Tour: La Selva Ecolodge and Spa
- Wildlife viewing during day and night hikes
- Parrot clay lick and abundant bird life
- Learn about indigenous life in the Amazon
- Fishing for piranhas!
The ultimate nature extension to any Galapagos tour or trip in Ecuador! Delve deep into the Amazon rainforest, home to creatures like the honey bear, jaguar, tapir, sloth, manatee, macaw, toucan and many different species of monkeys.
Your base in the Amazon is the recently renovated La Selva Lodge. One of the original Amazon lodges, it is also one of the best, offering top-notch nature guides, superbly comfortable and eco-friendly accommodations, plus delicious meals and a wide range of activities.
You can spend your days by climbing an observation tower to watch birds fly by and listen for monkeys, relax at the butterfly spa (first of its kind), visit a parrot clay lick in Yasuni National Park, or venture down river further and go hiking along one of the more than a dozen nature paths. At night time the adventures continue with night hikes or boat rides in search of caimans, frogs and toads.
With more than 10,000 plants, 2,000 species of birds and 400 mammals, the Amazon has such biodiversity that you’ll be discovering new plants and animals around every corner. Parts of the Ecuadorian Amazon are home to more than 1,000 trees per square kilometer!
There is no shortage of activities to keep you busy here, including yoga and spa options, so whether you choose the 4 day or 5 day tour, you’re sure to have a rich and wonderful nature adventure in the Amazon.
For the full Ecuadorian wildlife experience, be sure to combine an Amazon tour with aGalapagos tour, you’ll save money and see all the best of Ecuador.