To travel to the Amazon is to discover the rich biodiversity of the tropical rainforest. Most species of plants and animals live within the mysterious virgin forests of Yasuní National Park and Cuyabeno Reserve. involved with the coexistence of the Kichwa Culture, through its Community Tourism Initiatives, on the banks of the Napo River.
The community project, Sacha Ñampi, was founded by the community of Kichwa Alta Florencia. Sacha Ñampi is located 292 kilometers downriver from the city of Puerto Francisco de Orellana (El Coca), and 10 kilometers from the border with Peru.
During our tour, you’ll meet different community kichwa that live on the banks of the Napo River until you reach the majestic Yasuní National Park where you will enjoy its incredible scenery and tranquility.
If you’re ready so an awesome nature, culture and gastronomic experience:
Welcome to Sacha Ñampi.
DAY ONE: At 07h00 in the morning the passengers will be received at El Coca land terminal or at the hotel where the passengers are staying. After that, we will go to enjoy a delicious breakfast and then we will go to the fluvial dock of El Coca Marina to sail to Sacha Ñampi Lodge-Yasuni. After 4 hours of fast boat ride we will be arriving at Sacha Ñampi around 12 at noon where, after the check in, the guide will take us to the cabins. During this time, the center staff will set everything for the tourists to enjoy a lovely lunch and in the afternoon we will take a short walk to delight with the flora and fauna of Yasuni National Park and to reconnect with the virgin forest where we will find the largest and longest trees of this protected forest. At the end of the day, after the dinner is served, we will be part of a Kichwa dance cultural event as a welcome activity.
DAY TWO: In the morning after breakfast we will take the river transport to the Yasuni National Park. During the navigation on the Yasuni River you can observe the majestic paradise its flora and fauna have created. When arriving at Tambococha river entrance we prepare to observe closely hundreds of bird species such as the hoazin, black turkeys, parrots, camungos, locreros, aguja ducks, hawks etc.; as well as several species of monkeys until they reach the flora and fauna surveillance control point of the Sacha Ñampi reserve (Alta Florence) where we will make a stop to have a delicious lunch. After that we will take the fishing rods to do sport fishing. After a short rest we will go visiting the mystics and beautiful pink dolphins where you will witness the friendliness of this amazing animals which makes the visitors to fall in love with and at the same time you can feed them. After that we will go back to Sacha Ñampi to delight a delicious snack at nightfall. At night, the tourist will be part of a cultural event where the shaman will allow the visitors to rediscover their human nature and live a unique experience expelling the negative energy that the human body possesses, after which the visitors will go to have a rest
DAY THREE: In the morning after breakfast we will go to visit the famous pink dolphins, where they will offer a spectacular show at the same time that passengers have the opportunity to bathe and feed these mystical creatures with fish. At noon, we return to Sacha Ñampi where a delicious lunch will be served. In the afternoon the visitors will witness the elaboration of ayahuasca, drink that will be used by the shaman in the spiritual rite of healing. At night tourist will help with the elaboration of fish “maitos” a traditional way of cooking and before going to bed stories, myths and legend will be told to everyone by the guide.
DAY FOUR: After breakfast we well check out, making sure we have all our belongings with to head back to El Coca city. Arriving El Coca city around 12h00 at noon will be the end of the services.
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