4Day Cuyabeno Amazon Comfort Tour

4 Days

Tour to the magical reserve of Cuyabeno all included and at the best price guaranteed!

Enjoy the best of the Ecuadorian Amazon in the Cuyabeno flooded reserve.

Tour Overview

ITINERARY: Itinerary may vary depending on the weather, security, operation of the lodge, etc.

WEATHER: The Amazon is generally hot and humid, with constant rain. Dry season runs from October to March, with temperatures ranging from 19 °C to 36 °C during the year.

HEALTH: Vaccines are not required, but it is recommended that everyone be vaccinated against Covid-19 for greater peace of mind for all passengers. In the lodge we have all the important medicines for emergencies, but it is the client’s responsibility to have travel insurance.
Sustainability: At SMART GALAPAGOS we work only with the best quality and price lodges, but we also make sure to work with the Lodges that pay more attention to caring for the environment.

WHAT TO BRING: Comfortable and light clothing. Long and comfortable pants for walking. Long sleeve t-shirts. Sun protection, glasses and insect repellent. Water bottle to fill with water. Rainwear. Headlamp for the night walk, camera and if possible long-views. If you wish, we can provide rubber boots and rain poncho.

Travel smart, travel smart!

Trip Highlights

  • Adventure, nature, bird watching and cultural tour.
  • Enjoy the Amazon and all its charms
  • Relax in the middle of the flooded forest with first class service and bilingual guides.
  • Sail down the river seeing all the amazing flora and fauna of this natural "Hot Spot".
  • Alligator Search Tour, Pink Dolphins, Anacondas, Squirrel Monkey and more.
  • Learn about the ancient culture and traditions of the Siona indigenous people of the sector.
  • Guided navigable and land tours to see the abundant life of the reserve.
  • Enjoy one of the best sunsets in the middle of the Cuyabeno lagoon, one of the most biodiverse places in the world.


Bus + Canoe to the lodge + Guided walk in the jungle
AM: Transportation from Lago Agrio to "El Puente" (beginning of the Reserve)

PM: Canoe down the river to reach the Lodge. Lunch is served at the Lodge around 2:00 PM. In the afternoon the activity will begin around 4:00 p.m., to visit the Laguna Grande and other nearby attractions. Around 17:30, you will arrive at the lagoon to swim and watch the sunset, which is one of the most amazing parts of the tour. At 18:00 an exciting night walk to enjoy the life and sounds of the jungle.

Dinner is served at 20:00. After dinner, the guide will give a brief briefing on the Lodge and the Cuyabeno reserve, as well as the itinerary for the next day. Rest.


Day 2 :

Walk in the primary forest + Laguna Grande
If you like, you can go bird watching at dawn.

Breakfast is served at 08:00 am.

After breakfast, you will take a short canoe ride to Laguna Grande. Walk in the jungle for approximately 3 hours, to learn about medicinal plants, biological flora and fauna.

Lunch at 13:00, and then relax by the river or enjoy a siesta in one of our hammocks. Afternoon activity begins around 4:00 PM, including taking a short canoe ride to other nearby lagoons and the Cuyabeno River to look for wildlife. Around 17:30, it's time to swim in the big lagoon and watch the sunset. Around 18:00 you will start the alligator search activity, maybe if you are lucky you will probably see the Amazon Tree Boa which is common to see at night.

Dinner at 20:00, rest.


Cuyabeno + Siona Community + Shaman
Breakfast at 08:00 a.m.

The canoe ride begins around 09:00 am down the Cuyabeno River, slowly searching for the abundant wildlife from the canoe. In about an hour you will arrive at the indigenous community; where you will visit an indigenous family. Here, the guide will explain about their culture and traditions. We will prepare traditional food called "Casabe" with demonstration and tasting.

Further down the Cuyabeno River we will visit a Shaman and learn about his culture and tradition. In addition, they will receive treatment with a medicinal plant called "red nettle"

After visiting the Shaman, you will stop at the Cuyabeno River to see the largest tree in the rainforest called “Ceiba”, then return to the Lodge.

Break with tea or coffee.

If you don't feel tired you can go to the Lagoon to see the last sunset and look for more animals. Dinner at 8:00 p.m.


Cuyabeno - Lago Agrio - Quito

Early we go out to observe birds or look for other animals in the tranquility of the early morning. Breakfast is at 08:00 am. After breakfast it is time to pack, to start the journey up the Cuyabeno River around 09:00 am from the Lodge, to return to the Reserve Entrance. Along the river you will have time to take a last look at the animals, flora and fauna of the jungle. The tour ends in Lago Agrio around 2:00 PM.

From Lago Agrio you can travel to any destination in Ecuador.

*We also organize the shared bus to Quito, with prior reservation.


*This itinerary is an example and may vary according to weather, operational changes or customer preferences.


deposit $100


Standard room
(double o twin)



deposit $100


(Double o Twin)



Available options
– Transportation Quito – Lago Agrio $22
– Transportation from Lago Agrio to Quito $22
– Private bus from Quito to Lago Agrio
– Private bus from Lago Agrio to Quito
– Single Room $30
– Tips $10






  • Lodging every night
  • All meals from lunch on Day 1 to breakfast on the last day
  • Water, tea and coffee
  • All navigable tours
  • All transportation included: Sour Lake - Bridge - Cuyabeno Lodge
  • We will deliver rain boots and ponchos to those who wish


  • Transfer by private bus from Quito to Lago Agrio and back
  • Alcoholic beverages available to purchase
  • A small contribution to the community and the Shaman is necessary ($10pp)
  • Does not include tips
  • Travel Insurance (recommended)


*Selected hotels. Better quality at the same price!

We personally know all the Cuyabeno lodges, we work only with the best!

Lodge Standard Room

Lodge Superior Room

From $290.00
/ 2 or 3 adults
From $290.00
/ Standard Room
From $320.00
/ Suite Room

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