Playas of Cuyabeno kichwa Dancing Group


We recommend to all our travellers the routes to take:

  • If you come by plane the maximum arrival time is 10:10 a.m. at the airport of Puerto Francisco de Orellana (Coca City).
  • If you come by bus from Quito, it is preferable to travel during the night with the transport company “Baños”. Maximum departure time is 11:00 p.m. directly to Shushufindi. Approx. 7 to 8 hours bus ride.
  • A guide will pick you up at the bus station at 06:00 a.m. and drop you off at a restaurant and our bus will pick you up at 07:30 a.m.
  • Before booking your flight ticket please write to us. Our team will contact you.

On this tour we go on an adventure in the middle of the forest, pack our bags and see you back in a few days.
Day 1
06:00 am Pick up in Shushufindi, on this tour it is preferable to leave earlier than usual, in order to arrive early at the lodge. We enjoy 100% in the jungle and breathe fresh air.

07:40 am . Departure from Shushufindi by bus or private van to the port of embarkation, Tierras Orientales. Here we will take our private motorized canoe, and navigate for 2 hours and 30 minutes downstream until we arrive at the lodge.
Approximately 13:00 pm we will arrive at our beautiful Kichwa Lodge (Lunch on arrival).
15:00 pm We will leave for our first afternoon excursion down the river, we will contemplate the beautiful sunset in the jungle, in the meantime we will observe different colorful birds heading to their burrows and listen to many afternoon concerts.
We will return to our lodge after a night walk.
20:00 pm Healthy dinner
Our guide will inform us about the next day’s activities.
Day 2
06:00 am Early in the morning we will leave for our canoe trip in search of many species of birds, animals, monkeys, etc.
08:00 am Continental Breakfast (vegetarian)
10:00 am Walk through the jungle, on this trail we will learn about survival and the use of many medicinal plants and their application for different diseases common in the jungle.
13:00 pm Lunch
15:00 pm Departure by small canoe and paddle and navigate upstream through a stream called a wasp, try to catch piranhas and at night we will look for caimans.
20:00 pm Farewell dinner typical of our Kichwa gastronomy.
Kichwa Lodge thanks you for your visit with a cultural evening, local legends.

Days 03
08:00am Breakfast
09:20 am Return to the city of Shushufindi and Quito.

Lodging, Food, Bilingual Guide, Purified water, Boiled water for the whole day, Coffee, Chocolate, Tea, Water poncho, Rubber boots, Land and river transport from/to Shushusfindi or Coca.
Not Included
Airplane and Bus ticket Quito / Coca / Quito, Visit to the cultural centre, value $20 per person, Climbing an observation tower approximately 35 meters high value $6 per person.

Bring by hand.
Sunglasses, sunscreen, swimwear, binoculars, camera.
never forget the yellow fever vaccine.