Amazon encounter

Amazon encounter

Welcome to the adventure of a lifetime with our «Amazon Encounter» tour package! From the moment you land at the airport in the lush city of Coca, you are immersed in the wonder of the Amazon. A comfortable transfer takes you to the boarding dock on the Napo River, where an exciting journey to the Yarina Ecological Reserve awaits you. We will explore the forest with an introductory walk and then we will slide in canoes through the Sapococha lagoon, looking for the magic of pink dolphins. Interact with them, bathe and feed them!

After a delicious lunch, immerse yourself in Amazonian spirituality with a shamanic encounter, learning from local healers. In the Yasuní National Park, marvel at the largest tree in the Amazon and observe the diverse fauna and flora, including the colorful salting of parrots and parakeets. Everything is carefully organized for you, from food to accommodation, with expert guides who will accompany you on this fascinating Amazon adventure. Get ready to live unforgettable experiences in the heart of the Ecuadorian jungle!

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Amazon encounter program

Amazon encounter
7 Days & 6 Nights
from 1999 USD


Coca – Yarina Eco Lodge
Reception at the airport in the city of Coca and transfer to the boarding dock on the Napo River. At 12 noon the boat leaves for the YARINA Ecological Reserve, where they are waiting for us with lunch. In the afternoon, we will take a short introductory walk to the forest and after dinner a short night ride in rowing canoes in the SAPOCOCHA lagoon.

From Yarina to the PAÑACOCHA Protective Forest
Después del desayuno, saldremos en canos a remo hacia el rio Napo, desde donde viajaremos en canoa a motor hasta llegar al Bosque Protector Pañacocha, Serviremos un box lunch en la canoa. Por la tarde realizaremos un paseo en canoas a remo en busca de nutrias, delfines rozados y muchas aves. Por la noche descanso después de la cena.

PAÑACOCHA – Alta Florencia community
After breakfast, we will leave by canoe, bound for the Yasuni National Park, estimated arrival time at 12:00 pm, we will have lunch, accommodation in double or triple rooms with private bathroom, in the afternoon we enter the Yasuni National Park to observe the largest tree of the Amazon, as well as fauna and flora. At night dinner and cultural welcome event

Activities with pink dolphins
After breakfast we board the motor canoe and we will sail for 50 minutes and go in search of the pink dolphins, where you can interact with the dolphins on the banks of the river, it is one of the wonderful experiences in the Amazon of Ecuador, you can also bathe and feed the dolphins with your hands
pink. We will have lunch. In the afternoon, we prepare for a SHAMANIC meeting, where
We will learn the ways and means of local healers to treat different local diseases and predict the future. After dinner, the story of ancestral stories, myths and legends told throughout generations

Santa Teresita and Return to Pañacocha
Breakfast, we begin the return to the Pañacocha forest, where they welcome us with a delicious lunch. Rowing canoe crossing the lagoon and walking along an exclusive path to observe vegetation and aquatic birds, islets formed by chontillas and anthuriums, in which colonies of birds and their nests are established. We will combine all these activities with fun piranha fishing. Dinner and accommodation.

Departure from the Amazon Dolphin Lodge early in the morning, sailing through the waters of the Pañayacu River to the confluence with the Napo River, and then heading to visit the Quichua community of KURIMUYO, where we will learn about their customs and way of life, then we will visit the parrot and parakeet salting area in the YASUNI National Park. We continue the trip to the Quichua community of EL PILCHE, where we will enjoy a delicious MAITO DE PESCADO – typical food of the local populations. Then we will continue our trip to the YARINA Ecological Reserve, where we will spend the last night. After dinner we will take a night walk around the forest.

After breakfast, return to the city El Coca.


Native guide of the area
Naturalist interpreter guide (English – Spanish)
Three meals a day during the tour
Scheduled excursions
Water with meals and walks
Rubber boots (only up to size 43)

Personal jungle equipment such as rain poncho, hand flashlight, mountain boots (+ 44); etc
Extra expenses, meals and drinks
What is not specified in this manual.

• Sweater
• Flashlight
• Hat or cap
• ID documents
• Long sleeve t-shirts
• Anti rain plastic protector
• Long and light pants (trousers)
• Sunscreen & Mosquito repellent

Every night, guests can select between night walks, paddle canoe rides on the lagoon, paddle canoe rides on the river;
Programs are subject to change due to weather conditions, passenger interest, passenger safety, safety of our staff, or any condition that puts the quality of our services and/or visits at risk.