Where nature meets culture

Reencounter with nature, while discovering a new culture with our top activities.

Activities

Discover the magical landscapes of the forest and the life that hides on the banks of the Napo River.

Hiking

Our programs include medium and easy intensity hikes to observe the wildlife and nature of the area; for those who want to put their body to the limit, longer hikes can be arranged.

Kayaking

A unique experience in life, kayaking through the clear waters of the Napo River, one of the main tributaries of the great Amazon, a great adventure surrounded by the rainforest.

Canopy Tower

Climb our two observation towers (120 feet), the highest in the Amazon to see a panoramic view of the forest and some of the 600 bird species that inhabit the Yasuní Biosphere Reserve.

Typical traditional dinner

Enjoy ancient Kichwa cuisine, try local flavors such as'maito' made with fish, wrapped in a grilled banana leaf, accompanied by fried cocoa beans, yucca and refresh yourself with Wayusa iced tea.

Wuayusada Ancestral Ritual

At dawn, is the time when the Kichwa family shares the sacred "wayusa" and it has been a way of transmitting their ancient knowledge to the new generations, here they also share traditional songs and have the opportunity to "interpret dreams" with the wisest woman in the community, a truly mystical experience!

Cultural Center

Visit the Kuri Muyu cultural center, which means golden seed in the native language, to learn more about Kichwa dance and music. The women of the community also known as "mamakunas" showcase the Kichwa culture, crafts, customs and traditional use of natural resources.

Ancestral Catamaran

Sail down the Napo River at sunset in a boat that emulates the ancient Kichwa trade, where you can enjoy magical stories and legends while tasting delicious fire-roasted picaditas.

Canoe rowing

Small canoeing is carried out in rivers and streams. Paddle around black water streams to see giant river otters, caimans, monkeys and more incredible wildlife.

Wildlife Observation

The Yasuní is the best place in the world to observe wildlife such as: frogs, reptiles, monkeys, bats, birds, insects, and more to discover. Take advantage of being in one of the most biodiverse places on earth!

Night walk

Discover a totally different world at night, focus your eyes and pay attention to the strange wildlife that inhabits the jungle in the dark.

Parrot and parakeet claylicks

Visit the most accessible and incredible clay lickers, a short walk to reach the hiding place in the forest with a direct view of the amazing parrot wall, which takes visitors face to face with up to 11 species of parrots and parakeets (including parrots and macaws), sometimes even mammals like howler monkeys, tapirs and peccaries come to this place to drink water and obtain vital minerals for their bodies.

Programs

Choose the experience that best suits your schedule, from 2 nights.

Yaku Kausay

3-Days-2-Nights
Water is life

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.

Sumak Kausay

4-Days-3-Nights
Nature is home

4 Days / 3 Nights

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

Sumak Huasi

5-Days-4-Nights
Wellness

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.
Check our availability in standard rooms or suites.

Live a unique experience
in the aboriginal kichwa Añangu community.