DAY 1 At the Quito International Airport you will be met by one of our La Selva representatives. After a 30 minute commercial flight to Puerto Francisco de Orellana "El Coca“. The next two hours will be on a motorized canoe heading down river on what will be the beginning of an unforgettable experience in the tropical rainforest, the Amazon. At the end of the motorized canoe ride, you will be dropped off at La Selva.
DAY 2 After a 20-minute walk the observation tower comes into sight. This amazing construction will allow you to climb 120 ft above the forest. There is also the option of visiting the beautiful lagoon of Mandi Cocha. A hike of about 1 hour takes you to the lagoon where an Igapo Forest is present, meaning that the forest is temporarily flooded by black water.
DAY 3 Today you will make your way back to the Napo River and take a motorized canoe ride to the clay licks, one of the most fascinating displays of the wild world. Hundreds of parrots and parakeets gather here to eat the mineral-rich soil, an important part of their diet.
DAY 4 In accordance with your briefing the night before, you will have an early wake-up call, breakfast, and departure from the lodge. The lodge staff will assist you with your checked luggage and the motorized canoe ride will head upstream back to Coca, where our representatives will take you to the airport to help you with your checked luggage and boarding passes. During your free time in between activities you can use our kayaks, swim in the lagoon, have a massage or just relax in your room and have a nap.
Assistance at the airport: Quito and Coca.
Transfers in the city of Coca.
Canoe transportation from Coca to the Lodge.
Accommodation + All meals.
Bilingual English/Spanish speaking Naturalist Guide + Native Assistant Guide.
Rain poncho and rubber boots will be provided during your stay at the Lodge. Boots available up to size mens10 1⁄2 US.
PRICES DO NOT INCLUDE:
Personal Expenses, Souvenirs
Alcoholic Beverages & Sodas
Others not specified