Reception in Lago Agrio at 9:30 a.m. for passengers arriving by land and 11:00 a.m. for passengers arriving by air, from where we will take private transport to the entrance of Cuyabeno, where we will have a box lunch. At this point, visitors have to register at the Reserve office, here our naturalist guide will give you information about the Reserve, important recommendations and other tips to begin the two-hour navigation on the Cuyabeno River from Jamu Lodge. During the canoe ride you will get a first look at the jungle and you will be able to observe different types of birds such as caciques, orioles and the prehistoric Hoatzin bird. You may also be able to see a variety of monkeys and other jungle animals, depending on the weather and weather conditions. We will arrive at Jamu Lodge around 4:30 pm. At that point you will be shown to your rooms and you can relax a bit. After the siesta we will leave the lodge to swim in the lagoon and see a beautiful sunset in the middle of the Laguna Grande. You will then return to the camp for dinner, and you can finish your first day in the jungle, relax in a hammock or have a drink at the bar.
After breakfast there is a walk of approximately 3 to 4 hours through the primary forest, where the guide will explain to us about a tropical forest, and medicinal plants. They will also be able to observe large trees such as CEIBO or small insects such as ants. We will return to the camp for lunch and take a break and in the afternoon we will go out to see the beautiful butterflies and to swim in the lagoon. If possible we can observe the beautiful rubbed dolphins and enjoy the impressive sunset. Then, we return to the camp for dinner. At night we do a nocturnal activity, focused on the search for alligators on the banks of the river.
After breakfast we set out in a canoe downriver for about an hour to visit a family from the Tarapuy community. We can learn how to prepare Casabe, a traditional Yuca bread, where we will help in its preparation. We will learn to use the materials of the jungle to make bread, in this we occupy all day; returning to the Lodge at approximately two in the afternoon. After lunch we have relaxation activities; To end the day we will have a short walk through the primary forest focused on observing nocturnal insects, such as spiders, gekos or scorpions and listening to the noises and sounds of the night.
There will be a visit to the surroundings for bird watching by native canoe called "quilla", and another walk in the forest are the activities for day 4. While paddling you have the best opportunity to see more fauna and flora and you can get a good idea of what a flooded forest looks like. You can observe a great variety of different birds and monkeys. Because this activity is approximately 4 - 5 hours long, we will have a box lunch on the tour with us.
Temprano en la mañana antes del desayuno, una excursión de observación de aves es opcional. Volviendo al lodge tenemos desayuno y a continuación el check out 9:30 AM desde el Lodge con un transfer a Lago Agrio para tomar el bus o el vuelo de vuelta.
El tour normal termina en la ciudad de Lago Agrio a las 15 PM aproximadamente.