Yasuni Biosphere Program

  • Destination:
  • Duration: 4 days or more
  • Price: from USD 620
  • Highlights :

    The Mega-Biodiversity of Yasuni Park, its fauna and flora, plenty of species of birds, its streams and its local population, Kichwa.

PRESENTATION OF THE PARK YASUNI :

YASUNI, declared Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO. This park is considered as the most Bio diverse region of the planet because it hosts the highest number of insects, animals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, butterflies, plant species, trees per square meter. It extends from Pastaza province to Orellana and is accessible by plane and/or car and/or canoe from Quito, to Coca and next to the Lodge. It is also the habitat of Kichwa and Huaoranis communities among others ethnics population.

We propose you a trip of 4 or 5 days in a standard or first class Community Lodge, managed by a Kichwa Indigenous community and with local guides usually from this ethnicity.

 

Lodge

1st Class Eco-Lodge

We propose you a 4 or 5 days stay in the one Luxurious Eco Lodge of the zone, located along the shore of the lagoon of Garzacocha into the Kichwa community of Pilchi.

From the matrimonial suite to the familial one, this Lodge awarded by the World Conference of Turism and Environment offers a large variety of installations adapted to all needs, with private balcony, Jacuzzi, private bathroom, hot water, and an excellent view on the surroundings.

 

Prices

1st Class Eco-Lodge

Prices for 2016 in USD of these stays per person in double hut or bungalow : Departure: on request form Monday to Saturday                                                                                                                                                          

  • 4 Day Tour : from USD 955 
  • 5 Day Tour : from USD 1195

 

Hut

Standard Class Community huts

Located in a strategic zone where the fauna and flora presents plenty of micro-habitats, this Lodge dedicates all its energy into the conservation and preservation of the Amazonian forest. It offers 22 environmental friendly huts builds with materials such as bamboo that we can find there. The double, triple and quadruple bedrooms have private bathroom, hot water and hammocks for a more peaceful relaxation. A 20m watchover is accessible by a small path very tranquil from where you will enjoy a breathtaking view on this part of the Amazon. 

 

Prices
Community Huts [/title]

Departure: on request form Monday to Saturday

Prices for 2016 in USD of these stays per person in double bungalow hut :

  • 4 Day Tour  : from USD 710 

Single room supplements :

  • 4 Day Tour : from USD 135  

Reductions for 3rd age persons: -5%

Reductions for kids (from 4 to 10 years old) -50% 

Reductions for kids (from 11 to 12 years old) -25% 

 

Option

Sport Activities

  • Hiking in the primary Amazonian forest and along the different rivers, by day or by night to witness the sunset.
  • Might walk in the forest to observe insects, the jungle sounds, amphibians, etc.
  • Fishing piranhas and bathing into the river and/or lagoon.
  • Observation by night in canoe of the Black Caimans in danger of extinction (1st Class Lodge).
  • Canoe rides on the lagoon and rivers to observe the flora, medicinal plants, giant trees…, and the fauna, birds and others wild animals.

 

Option

Discover Fauna & Flora

  • Observation of Black Caimans in danger of extinction by night in canoe (1st class Lodge)
  • Observation of birds among the 565 registered species in the site. (1st class Lodge)
  • Discovery of the various relationships between the different species which compose this complex ecosystem.
  • Tour in the Yasuni Park at the “Saladero” to attend an extraordinary meeting of parrots on a clay wall where they feed of mineral salts such as many other sylvan animals.

 

Option

Social Activities

  • A visit at the interpretation Centre “Kuri Muyu” managed by the woman of the community. Learning of their way of life, craftsmanship, hunting tools; agricultural products, fruits and tasting of typical dishes. (Turist Lodge)
  • Sharing of the tradition of Wayusa, a Kichwa tea.
  • Visit of communitarian projects, discovery of the Kichwa philosophy about the world and the medicinal plants.

This program includes :

  • Attendance at the airport (1st class Lodge)
  • Night in First class or standard Lodge in single or double huts (Or triple, quadruple on request)
  • Full board (from the First lunch up to the last breakfast)
  • Snack, water or lemonade during the tours
  • Local and specialized guides
  • Activities and visits as mentioned before according of the duration of the trip
  • Land and river transfers from Coca in Amazon
  • Free Wi-Fi in the bar zone (1st class Lodge)
  • Rubber boots (Standard Lodge)

 

This program does not include :

  • Flight Quito – Coca – Quito from USD  170
  • Other meals, services, drinks, tips non mentioned before
  • Entrance in the Indigenous communities (according of the Lodge USD 20)
  • International bank transfer fee or credit card overload
  • Rubber boots for the walks on the forest (according of the Lodge)
  • Other services and activities not mentioned before

 

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