Amazon encounter program

Amazon encounter program ​

Exclusive program for the date of March 10 to 16, 2024

Join the adventure of a lifetime with our new exclusive “Amazon Encounter” program, where you will immerse yourself in the lush beauty of the Amazon rainforest and have the unique opportunity to come face to face with the majestic pink dolphin.

Coca – Yarina Eco Lodge

Reception at the airport in the city of Coca and transfer to the boarding dock on the Napo River. At 12 noon the boat leaves for the YARINA Ecological Reserve, where they are waiting for us with lunch. In the afternoon, we will take a short introductory walk to the forest and after dinner a short night ride in rowing canoes in the SAPOCOCHA lagoon.

Yarina to Yasuni Park – 4 hours Alta Florencia community

After breakfast, we will row in canoes towards the Napo River, from where we will travel by fast boat to the Yasuni National Park, estimated arrival time at 12:00 pm, we will have lunch, accommodation in double or triple rooms with private bathroom, in the afternoon we will We enter the Yasuni National Park to observe the largest tree in the Amazon, as well as fauna and flora. At night dinner and welcome cultural event.

Activities with pink dolphins

After breakfast we board the motor canoe and we will sail for 50 minutes and go in search of the pink dolphins, where you can interact with the dolphins on the banks of the river, it is one of the wonderful experiences in the Amazon of Ecuador, you can also bathe and feed the pink dolphins with your hands. We will have lunch. In the afternoon, we prepare for a SHAMANIC meeting, where we will learn about the ways and techniques of local healers to treat different local diseases and predict the future. After dinner, the story of ancestral stories, myths and legends told throughout generations.

Visit the Kichwa Community and return to Pañacocha
breakfast, we head to the community of Santa Teresita where we will demonstrate ancient traps for hunting and fishing, and you can also observe the making of crafts with materials from the jungle. Lunch, Almost immediately we packed our belongings for Pañacocha, estimating to arrive there after 6 pm. Dinner and rest.

PAÑACOCHA protective forest
Tour of the Pañacocha lagoon by rowing canoe, during which passengers will delight in the fantastic concert offered by the great variety of birds that exist in the Forest. Return to camp for breakfast. Rowing canoe crossing the lagoon and walking along an exclusive path to observe vegetation and aquatic birds, islets formed by chontillas and anthuriums, in which colonies of birds and their nests are established. Lunch in the Jungle. In the afternoon we will do some fun piranha fishing. Dinner and accommodation.

PAÑACOCHA protective forest
Tour of the Pañacocha lagoon by rowing canoe, during which passengers will delight in the fantastic concert offered by the great variety of birds that exist in the Forest. Return to camp for breakfast. Rowing canoe crossing the lagoon and walking along an exclusive path to observe vegetation and aquatic birds, islets formed by chontillas and anthuriums, in which colonies of birds and their nests are established. Lunch in the Jungle. In the afternoon we will do some fun piranha fishing. Dinner and accommodation.

Return to the city of El Coca

After breakfast, return to the city of El Coca.

Important

Every night, guests can select between night walks, paddle canoe rides on the lagoon, paddle canoe rides on the river;

Programs are subject to change due to weather conditions, passenger interest, passenger safety, safety of our staff, or any condition that puts the quality of our services and/or visits at risk.

OUR PROGRAMS INCLUDE

• Scheduled excursions;

• Native guide of the area;

• Water with meals and walks;

• Rubber boots (only up to size 43);

• Three meals a day during the tour;

• Naturalist interpreter guide (English – Spanish)

OUR PROGRAMS DO NOT INCLUDE

• Tips;

• Extra expenses, meals and drinks;

• What is not specified in this manual.

• Personal jungle equipment such as rain poncho, hand flashlight, mountain boots (+ 44); etc ;

WHAT THO BRING?

• Flashlight

• Hat or cap

• Light long pants

• Sweater or jacket

• Long sleeve shirts

• Rubber boots (+ #43)

• Sun lotion and repellent

• Waterproof and/or windproof

• Personal identification documents