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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.