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Napo Wildlife Centre

The Napo Wildlife Center is the greatest and ultimate alternative luxury eco-hotel in Amazonian Ecuador. The Lodge is located by the Anangucocha lake, around 2,5 hours by motorised canoe from Coca. It consists out of 10 individual cabañas for two or three people. There is one larger cabaña providing space for 4 persons. All rooms include a king size bed, private bathrooms, hot water, screened windows and mosquito nets. Other facilities are a cool shaded terrace with hammocks, a library with books about local birds and a bar for ice-cold drinks. As well people are able to use the dining room at all time of the day.

Sample itinerary – 4 day program
* Also possible for 5, 6, 7 or 8 days. For more information please contact us.

Day 1:
From Coca you travel in a motorized canoe to the Napo Wildlife Center, takes around 2,5 hours. Lunch on the way. At the entry dock of the Napo Wildlife Centre you can use the restroom and then continue for a majestic and peaceful 1 ½ hours dugout canoe ride surrounded by trees overhead, paddling along a narrow creek that connects to the lake where the lodge is located. Good possibilities of monkeys sights of various species as well as large birds like toucans, parrots or even macaws. Late afternoon arrival to the NWC lodge by the overwhelming view of the Añangu lake, welcome drink and facilities. After dinner optional cayman (alligator) observation around the lake and natural sounds at night.

Day 2:
Early wake up to reach the best and easy access parrot clay licks in Ecuador, about 1 hour away from the lodge. A total of 11 species of parrots, parakeets and macaws can be seen. Later, hike along forest trail to visit the Quichua community of Añangu and sharing time with a family. Return to the creek and hike through a Terra Firme Forest for about 30 minutes until you arrive to the second parrot clay lick where if the weather conditions help will be able to find different species of parrots, parakeets and even macaws. Box lunch at the parrot clay lick observatory. Late afternoon arrival to the lodge.

Day 3:
After early breakfast, depart from the lodge to the finest experience at a canopy tower on
the Napo. The canopy tower is located about 20 minutes from the lodge deep within the terra firme forest. As you ascend the 12-story tower, you pass through different levels of the forest and emerge on top of a huge Ceiba tree.  Served lunch at the lodge. Afternoon
visit to a terra firme trail, hike along primary forest to discover the forest interior,
posibilities of finding lizards, colorful manakins or the unique and endemic Golden mantle tamarin monkeys. After the hike, explore the lake and creeks by dugout canoe with great possibilities of running into a Giant otter family on the way.

Day 4:
Early departure and last excursion canoeing back to the Napo river. Back to Coca.

Additional Day(s):
Optional excursions such as hikes through different trails and forest types. Canoe rides exploring deeper areas of surrounding creeks with more wildlife possibilities, additional mammal clay lick excursion, handicraft workshop with the local community among other options.

Accommodation, all meals, purified water, river transportation, all excursions, native guide and naturalist bilingual guide, yasuni national park entrance fee, rain poncho and rubber boots.

Not Included:
Flight Quito - Coca - Quito, drinks, gratuities, any other item not specified.

Lodge info:

Napo Wildlife Centre

Available trips:

Days Price (in US $)
4 839,00
5 1045,00
8 1509,00

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