The Amazon rainforest

The Ultimate Jungle Adventure

Experience life in the Amazon jungle: float down the Napo River, see monkeys swinging in the bright green trees, visit indigenous communities deep in the jungle, and so much more!

Ecuador is home to one of the most biodiverse rainforests in the world, and even better, it’s actually really easy to get here! So, get your cameras ready, because you won’t want to miss a thing.

Wanderbus has partnered with the best Jungle tour operators and lodges to make sure you get the full Amazon adventure. Our travel experts have concluded that the rainforest on the Napo River is the perfect place for our wanderers to easily experience everything the Amazon has to offer.

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First Package: 3 days / 2 nights

Single: $ 294 per person
Double: $ 240 per person

Day 1

A canoe will be waiting for you at Punta Ahuano, which will transfer you to the Lodge (approximately 25 minutes).

11:00 am – Check in starts, here you will get information about your room and activities. Lunch will be served around 1:30pm.

3:00 pm – leave from the port of the lodge in a motorized canoe for a two-hour visit to the home of a native Kichwa family, where they will show you how they live, their culture, how they hunt, and how they make 100% organic chocolate. After, you will have a hike in the jungle of, where you will see the spectacular flora and fauna of Anaconda Island — the most important excursion offered. Return to the lodge around 6:00 pm.

7:00 pm – dinner is served in the dining room. Additionally, we will have talks related to the region, its inhabitants and history, and a briefing of the activities for the next day.

Day 2

8:00 am – breakfast is served in the dining room. Around 9:00 am you will depart for an excursion to the forest — about 3 hours walking. You will see wild animals, large trees and beautiful landscapes that allow you to feel the vastness of the Amazon on the slopes Oriental Andes. Later you will return to the lodge, with the option of tubing or canoeing in the Napo River.

2:00 pm – lunch is served in the dining room. In the afternoon, you will have free time to enjoy the area around the Lodge. Dinner is served in the dining room around 7:00 pm.

8:00 pm – night walk on Anaconda Island where you will see the amazing nightlife of the Amazon rainforest. You will return around 9:30 pm.

Day 3

8:00 am – breakfast is served in the dining room.

10:00 am – Check-out and board canoe back to Punta Ahuano (approximately 25 minutes).

Important: Schedules may change due to weather conditions.

Second Package: 4 days / 3 nights

Single: $ 415 per person
Double: $ 335 per person

This package includes all the activities described in the First Package. You won’t have to decide from visiting the indigenous community or the jungle expedition. You’ll enjoy both!

Day 1: Receive information about your stay, and visit a native Kichwa family, and after a hike.

Day 2: Forest excursion and tubing/canoeing in the Napo River.

Day 3

8:00 am, breakfast is served in the dining room. Around 9:00 am you will take a 30-minute canoe ride down the river, where you will hike for around 3 hours. During the hike you will see tall trees with beautiful foliage, “Ceibos” birds, and quite a lot of fauna. After the walk, we will swim in the Napo River. You will return around 1:45 pm.

2:00 pm – lunch is served in the dining room. In the afternoon, you will have free time to take photos, bird watch, or enjoy the Napo River. Dinner is served in the dining room around 7:00 pm.

8:00 pm – night walk on Anaconda Island where you will see the amazing nightlife of the Amazon rainforest. You will return around 9:30 pm.

Day 4

8:00 am – breakfast is served in the dining room.

10:00 am – Check-out and board canoe back to Punta Ahuano (approximately 25 minutes)

Important: Schedules may change due to weather conditions.

Recommendations

Your trip from Quito to Punta Ahuano

Take the Wanderbus from Baños to Puerto Misahuallí.
Hop off at Puerto Misahuallí and take a taxi to Punta Ahuano, which will take 15-20 minutes($5-$10)

Included

  • Accommodation in the selected room
  • All meals (from lunch when you arrive, to your breakfast on the day of your departure)
  • Shared tour: excursions and activities according to the established itinerary related to the number of nights booked.
  • Certified bilingual guide (English, naturally Spanish)

Not included

  • Transportation to Punta Ahuano
  • Canoe ride to the lodge (US$18.00 per trip, not per person)
  • Community $10
  • All kind of additional drinks
  • Wifi

What to pack:

Life in the jungle is very informal. Comfortable and lightweight clothes are a must. Bring long pants, cotton shorts, long-sleeved T-shirts, sneakers, sandals, hat / cap, sunglasses, rain gear, insect repellent, sunscreen, flashlight with extra batteries, binoculars, reading material.

Tipping:

Tipping the staff is at the discretion of our guests. Tips for the guide are usually given in person.

Climate:

In the Amazon region the climate is hot and humid with frequent rain showers. The drier season is from October to March. The temperature ranges from 19°C to 36°C throughout the year.

Health:

Immunizations are not required to visit this area of the Amazon jungle. It is advisable, however, to consult your doctor or physician before your trip. We recommend precautions against malaria and yellow fever. Strong insect repellent should be acquired before your arrival in the jungle.

Location

This lodge is located only 25 minutes, by canoe, from Punta Ahuano, making this more accessible than other Amazon excursions.

Discounts & Refunds

Children 0-5: Free
Children 6-12: 50% discount
No refunds apply for this tour.

Notes:

The itinerary may be subject to change due to weather conditions.
The guide may deviate from the published itinerary for any reason he or she deems advisable.

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