Prepare to embark on a transformative 4-day Amazon expedition that will take you deep into the heart of the rainforest, where wildlife thrives, indigenous traditions flourish, and enchanting encounters with nature’s wonders await. This adventure promises not only an appreciation for the Amazon’s treasures but also a special focus on the mystical pink dolphins that call these waters home.
|Please note that departures will only take place upon request. We kindly ask that you check with us in advance.|
GETTING THERE OPTIONAL FLIGHT/TRANSPORT TO COCA
|Once you arrive in Coca, you’ll be taken to the pier where you’ll board a motorized canoe for a 4-hour ride, followed by an additional 2 hours to reach the first destination.|
|$ 800 USD 4 days 3 nights tour per person
$ 1000 USD 5 days 4 nights tour per person
|Accommodation in tents and community-owned lodges with private bathroom
Rubber boots, life jacket, Poncho
River Transport From Coca
All meals ( vegetarian available)
Naturalistic bilingual guide
Tour in canoe
|Transport from Quito – Coca – Quito (30minutes, approx. $220)
Drinks, personal expenses, tips.
SUGGESTED ITEMS TO BRING:
Yasuni Biosphere Reserve & Pink Dolphin Expedition 4 days/3nights
Day 1: Coca to Sacha Nampi
- Early morning departure from the Francisco de Orellana Marina in Coca.
- Travel by motorized canoe down the Napo River to Panacocha.
- Observe diverse bird species along the river and islands.
- Visit the Island of Monkeys, inhabited by wooly monkeys in Sinchi Chicta.
- Explore Santa Rosa and learn about clay and natural fiber craftsmanship.
- Arrive at Sacha Nampi Community Center.
- Spend the night in safe and secure tents within a typical Kichwa cabana.
Day 2: Sacha Nampi to Santa Teresita
- Morning hike in Puma Nampi along the Yasuni River.
- Visit Jatun Cocha Lagoon and enjoy a boxed lunch.
- Afternoon demonstrations of traditional hunting techniques and medicinal plants in the Native Survival Kichwa Center of the St. Teresita community.
- Sample ancestral foods.
- End the day in the St. Teresita Community.
Day 3: Sacha Nampi to Pink River Dolphins in Yaku Warmi and Rio Cocaya
- Explore the Cocaya River, a part of the Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve.
- Swim with and hand-feed pink and grey river dolphins.
- Optional visit to Peru with your Passport and return to Ecuador.
- Boxed lunches are provided.
- Afternoon trail tour “Los Loros” and traditional fishing.
- Enjoy a dinner of traditional food called maito.
- Optional night walk to observe nocturnal wildlife or participate in a shamanistic ceremony.
Day 4: Sacha Nampi to Coca
- Early breakfast and departure at 5 a.m.
- Stop at a clay lek frequented by parrots and parakeets.
- Continue to Panacocha for lunch.
- Return to Coca to conclude the tour.
Special Note: Activities and times may vary due to river levels and changes within the Quichua communities.
Experience the Amazon’s Wonders
This itinerary invites you to embark on an incredible journey through the Amazon rainforest, from the enchanting Napo River to the heart of the Yasuni National Park. Immerse yourself in the rich culture of Kichwa communities, witness astonishing wildlife, and explore the diverse landscapes of this biodiverse region. Each day is an opportunity to connect with nature and discover the hidden treasures of the Amazon, leaving you with unforgettable memories of this remarkable adventure.
Our policies relating to bookings.
A deposit of 30% is required upon confirmation of reservation. Please verify the amount with your Agent.
The final payment must be completed a maximum of 30 days before the departure day.
– FITs are considered 1 to 7 passengers.
– GROUPS are considered from 8 or more passengers.
– If a cancellation should occur 31 days (or more) previous to the departure date, No refund
– If a cancellation should occur between 29 and 8 days before the departure date, passengers can reschedule their trip up to one year from the previous departure date, plus a cancellation fee of US$300 per person. No refund will be given.
– If a cancellation should occur between 7-0 days before the departure date, no refund or rescheduling option will be given. The reservation must be paid in full.
– An obligatory release must be signed before guests travel, where the parents will be entirely responsible for their children when visiting.
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