Travel Agency and Tour Operator in Misahualli | Tena | Napo | Ecuador
Misahualli | Tena | Napo | Ecuador
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Yasuní National Park The unconquerable route N.3

Yasuní National Park The unconquerable route N.3
8 days

The tour starts from Misahualli or Coca headed for New Rocafuerte, near the border with Peru. The whole area is virgin rainforest rich in flora and fauna. We 100% guarantee that you will see birds, monkeys and pink dolphins.

The Yasuní National Park situated in the Republic of Ecuador was created on 26th July 1979 and spans an area of 9820 square kilometers in the provinces of Pastaza and Orellana, between the River Napo. Tiputini, Yasuni, Nashiño, Cononaco, and Curaray are tributaries that flow into the River Napo who in turn flows into the Amazon. This park, mainly jungle in nature, was declared a biosphere reserve by UNESCO in 1989 and is part of the territory where the Waorani people live including two Waorani factions, the Taggaeri and Taromenane, who are groups in voluntary isolation.

The Yasuni Park is one of the most biodiverse places on Earth. Studies speak of 150 species of amphibians, 121 reptiles, 598 species of birds and 204 mammals. 2113 flora species have been identified and it is estimated that there are around 3100 in total.

Itinerary:

Day 1: The tour starts in Misahualli. We take a motorized canoe down the Napo River for 5 hours until we reach Coca. Along the way we will enjoy beautiful jungle scenery and white sand river beaches. At noon we have a delicious lunch. Then we continue to Coca where we stop for 25 minutes. Then we continue to the sector of Primavera where we camp for the first night in tents on a beautiful beach.

Day 2: After breakfast we continue along the river to the Pañacocha community where we stop. Then we continue to Nueva Rocafuerte, near the Peruvian border where we enter the park and set up camp.

Day 3:
Very early in the morning we will travel by canoe to see different species of birds in and around the Tambococha lagoon. Along the way we will see monkeys, prehistoric Hoatzin birds and Crying Unicorns (ANBIMA CORNUTA). We return to the camp where we have breakfast. In the afternoon, we walk through primary rainforest and after our dinner, we go a a nocturnal canoe trip to see black caimans and frog species.

Day 4: We walk through the forest where species of monkeys, toucans and macaws can be found. After our lunch we will move our camp to the banks of the Jatuncocha lagoon. After dinner there will be explore the lagoon.

Day 5: Very early in the morning we walk for 4 hours through the jungle to reach a peccary boar saltlick. Then we pack up camp to move downriver to the river Aguarico where we reach the Cocaya lagoon, where we set up camp and go fishing for piranhas.

Day 6: In the morning we navigate the Cocaya lagoon where cormorants, darters and other birds can be observed. The afternoon includes a short hike and fishing.

Day 7: At 6 am we will go to a special place where you can hand-feed the pink dolphins with fish. After breakfast we travel against the current along the Napo River where we advance towards Tiputini to camp on a beach there.

Day 8:
After breakfast we continue by canoe to Coca. At noon we stop for lunch. The tour ends in Coca.

The price includes: Accommodation in tents and all necessary equipment, food, purified water 24 hours a day, land and motorized river transport, rubber boots, a local bilingual guide and the $45 entry fee to the Waorani territory.

Not included: Breakfast on the first day and dinner on the last day, torches and rain ponchos.