The Rainforest is full of many views that astonish our tourists every single day. Our tours are full of people who want to discover the treasures this land has for everybody, because it is open for all of those who want to be there!
Located in the eastern lowlands, the Amazon Rainforest in Ecuador is 300 – 600 meters above the sea level and is exactly at the foothills of the Andes mountain range. Although its climate is mostly rainy, the rainiest months are March to May. The temperature has a yearly average of 27ºC (80ºF).
The Ecuadorian Amazon is one of the 25 biodiverse hot-spots in the entire world. This is why we want to show you the most astounding sightings you can see when you visit it!
Coca is located in Orellana Province, 10 hours from Quito if you go by bus and 35 miuntes by airplane, it is the starting spot to go to two of the most important reserves/parks in the Amazon and in Ecuador, Yasuní National Park and Limoncocha Biological Reserve.
This park was established in 1979. It has 982,000 hectares that make it the largest mainland National Park, and it was declared an International Biosphere Reserve in the same year by UNESCO.
An unforgettable experience full of colors and sounds, it´s a must for a real traveler, just imagine to see more than five species of parrots and macaws chirping and quivering its wings at the same time, it´s just amazing. The easiest access clay lick is inside Yasuni National Park, where you can find a comfortable cabin in the middle of the jungle where you can enjoy taking photos and videos without scaring or harming wildlife.
Do not miss incredible views and endless rainforest landscapes from a canopy tower 120 ft. above the ground, some of them are even built next to giant kapok trees, which are the best places to spot wildlife and specially bird species, always carry your binoculars and check if your lodge provides a telescope when you visit these incredible structures.
Be sure that your program includes any cultural exchange activity, like cooking local dishes, taking part of ancient rituals, learning more about the way of life of the native inhabitants of the amazon basin or even spend some time at a local school, this will definitely enrich your trip experience. Additionally some of the centers sell original hand-made crafts for the long list of souvenirs to take back home and of course prepare your camera because this a good opportunity to capture the most emotive moments!