Amazon Birdwatching – Yasuni Tour
Amazon Birdwatching – Yasuni Tour
Yasuni is the most biologically diverse region on the entire planet. Scientists believe that it was the origin of all life in the Amazon basin. therefore this Amazon Birdwatching, Yasuni Tour, where you will be staying in an eco-lodge, in a remote region of the United Nations Protected Biosphere Reserve.
The best guides are local guides because they are familiar with the region, as well as the conduct and locations of specific birds.
Yasuni is home to over 500 species of birds, from which we can highlight Toucans, Parrots, Macaws, Tanagers, Potoos, Nightjars, Hummingbirds, Eagles, such as the biggest in the world, the Harpy Eagle.
This Yasuni Rainforest Ecuador – Tour will take you to the Yasuni Anangu Protected forest, thus one of the most untouched, and pristine regions of South Americas Amazon rainforest.
The lodge sits within a lagoon and a protected forest, which has, the highest concentration of floral and faunal species anywhere in the world.
The biodiversity in this reserve is unique, due to the geographic and warm climate conditions, during the Pleistocene era, which made Yasuni Rainforest Ecuador, became a hotspot of biodiversity and animal migration, greatly contributed to the propagation of the rest of the Amazon Basin, and is one of the few places on the planet distinguished, as a Pleistocene Refuge Area. furthermore, this area in which numerous species survived extinction during periods of dramatic climate change.
Activities for Amazon Birdwatching – Yasuni Tour:
- Claylick Parrot spotting
- Birding Observation towers
- Natural Hikes
- Caiman Searching
The wooden eco-lodges are furnished with both single, and double beds, and accommodate up to three people in one room. Almost all the rooms have private bathrooms.
No electricity is available, only a plug for charging the cameras when they use the generator; therefore, creating a perfect atmosphere combined with all the sights and sounds of the rainforest. Most of all undisturbing the local fauna.
Finally, don´t forget to check out our AMAZING AMAZON RAINFOREST.
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Vacation Style Holiday Type
Activity Level Moderate
Group Size Medium Group
- All breakfasts, lunches and dinners
- All accommodation in the Sacha Runa Eco Lodge
- All transportation including Canoes and cars
- Tour and Amazon guide for entire journey
- Travel insurance and other emergencies
- National park fees ($30)
- Single room accommodations (suplement availible or join an open group)
- Liquors, beeers and bootled beverages
- Photography ccessories like cameras etc.
Depart from the city of Coca at 9:00 am and arrive at the Sacha Runa Ecolodge at 12:00 pm. After a welcoming cocktail and a delicious lunch, we will take of first Jungle walk to visit the kapok tree. Upon returning to the Lodge for the night we will have dinner un the Amazonian night sky.
On the second day, we will visit the observation tower and the clay lick to see parrots and parakeets. After lunch we will navigate the Indillama River until sunset for a picturesque moment in the middle of the amazon. After dinner, we will go for a night walk where we can observe nocturnal amphibians, reptiles, and insects. The Amazon at night is a magical and exciting experience.
For the third day, we will visit the turtle nursery. After lunch we will visit the Limoncocha Lagoon where we will observe birds, primates, and caiman before returning to the lodge at 7:00 pm for dinner.
On the fourth day, we will visit the Yaku Kawsay Interpretation Center (The world under the water) located on the mystic River Shipati. After lunch you can swim on the beaches of Rio Napo before ending a delicious dinner around a campfire under the stars.
Yasuni - Coca
On our final day, together we will visit the Amarun Yay Kichwa community to learn about their worldview, culture, traditions, and customs. We’ll return to the city of Coca around 3:30pm.
The wooden eco-lodges are furnished with both single and double beds and accommodate up to three people in one room. All rooms have private bathrooms. No electricity is available, only a plug for charging the cameras when they use the generator; creating a perfect atmosphere combined with all the sights and sounds of the rainforest