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The Lodge

Discover the Napo Cultural Center which offers modern accommodations, first-class services, and direct contact with the Kichwa Community. Try our traditional cuisine and share ancestral rites like the Guayusada Ceremony or the Kichwa Catamaran which emulates our trade routes along the river. This is sure to be an unforgettable experience!

About us

Local immersion in a pristine ecosystem.

LOCATION

ECUADOR

Amazon Rainforest

Napo Cultural Center is located within one of the richest places of earth, the Yasuní National Park in the depths of the Amazon jungle on the banks of the Napo River, has been declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO.

FACILITIES

First Class

Jungle Lodge

The ecological lodge offers the comfort of spacious cabins with bathroom and private balcony, as well as comfortable common areas that will make your stay in the Amazon jungle a pleasant experience.

SUSTAINABILITY

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180 members

Kichwa Community

The Añangu have been able to improve our way of life by gaining access to modern healthcare, education, and eco-friendly energy sources, all while continuing to protect their ancestral lands and the precious environment.
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Parrot and Parakeet Clay Licks

the most accesible in the Amazon

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"Wayusada" Ritual

Discover a new culture

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Canopy Towers

a panoramic view out of this world

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Kayak and Canoeing

Adventure and adrenaline

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Wildlife Observation

unbelievable diversity

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Our Programs

Authentic experiences in the heart of the rainforest

3 Days / 2 Nights

Energetic places are widely known by the aborigins, the water and the life that lives in it, keep great secrets to be discovered by those who dare.

4 Days / 3 Nights

Sumak Kausay, an ancient teaching of indigenous people, a deep concept to live in harmony with ourselves and nature.

5 Days / 4 Nights

Sumak Huasi means the "nature our home" from the Kichwa cosmovision, that is to say, an integral way of living where nature meets culture.

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Testimonials

  •   To get here, one must take a hour or more motorized canoe or boat. It depends on the water level where you will disembark when you arrive. The lodge itself is beautiful and so are all the contents. Every chair has been carved into various...More

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    7/09/2018

      Our experience at this lodge was so unique that it's hard to describe. It started with a comfortable boat ride from Coca of over an hour by small boat on the Napo River. The lodge itself has a number of small rustic cabins, each equipped...More

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    6/10/2018

      This place has the worst cancellation policy, be careful if you book it with them directly, my best advice if you want to go there buy it from TripAdvisor or another company cause they won’t give a refund!

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    5/26/2018
  •   We had a fantastic time at Napo Cultural Center, the high standards of this operation are impressive given how remote they are in the jungle - reasons to pick this lodge over others: - Access: you're in the middle of the national park with unique...More

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    4/25/2018

      A group of 6 friends recently spent four days at the Napo Cultural Center. What a wonderful experience!!! Our native guides Tyson and Abel were just as excited to show us the flora and fauna of the Rainforest as we were to see it. And...More

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    11/01/2017