Located in a 2,025 hectare private reserve pristine Amazon rainforest, this lodge is reached by a short flight from Quito, followed by a two hour trip by motorised canoe.
26 comfortable cabins with en-suite facilities are constructed from local materials using traditional methods, with high thatched roofs and private shaded terraces, All the cabins are screened against insects, and contain ceiling fans above two comfortable double beds. When not out exploring the rainforest, guests can relax in a hammock and watch the wild fauna, including toucans, agoutis and monkeys.
Excursions are on foot, in motor-boats or dugout canoes, and are accompanied by an English-speaking naturalist guide and local native guide. A spectacular 275-metre canopy walkway allows a bird’s eye view of the rainforest’s 587 bird species.
is featured in the following itinerary:
Take a look at the fantastic wildlife of Ecuador with three days in the Amazon jungle in a private reserve, taking guided boat trips and enjoying bird’s eye views from the canopy walkway. A week’s cruise around the Galapagos Islands tops off the trip with close bird and marine life encounters.
When to go: Jan-Dec
Duration inc. flights: 16 days
Price inc. flights: From £9,195 pp
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This vast rainforest east of the Andes protects more species of plant and mammal than any area of similar size. It is home to an astonishing repertoire of wildlife, including 15% of the world’s bird species. There are over 100 species of mammals, and a network of rivers, steams and lakes to explore by boat or canoe.
Ideal for viewing: blue and yellow macaw, harpy eagle, jaguar, three-toed sloth, capybara