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5 Day Cuyabeno Reserve Amazon Rainforest Trip

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    Day 1: Lago Agrio – Big Lagoon

    Stop At: Laguna Grande, Cuyabeno National Park, Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve Ecuador
    Make your way to Lago Agrio, where you'll meet up with a guide between 8:30 am and 9:00 am, then transfer to the Cuyabeno River with a boxed lunch on the way.

    Upon arrival, all visitors must register at the Cuyabeno Reserve office and pay the park's entrance fee (not included). The naturalist guide will start with an orientation about the reserve's wildlife and plants, then set out on the 2-hour river journey to the Big Lagoon, where the lodge is located.

    As you travel, watch for monkeys, toucans, parrots, insect, and plants of all kinds. After check-in at the lodge, you'll have time to relax before an hour-long night walk through the primary forest, the perfect time to spot amphibians and reptiles. Return to the lodge for a welcome cocktail and dinner. Overnight in double rooms
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Lodge in Cuyabeno

    Day 2: Puerto Bolivar, indigenous community 

    Stop At: Cuyabeno Reserve, Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve Ecuador
    After breakfast, depart to the Puerto Bolivar to meet the Siona Indian community, the largest ethnic group in the Reserve. During this tour you will learn their customs, traditions, and ways of life, learning to prepare casabe, a dish made of yucca. You'll also eat lunch within the community, and visit the local shaman. 

    During the two-hour river trip to Puerto Bolivar, you'll have a good opportunity to see birds, monkeys, snakes, pink dolphins, and tortoises from the boat. Return to the lodge, then head back out after dark to spot caymans before dinner. Accommodation in double rooms
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Lodge in Cuyabeno

    Day 3: Rainforest Trek and Swimming 

    Stop At: Cuyabeno Reserve, Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve Ecuador
    After breakfast, set out on a hike through the primary rain forest for three to five hours, exploring a complex tropical ecosystem where you'll find a great variety of plants and trees. 

    Have lunch back at the lodge, then enjoy an afternoon on the Big Lagoon, with time to fish for piranhas, swim, and watch the sunset.  Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight in double rooms. 
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Lodge in Cuyabeno

    Day 4:  Canangueno Lagoon

    Stop At: Cuyabeno Reserve, Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve Ecuador
    Travel by a traditional paddle canoe as you go bird-watching on Canangueno Lagoon then set out for another hike through the forest. Overnight in double rooms
    Duration: 4 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Lodge in Cuyabeno

    Day 5: Return to Lago Agrio 

    Stop At: Cuyabeno Reserve, Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve Ecuador
    Rise early for an optional bird-watching excursion before breakfast. Check out of the lodge and begin the return trip to Lago Agrio, where this tour concludes.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
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