Ecuador Amazon

The Amazonian rainforest in eastern Ecuador is a densely rich wildlife region with a character all of its own. With its own weather patterns and distinct culture, the forest provides quiet and beautiful opportunities for experiencing an awe-inspiring array of natural wildlife. 
There is so much going on here! The Equadorian Amazonian rainforest is home to around 800 different species of fish, 350 species of reptiles, more than 300 mammals and an estimated 1600 bird species. Among the thousands of plants and trees that make up this region of Amazon rainforest there are a number of local tribes who have inhabited these magical realms for many thousands of years. Many of these indigenous tribes are now under ever-increasing threat from the processes of logging and oil extraction.

What to do in the Amazon Jungle

Those who do come here are rewarded with a wealth of wildlife in a quiet and unique - although severely threatened - natural wonderland.

Specific activities include visiting the parrot lick, a fantastically colourful natural phenomenon in which many species of parrot gather and chatter. You can also take canoe rides and experience the rainforest from a slightly different perspective. The staple activity is taking walking tours, by which you gain close up knowledge and appreciation of the small creatures which sustain this extraordinary and dense environment. 

The best Amazon Rainforest lodge

There are many lodges accessible via a short flight and then a 4x4 or/and boat ride along the river. Sani Lodge is a very comfortable, sustainable and beautifully located option that we absoultely adore.

The ultimate wildlife experience

The Ecuadorian Amazon combines wonderfully with an expedition to the Galapagos Islands. Combining your time discovering the magical archipelage made famous by Charles Darwin with a stay in a eco lodge deep in teh Amazon is a once in a lifetime experience liek no other.  



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