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Amazon Lodge Cuyabeno Reserve

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Alvaro

Guided trip
What's special?
special Amazon Rainforest wildlife
special Contact with the local Kichwa community
special Local traditional food
An adventure in the pristine Cuyabeno Reserve, where nature's untouched wonders await. Your journey unveils the secrets of the rainforest with expert guides leading immersive nature walks, canoe excursions, and night safaris. Beyond the ordinary, engage intimately with indigenous communities, gaining insights into their cultures and sustainable practices. This expedition is more than a vacation; it's a cultural exchange and a commitment to preserving the Amazon's biodiversity. As each day unfolds, you'll discover the beauty of an untouched wilderness, falling asleep to the sounds of the jungle and awakening to the vibrant hues of the rainforest. Leave with not just memories but a profound connection to the Amazon and its delicate ecosystem, making your 4 Days in Cuyabeno a truly unforgettable adventure.

Born and raised in the vibrant country of Ecuador, I am the ideal person to craft a unique and unforgettable trip within my homeland. My passion for travel and exploring new and exciting places knows no bounds. From the enchanting landscapes to the captivating culture, I wholeheartedly believe that Ecuador, Galapagos, Colombia, and Peru are exceptional destinations that offer a treasure trove of experiences.

Explore the Amazon Rainforest in a cozy Tourist Class Lodge with open wooden cabins and beds with mosquito nets, offering exciting activities and complete meals. Immerse yourself in nature with guided adventures while enjoying comfortable accommodations and delicious full-board dining. Private bathroom in the cabin. The accommodation is a shared cabin for up to 2 people. Any questions about the trip? You can let me know in the Q&A section!

What's included?
Shuttle bus Quito - Cuyabeno - Quito
3 Nights in an Amazon Rainforest lodge
English guided activities
Full board meals
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Trip Itinerary
1

Quito

Day 1
Meet at 11 PM for departure from the meeting point. The shuttle bus will transport you to the Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve, a vast and biodiverse region, you'll get there around 10 AM to start your journey in the Amazon Rainforest.
2

Cuyabeno

Day 1-2
Early in the morning you will arrive at El Puente de Cuyabeno and enter Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve, this will be the perfect location to see a diversity of wildlife native to the Amazon Rainforest. Our adventure will start at the entrance of the Cuyabeno River where we will enjoy a delicious box lunch. Our naturalist guide will give you information about the site, important recommendations, and other tips before navigating for two hours in the Cuyabeno River into the Lodge. During the canoe ride, you get your first glimpse of the jungle; you will see different types of birds such as the caciques, oropendolas, and the prehistoric bird Hoatzin, you may also be able to see a variety of monkeys and other jungle animals, depending on time and weather conditions. We will arrive before sunset, upon check-in, you will be shown to your rooms and you can relax a bit or take a short nap. Afterward, we will leave the lodge to swim in the lagoon and watch the beautiful sunset in the middle of the large lagoon. Later, you will return to the lodge for dinner, and finish your first day in the jungle by relaxing in a hammock or enjoying a cocktail at the bar.
3

Cuyabeno

Day 2-3
After a delicious traditional breakfast, we will head in a canoe downstream on a journey that will take us about an hour to visit a family of the Tarapuy community; here we will be able to learn how to prepare cassava, a traditional yuca bread, We will help in its preparation and learn to use the tools of the jungle to make this bread, this activity will occupy all morning. We will return to the Lodge at approximately two in the afternoon. Upon returning to the Lodge, lunch will be waiting for us and afterward, it will be the perfect chance to relax before you embark on the next activity on the agenda, which will be in the evening. To end the day, we will have a short hike through the primary forest focused on observing nocturnal insects, like spiders, geckos, or scorpions, and listening to the sounds of the night animals.
4

Cuyabeno

Day 3-4
After a very delicious breakfast, you will embark on a hike of approximately 3 to 4 hours in the primary forest in Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve. The local guide will explain about the tropical forest and medicinal plants; during the hike, you may also spot big trees like the CEIBO and giant Amazonian ant colonies. Once finished, you will return to the lodge for a well-deserved lunch and a short break before the next planned activity. In the afternoon, you will go outside the lodge to see the beautiful butterflies and swim in the lagoon. If possible we will be able to watch the beautiful grazed dolphins and enjoy the impressive sunset. Then, we return to the lodge for dinner. At night on the agenda, there will be a fantastic night hike, which will be focused on looking for alligators on the river bank.
5

Cuyabeno

Day 4-5
As your unforgettable journey through the captivating Ecuadorian Amazon Rainforest comes to a close, it's time to bid farewell to the wilderness and make your way back to civilization. Rest assured, when you reach El Puente del Cuyabeno, the warm and welcoming shuttle staff will be eagerly awaiting your arrival. They will assist you in boarding the bus that will take you back to Quito, where you can expect to arrive in the evening at the same meeting point. Take this opportunity to reflect on the incredible adventures and endless fun you experienced during your time in the rainforest, cherishing the memories made along the way.
Trip Summary
Accommodation
Other
5 days trip
Quito, Cuyabeno & 3 more
Transportation
Car, Trekking
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What's excluded?
International flights
Travel Insurance
Extra activities
Alcoholic drinks
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