City
Puerto Francisco De Orellana Shushufindi 
Duration
4 days and 3 nights
Minimum passengers
1 passenger
Buy before 72 hours
before the trip

4d / 3n Luxury Experience in the Ecuadorian Amazon

Description

  • Enjoy the comfort of luxurious accommodation with private balconies and panoramic windows.
  • Book an appointment at our Spa.
  • Hikes with native guides in the heart of the Amazon
  • Climb 38 meters in our Observation Tower. Excellent to appreciate different species of birds and ornithological lovers.
  • In your free time we offer: hiking, kayaking, birdwatching, swimming in the lake, etc.
  • It is part of the traditional activities of the Kichwa community.

Departure place

  • Upon arrival at the Sucre International Airport in Quito, a representative will assist you with the check-up of your bags and your tickets.
  • The representative will also be responsible for giving you the boarding instructions and a brief explanation of what awaits you upon arrival.

Itinerary


Day 1
Arrival at the Lodge
  • After a short flight of 35 minutes to Coca, a representative will welcome you to Coca and transfer you along with the other guests to the pier, there will be waiting for our motorized canoe. Your bags will go in a separate canoe with a manager and you will be taken directly to the lodge, which is located two hours from Coca by motorized canoe. In addition, the canoe is covered, in case of rain or strong sun. During the trip you can appreciate the nature and, if you are lucky, you will see pink river dolphins.
  • Passengers will receive a snack during the journey. On disembarking, they will make a short walk to take another small canoe with their hand luggage. Arriving, you will be welcomed with a cocktail and you will be given a short orientation talk about the lodge and its facilities. Then you will be shown your room and have the opportunity to explore a little before dinner.
  • During dinner, your group and the guide will arrange the activities for the next day. After dinner, depending on the weather and the desire of the group, there could be short activities, such as a night walk or a canoe tour around the lodge to admire the wildlife. Many guests prefer to relax in the lounge accompanied by a cold drink or instead take a relaxing massage at the spa!

Day 2
Various activities

6:30 a.m. - Breakfast

  • Breakfast is served very early since there is so much to see and do! There are different activities that you could do.

7:00 am - Observation Tower / Tucaneta Trail or Mandi Forest

  • After a walk of approximately 20 minutes you will find the Observation Tower. This renovated construction of 45 meters high will give you the opportunity to appreciate a variety of bird species and even some primates that rest on the heights. In return you can choose to go on a trek along the Tucaneta Trail, which contains many medicinal plants, which can be pointed out by your naturalist guide and at the same time learn about the ecology of the Amazon.
  • As another alternative in the day's activities is the one-hour walk to the lagoon of Mandi Cocha. On the way to this lagoon you can see an igapo forest, which means that the forest is temporarily submerged in black water, giving rise to see different species of birds as well as giant otters.

1:00 pm - Lunch

4:30 pm - Charapa Trail

  • This trail leaves from the Lodge and ends at the end of the lagoon. This consists of a walk of approximately 1 hour. During this time it is a good opportunity to see different types of primates and even see them from up close as during those hours many of them approach the lagoon in search of food.

6:40 pm - Night activities in Canoe or Kayak

  • With the help of lanterns your guide will take you around the lagoon looking for nocturnal animals. Enjoy the sunset is a unique experience and at nightfall the stars shine with intensity making this activity very relaxing.

7:30 - Dinner



Day 3
Activities

6:30 a.m. - Breakfast

7:00 am - Lick of the Parrots and Mandi Wasi

  • For this activity it is necessary to return to the private dock in the Napo River where they will embark on a motorized canoe directed towards the lick of the parrots. It is very important to bring binoculars for this activity. Afterwards, they will visit the Kichwa community, where they can be part of a native tradition and learn a little more about this culture. At the conclusion of these activities they will be taken back to the lodge.

1:00 pm - Lunch

4:00 pm - Garzacocha Lake and Ceiba Trail

  • Considered one of the most beautiful lagoons in the Ecuadorian Amazon, this is another good opportunity to be in contact with nature and appreciate a variety of species of primates and birds up close, including one of the smallest primates in the world, the pygmy marmoset , since they feed near this lake.

6:30 - Night Walk

  • Apart from the nocturnal activity in the lake there is also the option of a nocturnal activity that consists of a small walk inside the Amazon always accompanied by a guide. One of the advantages of this walk is to see another type of wildlife since there are animals and insects that are nocturnal and you can easily find them with the help of your guide. The different types of tarantulas are one of them.

7:30 - Dinner


Day 4
Return to Quito
  • After a delicious breakfast we will return to the city of Coca to take your flight back to the city of Quito. All our logistics are carefully planned so you can enjoy your last day with us before taking your flight to the city of Quito putting an end to your adventure.


Includes

  • Bilingual guide (Spanish and English)
  • Assistance at the Airport: Quito and Coca.
  • Transfers and transportation in the Amazon on days of Operation.
  • Accommodation + all meals.
  • Guided excursions. Bilingual Naturalist Guide + Native Guide: Walk to the Observation Tower / Walk to the Tucaneta Trail
  • Walk to the Mandhi Cocha lagoon
  • Observation of igapos forests to appreciate birds and otters
  • Walk to the Charapa Trail to appreciate the primates
  • Evening activities by canoe or kayak
  • Travel by canoe along the private dock of the Napo River to the Lick of the Parrots and Mandi Wasi
  • Visit to the Kichwa community
  • Walk on Lake Garzacocha and Ceiba Trail to appreciate the birds and the smallest primate in the world, the pygmy titi
  • Night walk through the Amazon
  • Water poncho and rubber boots will be provided during your stay in La Selva.

Not included

  • Personal expenses and souvenirs.
  • Tips
  • Alcoholic beverages and soft drinks in bottle.
  • Air ticket Quito - Coca - Quito.

Activities

  • Bird watching (included)
  • Cultural visits (included)
  • Guided visits (included)

Notes

  1. .Service is provided in Shared Mode (with more passengers in the group).
  2. The tours and activities carried out by this Operator have a low level of risk and difficulty and provide the necessary security.
  3. Service is subject to variation without prior notice, due to weather conditions (rains, huaycos, overflows, etc.), strikes and / or demonstrations and any other event that does not allow the normal development of the itinerary.
  4. Any cancellation of the service for the reasons indicated, no refund applies.
  5. In this case, the Operator could carry out a contingency plan with an alternative tour and / or vary the itinerary at its discretion, always to guarantee the safety of the traveler and the best development of the service as a whole.
  6. If you decide to withdraw before the end of the service, no refund applies.
  7. If you do not attend the day of the service, it will be considered "Done" with no place for Claims, Postponements or Returns.
  8. Seats in transfer mobility are not reserved, they are taken according to the order of arrival / pick-up.

Accommodation

Lodge
La Selva Eco Lodge & Spa
  • All prices are per person and in USD.
  • Individual Supplement: 30%.
  • Double supplement for Family Suite: 50%
  • Prices are subject to change without notice.
  • Children under 12 receive a 30% discount. (One child for every 2 adults)
  • Children under 12 receive 50% discount for reservations of 2019. (One child for every 2 adults).
  • Days of operation: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.
  • Additional rates for unscheduled departure days.

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