Departuring from Quito and after a 30 minute flight over the Andes mountain you arrive to Coca city, the gateway to the Amazon in Ecuador. From there you will be taken to Puerto Francisco de Orellana, where the trip towards the Napo wildlife Center begins.
A 2 hours trip on a motorized canoe downstream the Napo River will lead you to the NWC welcoming area and from there on we will embark into a small paddle-canoe through the Napo River creeks that connect to the Anangu Lake, where the lodge is located.
At your arrival to the Napo Wildlife Center the staff members will be personnel waiting for you with welcome drinks to then take you to your rooms.
Days at the Napo Wildlife Center start early in the morning, that way you can see and feel the marvelous nature. You will have the chance to see more than 10 different species of birds in the parrot clay licks, the major nature spectacles you will ever see!
After that, you will take a hike that will get you to the Kichwa Añangu community. There you will spend some time with the people from the community, share and learn about their traditions and culture.
Early in the morning, after a delicious breakfast, you will be taken to a canopy tower where you will see the forest 36 meters above the floor. It’s a great way to experience the nature and to observe the amazing and colorful birdsthat fly around completely unaware of your presence you wouldn’t have been able to see from the floor.
Later in the day, you will hike through the forest to its interior. There you might be able to see lizards or the amazing Golden mantle tamarin monkeys. Afterwards, you can look around the lakes in a canoe for a chance to find more marvelous animals.
In this final day, you will have one last canoe ride in the Napo River where you might be able to see rare species of birds, Giant otters and other animals. After that, you will begin your trip back to the city of Coca, from where you can book a flight to Quito.