Yarina Ecololodge

Yarina Ecolodge

Come discover the soul of nature with us, in the pristine lands of Yarina Ecological Reserve. A rich and exuberant tropical forest located in the Yasuní National Park, that is home to hundreds of animal and plant species.

A dazzling tropical forest on the shores of Napo River, where the Yarina EcoLodge is located. An easily-accessible and enchanting lodge comprising 22 comfortable cabins, within a 60-minute ride from El Coca city in a power-driven canoe.

 
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Yarina Experiences

Enjoy authentic lodging
Yarina Ecolodge consists of 22 comfortable and spacious individual, double, triple and quadruple huts, perfect for solo travelers, couples, honeymooners, friends and family. Our cabins are made with typical materials from the region, such as bamboo and the toquilla straw. They are all equipped with a private bathroom with hot-water shower, hammocks, closet, nightstand, mosquito net, and lamp.

Restaurant
Delicious local homemade cuisine Yarina Ecolodge’s Restaurant is a welcoming and spacious place where guests have their meals. It features spectacular verandas all around, from where you can enjoy the forest and wildlife landscape while you savor delicious homemade meals. Every day our chef prepares varied three-course meals, comprised of soup, main dish and dessert. The menu features local homemade cuisine, prepared with fresh ingredients from the region. We also have vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options.

¡Choose the perfect tour for you!

Yarina Ecolodge
PROGRAM
3 Days & 2 Nights
542 USD
Yarina Ecolodge
PROGRAM
4 Days & 3 Nights
674 USD
Yarina Ecolodge
PROGRAM
5 Days & 4 Nights
805 USD

Itinerary

Breakfast. After breakfast we will take a small canoe to navigate on the Manduro river till the Sapococha Lagoon. We will walk around the lagoon enjoying a concert of sounds of birds, frogs, monkeys, etc; in addition we will learn about different types of aquatic plants. Return to the lodge and lunch.
After lunch we will visit the Socali path, characterized for a variety of different jungle lands. This path is used like an introduction trail to learn about the flora and fauna that is possible to find in different types of forest. Return to the lodge to have the dinner and resting time

After breakfast we will visit the Capibara path. An adventure trail with many swamps. In this trail you will see some palm trees that is possible to see in other places. Return to the lodge to take the lunch. Late in the afternoon with out rubber boots and wearing comfortable dresses (shorts is recommended). 

The local guides are going to teach us how to use the blowpipe. After this activity we will take a small canoe to enjoy with the piranha fishing. Return to the lodge to take the dinner. Resting time.

Breakfast. After take our rubber boots and jungle dresses we will take a canoe to navigate up river watching birds, butterflies, orchids, amphibians, all this till reach the trail “Dos ramas”. We will have a short trekking to learn about medicinal plants, birds and animals. Return to the lodge, lunch.

After lunch we will take the Tucan trail, this trail will take us till one of the tallest birdwatching tower of the ecuadorian jungle. On the canopy we will stay some minutes watching some species of birds of high altitudes. Return to the lodge, dinner and resting time.

After breakfast we will take the motor boat to go out of the borders of our reserve and visit an indigenous family of the Quichuas del Oriente community. Our guides will talk to you about traditions and costumes of these tribes. Return to the lodge for lunch.
In the afternoon we will walk through the “Guatusos trail”. A new opportunity to learn from our guides the utility of some plants, about birds, insects and animals. Return to the lodge, dinner and resting time.

Breakfast. After breakfast we will take a small canoe to navigate on the Manduro river till the Sapococha Lagoon. We will walk around the lagoon enjoying a concert of sounds of birds, frogs, monkeys, etc; in addition we will learn about different types of aquatic plants. Return to the lodge and lunch.

After lunch we will visit the Socali path, characterized for a variety of different jungle lands, This path is use like an introduction trail to learn about the flora and fauna that is possible to find in different types of forest. Return to the lodge to have the dinner and resting time.

Children younger than 12 get a 30% discount. Our pricing is based on double-occupancy or shared cabins. If you wish to be lodged in an individual cabin, there is an additional cost of 50%.

Our pricing includes participation in the guided group tours. If you need an individual guide for private excursions, an additional fee applies–please contact us.

Our programs include a translator (Spanish–English). If you need a translator for another language, please contact us.

All programs are subject to change by reason of force majeure to ensure visitors’ safety, as well as by reason of other unforeseen circumstances, negligence by any third party, weather conditions or interest of visitors.

Services

At Yarina EcoLodge you will have power 24/7 (110v) as we are equipped with our very own power generator.

Water service is guaranteed. You will have water 24/7 in your bathroom. Our water is collected from a 20-meter deep (roughly 65 ft deep) well.

Our staff will be in charge of cleaning your room to ensure that everything is neat and tidy, so you can enjoy your vacation with the comfort you need.

All huts are equipped with a large sized fan so that you can be comfortable in your room.

All huts are equipped with mosquito nets, placed over the beds to prevent mosquito bites.

 

The restaurant, lounge and accommodation rooms have excellent wi-fi connection, available at an additional cost.

 

We offer rubber boots in your size, so you can take part in hikes and other activities.

 

Our restaurant is equipped with a drinking station, offering complimentary water, coffee and tea anytime.

The programs

• A full board meal plan
• Scheduled excursions
• Local Spanish-speaking tour guide
• Bilingual English-speaking tour guide
• Housing in multiple-occupancy cabins
• Rubber boots (up to Ecuador size 43/USA size 10)
• Fluvial transportation Coca–Yarina–Coca
• Fresh bottled water during excursions and meals

• Tips and snack bar expenses
• Extra meals and drinks
• Transportation Quito–Coca– Quito
• Rubber boots larger than Ecuador size 43 (USA size 10)
• Personal items: flashlight, raincoat

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

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