The Amazon is the world’s largest remaining tropical rainforest. Ecuador’s Amazon, popularly known as the Oriente, is on the eastern side of the Andes, separated from the rest of the country by unbroken mountains. Ecuador boasts one of the best developed infrastructures for visiting the Amazon, with many destinations accessible within a day’s journey from Quito.
When to go
The Amazon region normally has a warm, humid and rainy climate. Average temperature varies from 72°F to 80°F. The drier season is generally November to February but varies by region.
Day 2 SATURDAY : Terra Firmae Forest, Lakes and Gorges
Day 3 SUNDAY: Parrots and the Limoncocha Biological Reserve
Day 4 MONDAY : Return to pier/Quito
Expedition Cruise Included:
Manatee Amazon Explorer
4 days 3 nights
Days of Week
3 nights aboard the Manatee Amazon Explorer (longer itineraries available, please inquire)
Meals as per itinerary
Locally hosted by English speaking guides
Flora or Botanical
Fauna or Birding
Not included: Gratuities of any kind; airport departure taxes; meals unless mentioned; Yasuni National Park tax US$ 25 per person (subject to change); Airfare Quito-Coca-Quito US$135 per person (subject to change); Ecuadorian departure tax US$37.95 net per person (subject to change); Gratuities to guides and crew members; personal expenses; travel insurance; etc.
Inquire about our special airfares to Quito on American Airlines or LAN.