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This Amazonic camping expedition to the Amazon Basin is the perfect off the beaten track adventure for nature lovers, explorers and wildlife enthusiasts. The Yasuni National Park, found in Ecuador's Amazon basin, is world-famous for its spectacular biodiversity and authentic indigenous cultures, still very much alive today. As you kayak downriver and on the lagoons, you will have the impression that the animals follow you every step of the way. This home of parrots, toucans, macaws, kingfishers and herons flying over the river, are a sight to behold and the nosey giant otters will come up close and personal to check you out! Home to a number of monkey species, jumping from tree to tree and the spectacular jaguar, the master predator of the jungle, these magnificent animals share their habitat with the native Kichwa people. These indigenous tribes are happy to share their history and we will learn everything about their ancient connection with Mother Nature. This off the beaten track adventure into the jungle will leave you reconnecting with the planet on this sustainable and ecological adventure.
Special features of our 5 day Yasuni Adventure:
Type of Tourism: Nature, Biodiversity, Adventure, Off the beaten track
Places to Visit: Quito, Yasuni,
Duration: 8 Days and 7 Nights.
Type of Service: group tours.
Accommodation: Camping at every destination that you will visit. The campsites have been carefully chosen and we can guarantee that you will feel comfortable and your every need catered for!
Make sure your flight arrives to the town of Coca in the morning to make the most of your time in the Ecuadorian Amazon. We will head out on a scenic drive to the Tiputini River, on the edge of the YASUNI National park. Here, we can enjoy a riverside picnic while the guide makes the final preparations for this jungle adventure. Our first incredible experience will be a canoe trip down the spectacular river, completely surrounded by spectacular nature and wildlife. Along the way, we wi...
Today, we will continue our canoeing expedition, heading further into the lush tropical jungle. Every day spent in the Amazon is a different adventure and the deeper we head into the jungle, the more surprising and pristine this jungle becomes. The wildlife is more abundant and we can appreciate many species of monkeys, capybaras and tapirs, as well as bird species such as swallows, flycatchers, herons, sandpipers and hawks. Today we will also enjoy a short hike to learn more about th...
After breakfast we will head out in canoe once more, down the Tiputini River. The river will lead us to the Amarun Cocha, meaning Anaconda Lagoon in the native Amazonian dialect. The lagoon is found in pristine, virgin forest and is the habitat of the largest snake on the planet, the famous Anaconda. We can also enjoy the views over stunning landscapes with incredibly dark, clear waters in a flooded forest. Over here we will discover the magnificent piranhas, caimans and boa constrict...
After breakfast, we will head out on a hike to the lush green tropical rainforest to learn about the area's rich flora, including its medicinal plants. We will then take a canoe ride to the indigenous Kichwa community of Mandari Panga to learn about their traditional way of life, including their stories about their history and ancient practices. We will also learn how they make their traditional drink called chicha. In the afternoon we will go fishing out on the river.fr a relaxing afternoon activity.
Today we will wake up super early to head to the parrot clay lick. The idea is to see these spectacular birds by visiting the clay lick where a number of different bird species come together to feed on the mineral-rich clay. We will be able to see species of parrots and macaws, and even a few predators in the area. The minerals help the birds to digest and detoxify their standard jungle diet. Clay licks are unique in the Amazon rainforest because they offer the opportunity to see a wi...