Napo Cultural Center 

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Live an Authentic Experience

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The Napo Cultural Center is located in the Yasuní National Park, one of the most diverse ecosystems in the planet with aproximately 980 hectares of Amazon Rainforest. This is one of the main reasons why the Yasuní has become one of the best tourist hotels to visit in the Amazon in Ecuador. It is a perfect place for nature lovers.

Built and designed by the Kichwa Añangu Community, at the Napo Cultural Center you will feel part of the Community everyday life and know more about their Traditions and cosmovision which is a coherent body of myths, rituals, and an inmense value to “mother Earth” and existence. In your stay at the HOTEL you will be taken apart from urban stress to a World where nature comes to live.

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Itineraries

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Water is life – Yaku Kausay
3 Days / 2 Nights

Day 1: AM Quito / Flight to Coca / Motorized canoe down Napo River / Napo Cultural Center / Hike along “Playas” trail / Kayaking (optional)
Day 2: AM Visit to the intercultural interpretation center “Kuri Muyu” / PM Hike to the Observation Tower / Paddle canoe / Night walk
Day 3: AM Early morning “Wayusada” (optional) / Return to Coca airport

Rates: From $663.00

Nature is home – Sumak Kausay
4 Days / 3 Nights

Day 1: AM Quito / Flight to Coca / Motorized canoe down Napo River / Napo Cultural Center / Hike along “Playas” trail / Kayaking (optional)
Day 2: AM Visit the parrot clay lick / Walk through “pericos” trail / Visit to the intercultural interpretation center “Kuri Muyu” / PM Hike to the Observation Tower / At night activity at Napo river, onboard the ancestral catamaran
Day 3: AM Visit the sustainable community projects / PM Paddle around “Añangu”/ Night walk
Day 4: AM Early morning “Wayusada” (optional) / Return to Coca airport

Rates: From $803.00

Well Being- Sumak Huasi
5 Days / 4 Nights

Day 1: AM Quito / Flight to Coca / Motorized canoe down Napo River / Napo Cultural Center / Hike along “Playas” trail / Kayaking (optional)
Day 2: AM Visit the sustainable community projects / PM Paddle around “Añangu”/ Night walk
Day 3: AM Visit the parrot clay lick / Walk through “pericos” trail / Visit to the intercultural interpretation center “Kuri Muyu” / PM Hike to the Observation Tower / At night activity at Napo river, onboard the ancestral catamaran
Day 4: AM Hike the terra-firme forest at “Samona trail”/ PM Canopy Observation Tower
Day 5: AM Early morning “Wayusada” (optional) / Return to Coca airport

Rates: From $947.00

  • Accommodations in Napo Cultural Center
  • All meals
  • River transportation Coca – Napo Cultural Center – Coca
  • Entrance fee to Yasuni National Park
  • Entrance fee to Parrot clay licks
  • Community and naturalist bilingual guide
  • Rain coat and rubber boots
  • All excursions and activities according to the program
  • Flight ticket to/from Coca $256.00 per person (subject to change) with assistance in Quito´s airport. Check-in & out in Coca city.
  • Beverages
  • Tips
  • Other non-specified requirements
  • Laundry
  • Internet
  • For security reasons, swimming into Añangucocha (lagoon) is forbidden.
  • This is a sample itinerary subject to change due to weather conditions, safety, and particular
    interests of guests and groups. Changes and additions are made in order to maximize wildlife viewing and wilderness enjoyment, cultural interaction with local people, and all possible time at the richest rain forest in Ecuador: the Yasuni National Park. Please check with us to tailor-made your itinerary and cater to your particular interest for a unique life experience at the finest Amazon lodge: the Napo Wildlife Center
  • All prices are per person, valid throughout the year and are quoted in American dollars.
  • Children under 11 years 11 months have a discount of 30% of the rate, if they share the same cabin of the parents and air ticket, with the presentation of the passport or identity document.
  • Children under 5 years old, free in the same cabin of the parents and pay air fare.
  • Families with children are suggested to hire a private guide.
  • Please note that air tickets are subject to change without prior notice.
  • Departures are any day of the week except Sunday.
  • Rain poncho and rubber boots (from size 3 to 13) provided when needed for excursions.
  • Optional excursions available.
  • There is a limit of 23 kg (1 piece) to check in per person in the aircraft plus cabin baggage (8 kg). If you are checking in more weight than the excess baggage will be charged to you directly by airline.
  • Good binoculars for wildlife viewing 8×35 mm*
  • Camera/video gear (if using film, lower ASA for open areas(50 or 100), higher ASA for forest (400 and up).
  • 24 hour electricity (110v) is available for charging batteries and digital equipment.
  • Two or three pairs of lightweight long pants.
  • Two or three long-sleeved lightweight shirts.
  • Two or three T-shirts.
  • One or two pairs of shorts (mostly for around the lodge).
  • Lightweight sweater or jacket.
  • Raingear (if you prefer not to use the ponchos provided).
  • Three or four pairs of long cotton socks (long)*.
  • One pair of sneakers and/or hiking boots.
  • Sandals (Teva type or similar for around the lodge).
  • A hat for sun protection (and that will stay on during windy boatrides).
  • Take in consideration that bright colors might scare the animals.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Small day pack for excursions.
  • Zip lock-type plastic bags to coveroptics or other gear.
  • Insect repellent.
  • No inflammable sprays as they are not allowed bythe airline.
  • Sunscreen lotion with a high protection factor.
  • Flashlight orheadlamp bright enough for use.
  • Personal toiletries and medications (carry medications with youwhen arriving and leaving the lodge).
  • Extra batteries/film/video tapes as appropriate.
  • Original passport (always good to have while traveling).
  • Credit card Visa, MasterCard and Diners for bar bills and cash(US$) for handicraft purchases.