Coca, Ecuador

Sumak Kausay - Amazon Ecolodge and Kichwa Cultural Experience

Explore the incredible wildlife of the Yasuni National Park in the Amazon rainforest and experience the culture of Kichwa Anangu community. You'll stay in comfort at the beautiful Yasuni Kichwa Ecolodge that was built by the local community and spend your days canoeing or hiking along the river to spot rare birds, monkeys, sloths, alligators and more. You'll also get to take part in ancient traditions of the Kichwa people and learn about their way of life. Sumak Kausay means "Full Life" in the indigenous language - an aspiration to live in harmony with their cultural roots, their community, nature and each other.

Right for You?

Duration

4 Days / 3 Nights

Travel Style

Comfortable Stay, Connect with Nature and Cultural Immersion

Languages

Spanish and English

Physical Activity

Light activity

Location

Rainforest

Connect

Wifi: Limited
Cell: Limited
Starts at:

$868/person

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Speaks: Spanish and English

Highlights

  • Stay in this beautiful Amazonian eco-lodge, hand-built by the Kichwa Community!
  • Immerse yourself in Kichwa culture through a visit to the Kuri Muyu center, making crafts and engaging with the local people.
  • Climb up a viewing tower to see the diverse wildlife of the Amazon rainforest, surrounded by beautiful species and spectacular natural phenomena

Details

Availability

Flexible Departure Date
All year

What's Included

Lodging

3 Nights Eco Lodge

Guide

Bilingual guide

Room

Private Room and Private Bathroom

Food

All meals included
Your stay will include a lunch at their amazing sister property, Napo Wildlife Center!

Transport

Boat

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Your Local Host

Napo Cultural Center

Locally Owned Community Cooperative

Napo Cultural Center is an place to engage in an amazing cultural exchange program. Its unique society is a world apart from any contemporary lifestyle, but their worldview is universal and will always be a meeting point between all opposing realities. They aim to remain as the leading community in tourism and sustainable development in the Latin American region--sharing and exchanging experiences of life and practices of environmental balance.

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Getting There

Transport options

Boat and Get picked up (included)
To arrive at the lodge, you will fly from Quito to the small town of Coca. From here the team from Napo Cultural Center will meet you and transport you to the lodge via a stunning 2 hour canoe ride. **Note - your flight to Coca from Quito is not included. Though Napo Cultural Center can help to arrange this for you.
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