Paddling canoe

TYPOLOGIES

Relax

+ 1
DIFFICULTY

Low

MIN. AGE

18 years

Amazing Experience

Be part of a place in the jungle where you can go on paddling canoes, you can take part in our special Nicky lodge paddling canoe tour, navigate with your own paddling canoe along black water rivers and lakes, let pink Dolphins go along with you while you enjoy wonderfull landscapes, our amazon jungle offers a typical flora and fauna of the area.

Paddling canoe adventure

The most important is to enjoy observing the wonderfull landscapes while you navigate along the black water rivers and lakes.  and so that you take the best experiences with us. Enjoy this incredible activity and take the time you wish in this new adventure.

While you are navigating along these mistycal areas and you are navigating along these black water river and lakes you can ask your naturalist guide to identify diferent animal species, and our naturalist guide will be ready to show you many things about this marvelous place and also about the different activities in our amazon jungle.

After a day of paddling activities keep in mind that Nicky Lodge is waiting with its cabins with private toilet and shower and local food adapted to your taste and needs, then rest and be ready to navigate on the next day .

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 tour starts at 23h30p.m.

In the City of Quito and has an estimated time of 8 hours, to get to the Cuyabeno Bridge, we arrive at 10h30 – 11h00a.m, after checking at the guardianship of the Cuyabeno Bridge, we will navigate down the Cuyabeno river for 2 hours and thirty minutes until we reach our Nicky Amazon Lodge, on the way our guide will be looking for different species of monkeys and birds. Arrival at the lodge. Lunch. You will have time to rest until 4:30 p.m., and then get on our paddling canoes and enjoy the surroundings, back to the lodge and then before dinner we go on a night walk to observe different species of spiders, insects, amphibians and others. Dinner and our guide will share the program for the next day.

Note 1: At the moment there is no flight operation from Quito to Lago Agrio.

DAY 2 - 06h30a.m.

We will go out with our paddling canoes and enjoy the Amazonian landscape and we will observe different species of monkeys and birds, we return to the lodge for our breakfast 08h00a.m, after breakfast at 10h00a.m., we will go on a walk to learn about the plants and trees of the rainforest and learn about practical and medicinal uses, we return to the lodge for our lunch. In the afternoon, we will go to the monkey island with our paddling canoes to go around only by paddling to enjoy the place and to try to look for different species of animals until we arrive to our lodge.

In the afternoon you will navigate by motor canoe along the Cuyabeno River to the Laguna Grande where you can observe the pink dolphins and where you can be swimming while enjoying a spectacular Amazonian sunset. At night you will continue your adventure along the river in search of nocturnal animals especially caimans.

DAY 3 - Breakfast 06h30a.m.

We will go out by paddling canoes down the Cuyabeno River to reach the local Siona community and to learn about the culture and traditions of the local people and to enjoy learning and taking part into the preparation of the Casave / Yuca bread and after that we will taste the casave

In the afternoon you will navigate by motor canoe along the Cuyabeno River to the Laguna Grande taking with us our paddling canoes and then we will enjoy around the laguna grande where you can observe the pink dolphins and where you can be swimming while enjoying a spectacular Amazonian sunset. At night you will continue your adventure along the river in search of nocturnal animals especially caimans.

DAY 4 - 06h30a.m.

We will go out by paddling canoes to enjoy the landscape and look for different species of monkeys and birds, then we will return to the lodge for our breakfast 08h00a.m., after a while at 10h00a.m., we will go out in a full day to the Laguna Grande where we can walk in terra firme forest and with our paddling canoes we can visit other lakes and enjoy the Laguna grande to swim and watch the sunset. Back to our Nicky Amazon Lodge for dinner.



DAY 5 - 08h00a.m.

After breakfast we head back to the Cuyabeno Bridge doing our last activity, which is to look for all kind of animals that the rainforest can show us. Arriving at the Cuyabeno Bridge, we will receive our box-lunch and it is the place where our transportation will take us back to Lago Agrio or to Quito depending on availability.

Important: The naturalist guide will be able to re-organize the days of the itinerary in the way that he/she believes convenient.