Itinerary and description of the tour

  • Day 1: The tour starts after breakfast at 08:00 a.m. from the Selva Verde Tours office. We board a motorized canoe and after a short walk we take a rowing canoe to appreciate the wildlife in the Pakay lagoon, like different kinds of birds and monkeys, then we have a short walk in the jungle where we can see a giant tree (ceibo) with the option of tubing. In the community, locals share their traditional dances and ancient customs with us and we spend the night at the Eco Lodge or a hotel.

  • Day 2: We start the day getting on a motorized canoe that will bring us to an organic cocoa plantation where we can watch the process of chocolate making. After that we visit the Animal Rescue Center “Amazonico”, the Caiman Lagoon, where we also try practicing to use the blow pipe (cerbatana). Later we visit the Butterfly Garden. At the end we visit a local women’s project to see how traditional potter ware and handicrafts are made are made and we spend the night at the Eco Lodge or a hotel.

  • Day 3: We head out in a private vehicle. After arriving ate the Ecological Reserve “Colonso” we go on a 5-hour hike in the primary jungle where we will pass by 7 beautiful waterfalls, with explanations about plants and trees. At the Blue Lagoon (Laguna Azul or “Guayusa Yacu”), a natural pool with crystal clear water we have time to relax and to swim. The tour ends at the Selva Verde Tours office.


    • The Eco-Lodge is on the riverbank of the Napo River in a natural and cozy environment. You can choose between queens, double, triple o quad rooms with mosquito nets and good mattresses, there are general bathrooms and showers, electricity, cell phone and internet signals and a private parking lot.

    • You have beautiful views over the Napo River, there is a private white sand beach with space to swim, you can walk in the ornamental garden and there are different paths to watch birds.

    ​The other option is to spend the night in a comfortable hotel in Puerto de Misahualli where the rooms have private bathrooms with hot water, air condition, TV, free Wi-Fi and swimming pool.