OVERVIEW Cuyabeno Dolphin Lodge is located in the heart of natural attractions, besides only 60 minutes away by motorized canoe plus our lodge…
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Cuyabeno Dolphin Lodge is located in the heart of natural attractions, besides only 60 minutes away by motorized canoe plus our lodge is located right next to the banks of the river, also from our hammocks next to the pier, probably you can see freshwater dolphins and enjoy the landscape of the river. The most important is the location with which we have guaranteed navigation and access throughout the year. So even in the dry season from December to February. There is also the income for our Lodge. Because the river does not descend excessively.
Besides we can offer 6 double rooms, 8 double rooms with private bathroom, all rooms with low beds. Hence our maximum capacity is 40 guests.
Our commitment to responsible and ecological tourism
Our Lodge follows strict ecological standards for protected areas, this is the most important thing for us. Besides in addition to that all wastewater is carefully processed and filtered to avoid contaminating the water and soil systems. As a result the jungle is kept clean. Certainly we will continue with our commitment to nature.
In addition the lodge obtains its energy exclusively from clean energy through solar panels. So each room is equipped with sunlight and a 110V electrical outlet. Therefore all our waste material is separated and recycled as much as possible.
Finally we maintain a strong and friendly relationship with members of the indigenous community and support their active involvement in tourism. Hence they receive economic income through their work as paddling aids, motor canoe drivers, kitchen helpers and camp administrators with us.
CUYABENO DOLPHIN LODGE OFFERS:
Single, double and matrimonial rooms with private bathrooms all lower beds, comfortable mattresses and mosquito nets
Biodegradable soap and shampoo
Spacious dining area
Hammocks in different chill out areas
Electricity from solar panels (light and battery recharging for cameras)
Delicious Ecuadorian cuisine (vegetarian food upon request)
3D-2N Normal price: 275 USD – Offer 250 USD
4D-3N Normal price: 310 USD – Offer 280 USD
5D-4N Normal price: 350 USD – Offer 320 USD
LAGO AGRIO – CUYABENOFlight (9:15 am) or bus (trip the night before the tour - 8 hours) to Lago Agrio. Private land transportation from Lago Agrio to El Puente. Canoe trip down the Cuyabeno River to our lodge. Lunch. Visit the Laguna Grande to swim and enjoy the sunset. Dinner. Exciting night walk.
HIKING DAYBreakfast. : Morning: three hours hike in the primary forest to learn about flora and fauna, especially to know about medicinal plants, frogs, insects, birds, etc. Lunch at the camp. Relax, in the afternoon canoe exploration on the Lagoons to enjoy the flooded forest. Where you can swim and enjoy the sunset. If conditions permit, you may be able to see pink dolphins. Return to lodge. Dinner.
COMUNITY DAYBreakfast. Visit the Community Siona Tarabeaya where you can see the preparation of the traditional bread Casabe and the naturalist guide will explain about the culture and traditions of native people. Lunch. Visit the Shaman, who will explain about the ceremonies in the jungle. Return to camp. Dinner.
CANOEINGBreakfast. Relaxing morning paddle in a traditional canoe on the rivers to explore und enjoy the uniqueness of nature. Searching for monkeys and birds. Lunch at the camp. Relax, Visit the Laguna Grande to swim and enjoy the sunset. Dinner. Night canoe expedition in search of caimans.
CUYABENO – LAGO AGRIOEarly morning bird watching. Breakfast. Navigating the Cuyabeno River back to El Puente. Box Lunch. Transfer to Lago Agrio. Return to Quito by bus or plane (17:00pm).
• Private transportation Lago Agrio – Dolphin Lodge – Lago Agrio (bus and canoe).
• Bilingual naturalist guide
• Accommodation in double or triple room with mosquito nets and a private bathroom.
• All meals (breakfast-lunch-dinner); pure water, coffee, tea
• Excursion gear (raincoat, rubber boots, camping tents, life jackets)
• Transportation Quito – Lago Agrio – Quito (bus)
• $ 5 community / $5 Shaman
• Meals before and after the tour
• All other expenses not specified in the tour