4 DAYS 3 NIGHTS - EXPLORING THE JUNGLE
DAY 2: BREAKFAST | WATERFALL TREKKING | BOX LUNCH | MONKEY´S BEACH | VISIT INDIGENOUS FAMILY | SPECIAL DINNER | LODGING
DAY 3: BREAKFAST | NAPO RIVER NAVIGATION BY CANOES | VISIT ANIMAL REFUGE CENTER | BOX LUNCH | VISIT INDIGENOUS FAMILY | CAIMAN SPOTTING | SPECIAL DINNER | LODGING
DAY 4: BREAKFAST | ELABORATION CHOCOLATE | CHECK OUT | FINISH TOUR IN TENA CITY
DAY 1: ARRIVAL
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM | CHECK IN - WELCOME LUNCH
We begin the tour with a Welcome Lunch and a short briefing with general information about your stay at Suchipakari Lodge.
3:00 PM | INTRO TO THE AMAZON EXPLORER
Walking through primary and secondary forest trails, we observe distinct species of birds and insects as well as a great variety of trees and medicinal plants.
The guides explain how such plants are used not only in medicine, but also in construction and other local activities. Along the trails, there are several opportunities to up the adventure factor with vines for swinging from tree like Tarzan or walking under towering trees through untouched forest to observe the giant kapok tree (Ceiba Pentandra) and the Strangler Fig Tree (Ficus sp), feeling the presence of innumerable creatures filling every corner of the forest.
Afternoon, we go on to experience the true adventure of explorers. From a sandy river beach our guide shows us how use your own hands to paddle on board fun tubes. Prove your skills, test your coordination. Swim at your own pace, be amazed with incredible landscapes and discover a natural world. So those who wish can float down the river for about an hour, en route back to Suchipakari Lodge
7:30 PM | SPECIAL DINNER & WELCOME COCKTAIL
DAY 2: NAPORUNA TERRITORY
9:00 PM | WATERFALL WALKS
Choose your best FULL DAY Waterfall Trail:
- RAYUCOCHA TRAIL
- RIO BLANCO TRAIL
- OMBUNI TRAIL
1:30 PM | LUNCH
Learn & share about the jungle way of life of Indigenous Families in this intimate encounter
A Quichua women, welcomes guests. Through an unobtrusive dialogue, we learn about their day-to-day lives, shows us how to make chicha, a typical beverage (tasting optional!), demonstrates the spiritual cleansing rituals still practiced today throughout the surrounding community.
Finally, we participate in a blowgun target- shooting contest – try your luck and see if you can hit the monkey target - but don’t expect to beat the natives! It’s an intimate, unique experience, in which we discover both the differences and similarities between our own and another culture.
7:30 PM| SPECIAL DINNER
Will be served at this time. Find your seat and get comfortable while our waiters serve you each course.
DAY 3: WILDLIFE & NAPO RIVER
8:00 AM BREAKFAST
9:00 AM ADVENTURES ON THE NAPO RIVER
We board a dugout canoe and navigate 1 hour down the scenic Napo River. The destination is AmaZOOnico. You’ll never get closer to jaguar, ocelot or tapir than you will at this rescue sanctuary for Amazon creatures. Led by volunteer guides, you’ll hear the incredible and sometimes tragic stories of the residents of the centre.
By visiting AmaZoonico you are helping to guarantee the protection of these creatures.
1:30 PM BOX LUNCH
8:30 PM NOCTURNAL WALK
DAY 4: CHOCOLATE ROUTE
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM | BREAKFAST
9:30 AM | CHOCOLATE: Considered as "a gift of the Gods".
In this “hands on” program, you will have the opportunity to learn interesting aspects of cocoa and chocolate, from its origin and history, participating in all the production process, from the harvesting of the fruit, drying and grinding of the seed, also the developing of the traditional drink of our ancestors, and of course enjoying a high quality organic chocolate.
- Nature lovers may can to start before breakfast with a daybreak bird watching tour or take the rubber boot and flashlights for a night walkings.
- End the day with an ice-cold craft beer, crisp white wine or fluffy piña colada at our well-stocked bar manned by expert mixologists, sitting back in the homey lounge or river-view seating. Please note that drinks are not included in your package.
- To up the adventure factor on your trek through the Jungle, try out the Waterfall Rappelling. After swimming , jumping into the waterfall or just putting your feet in the refreshing water you will begin the rappel through the Waterfall, for almost all ages (Extra charges apply).
- Remember that all excursions and times on this sample itinerary are subject to change and largely depend on weather, season, group limitations, group interests, and guide decisions based on passenger safety and organized operations.