Cuyabeno 5 Days Tours


Nigth monkey

Price: From 330 USD


How to get to Puente Cuyabeno 

Option 1: Private Tourist Shuttle ($30 one-way or $60 roundtrip per person)

Departure from Mariscal area at Blue House Hostel (Joaquin Pinto E8-24 y Diego de Almagro) at 10:50 pm.

*Return to Quito: The drop off is at José de Antepara y Rios, in the Old Town or at Ventimilla and Juan León Mera, in La Mariscal. So please keep in mind that you might have to take a taxi to your accommodation after arriving in Quito.

Option 2: Public Bus ($14 one-way or $28 roundtrip per person)

Get to the Quitumbe Bus Terminal around 9.20 pm (Putamayo company) This company goes direct to El Puente Cuyabeno, departure at 9:30 pm.


Day 1


  • Meet at 10:30 am PUENTE CUYABENO
  • Our guide will be waiting for you and we will take a canoe trip down the Cuyabeno River to our lodge, Our guide will explain about the reserve, animals and plants that we will encounter on our journey into the deep jungle.
  • Lunch
  • Visit the Laguna Grande to swim and enjoy the sunset
  • Dinner
  • Exciting night walk

Day 2


  • Breakfast
  • Morning: three hours hike in the primary forest to learn about flora and fauna, especially to know about medicinal plants, frogs, insects, birds, etc.
  • Lunch at the camp
  • You have some time to relax
  • In the afternoon canoe exploration on the Lagoons to enjoy the flooded forest. Here you can swim and enjoy the sunset. If conditions permit, you may be able to see pink dolphins
  • Return to the lodge
  • Dinner

Day 3


  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast. extreme experience to look for animals and enjoy nature with its natural sound
  • Lunch
  • swim in the pool of the dolphins, if the tourists request the community and the shaman they will come to the lodge
  • Dinner

Day 4


  • Breakfast
  • Relaxing morning paddle in a traditional canoe on the rivers to explore and enjoy the uniqueness of nature. Searching for monkeys and birds
  • Lunch at the camp
  • You have some time to relax
  • Visit the Laguna Grande to swim and enjoy the sunset
  • Dinner
  • Night canoe expedition in search of caimans

Day 5


  • Early morning bird watching
  • Breakfast
  • Navigating the Cuyabeno River back to El Puente
  • Box Lunch
  • Transfer to Lago Agrio
  • Return to Quito by public and private bus

Recommended Packing List

  • Long sleeves 2 or more.
  • Comfortable pants 2 or more (no jeans)
  • Shorts  2 or more
  • T-shirts, 2 or more
  • Socks, one pair per day
  • Tennis shoes and / or sandals
  • Thick jacket and sweater
  • Biodegradable or natural Soap and shampoo
  • Swimsuit
  • Cotton Underwear (optional)
  • Glasses
  • Camera
  • SSmall backpack (waterproof)
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Bags for equipment, clothes, papers, etc.
  • Binoculars (optional)
  • Flashlight with extra batteries
  • Sunscreen
  • First Aid Box
  • Hat or cap
  • Plastic bottle
  • Notebook and / or book
  • Towel Original Passport and / or identity card


  • Fluvial transportation El Puente – Dolphin Lodge – El Puente (canoe).
  • Bilingual naturalist guide. Accommodation in double and/or triple room with mosquito nets and a private bathroom.
  • All meals (breakfast-lunch-dinner); pure water, coffee, tea.
  • Excursion gear (rain coat, rubber boots, camping tents, life jackets). Excursions.

Not Included

  • Transportation Quito – El Puente – Quito (Public or private bus, we help you to book buses )
  • $ 5 community, if we visit the community
  •  Meals before and after the tour (Breakfast first day and dinner last day)
  • Tips
  •  All other expenses not specified in the tour.

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