Deep Amazon Kayaking Ecuador

Day 1 - Quito Arrival Day

Welcome to Quito! The biggest, best-preserved colonial city of America was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1978. The city is considered the Cultural Capital of South America. In the evening, one of our trip leaders will meet you at the hotel for a welcome briefing and there will be plenty of time to discuss details and answer any questions you may have regarding the kayaking adventure to come. Our first day is an informational and acclimatization day. Accommodation: Mercure Hotel or similar.

Day 2 - Flight to Coca & Yasuni National Park

Today we catch a morning flight to Coca town and begin our Amazon adventure trip. We take a scenic drive to the Tiputini River at the entrance of the YASUNI National park and while the guides prepare our gear, we enjoy a riverside picnic. Our first kayaking expedition will be paddling down this fantastic river surrounded by nature and wildlife into the Amazon rainforest. We spend the night at our campsite. Accommodation: Camping in Yasuni Park - Meals included: Breakfast, lunch & dinner.

Day 3 - Encounters with Amazon Wildlife

After a healthy breakfast, we continue our Amazon kayaking exploration, heading deeper into the Ecuadorian Amazon jungle. Every day in the Amazon is a new adventure, the more we paddle, the more pristine and wild the jungle becomes with new exciting opportunities to encounter more wildlife, such as different types of monkeys, capybara, tapir, swallows, flycatchers, herons, sandpipers and hawks. We will also take hikes to learn more about local plants and their medicinal properties. In the late afternoon, we arrive at our Amazon campsite, located on the Tiputini River side. Our chef will prepare a special gourmet dinner for us tonight to enjoy while surrounded by the sounds of nature! Accommodation: - Camping in Yasuni Park Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 4 - Anaconda Lagoon Exploration

After breakfast, we start navigating by canoe down the Tiputini to reach the entrance to the Amarun - Cocha that means Anaconda Lagoon in the native language. This is located in the most pristine Amazon forest of the area and with luck we may see the biggest and most beautiful snake of the planet, enjoy breathtaking landscapes with incredible dark and clear waters in a flooded forest. Over here, we will discover the mythic piranhas, caimans, boas and more. Later we will canoe back to the campsite and after a nice break at the hammocks; we will go on a night exploration to see insects, frogs and with luck, some snakes. Accommodation: Camping in Yasuni Park - Meals included: Breakfast, lunch & dinner.

Day 5 - Visit the Community

In the morning, we will take a hike in the pristine rainforest to learn about the rich flora of the area and the medicinal plants. After lunch, we will take a canoe ride to a local Kichwa community to learn about their way of life in the Ecuadorian jungle, their stories and traditions. We will also see how they make the traditional drink called chicha. In the afternoon, we will go fishing in deep jungle, just another amazing day as part of this unique Amazon kayaking trip! Accommodation: Camping in Yasuni Park - Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 6 - Parrot Clay Lick & Return

This is an early morning because we want to get to the clay lick as early as possible. It is one of our best adventures in the jungle, visiting the Lamederos or Saladeros. Such places are unique in the Amazon rainforest, because they offer a great chance to see a wide range of Amazon wildlife species. Later we will take a canoe ride to return to Coca town and take our flight back to Quito in the afternoon. Accommodation: Mercure Hotel or similar - Meals included: Breakfast and box lunch.

Day 7 - Departure Day

We will transfer you to the airport International departures, end of services. Take with you memories and photos and leave a piece of your heart, as you will want to return to Ecuador soon to experience more of this enchanted land on another one of our Amazon adventure tours! Meals included: Breakfast.

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