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Sani Lodge

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Sani Lodge

 

 

 

Located on 40,000 hectares (100,000 acres) of untouched rainforest lies Sani Lodge, a unique Ecuador ecolodge. Here, the biodiversity will amaze you!

ITINERARY

4 DAYS – 3 NIGHTS

Price:

$1.058 lodge – $ 901 Camping

Itinerary

DAY 1

Its day begins with the first flight of the morning (10:20 am) with a duration of 35 minutes from Quito to Coca where the staff of Sani will pick them up and take you to a Hotel in the city located on the banks of the Napo River. Here, your bilingual guide will explain about safety before boarding a motorboat for 2.5 hours for navigation on the largest tributary of Ecuador in the Amazon, the Napo River. During this trip you will be able to take in contact with the Amazon, ancestral communities or birds such as herons, and Amazonian gallinazos, while enjoying a delicious snack. Canoeing on the Napo River will be followed by a 15-minute walk along a wooden platform and later a canoe sailing through the beautiful Challuacocha Lagoon. The staff at Sani Lodge will welcome you with a refreshing cold drink and some snacks before being directed to their cabins.

In the afternoon, they will have a short walk of induction on the nearby trails or a canoe navigation with many opportunities to observe primates, Amazonian birds, black caimans and a close encounter with the amazing flora represented by ceibo trees, orchids and Bromeliads Return to the lodge, where our chef will offer an extensive menu of national and international cuisine that will meet even vegetarian and vegan expectations. Later talk about the Amazon that will be taught by one of our bilingual naturalist guides, while enjoying spirited drinks and cocktails prepared by our bartender.

DAY 2

Walking the Camino Chorongo an active morning, where your guide will explain everything about the fauna you encounter. Later lunch at the cottage. More afternoon tour on the Swamp Path. A real treat after dinner in search of alligator caimans on the lake.

DAY 3

An early start to see the birds at their most active time from the canopy tower, followed by a walk back to the cottage along the Eagle Way. After lunch you can enjoy piranha fishing and a relaxing float in the canoe at sunset.

DAY 4

After breakfast we said goodbye to the country house and the community to return to Coca and Quito.

5 DAYS – 4 NIGHTS

PRICE

$1,324 Lodge / $1,128 Camping

Itinerary

DAY 1

Its day begins with the first flight of the morning (10:20 am) with a duration of 35 minutes from Quito to Coca where the staff of Sani will pick them up and take you to a Hotel in the city located on the banks of the Napo River. Here, your bilingual guide will explain about safety before boarding a motorboat for 2.5 hours for navigation on the largest tributary of Ecuador in the Amazon, the Napo River. During this trip you will be able to take in contact with the Amazon, ancestral communities or birds such as herons, and Amazonian gallinazos, while enjoying a delicious snack. Canoeing on the Napo River will be followed by a 15-minute walk along a wooden platform and later a canoe sailing through the beautiful Challuacocha Lagoon. The staff at Sani Lodge will welcome you with a refreshing cold drink and some snacks before being directed to their cabins.

In the afternoon, they will have a short walk of induction on the nearby trails or a canoe navigation with many opportunities to observe primates, Amazonian birds, black caimans and a close encounter with the amazing flora represented by ceibo trees, orchids and Bromeliads Return to the lodge, where our chef will offer an extensive menu of national and international cuisine that will meet even vegetarian and vegan expectations. Later talk about the Amazon that will be taught by one of our bilingual naturalist guides, while enjoying spirited drinks and cocktails prepared by our bartender.

DAY 2

Walking the Camino Chorongo an active morning, where your guide will explain everything about the fauna you encounter. Later lunch at the cottage. More afternoon tour on the Swamp Path. A real treat after dinner in search of alligator caimans on the lake.

DAY 3

An early start to see the birds at their most active time from the canopy tower, followed by a walk back to the cottage along the Eagle Way. After lunch you can enjoy piranha fishing and a relaxing float in the canoe at sunset.

Day 4

Your last full day at the lodge can be enjoyed by exploring more trekking trails or a canoe ride in search of wildlife. An afternoon visit to the canopy is also recommended.

Day 5

After breakfast we said goodbye to the country house and the community to return to Coca and Quito

Inclusions:
  • Accommodation based on twin/double share
  • River transportation to/from lodge
  • All meals
  • Drinking water
  • Activities as listed in itinerary
  • Native guide + bilingual naturalist guide
  • Use of rain poncho / boots
Exclusions:
  • Airfare / Bus tickets
  • Single supplement (please ask us for prices)
  • Entry fee to Yasuni parrot clay lick ($25 if you wish to include this visit)
  • Drinks from the bar
  • Tips and other personal expenses

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