Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve – Amazonie, Ecuador
WHY CHOOSE THIS TOUR?
- flexible dates
- authentic trip into the jungle
- full board included
All the Amazon Jungle offers can be found in the Puerto Maldonado region. Puerto Maldonado is a small jungle town in the south of Peru, close to the Bolivian and Brazilian borders. You can look forward to wildlife and almost untouched nature, tropical rain forest and huge amounts of exotic animals. There are many excursions with a professional English speaking guide. This package is a perfect follow-up to all Ecuador and Galapagos packages.
Day 1 – Lago Agrio, Amazonia (L, D)
Today you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Lago Agrio (supplementary charge), in Amazonia. Private transport is arranged for you from the airport to Cuyabeno Reserve, El Puente (approx. 2 hrs). Then you will board a boat and sail along the Cuyabeno River. Keep your eyes open, you can see many birds, butterflies or you can just listen to monkey sounds. Our destination is Laguna Grande, the biggest lagoon in the reserve, close to where you will be accommodated in Samona Camp (tourist level accomodation), which can be upgraded to higher quality accomodation, please see below for more details.
Day 2 – Cuyabeno Reserve, Amazonia (B, L, D)
Thanks to the cabins, partly open to the outdoors, you can be woken up by the bird´s singing. If you get up early enough you may see dolphins swimming in the lagoon at dawn. After breakfast you set out for a hike in the jungle, accompanied by English and Spanish speaking guides who will show you local plants and animals. You may see various frogs, insects, snakes, tapirs or armadillos. A midday siesta in a hammock follows the lunch, before starting a canoe ride to Igapo. Enjoy the lush green vegetation and its fauna. Return back and dinner.
Day 3 – Cuyabeno Reserve, Amazonia (B, L, D)
You start the day with a hike to the jungle for birds´ observation. You will see many orchids, curative herbs and from the fauna among others capybaras, ocelots and armadillos´ burrows. Another, smaller lake will be visited after lunch. You can go piranha fishing, listen to the sounds of macaws and caciques or try to spot an anaconda sleeping on a tree branch. One more excursion waits for you after dinner: caymans´ red eye spotting.
Day 4 – Lago Agrio – Quito (B)
You will be driven to Lago Agrio after breakfast, for your back flight to Quito (any domestic flight can be booked on request). End of our services. (The programme can be extended by one day.).
- all services, transfers and excursions detailed in the program
- local English speaking guide
- accommodation in a lodge
- canoe trips
- meals detailed on the program (B: Breakfast L: Lunch D: Dinner)
- international and local airfare
- airport tax
- meals and services not detailed in the program
- tips for guides
- personal expenses
- optional excursions
- entrance fee to Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve USD 20
- single supplement
- accommodation upgrade
- extendend your stay by 1 day
- Price per person (2 people in double / twin room).
- The program can be customized according to your requirements.
- The price is subject to availability and actual airfare cost.
- Return flight tickets from Quito can be arranged on request.