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GTLS-161 – LA SELVA ECO-LODGE & SPA

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Four Day / Three Night Program
Daily Departures from Quito

Minimum two persons

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Three night lodge accommodations featuring exclusive rainforest shower, deluxe bed linens, private balcony; private bathroom, a hammock and mosquito netting.
  • Daily fully escorted tours by bilingual naturalist guide and native guide.
  • All meals during the stay at the lodge
  • Round trip air Quito/Coca/Quito

ITINERARY

DAY 1: Quito / Coca / La Selva Eco-lodge

At the Quito International Airport you will be met by one of our La Selva representatives in the National departure area. Here they will assist you with the check-in process and give you a short briefing about the journey.

After a 30 minute commercial flight to Puerto Francisco de Orellana “El Coca”, our representative will transfer you by private transportation to the city’s main dock at the Napo River. The next two hours will be on a motorized canoe heading down river on what will be the beginning of an unforgettable experience in the tropical rainforest, the Amazon.
At the end of the motorized canoe ride, you will be dropped off at La Selva’s main dock and your first close encounter with the rainforest begins and the final leg of the trip to the lodge will be completed in a paddle canoe. The only thing you must take care of during this part of the trip is your carry-on and camera equipment, all other luggage will be transported by La Selva staff.
The manager will be waiting to greet you with a refreshing juice, snacks and a short briefing with general information about your stay at La Selva Lodge.

4:30 PM – Introduction to the Rainforest
5:00 PM – Matapalo Trail
7:00 PM – Snacks
7:30 PM – Dinner

DAY 2: La Selva Eco-Lodge – Full Day of Activities

6:00 AM – Wake Up Call
6:30 AM – Breakfast
7:00 AM – Observation Tower/Tucaneta or Mandi Forest
1:00 PM – Lunch
4:30 PM – Charapa Trail
6:40 PM – Night Canoe Ride
7:30 PM – Dinner

DAY 3: La Selva Eco-Lodg – Full Day of Activities

6:00 AM – Wake Up Call
6:30 AM – Breakfast
7:00 AM – Parrot Clay Lick and Mandi Wasi
1:00 PM – Lunch
4:30 PM- Garzacocha Lagoon and Ceiba Trail
6:30 PM- Nocturnal Walk
7:15 PM – Departure Briefing
7:30 PM – Dinner

DAY 4: La Selva Lodge / Coca / Quito – Departure Day

6:00 AM – Wake Up Call
6:30 AM – Breakfast

7:00 AM – Departure for Coca
In accordance to your briefing the night before, you will have an early wake up call, breakfast and departure from the lodge. The lodge staff will assist you with your checked luggage and the motorized canoe ride will head upstream back to Coca, where our representatives will take you to the airport to help you with your checked luggage and boarding passes.

During your free time in between activities you can use our kayaks, swim in the lagoon, have a massage or just relax in your room and have a nap!

Remember that all excursions and times on this sample itinerary are subject to change and largely depend on weather, season, group limitations, group interests, and guide decisions based on passenger safety and organized operations.

RATES PER PERSON BASED ON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY

PROMOTIONAL GROSS RATES: $ 1,095.00
Apply for stays during all September and December 1 to 15, 2017
Free round trip air ticket Quito/Coca /Quito
NORMAL PUBLISHED GROSS RATE: $1,215.00
For stays during October 2017 free round trip ticket Quito/Coca/Quito

GTLS-163 – LA SELVA ECO-LODGE & SPA

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Five Day / Four Night Program
Daily Departures from Quito

Minimum two persons

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Four night lodge accommodations featuring exclusive rainforest shower, deluxe bed linens, private balcony; private bathroom, a hammock and mosquito netting.
  • Daily fully escorted tours by bilingual naturalist guide and native guide.
  • All meals during the stay at the lodge
  • Round trip air Quito/Coca/Quito

ITINERARY

DAY 1: Quito / Coca / La Selva Eco-lodge

At the Quito International Airport you will be met by one of our La Selva representatives in the National departure area. Here they will assist you with the check-in process and give you a short briefing about the journey. After a 30 minute commercial flight to Puerto Francisco de Orellana “El Coca”, our representative will transfer you by private transportation to the city’s main dock at the Napo River.

The next two hours will be on a motorized canoe heading down river on what will be the beginning of an unforgettable experience in the tropical rainforest, the Amazon.
At the end of the motorized canoe ride, you will be dropped off at La Selva’s main dock and your first close encounter with the rainforest begins and the final leg of the trip to the lodge will be completed in a paddle canoe. The only thing you must take care of during this part of the trip is your carry-on and camera equipment, all other luggage will be transported by La Selva staff.
The manager will be waiting to greet you with a refreshing juice, snacks and a short briefing with general information about your stay at La Selva.

4:30 PM – Introduction To The Rainforest
5:00 PM – Matapalo Trail
7:00 PM – Snacks
7:30 PM – Dinner

DAY 2: La Selva Eco-lodge – Full Day of Activities

6:00 AM – Wake Up Call
6:30 AM – Breakfast
7:00 AM – Observation Tower & Tucaneta Trail
1:00 PM – Lunch
4:30 PM – Charapa Trail
6:40 PM – Night Canoe Ride
7:30 pm – Dinner

DAY 3: La Selva Eco-Lodge – Full Day of Activities

6:00 AM – Wake Up Call
6:30 AM – Breakfast
7:00 AM – Parrot Clay Lick and Mandi Wasi
1:00 PM – Lunch
4:30 PM – Coto Trail
7:30 PM – Dinner

DAY 4: La Selva Eco-Lodge – Full Day of Activities

6:00 AM – Wake Up Call
6:30 AM – Breakfast
7:00 AM – Mandi Forest Adventure
12:30 PM – Lunch
4:30 PM – Garzacocha Lagoon and Ceiba Trail
6:30 PM- Nocturnal Walk
7:15 PM – Departure Briefing
7:30 PM – Dinner

DAY 5: La Selva Eco-Lodge / Coca – Departure Day

6:00 AM – Wake Up Call
6:30 AM – Breakfast
7:00 AM – Departure for Coca and Quito
In accordance to your briefing the night before, you will have an early wake up call, breakfast and departure from the lodge. The lodge staff will assist you with your checked luggage and the motorized canoe ride will head upstream back to Coca, where our representatives will take you to the airport to help you with your checked luggage and boarding passes.

During your free time in between activities you can use our kayaks, swim in the lagoon, have a massage or just relax in your room and have a nap!

Remember that all excursions and times on this sample itinerary are subject to change and largely depend on weather, season, group limitations, group interests, and guide decisions based on passenger safety and organized operations.

RATES PER PERSON BASED ON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY

PROMOTIONAL GROSS RATES: $ 1,395.00
Apply for stays during all September and December 1 to 15, 2017
Free round trip air ticket Quito/Coca /Quito
NORMAL PUBLISHED GROSS RATE: $1,510.00
For stays during October 2017 free round trip ticket Quito/Coca/Quito

GT-165 – THE AMAZONIA ABOARD THE M/V ANAKONDA AMAZON CRUISE

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Four Day / Three Night Program
Sunday to Wednesday Cruise
Minimum two persons

EXPLORING THE AMAZON

This is a journey that takes us into the endless heart of biodiversity, which extends its fabulous prism of life throughout the Amazon Basin.

As detailed below, the very nature of this jungle realm teaches us that the best way to explore it is through a unique means of transportation: by navigating down the river on a fabulous, state-of-the-art vessel set to explore this truly unique environment.

The inspiring adventure will provide many unexpected, astonishing encounters. We will discover the Yasuní (the largest of Ecuador’s continental National Parks), a wild and untamed realm in the heart of the Ecuadorian Rainforest. We will climb observation towers to enjoy unique perspectives of the forest and explore black water rivers escorted by otters and turtles. We will hike trails learning about the wonderful flora that makes up the eternal green of Ecuadorian Amazonia.

ITINERARY:

DAY 1: Sunday – Quito / Coca / Napo River (L/D)

Departure from Quito. A short 30-minute flight takes us to the town of Coca and transfer to the dock, where we will embark on a motorized canoe and navigate to board the M/V Anakonda. An evening walk is organized after sunset.

DAY 2: Monday – Visit the Pañacocha Biological Corridor (B/L/D)

We will continue our navigation downstream to the Pañayacu River delta; take a canoe trip up the river to experience the sights of this fascinating reserve. We will seek out Pink River Dolphins, Common Squirrel Monkeys and much more. After a refreshing swim we will enjoy a delicious Amazon-style BBQ meal at a nearby camping site. In the afternoon, we will head out on exploration trails, and return onboard for dinner.

DAY 3: Tuesday – Parrots’ Clay Licks – Sani Warmi & Yasuni National Park (B/L/D)

Breakfast on board. We set out to visit one of the most amazing spectacles this side of western Amazonia known as parrot licks. Later we will visit the Sani Warmi Kichwa Interpretation Center, where a group of Kichwa women will speak of their customs, cuisine and everyday life. After lunch, we will make a stop at the Yakukawsay Kichwa Interpretation Centre, and end with an interesting evening walk through the forest.

DAY 4: Wednesday – Depart Anakonda Cruise / Coca Airport (B)

In the morning, disembark the M/V Anakonda and transfer by motorized canoe to Coca (1-hour ride); flight to Quito.

This cruise program can be combined with stays and tour programs in Quito and other Andean cities and/or the fabulous Galapagos Islands featuring cruise and hotel based programs. Please check with us for details.

RATES PER PERSON BASED ON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY: $1,976.00
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GT-166 – THE AMAZONIA ABOARD THE M/V ANAKONDA AMAZON CRUISE

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Five Day / Four Night Program
Wednesday to Sunday Cruise
Minimum two persons

EXPLORING THE AMAZON

This is a journey that takes us into the endless heart of biodiversity, which extends its fabulous prism of life throughout the Amazon Basin.

As detailed below, the very nature of this jungle realm teaches us that the best way to explore it is through a unique means of transportation: by navigating down the river on a fabulous, state-of-the-art vessel set to explore this truly unique environment.

The inspiring adventure will provide many unexpected, astonishing encounters. We will discover the Yasuní (the largest of Ecuador’s continental National Parks), a wild and untamed realm in the heart of the Ecuadorian Rainforest. We will climb observation towers to enjoy unique perspectives of the forest and explore black water rivers escorted by otters and turtles. We will hike trails learning about the wonderful flora that makes up the eternal green of Ecuadorian Amazonia.

ITINERARY

DAY 1: Wednesday – Quito / Coca / Napo River (L/D)

Departure from Quito. A short 30-minute flight takes us to the town of Coca and transfer to the dock, where we will embark on a motorized canoe and navigate down river to board the M/V Anakonda Amazon Cruise. Throughout the journey we have a chance to admire the rainforest landscape and banks of the great Napo River.

Immediately after boarding the M/V Anakonda, we continue navigating downstream. An evening walk is organized after sunset; it gives us the opportunity to discover the forest’s nocturnal activity and listen to the incessant sounds of nature.

DAY 2: Thursday – Border With Peru (The Heart of Yasuní (B/L/D)

After a delicious breakfast, we disembark on land for our first daylight close-and-personal tropical rainforest experience, where we will learn about the relationship between plants and animals while closely watching out for samples of Amazonia’s fascinating biodiversity at every turn.

After lunch, the M/V Anakonda navigates to one of the most pristine and little explored sections of Ecuadorian Amazonia, home to the legendary pink river dolphin, black caiman and anaconda.

DAY 3: Friday – Meeting the Community–Activities on Board– Island Exploration (B/L/D)

Breakfast on board. We visit a school located on the banks of the Napo River, where we will have the opportunity to interact with children of the area and learn about the educational system of a remote jungle community in Ecuador.We return on board the M/V Anakonda for lunch. In the afternoon, we explore one of the largest river islands of the Napo River.

DAY 4: Saturday: Observation Tower – Limoncocha Biological Reserve (B/L/D)

In the morning after breakfast, visit an observation tower 100-feet high, built against a giant kapok tree. In the afternoon, we visit Limoncocha Biological Reserve, a fascinating protected area where more than 478 bird species and several monkey species have been recorded. Return to the M/V Anakonda for dinner.

DAY 5. Sunday – Depart M/V Anakonda Cruise / Coca Airport (B)

In the morning, disembark the M/V Anakonda and transfer by motorized canoe to Coca (1-hour ride); flight to Quito.

This cruise program can be combined with stays and tour programs in Quito and other Andean cities and/or the fabulous Galapagos Islands featuring cruise and hotel based programs. Please check with us for details.

NOTE: The detailed itinerary above is a standard model of our operation. We intend to offer everything as planned, but it is important to note depending on technical or operational difficulties beyond our control, the M/V Anakonda Amazon Cruise reserves the right to modify the itinerary without notice.

RATES PER PERSON BASED ON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY: $2,469.00
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