Your Travel Experience with Galapagos PRO
Transfer - Arrival at Napo Cultural Center
From Quito you fly to Francisco de Orellana (Coca). As canoes are the only method of transport in this region, you have the opportunity to discover the Napo River with your nature guide during the two hour canoe journey to the lodge. On the way you can admire the rich diversity of the flora and fauna of the Amazon. Once at the lodge, you will be welcomed by the Añangu Kichwa community with a refreshing drink.
Sunset walk at the Napo River
Afternoon: Take a short walk down to the banks of the Napo River, to enjoy a beautiful view and sunset. Return for dinner and rest at the Yasuní Kichwa Ecolodge.
Visit parrot-lick and Interpretation Center "Kuri Muyu"
Morning: After breakfast, visit a parrot lick. About 11 species of birds, including parrots, macaws and parakeets, visit this place every day to eatclay rich in minerals.
During a visit to the Interpretation Center Kuri Muyu, you can learn about the Kichwa culture, crafts, traditions and the traditional use of natural resources directly from the people of the community.
Return to the lodge for lunch and take a break.
Afternoon: Explore the surrounding area, including the wetland and highlands of the Amazon. Once in Añangu, board a small canoe for a spectacular forest adventure as the night falls, offering a special atmosphere on the river. Some nocturnal species can be seen during this tme and the sounds of the jungle are more clearly heard.
In the evening you return to the lodge in motorised canoes, where you can expect a traditional dinner.
Customs of the Kichwa culture
Morning:(Optional) Be prepared to rise and shine at 4.30 am to share one of the ancient customs of the Kichwa culture. During a ceremony, you will drink the traditional tea "Wayusa"and listen to Kishwa songs to stimulate your mind in a quiet and unique manner. Return to the lodge in time for breakfast.
Transfer to Quito
You leave the lodge in a motorized canoe to the port of Francisco de Orellana. From there, you will be taken to Coca airport to take the flight to Quito.