YASUNI NATIONAL PARK
This trip allows you to discover this area of the Ecuadorian jungle, considered a Biosphere Reserve because of the variety of animal and plant species it hosts. Your visit to Yasuni National Park will be a trip that you cannot forget ever. From your arrival, an Amazonian Kichwa community will give you a warm welcome with one of its typical dances, you can navigate in its rivers observing the exuberant flora and fauna, participate in rituals of energy cleaning and preparation of ancestral drinks as well as the community will share its culinary skills and teach you the process of making a typical Amazonian dish. Finally, you can swim surrounded by pink dolphins, a mythical species that keeps this majestic National Park.
Day 1: El Coca – Yasuni National Park (Kichwa Community Welcome)
At 07h00 a.m. all passengers will be received at the bus terminal of Francisco de Orellana (El Coca) or will be picked at their hotels for having a delicious breakfast. Then, you will go to the river dock of Francisco de Orellana to sail to your accommodation site in Yasuni National Park. After 4 hours of navigation by fast boat you will be arriving at your lodge, being 12 noon. After lunch, you will enter the flora and fauna of the Yasuni by taking a short walk in order to visit one of the largest and longest trees in the National Park. At night, after dinner you can observe a Kichwa dance as a welcome act. (Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner)
Day 2: Yasuni National Park (Jatuncocha River and Shamanic Healing)
In the morning, we will take the river transportation to navigate through the Yasuni River until we reach the entrance of Tambocha River. On the way, it will be possible to closely look hundreds of birds such as black turkeys, parrots, papagallos, Aguja ducks, hawks etc., as several species of monkeys until they reach the guard of the reserve of Sacha Ñampi (Alta Florencia), control of surveillance of Yasuni’s flora and fauna, where we will do trekking for 30 minutes for visiting the Salt Lickers. After lunch, you will visit one of the most beautiful lagoons of the Yasuni, “Jatun Cocha”, falling in the afternoon you will return to your accommodation site, where you will participate in the elaboration of the maito, a typical amazonian dish and try to make it. Maito is a very tasty dish for the magic that contribute the bijao leaves in which the maito is covered. After dinner, you will participate in a healing directed by a shaman, who will help you expel your ailments, discomforts and negative energies. (Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner)
Day 3: Yasuni National Park (Interaction with pink dolphins – Ayahuasca’s Ritual)
In the morning we go to visit the famous pink dolphins, to look their spectacle in the waters, you can bathe with them as well as feed them with fish. At noon you will return to the lodge for lunch and then you will observe the preparation of Ayahuasca, which will be used by the shaman in the spiritual healing. In the evening, you will listen stories, legends myths of the Yasuni narrated by the guide . (Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner)
Day 4: Yasuni National Park – El Coca
After breakfast you will prepare for returning to Francisco de Orellana. Your arrival at the dock port will be approximately at noon. (Meals included: Breakfast)
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Important for considering:
In cases of force majeure and / or fortuitous event, the Operator reserves the right to make the respective modifications in the itinerary, trying to change as little as possible the travel proposal initially presented. Cases of force majeure are those unforeseen situations external to the nature of the tour, such as: natural disaster, adverse weather conditions, fires, floods, damages caused by landslides or earthquakes, pandemics or epidemics, popular demonstrations, road closures and / or factors of risk before which a state authority prohibits the entrance to a certain zone, etc.
It is recommended to purchase travel insurance according to your needs.
In case of cancellation, the penalty is 30% of the total value if it’s made 20 days before the start of the tour and 100% if it’s made 5 days before the tour.
Our tourist packages are adjustable to requirements of tourist.
What to bring:
Thermal and waterproof jacket, light clothes, long-sleeved trousers and t-shirts, a thin sweater, a cap and glasses with a bra (for river navigation), a small comfortable bag to carry during jungle treks, insect repellent, flashlight. Rechargeable battery, canteen or “take everything” to refill (drinking water is supplied all the time), sunscreen, camera, binoculars, passport or identity card, swimsuit.
Rates valid for the Year 2019, apply for holidays.
Rates in Shared Tour. We have departures on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. For groups of minimum 10 people, we have departures every day.
To reserve the following information is necessary: copy of passport, email, food restrictions and allergies.
The 50% of the total tour value must be paid at the time of reservation, and 100% of the value 20 days before the start of the tour
If the payment is made with a credit card, you must pay an additional 10% to the total value, for the transaction made.