Discover the Amazon Rainforest
Deepest in the Ecuadorian Amazon Rainforest is located one of the most biodiverse areas of the whole world. The Yasuni National Park and Biosphere Reserve. This tour will be an adventure in the most enjoyable way for everyone that wants to know the flora and fauna of this Region.
One of the lodges will be our base camp for our four days tour.
The tour starts only on tuesdays
Day1: Quito to Coca city driving through the Andes visiting hot springs and nature reserves
Day2: Bus ride to the shiripuno bridge. Box Lunch.
Navigation on the river to reach the lodge. 4 hours approx.
Day3: Breakfast and a morning hike (3-4 hrs. ) into pristine Rainforest along the Mirador Trail to have the scenic view of the Amazon Basin.
In the afternoon catch-and-release Piranha Fishing along the Shiripuno River.
Day4: Before breakfast. We will navigate on the river listening to the wildlife waking up. Breakfast and walk on a different type of forest to increase our chance to find more animals. In the afternoon we will take the motor canoe and make an excursion into one of the small oxbow lake
Day5: After breakfast we will navigate to the Waorani Community and back to the bridge. Transfer back to Coca and Quito
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Quito
End location: Coca or Quito city
Duration: 5 days
Starts on mondays
Flight from Quito city to Coca city and back.
Land transportation by bus from Coca city to Shiripuno River
River transportation from Shiripuno Dock to the Lodge:
Private land transportation first and last day, naturalist guide, guide accommodation and dinner first day.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
350 usd - Accommodation in Coca City,Balance for the accommodation and meals at the lodge, meals during the first day and breakfast second day
Entrance fee to the Waorani territory
Accommodation at the lodge in the Amazon rainforest.
It is recommended to bring 30 usd for handicraft made by the Waorani community people.
It is highly recommended to bring binoculars, waterproof cameras, rain gear, mosquito repellent, sun protection, bottle to refill it with water.