CUYABENO RESERVE (ITINERARY 4D / 3N)
DAY 1. – Lago Agrio, El Puente
Flight (9:20am ECT) or bus (one day prior-7 hour trip) to Lago Agrio.
Lago Agrio, El Puente– Canoe through the Cuyabeno River (approx. 3 hours) while our guides give lectures about the area’s flora and fauna. Arrive at Canangueno Lodge to relax before dinner and a night walk.
DAY 2.- Rio Cuyabeno
After breakfast we will visit the Siona Seoqueya Community of Tarapuy accompanied by our guides that will explain the cultures and traditions. Additionally there will be a demonstration of the making of earrings, necklaces, shigras (woven bags), and casabe (yuca bread).
At afternoon we will enjoy the magic of nature by the Cuyabeno River listening to bird calls, monkeys, and- with a little luck- catch a glimpse of pink dolphins and much more.
DAY 3.- Rio Cuyabeno
After breakfast we will embark on a motorized canoe and will visit the large lagoon where we will walk through the main forest. Our guides will talk about the flora and fauna here, along with the various uses of medicinal plants. We will then enjoy an evening at the Horizante de Cuyabeno before returning to the Lodge at night to observe the alligators.
DAY 4.- Rio Cuyabeno
Enjoy animal watching at 6:00am by the Cuyabeno River before returning for breakfast. Depart from the Lodge at 9:30am to el Puente (Arrive at Lago Agrio at 4:00pm) and take a bus or plane back to Quito.