Scientific
Station
Routes

LIMONCOCHA

- ITINERARIES -

SCIENTIFIC STATION ROUTES
5 days and 4 nights

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ITINERARY AND DESCRIPTION OF THE TOUR

  • Day 1: The tour starts after breakfast at 09:00 a.m. when we get on a private vehicle for about 2 hours until we reach the scientific station of Limoncocha. We cross the Limoncocha Lagoon by motorized canoe to reach the Eco Lodge at Supay Cocha where we will spend the 3 days and 2 nights. After lunch, we have a 4-hour hike in the primary jungle, the guide explains about medicinal plants, different palm trees and centenary trees, the highlight of the visit is the giant ceibo tree. 

  • Day 2: At 06:00 a.m. we visit the harpy eagle sanctuary where we can watch the mother with its baby in the nest. In the afternoon we have a walk in the primary jungle to discover plants and wildlife. After dinner we have a nocturnal boat trip to spot black caimans. 

  • Day 3: We had out at 05:30 a.m. to watch birds and monkeys on the lagoon. The list includes: Stinking turkey (Hoatzin), Osprey (Águila pescadora), Horned Screamer (Anhima Cortuna). Wattled Jacana (Jacana Jacana), Greater Ani (Garrapatero mayor), Limpkin (Carrao), Red Capped Cardinal, Kingfisher (Martin Pescador), Cocoi Heron, Fasciated Tiger Heron, Neotropical Cormorant, darters o snake birds (Aninga Anbinga), woodpeckers etc.

After a good breakfast, we get to the Scientific Station from where we get back to Coca by private vehicle where the tour ends about 1 p.m.

DESCRIPTION OF THE ACCOMMODATION

  • The Eco-Lodge is on the riverbank of the Napo River in a natural and cozy environment. You can choose between queens, double, triple o quad rooms with mosquito nets and good mattresses, there are general bathrooms and showers, electricity, cell phone and internet signals and a private parking lot.

  • You have beautiful views over the Napo River, there is a private white sand beach with space to swim, you can walk in the ornamental garden and there are different paths to watch birds.

The other option is to spend the night in a comfortable hotel in Puerto de Misahualli where the rooms have private bathrooms with hot water, air condition, TV, free Wi-Fi and swimming pool.