YASUNI KICHWA ECOLODGE
The Yasuni Kichwa Lodge is located on the shores of the Napo River at the home of the Añangu community within the Yasuni National Park. In 12 ample single, double or triple cabins and suites they accommodate up to 40 people. The comfortable rooms are all provided with a private bathroom, a safe deposit box, ventilation, outlets with electricity 24/7 and a private balcony with hammock to appreciate the beautifully groomed natural gardens.
Guest can also enjoy from the spacious dining area where both international and traditional dishes are served. True nature lovers can climb the 35 meter high observation tower for an unforgettable view, go on a great adventure by paddling along in a traditional canoe or visit one of the most accessible clay licks where with a bit of luck you could observe over 11 species of parrots. As well the community will be happily to share with you their ancestral knowledge, customs, dances and Kichwa traditions.
ITINERARY 4DAYS AND 3 NIGHTS
Yasuni Kichwa Ecolodge is located on the south bank of the Napo River, the largest river of the Ecuadorian Amazon and the Yasuni National Park. The trip starts from the town of Coca in comfortable ecological roof canoes, outboard motors operated.
The canoe trip down the river takes about two hours, box lunch will be provided to Passengers. During the navigation you will see birds such as herons, kingfishers, terns and other shore birds species and beautiful landscapes. Arriving at Yasuní Kichwa Ecolodge, visitors are warmly welcome with a traditional drink, lunch at the Ecolodge and immediately taken to their cabins amidst the teeming wilderness found on one of the most biologically diverse places on Earth.
In the afternoon, a short walk down to the banks of the Napo River to enjoy a beautiful sunset on the beaches and islands naturally returns for dinner and rest.
Breakfast and early departure on board the boat to visit an amazing parrot clay lick that with an easy access brings visitors face to face with approximately 11 species of parrots (including parrotlets and macaws), depending on the seasons, weather conditions and general good fortune.
We end This Morning With A visit to the Interpretation Center “Kuri Muyu” handled by the women of the community here learn about the Kichwa culture, crafts, Traditions and traditional use of natural resources directly to people in the community. We return for lunch and take a break in the lodge.
Walk of one hour to climb up the observation tower of 35 meters likely to see a variety of birds, howler monkeys, squirrel monkeys, toucans, parrots and sloths. Return to the hotel in a motorized canoe, traditional typical dinner.
Breakfast visit around the community projects, talk about the worldview Kichwa Addition to medicinal and walk in the Mama Cuna road, excellent opportunity to see more wildlife, ceiba trees, strangler, bamboo cane, vines and shrubs endemic from Yasuní. We return for lunch and rest at the lodge.
Once at Añangu stream, you will board a small canoe and head down the river in a spectacular adventure through the forest with opportunities to see nightlife alligators and to listen to the sounds of nature at its purest. Return to hotel in motorized canoes, traditional typical dinner.
We get up at 4:30 am to share one of the ancient customs of the Kichwa culture, making wayusa to energize the body listen to the Kichwa songs and mind and think about important issues in a peaceful and unique way; then we get back for breakfast, before taking a motorized canoe back to the city of Coca.
*The 5 day program or longer offers the opportunity to live a unique experience navigating the Napo River on an eco-catamaran which takes you to see tropical birds such as orioles, caciques, parrots, Several Species of herons, caracaras, doves, anis , terns and other species of primates. You can also practice water sports such as tubing or regatta on the Napo river or simply relax and unwind.
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This is a sample itinerary and is subject to change without any prior notice