Humberto Salvador S4-51 & Mora

Quito, Ecuador, South America

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AMAZON RAINFOREST

4 day - 3 night

The amazon town at 5:30 hours on the southeast of Quito, in Orellana province, with a temperature of 25°C  (77 °F) is home of giant trees, animals, waterfalls, caves, petroglyphs and kichwa communities.

AMAZON

DAY 1

Depart Quito towards Loreto. After 5:00 hours of travel, we stop at a viewpoint to enjoy the amazon basin panorama. Lunch. Arrive to Waskila Yumbo. Visit to the botanical garden to learn about medicinal plants. Later, we will have the chance to have a cultural night with typical kichwa music, dancing, and a cleansing ritual with the shaman of the community. Dinner and overnight homestay.

DAY 2

Travel to Huaticocha community to enjoy a walk-up hill in the jungle to the first 80 meters high waterfall called the parrots cave, where there is a natural pool. Continue with the walk, we arrive to the second waterfall Lady´s Mantle, and after a while we will get to the cave Tugshiyacu, were we can explore inside to see petrified shells and inner streams. On the return chance to swim in the natural pools. Box lunch.

Dinner and overnight homestay

DAY 3

Early morning walk from the camp to the parrot’s clay lick and the enchanted lagoon hidden in the dense forest. Breakfast. Drive to La Paz and walk to the waterfall Refugio de la Loras. Visit Laguna de la Paz. Drive to 15 de Noviembre spot. Descend the River Pucuno on floating buoys to Cotona community were there are petroglyphs once made by the ancient Omagua culture standing for the fertility of the woman and the virility of man. Dinner. Overnight in homestay

DAY 4

Visit Pasohurco Museum. Walk to the cave Milagro de Dios. Drive back to Quito. End of the service. Breakfast

Inclusions:

  • Ground transportation

  • An English-speaking tour leader

  • Local Guide

  • 9 meals

  • Accommodation in double occupancy

Exclusions:

 X Travel insurance

 X Tips

 X Services not mentioned

Season: Round the year

Level: Moderate

Type of activities: Cultural, adventure and wildlife

Rainfall: Jan to may frecuent rains

              June to Aug Higher rains

               Sept to Dec moderate rainfall

               (Changing weather*)

Price: $489 pp

Single supplement 30%