Lodge 4 days

4 days / 3 nights
TYPOLOGIES

Cultural

+ 2
DIFFICULTY

Low

MIN. AGE

3 Years

Amazing Experience

An amazon adventure that will make you enjoy natural sounds from the Rainforest in a place where cabins are spacious and comfortable, every one having private toilet and hot shower and a special touch given by our professional cheff that prepares any kind of local food which includes vegan or vegetarian meals.

 

Enjoy our nicky amazon adventure

 

Nicky Amazon Lodge offers you a personalized service in a familiar ambiance, at the same time you will feel yourself at home living a comfortable and safe experience plus all the information given by our naturalist guide that will share during your stay.

Traditional Style

 

Nicky lodge has been built in the traditional way that local communities have made during many years. Every cabin has its own balcony from where you can enjoy listening to the sounds of the junlge and at night time to listen to jungle sounds made by birds and insects all for nature lovers.

We follow environmental politics which to preserve our natural ecosistem; keeping in mind redusing, reusing and reciclying. which makes Nicky Amazon Lodge be friendly with nature.

Our staff is very well trained in all different areas to make your stay funny, relaxed at the same time you are enjoying our ecuadorian jungle

For further information, please contact us

Included

(Tourism Ministry Licensed) bilingual naturalist guides trained in Eco-tourism

Nicky Amazon Lodge with traditional hut accommodation. Comfortable rooms with private bathrooms (double)

Personal equipment: rubber boots and lifejackets

Daily three nutritious meals during the jungle trip (including purified bottled water)

Tea, Coffee, available all day

Catering for vegetarians

NOT included

Roundtrip transportation between Quito and Puente de Cuyabeno

Extra meals and extra drinks before and after trip

Rain Poncho

US $ 5 Dollars to be paid at the family visit

Additional beverages and tips.

Tour Map

Day by Day

Explore one of the most pristine and marvelous regions of the world: The South American Tropical Rain Forest.

DAY 1 - The journey begins at “El Puente' 11h00,

the main entrance to the Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve and our last moment with the civilization. We continue by motorized canoe down the Cuyabeno river for about 2 and a half hours until we reach the Nicky Amazon Lodge. With a little luck we’ll be able to observe monkeys and bird species along the way. The Cuyabeno river is narrow in the upper part and this allows you to experience wildlife up close. A welcome cocktail waiting for your arrival at the lodge. Later you will have time to rest and go on your first activity enjoying the surroundings. Before dinner we will go on a night walk to watch for different species of insects, spiders, tree frogs and others. After dinner your bilingual guide will tell you about the activities for the following days.

DAY 2 - In the morning

we’ll explore the area looking for monkeys and bird species in the tropical rainforest. Return for Breakfast. Some time to relax and then we will walk through the rainforest and our guide will share all his knowledge and experiences of the rainforest. We’ll learn how the most diverse forms can coexist and survive in nature and side by side within a delicate balance. We may spot colorful butterflies, frogs and listen to some bird songs as we learn more about the great variety of flora of the Area. Return to the lodge for lunch. After we have short time to rest and enjoy nature, we can swimm, play soccer or just take a nap. In the afternoon we’ll take a trip by canoe down the Cuyabeno River, taking us through the dense jungle landscape. We’ll observe the wildlife found on the riverbanks, including monkeys, macaws, toucans and sloths. We’ll have a good chance to see pink river dolphins in the impressive river landscape. Before dinner, after dusk, we’ll explore the lodge's surroundings to look for nocturnal animals such as insects, spiders, snakes and frogs.

DAY 3 - After breakfast,

we’ll have an interesting activity. We will visit our Indigenous Siona community to share their daily life in the Amazon Basin. we’ll have a demonstration on how to make ‘Cassave’, the typical manioc bread of the region. Additional we’ll learn about the local customs and traditions of their past and present culture. Return for lunch. In the afternoon we’ll travel by motorized canoe up the Cuyabeno River to reach the Laguna Grande. As we explore the lagoon, we’ll learn about the 'Igapó', the ecosystem of the flooded forest and dominated by giant macrolobium trees which provide habitat for epiphytes and some species of birds such as cormorants. After exploring the lagoon, we can swim in the calm waters while watching the spectacular sunset of the Amazon region. Later we’ll continue our adventure observing the nocturnal fauna of the river landscape with some species of bats and we will look for caimans on the way down to the Lodge. Dinner

DAY 4 - Optional morning excursion includes a short trip by canoe.

We will look around and try to find species of monkeys and birds and maybe sloths on the way in the sorroundings of this spectacular place. After breakfast you will have time to pack your luggage for the return journey. We provide a box lunch for the trip back. The ride takes you upstream back to the Cuyabeno bridge 'El Puente de Cuyabeno at 10h30. Where a tourist bus will take you back directly to Quito or maybe you will get on a public bus back to Lago Agrio at approximately 13h00p.m and from there you will catch bus back to Quito