You can find the Siona Lodge in the Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve, one of the last unspoiled native jungles in the Amazon. This area has 603.380 square kilometers (2,329.7 sq mi) and is a..
Cuyabeno Eco-Adventure | Amazon-Adventure in Siona Lodge!
Amazonas Basin - Pink Dolphins - Nightwalk in the jungle - Search for Caimans
- Adventure program in international small groups
- Accommodation in Bungalows in Jungle Lodge (incl. warm water, private bathroom)
- 3x Breakfast, 3x Lunch/1x Box lunch, 3x Dinner
- Transport Lago Agrio - Jungle Lodge - Lago Agrio
- All transports by land as per itinerary during the program
- English speaking naturalist guide during the whole tour
- All activities as mentioned (hikes, canoe trips, etc.)
- Rubber boots and rain ponchos
- Water, tea, coffee, hot chocolate, snacks
- International flights
- Additional drinks from the bar
Optional (Available upon request)
- Transport from Quito to Lago Agrio and return (bus or plane)
- 5 days tour in Siona Lodge
Tour Details :
Reception in Lago Agrio at 08h30-09h00, and transfer to Cuyabeno River. Box lunch in the route. At this point, the visitors have to register in the Reserve’s office and pay the Entrance fee. Here our Naturalist Guide will give information about the Reserve, important recommendations and other tips to begin the two hours navigation through Cuyabeno River to the Big Lagoon, where the Lodge is located. Along the river, you will find several species in its natural habitat as monkeys, toucans, parrots, insect, and the exuberant Amazonian vegetation. Arrival and check-in. Night walk in the primary forest to observe amphibians and reptiles for about one hour. Return to the lodge for a welcome cocktail and dinner. Accommodation in double rooms
Siona Indian Community
After breakfast, departure to the Siona Indian Community of Puerto Bolivar, the largest ethnic group in the Reserve. During this tour, you will learn about their customs, traditions, and way of life. You will be part of the elaboration of the Casabe; a local dish made of yucca (carbohydrates principal feed of the community). The trip takes 2 hours navigation downstream to get there, in the route will be possible to admire the existing fauna along the Rio Cuyabeno such as birds, monkeys, snakes, pink dolphins, tortoises, and many others. A visit to the Shaman is also included. This is a full day excursion with Lunch in the Community. Return to the lodge. Night navigation for watching Caymans. Dinner. Accommodation in double rooms
Breakfast. Trek in the primary rain forest for approximately 3-5 hours in the distance you will be able to explore the beautiful and complex tropical ecosystem. You will find the great variety of species of plants, trees and animal life. Lunch back at the lodge. In the afternoon navigation in the big lagoon, to enjoy the surrounding of the lake, time to fish piranhas, swimming and wait for a very special sunset. Dinner.
Early in the morning before breakfast, a bird watching excursion is optional. Breakfast and transfer to Lago Agrio to take your flight back. NOTE: In the 5 days 4 nights tour, a visit to Canangueno Lagoon for birdwatching by Indian paddle canoe and another hike in the forest are the activities for the 4th day.
What to bring.
- Cotton shirts
- Small backpack (waterproof)
- Insect repellent
- Shorts, 2 or more
- T-Shirts, 3 or more
- Torch (flashlight)
- Bathing suit
- Cotton underwear
- Original Passport
- Hat or cap
- Water Canteen
- Long trousers
- Cotton socks
- Comfortable walking sandals