The only lodge in Yasunì National Park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, this luxury property was built and designed by the Añangu indigenous community to offer maximum privacy and comfort.
The property's 16 cabañas each have king size and twin beds, private bathroom, a private balcony with views of the lake and surrounding forest, mosquito nets and celing fans.
Facilities include several social areas, a bar, library, restraurant and observation tower providing an incredible 360° view of the surrounding forest and its wildlife. There is also a short trail behind the main house where nocturnal creatures of the jungle make their appearance.
Run in conjunction with the local community, Napo Wildlife Centre is involved in many different conservation projects. The unrivalled natural attractions include two macaw clay licks, 565 bird species, 11 species of monkey, a giant otter family and many other large mammals.
is featured in the following itinerary:
Combine two of South America’s finest wildlife destinations – the Amazon rainforest and the Galapagos Islands. View the outstanding variety of wildlife on walking trails and by boat from a luxury eco-lodge in the Amazon jungle, and cruise the unique Galapagos archipelago for close-up wildlife encounters.
When to go: Jan-Dec
Duration inc. flights: 12 days
Price inc. flights: From £6,975 pp
Tailor-made trip idea
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The Napo River region and the biologically diverse Yasuni National Park lie at the heart of the Ecuadorian Amazon. Bird species number around 600 and mammal diversity is very high, with numerous primates and predators. A motorised canoe down the Napo takes you into the heart of the rainforest and its creeks.
Where: Napo Province
Ideal for viewing: sungrebe, harpy eagle, tropical kingbird, howler monkey, capuchin monkey