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Napo Cultural Center

Napo Cultural Center Ecolodge, Amazon Trips Ecuador, Honeymoon, Rainforest, Amazon River. The Napo Cultural Center Ecolodge is located on the south bank of the Napo River, the largest Ecuadorian Amazon tributary. It is a place where you can experience the jungle in a very different way, interacting with the Kichwa Añangu community and going on exciting tours on the jungle, rivers and streams.

Experience a deep and unique natural adventure while unwinding and enjoying the opportunity to its fullest with superb Ecuadorian Amazon culinary dishes.

Located on the south banks of the Napo River, Napo Cultural Center sits nearby Yasuni National Park. The canoe trip down river begins in Coca in a comfortable and ecological roofed canoe with an outboard motor. The trip usually lasts about 2 hours and a box lunch is provided to passengers

Features:

  • Total capacity: 36 guests
  • 12 comfortable and large cabins -Suites, double cabins and trip cabins are available
  • All cabins include electricity
  • A security box is available for personal valuables
  • Cabins include running water, bathrooms, balconies, and hammocks nearby natural gardens.
  • The restaurant has a maximum capacity of 50 guests and serves local and national cuisines.

3 days / 2 nights Tour “Water is life”

Day 1
Napo Cultural Center is located on the south bank of the Napo River, the largest Ecuadorian tributary of the Amazon, and lies within the Yasuni National Park. The journey begins from the town of Coca on comfortable motor-operated canoes, which travel down the river about two hours during which time refreshments will be provided. You will see birds such as herons, kingfishers, terns and other Amazonian shorebirds as well as beautiful riverside landscapes.
Upon arriving at Napo Cultural Center, visitors are warmly welcomed with a refreshing traditional drink and immediately taken to their cabins amidst the teeming wilderness found on one of the most biologically diverse places on Earth. In the afternoon, enjoy a short walk down to the Napo riverbank to enjoy a beautiful sunset on the beaches and natural islands. Return for dinner and rest.

Day 2
Breakfast and early departure to board the boat to an amazing parrot clay lick that within easy access brings visitors face to face with approximately 11 species of parrots (incudingparrotlets and macaws), depending on the seasons, weather conditions and general good fortune. (This activity is usually successful).
We end this morning with a visit to the “KuriMuyu” Interpretation Center run by the women of the community. Here we offer the chance to get to know the Kichwa culture, their crafts, traditions and use of natural resources directly with people from the community. We return for lunch and rest at the lodge.
In the afternoon, walk towards the Añangu stream to visit environments including wetland, upland forest and seasonally flooded forest.
Once at Añangu stream embark on small canoes and head down river in a spectacular adventure through the forest with opportunities to see alligators nightlife and above all listen to the sounds of nature at its purest. Return to hotel in motorized canoes, Traditional typical dinner.

Day 3
(Optional) We get up at 4: 30 am in the morning to share one of the ancient customs of the Kichwa culture, making wayusa to energize the body listen to the kichwa songs and mind and think about important issues in a peaceful and unique way; back for breakfast, before taking a motorized canoe back to the city of Coca.

4 days / 3 nights Tour “Living well”

The good life or sumakkawsay means “full life” from the indigenous viewpoint, aspire to live well and live “better.” This is possible when there is harmony between human beings with their past, their peers, their community, their roots culture, spirituality and nature, with the prospect of membership.

Day 01
Napo Cultural Center is located on the south bank of the Napo River, the largest Ecuadorian of the Amazon and the Yasuni National Park.The trip starts from the town of Coca in comfortable ecological roof canoes, outboard motors operated. The canoe trip down the river takes about two hours, box lunch will be provided to Passengers.
During the navigation you will see birds such as herons, kingfishers, terns and other shore birds species and beautiful landscapes.
Arriving at Yasuni Kichwa Ecolodge, visitors are warmly welcome with a traditional drink, lunch at the Ecolodge and immediately taken to their cabins amidst the teeming wilderness found on one of the most biologically diverse places on Earth.
In the afternoon, a short walk down to the banks of the Napo River to enjoy a beautiful sunset on the beaches and islands naturally returns for dinner and rest.

Day 02
Breakfast and early departure to board the boat to an amazing parrot clay lick that within easy access brings visitors face to face with approximately 11 species of parrots (including parrotlets and macaws), depending on the seasons, weather conditions and general good fortune. (This activity is usually successful).
We end this morning with a visit to the Interpretation Center “KuriMuyu” handled by the women of the community here learn about the Kichwa culture, crafts, Traditions and traditional use of natural resources directly to people in the community. We return for lunch and take a break in the lodge.
Walk of an one hour to climb the observation tower of 35 meters likely to see a variety of birds, howler monkeys, squirrel monkeys, toucans, parrots and sloths.
Return to hotel and dinner in a motorized canoe.

Day 03
Breakfast visit around the community projects, talk about the worldview Kichwa Addition to medicinal and walk in the Mama Cuna road, excellent opportunity to see more wildlife, ceiba trees, strangler, bamboo cane, vines and shrubs endemic Yasuní.
We return for lunch and rest at the lodge.
Once at Añangu stream embark on small canoes and head down river in a spectacular adventure through the forest with opportunities to see alligators nightlife and above all listen to the sounds of nature at its purest. Return to hotel in motorized canoes, Traditional typical dinner.

Day 04
We get up at 4: 30 am in the morning to share one of the ancient customs of the Kichwa culture, making wayusa to energize the body listen to the Kichwa songs and mind and think about important issues in a peaceful and unique way; back for breakfast, before taking a motorized canoe back to the city of Coca.
The program of 5 days or longer offers the weitere Opportunity to live a unique experience navigating the Napo River on an eco-catamaran to take him to see tropical birds Such as orioles, caciques, parrots, Several Species of herons, caracaras, doves, anis , terns and other species of primates.
Such water sports as tubing or regatta on the Napo river or simply relax and unwind.

NOTE:
These sample itineraries are subject to change depending on climate, security and interests or groups. Changes and additions will be made in order to maximize wildlife sightings, cultural exchange and community with The stay in a biologically rich region such as the Yasuni National Park.

Tour
Single room
Double Room
Triple room
3 Days
733 USD
613 USD
613 USD
4 Days
838 USD
720USD
             720 USD

Additional Night 109 USD (for double or triple rooms only)

* Prices per person

NOTE: Families with children are recommended to hire a private guide.

  • Children under 12 years of age receive a 50% discount if sharing the room with their parents, as well as a 50% discount on airfare.
  • Children under 3 years of age are free, 50% discount on airfare
  • Disabled guests are charged the regular rate
  • Airline tickets and National Park entrance fees are subject to change.
  • Departures can be arranged for a minimum of 2 passengers every day of the week except Sunday.

Included:
Accommodation as booked, all meals, purified water, river transportation, bilingual naturalist guide (English-Spanish speaking), Coca airport transfers, walks and tours as per itinerary, community and bilingual naturalist guide, entrance fee to the Yasuni National Park, rain poncho and rubber boots provided when needed for excursions.

Not included:
Flight Quito-Coca-Quito from 280USD bus Quito – Coca – Quito 30 USD round trip, tips, drinks, gratuities, personal expenses, any other item not specified.

Should bring: Insect repellent, sun cream, camera, binoculars, light pants, t-shirts, long sleeves for night hikes, couple of shorts, flash Light with enough batteries for 4 or 5 days, camera fully charged, small cash, copy of your passport, cap, bathing suit, towel, needed medicines if you use, sunglasses, plastic bags big enough for your backpack, sandals (flip flops or water shoes), water bottle, small first aid kit.

FLIGHTS QUITO – COCA – QUITO LATAM

DAYROUTEFLIGHTDEPARTUREARRIVALRATE
MONDAYQUITO – COCAXL13977:48 UIO8:30 OCC$250
THURSDAYCOCA – QUITOXL139611:20 OCC11:55UIO

 

 

FRIDAYCOCA – QUITOXL139617:20 OCC17:55UIO

 

FLIGHTS QUITO – COCA – QUITO AVIANCA

DAYROUTEFLIGHTDEPARTUREARRIVALRATE
FRIDAYQUITO – COCAAV165608:20 UIO9:04 OCC$250

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