World-Class Wildlife Kayaking in the Yasuni
We are going into the Amazon Rainforest for a 6 Days Amazon Kayak Tour into the world-famous Yasuni Biosphere Reserve in Ecuador, arguably the most biologically diverse spot on Earth.
The Yasuni is at the center of a small zone where amphibian, bird, mammal, and vascular plant diversity all reach their maximum levels within the Western Hemisphere.
Moreover, Yasuni breaks world records for local-scale (less than 100 km2) tree, amphibian, and bat species richness, and is one of the richest spots in the world for birds and mammals at local scales as well. A lot of them can be found along the Rivers!
Picture yourself exploring this river as it meanders through muddy beaches and twisting walls of Amazon Rainforest, never knowing what is around the next bend of the river.
It could be a cloud of colorful butterflies, a flock of macaws, river turtles basking on a log, a beach-loving caiman, or the ever-changing flowers, fruits, seeds, and sounds of the passing forest.
And if you are really lucky you might even come across a Tapir or an Anaconda.
DAY 1: Ecuador Wildlife Kayaking
We take a short flight from Quito – Coca, then drive into the southern bank of the Napo River, along the Auca road for 2 hours, to the Shiripuno River and head downstream to our campsite. Dinner. Camping.
DAY 2: Ecuador Wildlife Kayaking
After breakfast. We visit the Waorani People Community and learn about their culture and traditions. Afterward, we will set out to our river explorations downstream learning about the Amazon Rainforest rivers dynamics. Lunch Afternoon ride to the Campsite. Dinner. Camping.
DAY 3: Ecuador Wildlife Kayaking
After breakfast we continue with our explorations, hoping out and explorer an Oxbow lake searching for unique wildlife living in the micro-habitats. Lunch Afternoon ride to the Campsite. Dinner. Camping.
DAY 4: Ecuador Wildlife Kayaking
After breakfast, we will paddle to reach Shiripuno Lodge. Searching for more riverine fauna Lunch Afternoon arrival to Shiripuno Lodge.
DAY 5: Ecuador Wildlife Kayaking
After Breakfast, we head to the viewpoint “El Mirador” impressive view of the Rainforest for miles of unbroken forest canopy learn more about the Amazon Rainforest. Lunch. Forest activities.
DAY 6: Ecuador Wildlife Kayaking
Return to Coca. After breakfast, navigation upstream, say farewell to the Waorani People and its forest.
We provide a full service, amazon kayaking expedition with ecologically friendly tourism. it’s perfect for all kinds of travelers, honeymooners, birdwatchers, nature lovers and adventurers families.
Cost $ 1 430
The cost per person in a double tent and bedroom
What is included in the cost?
- Transportation Quito-Coca-Quito
- Transportation Coca-Shiripuno-Coca
- Accommodation in double tents and with private bathroom at lodging facilities
- Camping Gear
- Kayaks and Paddles
- Meals during travel
- Kayak Naturalist Guide (English-Spanish)
- Native guide
- Excursions in the forest
- Rubber boots up to size 44
What is not included in the cost?
- Rain Poncho
- Soft drinks and alcoholic