If you want to have an incredible Amazon Wildlife travel the best place you can go to is the Yasuní National Park in the Amazon Rainforest in Ecuador. This place is considered by UNESCO a biosphere reserve for being one of the most diverse ecosystems of the world.
Within this amazing place, there is the Napo Cultural Center, an hotel built in the heart of the Añangu Kichwa Community. The combination of flora, fauna and rich culture makes this lodge the greatest in the region.
How to get there?
From Quito you will have to take a flight to Coca city in the headwaters of the Ecuadorian Amazon. There the staff of the Napo Cultural Center will be waiting for you to take you to a motorized canoe ride down the Napo River. During the trip you can see some bird species as well as beautiful nature views.
When you get to the hotel you will be welcomed by members of the community with a refreshing drink and an introductory talk about the place. You will be guided to your room where you can have a little rest and be prepare for the best Amazon Wildlife travel.
Adventure is about to begin
At the lodge visitor are divided into small groups and each of them will have a native guide and a bilingual guide. Tourists and guides decide every day the activities they will do the next day. There is a lot to do; from jungle excursions to canoe riding and birdwatching activities such as visiting the Canopy observation tower or the parrot clay licks…
One thing you will need for sure is full energy because the day at the Napo Cultural Center begins very early in the morning because it is the time of the day when animals are more active.
The Ecuadorian Amazon jungle is one of the most diverse places of the World –read here if you want to read some incredible facts about the Amazon Rainforest in Ecuador—. So, jungle excursions, canoe riding and other activities are all perfect occasions to see different species of animals.
The most common animals to see are monkeys, caimans, birds, frogs, spiders, giant otters, turtles, anacondas… but if you are really lucky you can even see some jaguars, pumas, armadillos, porcupines, deers, etc.
Join us at the Napo Cultural Center and have the best Amazon Wildlife travel ever!