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Jamu Lodge

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Cuyabeno, Sucumbios, Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve, Ecuador
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Jamu Lodge was the perfect place to experience Amazonia from. Set amongst the jungle 2 hr down river deep into the rainforest. Experience nature at its best, Jamu is the place to be. Amazing staff, the food is great, the rooms are my kind of place. Thatched roof bungalows raised up on platforms sitting on the water. All essentials provided,... More 

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Innsbruck, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I really loved the Amazonas trip. The lodge is very well maintained and you have all you need, but when you go into the jungle you have to be aware that there are open windows and that the bathroom is more or less in middle of the jungle. Which is amazing. The Guide we had was so great, he saw... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I am a biologist working in Ecuador. My family came to visit me in November, and I took them to Cuyabeno for a jungle experience. We stayed at Jamu Lodge. I have been on many wildlife tours and stayed at several reserves in my 4 years in Ecuador, and Jamu Lodge is absolutely at the top of my list for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

So beautiful and magical place located deep in Cuyabeno jungle. Every single day we experienced unique and always surprising nature. Enormous density of animals compered to other rainforest locations. We were lead by exceptional and enthusiastic guide David. Thanks to him we were able to experience the spirit of miraculous Cuyabeno jangle.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Coming to the Cuyabeno jungle was the best decision of my trip to Ecuador last year. Every day we started a new adventure. My personal highlights: night walk to the jungle (hearing the animals), long hikes in rubber boots in which we learned about all the animals and plants, spotting monkeys from the canoe and sitting alone by the candle... More 

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Bristol
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We really enjoyed our time at Jamu Lodge ad a whole. All the guides we met were really nice. Some were much better at spotting animals than others though. I don't kniw if it's possible to book to be with a specific guide but if we went again we would ask to. Pedro was excellent - he grew up in... More 

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Durham, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I visited Jamu lodge with my parents and one of my Ecuadorian friends. It is a magical place. The sites are unbelievable and the lodge takes great care of you. We all loved the entire experience! Every day, we enjoyed all of the planned activities, utilized the provided accessories (boots, ponchos) and ate delicious family style meals. All of the... More 

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Barranquilla, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Jamu Lodge was great! Our guide was Miguel and he exudes the perfect guide persona: friendly, knowledgeable, relateable and an expert in all things rainforest. We had a mixed group and he spoke bits of everyone's languages, making us all feel welcomed and connected. We saw all the wildlife we had on our hopeful lists, and enjoyed the food and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

On our way North through South America, my girlfriend and I skipped many opportunities to visit the Amazon. In Argentina we decided to wait for Bolivia. In Bolivia we thought it would be worth it to wait until Peru. In Peru we decided again to wait until Ecuador. In Ecuador, while volunteering on a farm for 4 months outside of... More 

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Zaltbommel, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

What a nice lodge. Good food nice and clean rooms. The guide Michuel made sure we had a good time. He explained everything well. He showed us anaconda, monkeys, dolphins all kind of insects. Nice thing was he showed all kinds of medicinal plants an trees. We where there for the tree night four days trip. Make sure you bring... More 

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