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Tapir Lodge

The Tapir Lodge is located along the Rio Cuyabeno in the Cuyabeno reserve close to the ‘Laguna Grande’. The Lodge consists out of three ‘towers’ with double, triple and quadruple rooms. All the rooms have a private bathroom and some are equipped with hammock, balcony and a spectacular view of the jungle! In the lodge there is also a dining room and a bar where you can have a nice drink and talk about your travel experiences with other travelers!


5 day program (day 4 is will not be done in the 4 day program)

* Also available as 7 day program with 4 nights lodging and 2 nights camping, for more information, contact us!

Day 1:
Meeting point Mariscal Sucre International Airport at 8 o’clock in the morning. A 30 minute flight to Lago Agrio. Lago Agrio to Puente Cuyabeno in private transport. At Puente Cuyabeno lunch and continue the trip in a motorized canoe. Arrival in the lodge around 6 pm. Dinner and explanation by guide about next day activities.

Day 2:

Early wake up to go bird watching and look for other animals. Back in the lodge breakfast. Afterwards by canoe to the ‘Laguna Grande’ to look for animals and plants. A hike in the primary forest for 3,5 hours. Back in the lodge lunch will be served. Time to relax. At 5 by canoe to the ‘Laguna Grande’ to look for animals, have a swim, watch a beautiful sunset and on the way back look for caimans. In the lodge dinner and afterwards a night walk.

Day 3:
Early breakfast. By canoe for more less 2 hours to look for morphos, toucans, macaws and monkeys! Visit the Shaman and have a walk into the jungle to the Kapok tree, one of the biggest trees in this area. Lunch on the way. In the afternoon visit the Siona family to learn how to make cassava bread. After this back to the lodge to have dinner.

Day 4:
Breakfast. Day where you choose your activities! Options: bird watching, rowing in the lake, fishing or walking in the forest. Lunch in the Lodge. Briefing in the afternoon and dinner in the lodge. At night all the crew members get introduced and there will be a goodbye - fruit cocktail. Recommendation to pack your stuff because next day you get up early, around 4am!

Day 5:
Wake up by the staff. Breakfast. Back to ‘puente Cuyabeno’ and there transportation is waiting.

Transportation Lago Agrio – Cuyabeno – Lago Agrio, three meals daily, accommodation, canoe rides, soft drinks (water, coffee and tea), excursions, naturalist multilingual speaking guides, rubber boots, raincoats and life saver.

Not included:

Entrance fee ($10,-), Flight Quito – Lago Agrio - Quito, alcoholic and bottled beverages, tips and personal expenses.

Lodge info:

Tapir Lodge

Available trips:

Days Price (in US $)
4 550,00
5 690,00
7 990

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