go back to your lodge to have dinner and spend the night.

Day 2: Hike and go piranha fishing! 

After breakfast, you will take the Capibara Trail. It will fill you with adventure when crossing its marshy lands with numerous palms that you can’t find in any other type of terrain. You will then go back to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon you will leave your rubber boots and hiking clothes for shorts and t-shirt (recommended) to go on a small canoe and enjoy a nice artisanal piranha fishing.

Before starting this activity, your guides will show you how to use one of the most outstanding Amazonian weapons “La cerbatana o bodoquera”. Dinner and night back at the lodge. At night the second group will go out to observe alligators in canoes around the lagoon.

Day 3: Dive into the local nature

You will start your day by equipping yourselves to walk. Then, you will take a canoe and sail upstream into the jungle. You will be able to observe butterflies, orchids, amphibians, all this before reaching the Dos Ramas trail. There, you will take a short walk to learn more about medicinal plants, birds and animals. Lunch back at the lodge. In the afternoon, you will sail towards Napo River to swim and to learn about Napo River and its inhabitants.

Day 4: Get to know a local community

After breakfast, you will take a motorized canoe and head out of the reserve to visit an indigenous family from the Quichua del Oriente community.

Yur guides will tell you about the customs, traditions and way of life of this community. Back to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon you will equip yourself to walk and visit the path of the Guatusos. There, you will have the opportunity to learn through your guides the use of some plants within the indigenous culture. Furthermore, you will be able to delight yourself with the sounds of the birds, insects and animals. Return to the Lodge for dinner and night.

Day 5: It’s time to go back home!

After breakfast, you will take the motorized canoe to go back to Coca. This will be the end of this incredible tour in Yasuni Ecuador!

What’s Included 

  • Private Services
  • Accommodation
  • Bilingual guide, comfortable transportation.
  • Meals (except breakfast on day 1 and dinner and lunch on the last day)

What’s Not Included 

  • Flight from Quito to Coca and back to Quito price (approx 250 USD per person)
  • Drinks and alcoholic beverages
  • Travel Insurance
  • Extra meals
  • Personal expenses
  • Airlines/Local taxes updates
  • International Flights
  • Tips
  • Anything which is not mentioned as includes

What to Bring 

Packing list:

  • Passport and color copy
  • Cash in small denomination bills
  • 1 x large backpack or duffle bag
  • 1 x small waterproof day pack
  • 3 x lightweight cotton (or other fast drying material) long trousers (avoid jeans)
  • 4 – 5 x earth or dark colored long-sleeved cotton shirts, t-shirts or blouses
  • Vests with pockets are useful for carrying camera equipment and other accessories
  • 1-2 x pairs of knee-high cotton socks for each day in the rainforest (waterproof if possible)
  • Cotton underwear (avoid synthetics)
  • Shorts
  • 1 x light windbreaker
  • 1 x light sweater or jacket
  • Sunhat with brim or cap
  • 1 x waterproof poncho (available in some lodges) or a waterproof parka
  • Bathing suit
  • Sunglasses with a strap
  • Footwear
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Waterproof sandals
  • 1 small, sturdy umbrella
  • Personal medication for the duration of this trip in Yasuni Ecuador
  • Extra eye glasses/contact lenses
  • Sun block (at least SPF 30)
  • Natural insect repellent
  • Toiletry kit
  • Personal first aid kit
  • Tampons or sanitary towels
  • Plastic water bottle
  • Flashlight (headlamp models are better)
  • Alkaline batteries
  • Self-sealing plastic bags
  • Dry bags (available in some lodges)
  • Swiss army knife
  • Reading material (available in some lodges)
  • Small notebook and pencil
  • Personal sewing kit
  • Binoculars – This is an essential item, even if you are not a birdwatcher. The best ones are the waterproof models with high light transmission. An excellent size: 10 X 40. (Available in some lodges and cruises. Check before travel.)
  • Camera gear with waterproof case
  • Inexpensive magnifying glass
  • Walking stick (optional)

Important Notes

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

National flights: Airline baggage allowance is 23 kilograms per person.

Hotels, trains and other services are quoted without reservations. They are subject to change without previous notice unless booked. 

We will send to you a form that you must fill out at the moment that you make your confirmation that includes the complete name, number, address a phone number of your insurance company, please be sure that you fill out carefully. 

If your tour includes traveling in altitude, we highly recommend realizing a previous appointment with your doctor for a general physical checkup. We also recommend checking if you need to take any vaccination. It is important that you have a current travel insurance including personal medical insurance, also a copy of it and a copy of your passport. Please inform us of any known medical conditions you have.

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What Happens After I Book?

After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.

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