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ECUADOR HIGHLANDS (galeria)

Enjoy the best  and splendid places of the  Highlands of Ecuador 


 Quito and  Cuenca are fascinating World Heritage Site – Cities.

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The Railroad’s nine routes traverse booth Andean and tropical landscapes.

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Cotopaxi is the world’s highest active volcano.

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Chimborazo is the closest point to the sun on the hearth.

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LUNA RUNTUN ADVENTURE

Luna Runtun, Adventure SPA


Luna Runtun, Adventure SPA is a Romantic Hotel for couples, family or friends. It is located in Baños, 170 km (2 hours, 30 minutes drive) from Quito, the capital of Ecuador, 300 km (5 hours drive) from Guayaquil and 62 km (1 hour drive) from the Amazon rainforest. The setting is unique, surrounded by mountains, 70 waterfalls and thermal water.

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Baños Town has spring weather, with an average temperature of 17 – 25°C all year round and some rainy days.
Luna Runtun’s 310 acres of unspoilt Andean forest are located on the oriental flank of the active Tungurahua volcano (5.016m), 400m above the charming town of Baños, gateway to the Amazon rainforest, surrounded by Sangay and Llanganates National Parks.
Enjoy 25 adventure activities: 11 hikes, rafting, canyoning, biking, horseback riding, travelling throughout the countryside, Amazon rainforest and birdwatching programs; 25 SPA treatments, 4 pools and jacuzzi with hot volcanic water, Runtun Restaurant with Ecuadorian food, Café del Cielo with 34 varieties of coffee, themed rooms and Romantic Suites decorated exquisitely.

 

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ISLAND HOPPING – 8 DAYS

SANTA CRUZ – SANTA FE – ISABELA – PLAZAS- SEYMOUR

(5 NIGHTS SANTA CRUZ + 1 NIGHT ISABELA)

DAY 1: Arrive in Baltra – El Chato Reserve
DAY 2: Visit Santa Fe Island – Beach landing
DAY 3: Transfer to Isabela – Flamingo Lagoon – Tintoreras
DAY 4: Sierra Negra Volcano – Chico Volcano – Return to Santa Cruz
DAY 5: Visit La Lobería – Punta Estrada – Grietas
DAY 6:
Visit Plazas Islands – Punta Carrión

DIA 7: Visita Isla Seymour Norte* – Bachas ó Isla Bartolomé – Bahía Sullivan***
DAY 8: Gemelos Craters – Airport

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ITINERARY DESCRIPTION

DAY 1: BALTRA –EL CHATO RESERVE

At the Baltra airport, our Ninfa Tour staff will meet you and transfer you to Hotel Ninfa, located on Santa Cruz Island. After lunch we will have the first visit, to El Chato Reserve.

The highlands of Santa Cruz Island provide important attractions due to its climate and vegetation. This is a tropical rain forest offering a very different landscape than that of the lowlands.

In the Santa Rosa sector we will visit the El Chato Reserve, a reserve where the famous “Galapagos” giant tortoises live in the wild. You can watch the tortoises relaxing in El Chato lagoon. Also, this is where many of the island’s wild birds nest, such as finches, Vermilion Flycatcher, Cattle Egret and sometimes Galapagos Crake.

Our journey lets you see the huge Galapagos tortoises in their natural state. During the visit to this reserve we’ll also see a natural lava tunnel, which you can go through thanks to the soft lighting installed by the ranch’s owners.

DAY 2: SANTA FE ISLAND – BEACH LANDING

After breakfast, we sail an hour to Santa Fe Island. From the yacht, we see on its huge cliffs a forest of giant cacti endemic to this island. In the calm, turquoise waters of the bay are colonies of sea birds, including pelicans, boobies and gulls, and a large number of sea lions. Snorkeling is ideal. You can swim with rays and tropical fish, and occasionally observe sea turtles. We will have lunch on board and then land on a beautiful, white-sand beach where we will have a relaxing time taking pictures and enjoying the Galapagos sun, before returning to the hotel.

DAY 3: TRANSFER TO ISABELA –FLAMINGO LAGOON –TINTORERAS ISLET

Departure at 7:30 a.m. After breakfast, we board the yacht bound for Isabela Island, two hours navigation away. After arriving in Puerto Villamil, we visit the Flamingo Lagoon and have a moment to enjoy Isabela’s beautiful beach. From there, we head to the port for lunch at a local restaurant. Afterwards, we continue our journey aboard a fiberglass boat that will take us to visit the white-tip sharks (tintoreras), and the marine iguana and penguin colonies. Then we snorkel in the sector to observe tropical fish, sea turtles and sharks. Dinner.

DAY 4: SIERRA NEGRA VOLCANO / CHICO VOLCANO – RETURN TO SANTA CRUZ

On Isabela Island at 8:00 a.m., after breakfast, we climb Sierra Negra Volcano. It is the largest and one of the most active volcanoes of the islands. Its northern edge is usually covered with clouds and fog, allowing the growth of vegetation. This is one of the most important biological reserves in the world, and includes tortoises, iguanas and birds. The naturalist Charles Darwin studied them in the nineteenth century to write “On the Origin of Species.” Chico Volcano is located to the northeast of Sierra Negra Volcano, at an altitude of 860 m.a.s.l. There is a clearly marked footpath. From there, we head to the port for lunch at a local restaurant. Then we return to Santa Cruz.

DAY 5: LOBERIA – PUNTA ESTRADA – GRIETAS

La Lobería is perfect for snorkeling. In the company of our guides, you can swim with a colony of playful sea lions and colorful fish. Occasionally sea turtles and manta rays appear.

At Punta Estrada, we will visit the cliff to observe a small colony of blue-footed boobies and pelicans. After disembarking at the pier and a short walk, we reach the 14-meter-high lookout point of the canal to observe sharks. Later, we visit Playa de los Perros, upon whose rocks you can observe a colony of marine iguanas, zayapas (crabs) and sometimes lava herons. Afterwards we will go to Las Grietas, a paradisiacal, clear-water lagoon where we will swim. On the return, we will visit Playa de los Alemanes where you can enjoy the sun and sea of Galapagos.

 DAY 6: PLAZAS ISLANDS – PUNTA CARRIÓN

At 7 a.m., a bus will pick us up at our hotels and take us to the dock at Itabaca Canal where we’ll board the boat that will take us to Plazas Islands. After navigating two hours, and just upon landing, we can see one of the largest colonies of sea lions in the archipelago. A few meters beyond the landing dock, a group of land iguanas are always observed. The trail then leads to the other side of the island, which is very small and rectangular. We walk along a cliff, where you can observe land iguanas, some marine iguanas, and birds – such as blue-footed and masked boobies, nesting swallow-tailed gulls, Galapagos’ shearwaters and tropicbirds – on the cliff or soaring above it. As well, frigatebirds and pelicans often fly over the bluff.

Despite its small size, this is home to a large number of species and is famous for its extraordinary flora. This island is very popular with domestic and foreign visitors because of its attractive, beautiful thorn trees, cacti and of course the large colony of Galapagos land iguanas. Depending on the season, the vegetation changes color from intense green in the rainy season to orange and purple in the dry season!

DAY 7: NORTH SEYMOUR – BACHAS

At 07:00 am will go a bus to pick them up by their respective hotels for transfer to Itabaca Canal dock to board the boat that will take us through our journey. North Seymour Island is a great place for hiking. There is a visitor or circular path of about 2 km long that crosses the interior of the island and takes him to explore the rocky coast path. This trail takes you through some of the largest seabird colonies in the Galapagos Islands.

Here you will have the opportunity to observe the nesting sites of Blue-Footed Booby bright and colorful frigates that are visible throughout the year. Which they are one of the biggest attractions of Galapagos. These birds inflate their huge red swish hanging from their necks as they try to attract or draw attention to a couple, the frigates are also well known to steal food from the blue-footed boobies. A fascinate you definitely comical mating dance or ritual performed by blue-footed boobies.
After lunch, we will snorkeling with green sea turtles and the famous Galapagos sharks, you will also appreciate the mischievous sea lions playing and surfing in the sea. Visit Bachas Beach where we can enjoy the wonderful sun and sea Galapagos. Finally we will be back at 5pm for transfer to your hotel.

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At 06:00 am will go a bus to pick them up by their respective hotels for transfer to Itabaca Canal dock to board the yacht that will take our tour of this island of turquoise waters and fine white sand beaches.

We will take breakfast on board and after 2 hours of sailing arrive at Bartholomew. Once arrived, we have to climb a staircase and from the top you will see a spectacular landscape of two beautiful bays and fascinating formations of lava and volcanic cones. Here is the famous Pinnacle. This is a huge black lava formation that has eroded over time and is the most representative image of the archipelago. Near Pinnacle Rock you can also see two beautiful beaches in the form of a crescent.

This island offers some of the most beautiful landscapes of the archipelago. The island is an extinct volcano and has a variety of red soils, orange, green, black, shiny volcanic formations. After practice snorkel with sea turtles, sharks, white tip reef, tropical fish, sea lions and many other unique marine species. Also, this is the perfect territory to observe Galapagos penguins. After lunch, we visit Sullivan Bay, here you can see some amazing lava formations, the product of a volcanic eruption in 1903. This is an excellent example of typical colors and shapes that contrast with lavas from older types.

Bartolome Island also is the breeding place of green sea turtles. They come to the shores of the island to nest during the months of January and March of each year. We will be back at 5pm for transfer to your hotel.

DAY 8: GEMELOS CRATERS – AIRPORT

After breakfast, we will take a bus or taxi back to the airport. On the way, we will make a last stop to visit the Gemelos Craters, twin geological depressions in the middle of a forest of scalesia (native vegetation) on the highest part of the island.

 

 

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GALAPAGOS HOLIDAY – 5 DAYS

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SANTA CRUZ – SANTA FE – BAY TOUR – HIGHLANDS

DIA 1: Arrive at Baltra – transfer to Hotel Ninfa – Afternoon free
DIA 2: Visit Santa Fe Island – Beach landing
DIA 3: Visit Lobería – Punta Estrada – Grietas
DIA 4: Visit El Chato Reserve / Tunnels
DIA 5: Visit Gemelos Craters – Airport

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ITINERARY DESCRIPTION

DAY 1: TRANSFER AIRPORT TO HOTEL – AFTERNOON FREE

At the Baltra airport, our Ninfa Tour staff will meet you. They will transfer you to Hotel Ninfa, located on Santa Cruz Island. After lunch we will have the afternoon free to take a walk along Puerto Ayora’s seafront and buy crafts.

DAY 2: SANTA FE ISLAND – BEACH LANDING

After breakfast, we sail an hour to Santa Fe Island. From the yacht, we see on its huge cliffs a forest of giant cacti endemic to this island. In the calm, turquoise waters of the bay are colonies of sea birds, such as pelicans, boobies and gulls, and many sea lions. Snorkeling is fantastic. We will swim with manta rays and tropical fish, and sometimes see sea turtles. We will have lunch on board and then land on a beautiful, white-sand beach. There we will relax, take photos and enjoy the Galapagos sun, before returning to the hotel.

DAY 3: LOBERIA – PUNTA ESTRADA – GRIETAS

La Lobería is an ideal place for snorkeling. In the company of our guides, you can swim with a colony of playful sea lions and colorful fish. Occasionally sea turtles and manta rays appear.

At Punta Estrada, we will visit the cliff to observe a small colony of blue-footed boobies and pelicans. After disembarking at the pier and a short walk, we reach the 15-meter-high lookout point of the canal to observe the shark channel. Later, we visit Playa de los Perros. Upon the rocks there, you will watch a colony of marine iguanas, zayapas (crabs) and sometimes lava herons. Afterwards we will go to Las Grietas, a clear-water lagoon paradise, where we will swim. On the return, we will visit Playa de los Alemanes where you can enjoy the Galapagos sun and sea.

DAY 4: EL CHATO RESERVE / TUNNELS

The highlands of Santa Cruz Island offer important attractions thanks to its climate and vegetation. This tropical rain forest has a very different landscape than the lowlands.
In the Santa Rosa sector, we will visit the El Chato Reserve where the famous “Galapagos” giant tortoises live in the wild. You can watch the tortoises relaxing and bathing in El Chato lagoon. Also, this is nesting grounds for many of the island’s wild birds, such as finches, Vermilion Flycatcher, Cattle Egret and sometimes Galapagos Crake.

Our journey lets you see the huge Galapagos tortoises in their natural state. During the visit to this reserve we’ll also visit a natural lava tunnel, which you can go through thanks to the soft lighting installed by the owners of the ranch.

DAY 5: GEMELOS CRATERS – AIRPORT

After breakfast, we will take a bus or taxi back to the airport. On the way, we will make a last stop to visit the Gemelos Craters, twin geological depressions amidst a forest of scalesia (native vegetation) on the highest part of the island.

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GALAPAGOS VACATION – 4 DAYS

SANTA CRUZ – SANTA FE – HIGHLANDS

DIA 1: Arrive at Baltra – transfer to Hotel Ninfa – Afternoon free
DIA 2: Visit Santa Fe Island – Beach landing
DIA 3: Visit El Chato Reserve / Tunnels
DIA 4: Visit Gemelos Craters – Airport

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ITINERARY DESCRIPTION

DAY 1: TRANSFER AIRPORT TO HOTEL – AFTERNOON FREE

At the Baltra airport, our Ninfa Tour staff will meet you. They will transfer you to Hotel Ninfa, located on Santa Cruz Island. After lunch we will have the afternoon free to take a walk along Puerto Ayora’s seafront and buy crafts.

DAY 2: SANTA FE ISLAND – BEACH LANDING

After breakfast, we sail an hour to Santa Fe Island. From the yacht, we see on its huge cliffs a forest of giant cacti endemic to this island. In the calm, turquoise waters of the bay are colonies of sea birds, such as pelicans, boobies and gulls, and many sea lions. Snorkeling is fantastic. We will swim with manta rays and tropical fish, and sometimes see sea turtles. We will have lunch on board and then land on a beautiful, white-sand beach. There we will relax, take photos and enjoy the Galapagos sun, before returning to the hotel.

DAY 3: EL CHATO RESERVE / TUNNELS

The highlands of Santa Cruz Island offer important attractions thanks to its climate and vegetation. This tropical rain forest has a very different landscape than the lowlands.
In the Santa Rosa sector, we will visit the El Chato Reserve where the famous “Galapagos” giant tortoises live in the wild. You can watch the tortoises relaxing and bathing in El Chato lagoon. Also, this is nesting grounds for many of the island’s wild birds, such as finches, Vermilion Flycatcher, Cattle Egret and sometimes Galapagos Crake.

Our journey lets you see the huge Galapagos tortoises in their natural state. During the visit to this reserve we’ll also visit a natural lava tunnel, which you can go through thanks to the soft lighting installed by the owners of the ranch.

DAY 4: GEMELOS CRATERS – AIRPORT

After breakfast, we will take a bus or taxi back to the airport. On the way, we will make a last stop to visit the Gemelos Craters, twin geological depressions amidst a forest of scalesia (native vegetation) on the highest part of the island.

 

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GALAPAGOS INTENSIVE – 5 DAYS

SANTA CRUZ – SANTA FE – ISABELA


  • DIA 1: Arrive at Baltra – El Chato Reserve / Tunnels
  • DIA 2: Visit Santa Fe Island – Beach landing
  • DIA 3: Visit Isabela Island – Concha Perla
  • DIA 4: Visit Lobería – Punta Estrada – Grietas
  • DIA 5: Visit Gemelos Craters – Airport

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ITINERARY DESCRIPTION

DAY 1: BALTRA –EL CHATO RESERVE

At the Baltra airport, our Ninfa Tour staff will meet you and transfer you to Hotel Ninfa, located on Santa Cruz Island. After lunch we will have the first visit, to El Chato Reserve.

The highlands of Santa Cruz Island provide important attractions due to its climate and vegetation. This is a tropical rain forest offering a very different landscape than that of the lowlands. In the Santa Rosa sector, we will visit the El Chato Reserve, a reserve where the famous “Galapagos” giant tortoises live in the wild. You can watch the tortoises relaxing in El Chato lagoon. Also, this is where many of the island’s wild birds nest, such as finches, Vermilion Flycatcher, Cattle Egret and sometimes Galapagos Crake.

Our journey lets you see the huge Galapagos tortoises in their natural state. During the visit to this reserve we’ll also see a natural lava tunnel, which you can go through thanks to the soft lighting installed by the ranch’s owners.

DAY 2: SANTA FE ISLAND – BEACH LANDING

After breakfast, we sail an hour to Santa Fe Island. From the yacht, we see on its huge cliffs a forest of giant cacti endemic to this island. In the calm, turquoise waters of the bay are colonies of sea birds, such as pelicans, boobies and gulls, and many sea lions. Snorkeling is fantastic. We will swim with manta rays and tropical fish, and sometimes see sea turtles. We will have lunch on board and then land on a beautiful, white-sand beach. There we will relax, take photos and enjoy the Galapagos sun, before returning to the hotel.

DAY 3: ISABELA – CONCHA PERLA

Departure 07:00. After breakfast, we board the boat for Isla Isabela (navigation lasts 2 hours). After Arrival in Puerto Villamil, we visit the Giants Tortoise Breeding Center, which is located 1.5 km from the dock. Here we observe turtles of all ages and the guide will explain about the process of raising and breeding giant turtles that are considered endangered. Then we visit the flamingo lagoon and have a moment to enjoy the beautiful beach of Isabela. Then we headed to the port to take lunch at a local restaurant. Afterwards we continue our journey to Concha Pearl which is a beautiful place in the bay of crystalline water where we will practice snorkeling taking the opportunity to see a variety of fish, sea turtles, among others

DAY 4: LOBERIA – PUNTA ESTRADA – GRIETAS

La Lobería is an ideal place for snorkeling. In the company of our guides, you can swim with a colony of playful sea lions and colorful fish. Occasionally sea turtles and manta rays appear.

At Punta Estrada, we will visit the cliff to observe a small colony of blue-footed boobies and pelicans. After disembarking at the pier and a short walk, we reach the 15-meter-high lookout point of the canal to observe the shark channel. Later, we visit Playa de los Perros. Upon the rocks there, you will watch a colony of marine iguanas, zayapas (crabs) and sometimes lava herons. Afterwards we will go to Las Grietas, a clear-water lagoon paradise, where we will swim. On the return, we will visit Playa de los Alemanes where you can enjoy the Galapagos sun and sea.

DAY 5: GEMELOS CRATERS – AIRPORT

After breakfast, we will take a bus or taxi back to the airport. On the way, we will make a last stop to visit the Gemelos Craters, twin geological depressions amidst a forest of scalesia (native vegetation) on the highest part of the island.

 

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GALÁPAGOS INTENSIVE – 4 DAYS

SANTA CRUZ – SANTA FE – ISABELA


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  • DIA 1: Arrive at Baltra – El Chato Reserve / Tunnels
  • DIA 2: Visit Santa Fe Island – Beach landing
  • DIA 3: Visit Isabela Island – Concha Perla
  • DIA 4: Visit Gemelos Craters – Airport

ITINERARY DESCRIPTION

DAY 1: BALTRA –EL CHATO RESERVE

At the Baltra airport, our Ninfa Tour staff will meet you and transfer you to Hotel Ninfa, located on Santa Cruz Island. After lunch we will have the first visit, to El Chato Reserve.

The highlands of Santa Cruz Island provide important attractions due to its climate and vegetation. This is a tropical rain forest offering a very different landscape than that of the lowlands. In the Santa Rosa sector, we will visit the El Chato Reserve, a reserve where the famous “Galapagos” giant tortoises live in the wild. You can watch the tortoises relaxing in El Chato lagoon. Also, this is where many of the island’s wild birds nest, such as finches, Vermilion Flycatcher, Cattle Egret and sometimes Galapagos Crake.

Our journey lets you see the huge Galapagos tortoises in their natural state. During the visit to this reserve we’ll also see a natural lava tunnel, which you can go through thanks to the soft lighting installed by the ranch’s owners.

DAY 2: SANTA FE ISLAND – BEACH LANDING

After breakfast, we sail an hour to Santa Fe Island. From the yacht, we see on its huge cliffs a forest of giant cacti endemic to this island. In the calm, turquoise waters of the bay are colonies of sea birds, such as pelicans, boobies and gulls, and many sea lions. Snorkeling is fantastic. We will swim with manta rays and tropical fish, and sometimes see sea turtles. We will have lunch on board and then land on a beautiful, white-sand beach. There we will relax, take photos and enjoy the Galapagos sun, before returning to the hotel.

DAY 3: ISABELA – CONCHA PERLA

Departure 07:00. After breakfast, we board the boat for Isla Isabela (navigation lasts 2 hours). After Arrival in Puerto Villamil, we visit the Giants Tortoise Breeding Center, which is located 1.5 km from the dock. Here we observe turtles of all ages and the guide will explain about the process of raising and breeding giant turtles that are considered endangered. Then we visit the flamingo lagoon and have a moment to enjoy the beautiful beach of Isabela. Then we headed to the port to take lunch at a local restaurant. Afterwards we continue our journey to Concha Pearl which is a beautiful place in the bay of crystalline water where we will practice snorkeling taking the opportunity to see a variety of fish, sea turtles, among others

DAY 4: GEMELOS CRATERS – AIRPORT

After breakfast, we will take a bus or taxi back to the airport. On the way, we will make a last stop to visit the Gemelos Craters, twin geological depressions amidst a forest of scalesia (native vegetation) on the highest part of the island.

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EL JARDÍN ALEMAN JUNGLE LODGE

It was opened in January 1996 and is surrounded by 125 ha. Protected primary and secondary rainforest. Apart from the hotel grounds, belongs to the Lodge 100 ha protected rainforest on the banks of the Napo River. The resort is built on 5 ha. The Lodge is located on the banks of Misahualli River, a tributary of Napo River, which forms after about 1400 km, in Perú the Amazon.

The Lodge is surrounded by 330 acres of protected rainforest. Additionally, the Lodge protects 264 acres of primary rainforest on the banks of Napo River.

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Facilities:

  • 17 Double rooms with bathroom, hot water, fan and terrace
  • 3 Familiar suites (2 double rooms each) living room,  bathroom, hot water, fan and terrace.
  • Restaurant
  • Free Purified Water
  • Whirpoll (16 sq.) with sun terrace
  • Pergola and hammocks
  • Fire place
  • Conference hall for 40 persons
  • Hall with billiard, Sat-TV and Bar
  • Large gardens
  • 225 hectars of protected rainforest
  • Private beach on the River
  • Parking place
  • Laundry service
  • Internet service
  • Mobil Signal Claro and Movist
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LA CASA DEL SUIZO

La Casa del Suizo is a tranquil Amazonian refuge located on the shore of Ecuador’s majestic Napo River and a stone’s throw away from the eastern slopes of the Andes Mountains. Perched comfortably above the riverbank and the small Quichua Indian village of Ahuano, La Casa del Suizo overlooks vast expanses of the surrounding tropical rainforest environment.

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With a magnificent panorama of the Napo, our guests may enjoy our swimming pool, outdoor dining area and pool bar, which offer an array of delicious tropical drinks. The hotel’s dining rooms offer a wide variety of both Ecuadorian and international dishes, and our buffets cater to vegetarians.

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Each morning our guests may trek, paddle and swing through the lush, primary rainforest which surrounds the Lodge. Our native guides possess vast knowledge of the diverse local fauna and flora, as well as the medicinal uses of many plants. Don’t miss out on this amazing Amazon adventure!

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Each of our modern rooms provides full electricity, hot water and ceiling fans to make your stay more comfortable, and an exquisite view which may be peacefully absorbed from the privacy of one’s own terrace.

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CUYABENO WILDLIFE RESERVE

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Cuyabeno_Wildlife_ReserveThe Siona Lodge is idyllically situated in one of the last unspoiled native jungles in the Amazon, the Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve. Ecuador designated the 603.380 square kilometers (2,329.7 sq. mi) a protected wildlife zone since July 26th, 1979. This positive step forward towards the preservation of part of the Amazon River Basin has allowed us to develop our lodge around the idea of low impact eco-tourism. Our hope is that, by exposing you to the untouched natural beauty surrounding the lodge, you will understand and share that these resources should be enjoyed and preserved for future generations to come.

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The Siona Lodge has the best and one of the single most distinctive locations in the reserve, allowing for picturesque sunsets viewed across the large freshwater lake. Much of the wildlife you will see is dependent on the unique ecosystem the lake supports allowing for some rare viewing opportunities.

Accommodation

The Siona Lodge accommodates up to 20 people in four individual guest huts; each hut has 2 double bedrooms each with its own private bathroom and shower. Our spacious balconies, complete with a hammock and lounge chairs, invite you to relax and enjoy your surroundings.

Dining

The heart of our Main Lodge is a spacious dining area. We take pride in our ability to prepare and serve gourmet cuisine in such an isolated location. We take great care to ensure fresh, local ingredients are the basis for our recipes so you will enjoy your dining experience as much as you do the unspoiled ambiance of the surrounding jungle. The dining area lounge is equipped with a fully stocked bar so you can enjoy any of your favourite after-dinner cocktails.

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YARINA ECOLODGE

The YarinaEco Lodge is strategically located in an area of forest that counts on the highest diversity of micro-habitats in the Napo area. This means that there are more species of animals, birds, reptiles and insects than anywhere else on the Napo River or in the surroundings. The Yarina Eco Lodge is located on the Napo River only 60 minutes by covered motorized canoe from Puerto Francisco de Orellana (EL COCA).

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Accomodation and facilities :

  • 20 multiple huts (single, double, triple and quadruple accommodations)
  • each hut with private bathrooms and showers.
  • all huts are built with typical materials of the zone.
  • water is provided 24 hours in the bathrooms and showers
  • electricity is provided through a generator from 18H00 till 22H00 (110 V.)
  • each hut is equipped with beds (all beds with mosquito nets), closet, hammock and a lamp
  • 24 hours hot water
  • each bathroom is equipped with sink, shower, toilet, toilet paper, soap and towel.
  • there is a big cabin near the Maduro River where the guest can find the restaurant, the bar and a comfortable place to rest.
  • the kitchen staff offers a healthy variety of food. If the guests have vegetarian preferences, our staff is ready to offer vegetarian food.
  • the administration of the lodge offers the guests a security box to keep their valueables.

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Sumary of activities :

  • Birdwaching;
  • Piranha fishing;
  • Night excursions;
  • Blow gun practice;
  • Shamanic experience;
  • Trekking inside the forest;
  • Visit the ARCADIA Rescue Center;
  • Races by Manduro and Napo Rivers;
  • Nocturnal navigation looking for caimans;
  • Cultural activities visiting an indigenous Quichua family;
  • and more, much more …
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