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  • Prt. de Misahualli / Tena - Napo - Amazonia - Ecuador


(Per Person )
  • 5 / 7 / 10 / 15 days in Amazonia
  • South America

Birdwatching in the best protected areas of the Amazon

Amazon - Coast - Highlands - Galapagos - Amazon River

Tour Plan


Birdwatching 5 / 7 / 10 / 15 days in Amazonia

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Misahualli Prt. / Limoncocha Reserve / Yasuni National Park / Pañacocha Reserve / Jatun Cocha Lagoon / Cocaya Reserve / Zancuado Cocha Reserve / Lagarto Cocha Reserve / Cuyabeno Reserve / Shiripuno River and Cononaco Yasuni River / Gareno Reserve

Itinerary and programme from Misahualli Prt.

Day 1: The meeting point and start of the tour is from the central park of Prt. Misahualli at 06H00 am. Then visit to Paikawe reserve where we will paddle canoe in lagoon to meet the fish (arapaima gigas) (observation of bird species) (owls) (monkeys and sloth bear). 2h walk in the jungle along with mixed explanations of its fauna and flora.

Afterwards, motor canoe trip on the Napo river observing bird species that live on the river banks, tour on the anaconda island where we will walk on the island to appreciate birds and lagoon of the caimans. After 57 km we arrive at a community where we will spend the night in an eco-lodge. The day ends with dinner. 

Day 2: At 06H00 am we will go by canoe to a salt lick / clay lick, a special feeding site for the Blue-headed Parrot (Dusky-headed Parakeet), these species feed on clay full of minerals for their rehydration, such as electrolytes, sodium, manganese, phosphorus, calcium, potassium. This encounter with these species (Psitaciformes) is only possible when the weather is sunny, and if it rains or the weather is bad it is not safe to observe these birds.

We will then go downstream to observe the birds that inhabit the river banks. It is also possible to visit an organic fine aromo cocoa farm where we will learn how to make chocolate and then taste it with a fruit salad.

We continue the navigation on the Napo river for 4 to 5 hours to the city of Coca, during the navigation we will observe several species of birds that live along the river. From Coca we will go by private vehicle for 1h and 45 minutes to the scientific station Limoncocha where we will spend 3 more nights in an Eco-Camping Lodge for bird watching in the canyon of the lagoon. This is the habitat of birds in large numbers.

Day 3: Full day bird watching on foot through the jungle to specific birding sites, (White-chinned Jacamar) (Brown Jacamar) (Long-tailed potoo) (Wire-tailed Manakin) (Chestnut-belted Gnateater) (Crested Owl) (Striped Owl) (Cocha Antshrike - Female) (Cocha Antshrike - Male) (Ladder-tailed Nightjar) (White-lored Antpitta) (Ornate Stipplethroat) (Scarlet Macaw) (Blue- and-yellow macaw) (Chestnut-colored macaw) (Collared toucan) (Great bigeye tamarin) (Great horned screech-owl) (Great yellow-headed vulture) (Turkey vulture) (Osprey) (The Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin) is a common bird in Amazon lowlands. Also known as 'stinky turkey' or 'stink bird' because of its odour - a bit like cow manure. The reason for the smell - this is the only bird that is a foregut fermenter). In the evening we will go on a night walk to find owls.

Day 4: At 05H00 am. we will go to a platform with our telescope and binoculars equipment for bird watching. After breakfast we will go for a walk in the jungle for bird and monkey watching.

After dinner we will do night navigation for the sighting of the - (Black Caiman - Melanosuchus Niger) Fireflies (a unique and magical spectacle that you will never forget).

Day 5: At 05:45 a.m. we leave by canoe to navigate through the canyon and the big lagoon for more than 4 hours. This trip will be special for the sighting of birds and monkeys. And appreciate the sunrise sunset. After this activity we return to the Eco-Camping Lodge for breakfast:

Then we leave with all the luggage to the Napo River where we continue by canoe for more than 1h to the Yasuni where we will spend 2 nights in another eco-lodge. After lunch we will go to the first tower of 45 meters high where there is the opportunity to observe many species of birds and monkeys, Mr. Guide proposes binoculars and telescope equipment for this activity. Finish the day with dinner. 

Day 6: At 06H00 am we go to the first clay licks or collpas rich in sodium and minerals, here we stay about 30 minutes to appreciate this spectacle of the arrival of species of parrots that feed on clay full of minerals for their rehydration, such as electrolytes, sodium, manganese, phosphorus, calcium and potassium.

We then walk for 45 minutes to the second mixed parakeet and parrot clay licks (Scarlet Macaw). At this site we wait for the arrival of these species for 1 to 2 hours... Walk through the virgin forest for 3 hours discovering its fauna and flora along with the mixed explanations, on the way it is possible to find monkeys, guans, macaws, peccaries, etc.

In the afternoon we will go to the second tower of 45 meters high where with our equipment of binoculars and telescopes we will be able to observe species of monkeys, macaws, toucans, the beautiful panoramic view of the green mantle of the Yasuni and the serpentine Napo River together with its beautiful sandy beaches in its splendor.

Day 7: At 06H00 am we will go by canoe to observe howler monkeys and howler monkeys on the banks of the river. After our breakfast we leave by canoe to Pompeya where we continue by bus to (Coca) where we have lunch. We then travel by bus to (Tena) where the 7d / 6n tour ends.

(Jacana jacana) (Aní Mayor) (Carrao Cojuelo) (Cardenal Capirotado) (Martín Pescador) (Martín Pescador Amazónico) (Garza Cocoi) (Garza Fasciculada) (Cormorán Neotropical) (Aninga Anbinga) (Carpintero Pechirrojo) (Carpintero Moñudo) (Carpintero Tricolor) (Carpintero Lineado) (Carpintero Carmesí) (Carpintero de Guayaquil) (Carpintero Poderoso) (Carpintero Pechinegro) (Carpintero Castaño) (Carpintero Piquirrojo) (Carpintero Piquirrojo) (Carpintero Piquirrojo) (Carpintero Piquirrojo) (Pico de Guayaquil) (Pito real) (Pito real) (Pico negro) (Pico castaño) (Lorito de pico oscuro) (Periquito de alas cobalto) (Loro cabeza negra) (Guacamayo castaño) (Guacamayo vientre rojo) (Amazona de alas anaranjadas) (Amazona de corona amarilla) (Cotorra cabeza azul) (Cotorra pechirroja) (Cotorra pechirroja) (Cotorra pechirroja) (Cotorra de cabeza azul) (Cotorra de cabeza oscura) (Cotorra de ojos blancos) (Tucán de pico de canal) (Aracari de muchas bandas) (Aracari de mandíbula pálida) (Donacobius capirotada) (Oropéndola de cabeza Oropéndola) (Casque Oropéndola) (Cacique de rabadilla amarilla) (Cacique ecuatoriano) (Troupial dorsanaranjado) (Tángara carmesí enmascarada) (Tángara del paraíso) (Bananaquit) (Long- (Arrendajo violáceo) (Cuco ardilla) (Gallineta púrpura) (Falcón risueño) (Caracará negra) (Caracará cabeciamarilla) (Gavilán común) (Milano caracolero) (Buitre cabeciamarillo) (Águila buitre) (Cacique ecuatoriano)) de cabeza amarilla) (Águila pescadora) (Buitre turco) (Garza capirotada) (Garza estriada) (Cormorán neotropical) (Tángara urraca) (Tángara pechiazul) (Tángara rabilarga) (Tángara rabilarga) (Tángara rabilarga) (Tángara bermeja) (Tángara orejinaranja) (Tángara golondrina) (Tángara cuelliazul) (Tángara escarlata y Blanca) (Conejero Cinéreo) (Conejero Gigante) (Solitario Negro) (Ruiseñor Moteado) (Cenzontle Colilargo) (Chochín Común) (Avión Mosquitero) (Golondrina de Banda Blanca) (Cotinga Pechinegra) (Tityra Pechinegra) (Tityra Enmascarada) (Tityra Coronegra) (Reyezuelo Cejiblanco) (Reyezuelo Cejiblanco) (Tityra (Papamoscas sulfúreo) (Papamoscas garganta amarilla) (Papamoscas tropical) (Papamoscas grande) (Papamoscas chico) (Papamoscas social) (Papamoscas crestado corto) (Papamoscas flavescente) (Papamoscas oliváceo) (Elaenia vientre amarillo) (Papamoscas pizarroso) (Tapaculo ocelado) (Hormiguero hombro blanco) de hombros blancos) (Hormiguero ocelado) (Hormiguero de garganta negra) (Alcaudón real) (Barbero dorado) (Barbero escarlata) (Barbero anaranjado) (Motmot azul) (Trogón amazónico de cola blanca) (Trogón azul) tailed Trogón) (Azure Gallinule) (Snowy Egret) (Anhima cornuta - Horned Screamer) (Gavilán cangrejero negro - Buteogallus anthracinus) (Cacicus sclateri).

Description of the Eco-Lodge accommodation

  • The Eco-Lodges have double, twin, triple and quadruple rooms, all beds have mosquito nets, bathroom and showers, electricity.


  • River transport in private canoe.
  • Lodging in different Eco-Lodges.
  • Full meals menu, strict vegetarian or pure vegetarian or omnivorous.
  • Purified water to drink during the tour.
  • Entrance fees to all reserves and visits during the tour.
  • Bilingual naturalist guide specialized in ornithology and fauna.
  • Rubber boots up to size 44 only.
  • Binoculars and telescope equipment for bird and monkey watching.

Not included

  • Breakfast on the first day, dinner on the last day.
  • Hydrating drinks.
  • Personal backpack.
  • Rain jacket.
  • Coats for the cold.
  • Sun block / mosquito repellent.
  • Dry Bag Waterproof.
  • Trekking shoes.
  • Walking poles.
  • Travel insurance policy.
  • Personal medical kit.
  • Personal torch.
  • Rubber boots (size larger than #44).
  • Bank transfer fee / PayPal / Western Union / 15% SRI tax.
  • Rain jacket.

For enquiries and rates:
WhatsApp: +593-998-215-710 / +593-985-904-101
Email: ventas@selvaverde-misahualli.com


The Heron Agami Heron observation route in Yasuni National Park, Amazonia Ecuador

The agami heron is the most beautiful heron in the world and very difficult to find in its natural habitat. To find the nests of the agami it is recommended from the month of March each year until the end of June to July, reproduction, eggs, nest, seasonality, colony, Agamia agami:

A colony of agami heron nests every year inside a secret place in the Yasuni, discovered only a few years ago, so it is considered a real jewel for ornithologists.

Days of operation: Monday to Sunday, 365 days a year.

For enquiries and rates:
WhatsApp: +593-998-215-710 / +593-985-904-101
Email: ventas@selvaverde-misahualli.com

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