Day 1: The tour starts in Misahualli. We take a motorized canoe down the Napo River for 5 hours until we reach Coca. Along the way we will enjoy beautiful jungle scenery and white sand river beaches. At noon we have a delicious lunch. Then we continue to Coca where we stop for 30 minutes. Then we continue to the sector of Añonga where we camp for the first night in tents on a beautiful beach.
Day 2: In the morning we will hike through the jungle to reach 3 saltlicks- one used by parakeets and parrots, another by macaws and a third by tapirs and peccary boars. We walk through the jungle to an observation tower to see birds and monkeys. We return to the campsite for a delicious lunch. In the afternoon, we visit an indigenous community where we will see a traditional dance and visit an ethno-cultural museum. Fianlly, it’s time for dinner and a rest.
Day 3: After breakfast we continue along the river for 4 hours until we get to the Pañacocha lagoon where we will camp for 3 nights. After our lunch, we will go by canoe around the lagoon to see the famous pink dolphins and bird species. After dinner we go on a nocturnal walk.
Day 4: We travel by canoe along the river Pañayacu to the Achanga sector where we will walk through the jungle for four hours. After our lunch we will go to another lagoon where you can see monkeys, and with lots of luck anacondas. Here we go piranha fishing. After dinner there will be a nighttime navigation of the lagoon to see caimans.
Day 5: At 5.30 in the morning we go around the lagoon for the last time to observe monkeys, birds and dolphins. After our breakfast we will pack our bags and travel 7 hours upstream to Coca. At noon we stop for lunch. The tour ends in Coca.
The price includes: Accommodation in tents, food, purified water 24 hours a day, motorized river transport, rubber boots and a local bilingual guide.
The tour starts in Misahualli and ends in the town of Coca.
Not included: Breakfast on the first day and dinner on the last day, torches and rain ponchos.