The Kichwa Añangu community and its project Napo Wildlife Center, feels responsible to communicate and inform about the Zika virus.
It is important that our visitors are aware that in Ecuador, the ZIKA virus has not reached epidemiological levels – 52 confirmed cases – Statistics reflect and classify us in the level of an OUTBREAK; we deal with very few, sudden and isolated appearances. It is also essential to inform you that within our territory – Yasuni National Park -there are no registered cases until today, and there is no history of dengue, yellow fever and chikungunya either.
Furthermore we emphasize that our lodge is surrounded by “black water” tributaries whose PH is very low due to the Amazonia vegetation, its color is due to its origin in the virgin forest and is inappropriate for mosquito breeding.
However during walks inside the jungle we ALWAYS make the following recommendations:
Additionally inside our lodge we are fully equipped with:
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