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3-day Dolphin Delight

Experience the enchanting Ecuadorian Amazon with our “3-Day Dolphin Delight Tour”. This captivating journey takes you into the heart of the rainforest, offering a unique opportunity to spot wildlife on a limited schedule. Led by knowledgeable guides, this three-day adventure promises an intimate and unforgettable exploration of the Amazon’s wonders. Join us for a thrilling and insightful experience on our 3-day Cuyabeno tour.

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3-day Dolphin Delight

Experience the enchanting Ecuadorian Amazon with our “3-Day Dolphin Delight Tour”. This captivating journey takes you into the heart of the rainforest, offering a unique opportunity to spot wildlife on a limited schedule. Led by knowledgeable guides, this three-day adventure promises an intimate and unforgettable exploration of the Amazon’s wonders. Join us for a thrilling and insightful experience on our 3-day Cuyabeno tour.

Our Previews

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Wilderness Awaits Discovery

Day 1: Arrival, Reach Jungle Lodge, Sunset at Laguna Grande & Night Search for Caimans

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  • Our guide will meet us at El Puente de Cuyabeno at 11:00 a.m., providing an introduction to the reserve and its entrance procedures.
  • We’ll embark on a captivating two-hour canoe journey along the Cuyabeno River to reach our Lodge. Along the way, if the weather is on our side, we might be lucky enough to spot various wildlife, including 10 different types of monkeys, with the pocket monkey being a unique find measuring just 10cm. Additionally, you’ll have opportunities to observe a variety of birds, reptiles, and mammals.
  • After this adventurous journey, we’ll welcome you at the lodge with a satisfying lunch, allowing you to refuel. You’ll have time to check in and rest, preparing for the afternoon’s activities.
  • At 4:30 p.m., we’ll set out for our second activity, Laguna Grande. Here, you can enjoy swimming, capture stunning photos, and witness a mesmerizing sunset.
  • Upon returning to the lodge, we’ll embark on an excursion to search for Caimans and Boas in the river, offering a thrilling night encounter with these creatures.
  • Dinner will be served at 8:00 p.m., providing a delicious conclusion to the day’s adventures. Afterward, you can retire to your lodging for a well-deserved rest.

Day 2: Deep Jungle Walk, Canoe Expedition & Thrilling Night Walk

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  • Start your day with a delicious breakfast at 7:30 a.m.
  • After breakfast, we’ll set out on a canoe ride to access a pristine trail within the primary rainforest. Accompanied by our native bilingual guide, you’ll embark on a 3-hour walk. During this immersive experience, you’ll learn about animals and medicinal plants found along the trail. Keep your eyes peeled for a variety of wildlife, including birds, amphibians, reptiles, and mammals, all in their natural habitat.
  • Lunch will be served to recharge your energy. Following lunch, you’ll have some leisure time to relax, read a book, or take a refreshing swim in front of the lodge. This is the perfect opportunity to observe dolphins if you’re visiting during their season and to embrace the serenity of the jungle.
  • At 4:30 p.m., we’ll leave the lodge by canoe for an exciting river expedition to spot animals like sloths, monkeys, parrots, dolphins, hoatzin, and caimans, among others.
  • As evening descends, we’ll embark on a captivating night walk around the lodge, lasting approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour. This unique experience allows us to observe the nocturnal animals that come to life in the rainforest.
  • The day concludes with a satisfying dinner, and you can retire to your lodging for a restful night in the heart of the jungle.

Day 3: Return to Civilization: Final Canoe Ride and Jungle Excursion

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  • Rise and shine at 5:30 a.m. for an early morning birdwatching experience. From 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m., the avian world comes alive as birds seek their breakfast, offering us a unique opportunity to observe these magnificent creatures in action.
  • Enjoy your final breakfast at 7:30 a.m. After breakfast, we’ll begin the process of packing our luggage, getting ready for our departure.
  • The day’s last excursion involves a navigation from the lodge to El Puente de Cuyabeno, providing another opportunity for animal watching along the river. We will enjoy a box lunch, marking the last meal included in the tour.
  • As the journey draws to a close, we’ll bid farewell, capture final photos, and at El Puente de Cuyabeno, we’ll assist you with arrangements for your journey back to Quito or provide recommendations for buses to other destinations.
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Pricing & Details

Join the Adventure: Prices for 3-day Cuyabeno Tour!

Join our 3-Day Dolphin Delight tour! With our tours, we strive to meet your travel needs with exceptional flexibility. We often have availability to accommodate your preferred travel dates. We encourage you to inquire about our tour departures, and we’ll do our best to align them with your schedule, ensuring your adventure starts at a time that’s most convenient for you.

With a minimum of 2 people you will get a private room with private bathroom for just $240 per person.

Kids under 12 years old receive a 20% discount on the adult fare.

For solo travelers, you can choose to stay in a shared room (max. 3 persons) or upgrade to a single room for an extra 75% over the regular price.

This tour is provided together with a partner lodge.

To ensure the best experience and service, please note that our itineraries may be adjusted without prior notice in response to external conditions or unforeseen events.

Inside Your 3-Day Cuyabeno Tour Package
  • Canoe transportation between El Puente and our Lodge on the river.
  • Guidance from a bilingual naturalist guide.
  • Comfortable accommodation in double or triple rooms with mosquito nets and private bathrooms with hot water.
  • Upon arrival at the lodge, a table with fresh fruits, water and juice will be available for travelers.
  • All-inclusive meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner), with provided purified water, coffee, and tea.
  • Solar panel energy. Charging of devices can be done in the main lobby (not in rooms).
  • Complimentary use of excursion equipment, including raincoats, rubber boots, and life jackets for our guided adventures.
  • Free use of paddle boards at the lodge.
Excluded from Your 3-Day Cuyabeno Tour Package
  • Transportation Quito – El Puente – Quito (we can help you to book the night shuttle bus)
  • Meals outside of the tour, including breakfast on the first day and dinner on the last day.
  • Wi-Fi (only available in case of emergencies)
  • Tips for your convenience.
  • Any additional expenses not explicitly mentioned in the tour.
How to Get to the Cuyabeno: Best Options

Note that this tour starts in El Puente Cuyabeno. Check our Transport options to the Cuyabeno.

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