Quito – Lago Agrio – El Puente. Flight (9:00.) or bus ride (one day before – 8 hour ride) to Lago Agrio. Drive from Lago Agrio to El Puente.
Afternoon: canoe trip down the Cuyabeno River to our camp site.
Night: dinner and exiting night walk.
Option 1: Cuyabeno River.
Morning: three hour hike in the primary forest to learn about flora and fauna, including lessons in the use of plants for survival. Lunch at Lodge, siesta time.
Chocolate activity, homemade chocolate from cocoa beans.
Late afternoon: Relax sunset at Laguna Grande with a chance for some refreshing swimming and caiman (alligator) searching.
Option 2: Cuyabeno River.
Morning: An hour and a half boat ride down the river to a Siona indigenous community to interact and learn about their traditions and customs by making some local food. After a visit to a shaman to learn about his secrets and ancestral knowledge of shamanism.
At night: We enjoy watching hundreds of different insects coming to special lamps connected to solar system to attract them.
El Puente – Lago Agrio – Quito. Early morning: Bird watching from a 25 meters high tower.
Breakfast: journey up Cuyabeno River to El Puente.
Drive to Lago Agrio (arrive in Lago Agrio in the afternoon).
Flight or bus ride back to Quito.