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Cotococha Lodge - 4 Nights Itinerary

The most accessible Amazon rainforest option from Quito, the Cotococha Amazon Lodge is ideal for those having too little time to visit areas deeper inside the rainforest. On this 5-day/4-night Amazon adventure, you will visit local indigenous communities, hike in the rainforest, take canoe trips and night walks, visit waterfalls, go river tubing or rafting, and much more! Cotococha Amazon Lodge’s experienced native guides will introduce you to high-quality Amazon rainforest adventures, after which time you will return to the lodge itself to enjoy the unique tranquility of your tropical accommodations on this Amazon tour.

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“The Samba cruise anyway was great, good boat, good food, amazing guide and friendly staff.”Federica Novellini

Cotococha Lodge: Highlights

Ecuadorian Amazon, Downriver Canoe Ride, AmaZOOnico, Swimming, Kichwa Museum, Rainforest Hike, Las Latas Waterfall, Indigenous Home

Cotococha Lodge: Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1: Quito – Arrival at the Lodge – Welcome Dinner and Drink
Day 2: Downriver Canoe Ride – AmaZOOnico – Swimming – Kichwa Museum
Day 3: Rainforest Hike – Free Afternoon
Day 4: Las Latas Waterfall & Swim – Visit to an Indigenous Home
Day 5:
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Cotococha Lodge: Detailed Itinerary

Day 1
Quito – Arrival at the Lodge – Welcome Dinner and Drink

PM: Reaching the lodge in the afternoon after a long drive, you can relax for a while in your spacious bungalow built in a rustic native design and surrounded by gardens of amazing jungle plants and flowers. A delicious dinner will be served in a romantic candlelight setting at the attractively decorated restaurant. Afterwards we will enjoy a special welcome drink, relaxing around the elegant fireplace to coordinate and discuss next day’s activities with the local guides. Plus, the lodge’s manager will give an introductory presentation about the Amazon jungle. You will feel absolutely comfortable in this lovely peaceful setting filled with nightly sights and sounds of the Amazon jungle.  

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Dinner
Day 2
Downriver Canoe Ride – AmaZOOnico – Swimming – Kichwa Museum

AM: Early in the morning we’ll have breakfast and afterwards prepare our gear – boots and raincoat – to begin our Amazon adventure! We will board a canoe and start our journey downriver through the enchanted Amazon jungle along the imposing Napo River. Reaching the village of Misahualli, we will make a short stop to check our papers with local marina ...so don’t forget your passport! Continuing our canoe-trip, we will finally reach the Arajuno River and visit the “AmaZOOnico” Animal Rescue Centre, which specializes in the rescue of wild animals for species conservation and reintegration into the wild. At the center, we will observe a great variety of species, such as toucans, all kinds of colorful parrots, various types of monkeys, jaguars, capybaras and many more!

PM: Afterwards, you will enjoy a delicious picnic-style lunch on the riverbank. You’ll also have a chance to swim in the river or just rest peacefully surrounded by the wonderful natural environment. After concluding this day’s experience, we’ll head back to the lodge, but first we will visit a trap museum in an indigenous Kichwa community, which has an interesting exhibition of how for centuries they used to hunt. We will return to the lodge by canoe. At night, after dinner, we’ll have our usual meeting around the fireplace to share our day’s experiences. 

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Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 3
Rainforest Hike – Free Afternoon

AM: After breakfast, we will get ready with our rubber boots and ponchos for 3 hours of trekking through the jungle. Led by an experienced native guide, you will be able to learn many interesting facts about the uses of various plants, the great variety of insects, birdwatching, and the different species of wildlife that live in this unique forest. We will enjoy a delicious picnic lunch in these natural surroundings.

PM: After lunch we will return to the lodge to rest. At night, you can enjoy a delicious dinner and relax by the fireplace while enjoying a tropical cocktail or drink from the bar.   

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Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 4
Las Latas Waterfall & Swim – Visit to an Indigenous Home

AM: After breakfast, we will depart by canoe upriver for ten minutes, arriving at a small riverbank where we will begin a fun and thrilling 1-hour walk, marveling at the secondary forest’s diverse flora and fauna. After a while, we’ll find ourselves at a breathtaking waterfall, “La Cascada de Latas,” where we will take a refreshing swim in its clear crystal waters and enjoy the surrounding views. Mixed with the jungle sounds, this will make for an unforgettable experience. We will return along the same route for lunch at the lodge.

PM: In the afternoon we will visit a Kichwa family and learn about their millenary culture and traditions, such as panning for gold, traditional pottery work, making a typical yucca-based drink called “chicha,” and using the “serbatana” (a blowpipe used for hunting). After this fascinating encounter with authentic Kichwa culture, we will return to the lodge by foot on secondary jungle paths. Upon arrival, you can enjoy a snack. At night, after dinner, we’ll have our usual meeting around the fireplace to share our day’s experiences.   

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Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 5

AM: After breakfast, we will prepare for our drive back to the city.

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Breakfast

Cotococha Lodge: Prices

2018 - Price per person
Persons
5 Days
2 - 7US$ 430
Included in the price:
  • Use od a canoe during the tour
  • All meals from dinner on the first day until breakfast on the last day
  • Accommodations with full board
  • Services of a community guide 
  • Walks and tours as per the itinerary 
  • Purified drinking water
  • Use of rubber boots & rain ponchos
Not included in the price:
  • Transportation (Quito – Cotococha Lodge – Quito)
  • Any service not specified in the program
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Extras and personal expenses
  • Alcoholic and bottled drinks (should be paid for in cash at the lodge)
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