Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve in the Ecuadorian Amazon is one of the best places to visit while in Ecuador. Here is Cuyabeno tour 4 days itinerary.
First day of your tour, let the adventure begin! You will start in the morning from Lago Agrio, transportation by private bus to the entrance of the park. From the entrance you will continue your travel down the Cuyabeno river with a motorized canoe, to the lodge. During the canoe ride you can enjoy the scenery and have possibility to see some wildlife, the adventure in the jungle is just beginning! Arrive to the lodge and lunch time. The staff will show you your room and you have time for relaxing and unpacking. In the afternoon you visit the lake for a chance to swimming and to see the sunset. Exiting night walk in the jungle with your guide, searching for nocturnal wildlife for example snakes and spiders. Dinner at the lodge.
After breakfast you go for a walk in the natural rainforest, with your naturalist guide. During the walk your guide will share his knowlegde with you about survival in the jungle and how to use some of the many medical plants the forest has to offer. Return back to the lodge where you have lunch and time to relax. In the afternoon canoe trip visiting the wonderful floated forest and search for wildlife for example birds, monkeys and the river dolphins. After sunset search for nocturnal wildlife, caimans, snakes and nocturnal birds. Back to the lodge where you will enjoy your dinner.
After breakfast two hours boat drive searching for the beautiful and exotic birds, sloths and other wildlife. After the boat drive you will arrive to the Siona community where one of the families will teach you how to make yucca bread (cassava) and you can participate in the making. You will eat the lunch at the community. After community you will visit the shaman who will share with you some of his knowledge about shamanism and show you some rituals. Important part of becoming a shaman is to drink the hallucinogenic drink Yage or better known Ayahuasca. Return to the lodge and dinner.
Get up early to see the jungle waking up. Your guide will take you to see the sunrise and for bird watching. After breakfast we will start journey back to Lago Agrio, first by boat and then by private bus. Arrive to Lago Agrio in the afternoon. End of the service and we hope you had great Cuyabeno tour.
Cuyabeno – Lagarto Cocha – Imuya – Redondo Cocha Peruvian border
Tour for 4 days $ 390 pp.
Tour for 3 days $ 250 pp.
Tour for 3 days $ 260 pp.
Tour for 4 days $ 310 pp.
Tour for 5 days $ 380 pp.
Tour for 4 days $360 pp.
Tour for 5 days $420 pp.
For a single room supplement, ask for the prices.
The program should be read as a guideline only. Your guide may change the program due to weather conditions or regarding to the interests of the group.