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Cuyabeno Reserve-Siona Lodge


This Reverse is a protected zone since 26 July 1979 with an area of 603.380 square kilometres (2,329.7 sq mi) One of the principle goals of the Cuyabeno Reserve is ongoing conservation of the Amazonian ecosystem- the most complexecosystem in the world. This reserve is a complex of rivers, lagoons, and floating forest. This protected area ischaracterized by its high biodiversity and interrelationships between the species inhabiting the area.


DAY 1. –

Reception in Lago Agrio at 09h50, and transfer to Cuyabeno River. Box lunch Here our Naturalist Guide will give information about the Reserve, important recommendations and other tips to begin the two hours navigation through Cuyabeno River to the Big Lagoon, where the Lodge is located.
Along the river you will find several species in its natural habitat as monkeys, toucans, parrots, insect and the exuberant Amazonian vegetation. Arrival and check in. Night walk in the primary forest to observe amphibians and reptiles for about one hour. Return to the lodge for a welcome cocktail and dinner. Accommodation in double rooms

DAY 2.

– After breakfast, departure to the Siona Indian Community of Puerto Bolivar, the largest ethnic group in the Reserve. During this tour you will learn their customs , traditions and way of life. You will be part of the elaboration of the Casabe ; local dish made of yucca (carbohydrates principal feed of the community). The trip takes 2 hours navigation downstream to get there, in the route will be possible to admire the existing fauna along the Rio Cuyabeno such as: birds, monkeys, snakes, pink dolphins, tortoises and many others. A visit to the Shaman is also included. This is a full day excursion with Lunch in the Community. Return to the lodge. Night navigation for Caymans watching. Dinner. Accommodation in double rooms

DAY 3. –

Breakfast. Trek in the primary rain forest for approximately 3-5 hours in the distance you will be able to explore the beautiful and complex tropical ecosystem. You will find the great variety of species of plants, trees and animal life. Lunch back at the lodge. In the afternoon navigation in the big lagoon, to enjoy the surrounding of the lake, time for swimming and wait for a very special sunset. Dinner.

DAY 4.

– Early in the morning before breakfast a bird watching excursion is optional. Breakfast and transfer to Lago Agrio to take your flight back.

DAY 5.-  

We visit Canangueno Lagoon for bird watching by Indian paddle canoe and another hike in the forest are the activities for the 4th day.



  • Accommodation in double room ( single supplement 50% extra cost)
  • 4 Night Tour – 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 evening meals -3 Night Tour – 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches,
    3 evening meals
  • Snacks, pure water, tea, coffee, milk are available permanently
  • Tours with an English/Spanish speaking Guide -Tours in motorized or paddle canoe according
  • the itinerary -Transportation from Lago Agrio to Siona Lodge and return
    Rubber boots and life jackets


  • Flight Ticket Quito – Lago Agrio – Quito (approximately $130)
  • Land transportation from/ to Quito
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Siona Community Fee USD 6,00per person
  • Tips for the guide and staff


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TOUR: Cuyabeno Reserve-Siona Lodge
LENGTH: 5 Days/ 4 Nights
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TOUR: Cuyabeno Reserve-Siona Lodge
CODE: EDT SIO-422-01
LENGTH: 5 Days/ 4 Nights