Things to do in Zamora-Chinchipe Province

5-Day Premium Amazon Adventure from Nueva Loja provided by Tapir Lodge

5-Day Premium Amazon Adventure from Nueva Loja

5-Day Premium Amazon Adventure from Nueva Loja
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Know before you go
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
Available languages
German, English, French, Spanish
Know before you go
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
German, English, French, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
What to expect
Day 1: (D) Our services start at Lago Agrio´s Airport. From Lago Agrio we will drive about 2-hour passing beautiful landscapes to El Puente del Cuyabeno (The Cuyabeno Bridge). Once arrived at 'El Puente' we'll take a break to enjoy lunch and then we will proceed our journey on board of a motorized canoe. Throughout the trip down this narrow river Cuyabeno, you'll be able to admire the wide variety of flora and fauna that the Reserve has to offer. We'll navigate for 2 to 3-hour until we arrive to the Tapir Lodge. Dinner and overnight stay at Tapir Lodge. Day 2: (B-L-D) After a delicious breakfast, we'll travel in canoe upstream to the 'Laguna Grande' (Big Lake) where we'll have the opportunity to observe the surroundings unique Flora and Fauna with inundated forest (Igapo). We'll continue and travel to 'Terra Firme' to begin a trek during which we'll try to see and hear many species of birds such as Woodpeckers, Tanagers, Macaws, and Toucans. Return to Tapir Lodge and lunch. In the afternoon we'll drive with the canoe to a different area of the 'Laguna Grande' where you can go for a swim during a breathtaking sunset. Return to Tapir Lodge and dinner. After dinner depending on the weather conditions, we can take a quick night trek around the Lodge looking for frogs and other night wanders.   Day 3: (B-D) Depending on the weather conditions we could have an early start and head out on a bird watching excursion. We'll return to Tapir Lodge for the breakfast. Throughout our canoe ride today we'll search Morphos (giant Blue Butterfly), monkeys until we arrive at a small community where we'll have the opportunity to visit and meet Thomas the local Shaman who spends most of his time curing and treating the local inhabitants with his vast knowledge of medicinal plants. He'll share with us his experience as well as the processes for healing people. After lunch we'll meet a local Siona family and join the preparation of a typical bread (Cassava Bread), made of yuca. Dinner and overnight stay at Tapir Lodge. Day 4: (L-D) This day will be scheduled according to your interests, so guests will have the option to choose their activities with the guide. Several options are available, ranging from bird watching, canoeing, fishing, or walking in the rain forest. Lunch will be served at the Tapir Lodge and in the afternoon our guests can enjoy some leisure time and the last sunset over the lake. After dinner, we'll serve and enjoy a farewell Passion fruit Cocktail. Day 5: After breakfast we'll depart about 10am from the Tapir Lodge, depending on flight times and weather conditions. We'll make our way back to the bridge, where our private transportation will be waiting for us to take us back to Lago Agrio's airport.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 34396P2
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
4 nights accommodation • Afternoon tea • Beverages • All activities • Driver/guide • Local guide • Hotel pickup and drop-off • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
Exclusions
Our services start at Lago Agrio, however we can gladly assist you with your flight or bus tickets • Flight Quito - Lago Agrio - Quito • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase) • Contribution to the local community ($ 6.00 per person) • Personal expenses • Gratuities
Duration
5 days
Departure details
Location Name: Depending on your mode of transport, we will meet you at the Airport of Lago Agrio (if you arrive by plane) or at Hotel D´Mario in Lago Agrio (if you arrive by bus). Location Address: Hotel D´Mario Av. Quito 2-63 y Pasaje Gonzanamá Lago Agrio (Nueva Loja) Ecuador Return Location: Depending on your mode of transportation, we will drop you off at the airport or the bus station of Lago Agrio.
Zamora-Chinchipe Province, Zamora-Chinchipe Province
Inclusions
4 nights accommodation • Afternoon tea • Beverages • All activities • Driver/guide • Local guide • Hotel pickup and drop-off • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
Exclusions
Our services start at Lago Agrio, however we can gladly assist you with your flight or bus tickets • Flight Quito - Lago Agrio - Quito • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase) • Contribution to the local community ($ 6.00 per person) • Personal expenses • Gratuities
Departure details
Location Name: Depending on your mode of transport, we will meet you at the Airport of Lago Agrio (if you arrive by plane) or at Hotel D´Mario in Lago Agrio (if you arrive by bus). Location Address: Hotel D´Mario Av. Quito 2-63 y Pasaje Gonzanamá Lago Agrio (Nueva Loja) Ecuador Return Location: Depending on your mode of transportation, we will drop you off at the airport or the bus station of Lago Agrio.
Zamora-Chinchipe Province, Zamora-Chinchipe Province
Duration
5 days
Additional information
Our services start in Lago Agrio (Nueva Loja), however we can gladly assist you with your flight or bus tickets from Quito
We need to register all persons entering the Cuyabeno Reserve. Therefore, we need the following information: Full names, passport numbers, date of birth, nationalities of all travelers
Children must be accompanied by an adult
May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
Please advise any specific dietary requirements or health restrictions at time of booking
Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
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Susanpoot
Susanpoot
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Tapir Lodge wonderful Amazon trip
We had a wonderful time at Tapir Lodge. The owner/guide Kurt knows and shares so much information on the Amazon - r
cassidy62
cassidy62
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Wow what an experience!
We enjoyed four nights at the lodge and had such a great experience. Firstly the lodge itself. I would imagine all
upalis
upalis
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Amazing Place
We went on 3 night/4 day package in early April, 2019. There were two other couples with us. I must mention that t
Jeff S
Jeff S
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Awesome wildlife and guiding, with some issues.
Tapir is the brain-child of Kurt, an Ecuadorian of German background. It is about 20 years old, and showing its a
noraixtapa
noraixtapa
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Amazing Amazon trip!
We had a blast at Tapir lodge in Cuyabeno. Kurt did not disappoint with his breadth of knowledge, enthusiasm for na
lev s
lev s
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Your Amazon jungle dream comes true
The Tapir lodge is perfect place to discover Amazon rainforest. When we came to the airport the driver from Tapir l
LHW24
LHW24
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What an experience
We stayed for 3 nights and 4 days and were not disappointed. We were a family of 5 (all grown up kids!). We wer
Ruth B
Ruth B
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One of our trip highlights!
The lodge, staff, FOOD!!! And experience is amazing. We spent a lovely three nights at Tapir Lodge in Sept 2018, f
Philipp B
Philipp B
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Great experience & wonderful staff
Tapir Lodge is the perfect starting point to explore surrounding Cuyabeno Wildlife Resort. Accomodation in the Tow
Christoph J
Christoph J
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Fantastic place and team to explore the Amazonas
We had an amazing time at the Tapir Lodge. From Quito it takes a while to get there but it's a great experience if
Ryan D
Ryan D
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The Best Guide in Cuyabeno, at the best lodge
Kurt, the guide for Tapir Lodge, is one of the originals in Cuyabeno park, and knows the place and the locals like
dhc1948
dhc1948
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Personalized service in a magical place
For 4 days we were the only guests at Tapir Lodge in mid April. We had an excellent local indigenous guide Francis
Rachel N
Rachel N
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Wow! Great experience, far from ordinary!
Our family of 5 ('kids'aged 18, 18 and 16) had such a unique and wonderful experience at Tapir lodge. They try to k
John S
John S
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Great experience - lots of wildlife!
Our group of three visited Tapir Lodge in late February 2018 and had an amazing time! Our host, Kurt, was extremely
Menzies13
Menzies13
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Excellent Lodge and lots of wildlife
We thoroughly enjoyed immersing ourselves in the jungle with no contact to the rest of the world! Our accommodation