YASUNÍ

WILDLIFE RESERVE

Province: Orellana and Pastaza

Extension: 1022736 hectares

Year of creation: 1.979

Altitude range: 190 - 400 meters

Weather: 18 - 36 degrees

Humidity: 90%

Yasuni National Park is an Ecuadorian national park that extends over an approximate area. 10,200 square kilometers in the provinces of Pastaza, and Orellana between the Napo River and the Curaray River in the middle of the Amazon basin about 250 kilometers southeast of Quito.

 

The park, essentially jungle, was designated by UNESCO in 1989 as a biosphere reserve and is part of the territory where the Wuaorani nation is located. Two wao factions, the tagaeri and taromenane, are groups in voluntary isolation.

Yasuni, the largest protected area in mainland Ecuador, protects an impressive biodiversity in the heart of the Amazon rainforest and protects part of the Waorani national territory. In the Yasuni, surprising biodiversity figures have been reported for several groups of flora and fauna, never before registered in any protected area.
 

ROUTES

  • Yasuní National  Park

  • Limoncocha Biological Reserve

From 5 to 8 days

This routes explore mainly the exotic biodiversity of wildlife inside Yasuní National park. Get ready to appreciate the observation of jaguars, tapirs, monkeys, piranhas, anacondas, river dolphins, guacamayos, caimans and prehistoric birds in their most natural state. 

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  • Yasuní National Park

  • Kichwa and Waorani native communities

From 8 to 15 days

Explore the wildlife of the region by ancient natives hands. The Kichwa and Waorani communities will guide and explain you the ancient meaning of the flora and fauna in their territory. They open their homes to experience the biodiversity through their eyes, across their paths, by their cultural customs, wisdom  and survivor technics.

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  • Yasuní National  Park

  • Limoncocha Biological Reserve

From 5 to 10 days

Perfect for Ornithologist or biologists, this routes goes across the areas with the most quantity and diversity of birds. The routes  start from five to ten days around the region. Primary forest, open areas, birds salt licks, lagoons, rivers and manglar will be the background landscape.

BIRDWATCHING ROUTES

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