Lodge 5 days

5 days / 4 nights
TYPOLOGIES

Cultural

+ 1
DIFFICULTY

Low

MIN. AGE

3 Years

Amazing Experience

Being the best lodge in Cuyabeno, Nicky offers an amazon adventure that will make you be part of the Rainforest, besides having comfortable and spacious cabins which includes private toilets and hot showers, plus other different spacious areas such as: resting, kitchen and eating areas.

We have given a bird jungle name to every of  our cabins.

 

Amazing lodge in Cuyabeno

 

We are very concious about your needs, offering you a personalized service in a familiar ambiance and you will feel at home living in a comfortable and safe place during your stay including all the information that our naturalist guide will share.

Following with your stay you will be part of walks and river activities that will make you feel as if you are one local person more.

Traditional Style

 

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.

Nicky lodge has been built in the traditional way that local communities have made during many years.

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

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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 - Early in the morning

we’ll explore the area looking for monkeys and birds in the tropical rainforest. Return for Breakfast. Some time to relax before we go on a walk through the rainforest and our guide will share all his knowledge and experiences. We’ll learn how the most diverse life forms can coexist and survive in nature side by side within a delicate balance. We may spot colorful butterflies, frogs and listen to some birds as we learn more about the great variety of flora. Return to the lodge for lunch. After we have some time to rest enjoying nature, swimming, play soccer or just a pleasant nap. In the afternoon we’ll take a trip by paddle 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 the pink river dolphins in the impressive river landscape. After dinner, we’ll explore the lodge's surroundings to look for nocturnal animals such as insects, spiders, snakes and frogs, a live which becomes active when the sun sets.

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 - In the morning

we’ll have the opportunity for an additional excursion, either in our canoe or hiking. The choice depends on the weather conditions and the interests of the group. After breakfast, we will explore through the forest. Our guide will tell you more about the medicinal use of the flora as it has been used by native cultures for generations and how they could survive into the jungle. Lunch time. In the afternoon, we’ll explore the Cuyabeno River by paddling canoe to enjoy the views of this exceptional scenery and listen to the sounds of the jungle as we look for exotic local species. Really an amazing activity.



DAY 5 - 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