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Ecuadorian Amazon

Ecuador has its own section of the legendary Amazon rainforest, which can be explored on traditional riverboats or from luxury Amazon lodges. Trips here are offer combination a combination of wildlife spotting, endless beautiful scenery and cultural discoveries. Ancient trees, some over 400 years old, tower above you, providing a home to diverse birdlife, monkeys and sloths, visible from observation towers. Meet local communities who share their intricate knowledge of their surroundings, the medicinal properties of plants and their unique relationship with the jungle.

Want to see more of The Amazon? Visit it in Brazil or Peru

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Need some help with your trip? Margarita Torres has travelled extensively across Ecuador and can help with his knowledge and expertise of the attractions and services available.

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Ecuadorian Amazon
Excursions & Attractions

Jungle Nature Trails

Explore the Amazon's incredible biodiversity on a range of jungle walks, led by expert naturalist guides.

Macaw & Parrot Clay Licks

Watch in awe as flocks of colourful macaws and parrots amass to feed on the mineral-rich soil of the clay licks.

Canopy Towers

Get closer to wildlife and gain a birds-eye view of the rainforest by ascending a canopy tower.

Jungle Night Excursions

Head out at night to see a very different side of the jungle, brought to life by nocturnal creatures.

Canopy & Treetop Walks

Guests staying at the Sacha Lodge will have the chance to explore the forest canopy and understory.

Canoe Rides

Traverse the lakes and rivers of the Ecuadorian Amazon by canoe, a great way to see different plants and creatures.

Kayaking in the Amazon

Kayak and swim in the calm waters of the Kapawari River, near the Kapawi lodge.

Butterfly House

The butterfly farm at Sacha Lodge is one of the largest in Ecuador - a great place to see these beautiful creatures.

Achuar Community

Learn about traditional jungle life by visiting the local Achuar community near the Kapawi Lodge.

Kichwa Añangu Community

Those staying at the Napo Wildlife Centre can discover the Amazon way of life by visiting the Kichwa Añangu community.

Accommodation
in Ecuadorian Amazon

Kapawi Lodge

Remote Lodge deep in the Amazon Rainforest, only accessible by light plane.

Napo Wildlife Centre

The Napo Wildlife Centre, has a good infrastructure of comfortable thatched cabanas with private facilities.

La Selva Lodge

Designed to present an ecologically sustainable alternative to help preserve the rainforest, with butterfly project.

Sacha Lodge

One of Sacha Lodge's highlights is the 130ft observation tower, which allows guests a magnificent view of the surrounding are…

Yasuni Kichwa Lodge

Located on the banks of the Napo River, the lodge allows you to learn about people that have always lived in the forest.

Manatee

Venture deep into the biodiverse heart of the Ecuadorian Amazon at a slower pace and with expert naturalist guides

Anakonda

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