Sacha Lodge offers itineraries for 4 and 5 days

Day 1 - Arrival day & Wildlife

Depart Quito for a half-hour flight to the rainforest town of Coca in the Amazon. Lunch in town is followed by an immersive two-hour canoe ride down the Napo to get to Sacha Lodge. Your first activity is a hike to Lake Pilchicocha, where you will meet native workers who will paddle you to the lodge. After you settle in, take some time to climb the observation tower and see the many species of birds flying through the canopy. An evening hike led by a naturalist guide takes you on your first real excursion into the jungle, where you will spot many different species of nocturnal animals.

Day 2 - Birdwatching & Hiking

Your morning starts with a hike to the canopy walk, where you will literally be among the birds. There are multiple tower observation decks. Come down from the canopy to walk Liana Chica and Liana Grande trails through terra firma and igapo forest habitats, where you will learn about the various species of medicinal plants from your guide. In the afternoon, you can choose to explore other trails around the lodge or go for an exciting canoe ride around the lake looking for wildlife, this top Ecuador Amazon lodge also features a nice swimming pool adjacent to the main lake where you can take a refreshing swim or enjoy the tranquil views of the lagoon.

Day 3 - Hike in the flooded forest

Today you will hike the Lagartococha trail, followed by a canoe ride through a natural swamp, where anacondas, caimans, and capybaras can be spotted. On the other side of the trail, you might see capuchin or squirrel monkeys in the trees, some of the main species to be found in the Amazon rainforest. After lunch, your guide will teach you how to fish for piranhas. Then, you will be delighted by a final afternoon hike or canoe for more wildlife watching.

Day 4 - Parrot Clay lick

An early morning will take you to the renowned parrot clay lick just 30 minutes down the Napo River in Yasuni National Park, the heart of the Ecuadorian rainforest. Here, you will see hundreds of birds flocking to get their fill of clay to balance the acidity in their diets. Then journey back to Sacha lodge enjoying fabulous views of the surrounding forest, you can go for more trail exploration or to relax and enjoy of the comfort of your Amazon rainforest lodge.

Day 5 - Departure day

Enjoy one final breakfast and early morning walk to spot monkeys and birds before heading back to Coca. Once in Coca, you will be escorted to the airport, where the Sacha lodge staff will be waiting to help you board the plane and bid you a final farewell from the Ecuadorian jungle. You will arrive back in Quito by 12:30 pm.
4 Days 5 Days

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$1,050 $1,290
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