Cuyabeno, Ecuador

Jan 31 - Feb 3, 2020
Group size: 2 - 2
Cuyabeno, Ecuador

Jan 31 - Feb 3, 2020
Group size: 2 - 2

About this trip

 Cuyabeno River Lodge Has sponsored tourism and scientific research in  the Ecuadorian Amazon Basin since the creation of the lodge and the  establishment of the reserve in 1979. We are the direct operators of  Cuyabeno River Lodge and protect the most fragile zone of the Cuyabeno  National Reserve. Over 500 species of birds, 450 species of fish, 12,000  plant species, and hundreds of mammals, reptiles, and amphibians can be  found in this diverse ecosystem. Our mission is to promote ecotourism  in an environmentally and culturally safe manner in order to present  Cuyabeno’s beauty to its visitors. We offer standard four or five-day  tours to our native-style cabins as well as longer adventure tours  through the mysterious waters of Cuyabeno and into Peru. Join us as we  venture into this unique and fascinating habitat! 

What’s included

  • Complete Meals
  • Bilingual Guide
  • Lodging in double cabins
  • Fluvial Transportation
  • Rain boot and ponchos.
  • Purified water
  • Transfer
  • Indigenous Community
    Cost $ 5.00
  • Aditional beverages



Day 1.- Upon arrival at the Cuyabeno Bridge, your guide will meet you and transport you by motorized canoe to uor base camp, Cuyabeno River Lodge. After an initial rest, we will take a short walk in the afternoon on the  Ceibo's trail , leading us to one of the region's largest tree species. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner served.

Day 2.-  After an early braskfast, we will visit the laguna grande, Cuyabeno's largest lake, by motorized  canoe. During the excursion you will observe the exotic  flora and fauna ( monkeys, birds, fresh water dolphings, and anacondas if possible, etc) peculiar to this region. after stoping of lunch we will continue down the cuyabeno river to the Sionas, an indigenous community of puerto Bolívar. Here we will participate  in the preparation of typical yucca bread in the home of indigenous family before returning to our base camp. optional nocturnal walks and/or canoe rides may be requested free or charge. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner served. 

Day 3.-  Optional:  We will wake up early morning to do the bird watching where is possible to see Tucans, Macaws and Parrots. After breakfast, we will continue to trek through the primary rainforest, exploring our longest trail for 3-4 hours in search of exotic plants, animals, and animal tracks. Our guide will indicate medical plants, native animals, and discuss local indigenous customs. In addition, we will have the opportunity to row the river in native style canoes and take a refreshing swim in the Cuyabeno River.  Breakfast, lunch, and dinner served.  

Day 4.-.  On day four we will explore one last trail, with new opportinities to see different vegetation and animals before taking the early evening direct bus (18:30pm) to Quito. Breakfast and lunch served

Your Organizer

We are a family-run direct tour operator and ecotourism travel agency dedicated to attending your travel needs in Ecuador and South America. In addition, we are the owners of Cuyabeno River Lodge, a leading eco-lodge in the Amazon basin. Named for its location on the equator line, Ecuador is one of the world’s most diverse countries. Our unique country is home to tropical Amazon Rainforest, snow-capped Andean peaks, thirty-three ecological reserves, deep-blue volcanic crater lakes, expansive white-sand beaches.