Limoncocha | Full Day

Limoncocha, Ecuador

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Duration: 1 day
Group size: 2 - 12
Limoncocha | Full Day
Limoncocha, Ecuador

Amazon Travel Tours
  • Facebook verified
3 reviews

Duration: 1 day
Group size: 2 - 12

About this trip

Enjoy a unique experience with an encounter with the largest reptile in the Amazon, the black caiman (melanosuchus niger). According to myths and legend, the black caiman is said to reach the length of 6 meters long. Limoncocha is 1.5 hours down the Napo River from Coca in the Sucumbíos Province. Limoncocha is a great place to see not only the black caiman, but other wildlife such as birds, monkeys, and other creatures that visit the lagoon.

Important

  • If you have a high level physical disability, this type of tour is not recommended.
  • The sample itinerary is subject to change according to weather conditions for the safety of all guests and guides
  • It is important to bring negative PCR or proof of COVID-19 vaccination
  • Pets are not allowed

What to Bring

  • Repellent
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Cap
  • Batteries
  • Camera
  • Light clothes
  • Water poncho
  • Flashlight
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Binoculars (Optional)

What’s included

  • Purified Water
  • Meals
    Lunch & snacks during the tour
  • Private Transportation
    Ground & Fluvial
  • Guide
    Native / Bilingual English (other Languages upon request and may have an additional cost)
  • Alcoholic Drinks
  • Tips
    Tips are greatly appreciated as a way to show gratitude to our guides and staff during your tour
  • Souvenirs
    Or other personal expenses
  • Community Donation
    $20/person for access to their territory and time
  • Raincoats/ponchos
  • Travel Insurance

Itinerary

Day 1
Limoncocha

We’ll depart from the port of Coca at 09:00 am by river transport to the Kichwa community to learn about their ancestral customs and partake in typical lunch of "Maitos de pescado" (fish steamed in banana leaves).


Our excursion continues down the great Napo River until we arrive at the port of Pompeii where we will take land transport to the Biological Reserve of Limoncocha. Here we will have a spectacular time navigating the lagoon by canoe and enjoying the wondrous sounds of the nature and wildlife watching for animals such as snail hawks, hoatzin, kingfishers, and mammals such as squirrel monkeys, howler monkeys, and more.


We will enjoy a spectacular sunset over the lagoon (so down forget your camera) and learn more about this charming place within the Amazon jungle. Once the sun has set, we try our luck at caiman spotting as they are more active at night. Afterward, we will return to the city of by car and arrive back by 9:00 pm.

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Reviews

It was a wonderful trip. Mauro was an excellent guide and the food was delicious.
By Christian Antonio G for [Christian] Dolphin Expedition: 5 Days | 4 Nights on 01 Jul, 2021
We had a great time on our 5 day Yasuni tour and were able to see many bird species, some monkeys and even a sloth, plus enjoy cultural experiences. We had an enthusiastic and competent guide and skilled boat driver. We were well looked after for food and our accommodation was comfortable. We shared the trip with 3 other Spanish speakers but our guide ensured we had English translations. We appreciated an airport pickup and drop off. The company was well organised. Many thanks to all.
By Sharon H for Sharon Hickey_Yasuní Biosphere Reserve | 5 Days & 4 Nights on 08 Sep, 2019

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