Yacuma Ecolodge is a beautiful place created for those who love the Amazon Jungle, is a joint ecotourism initiative of the rainforest Indigenous Community of Chontayacu and Ecuahotel. Through this video we want to share with you the wonders offered by the Ecuadorian Amazon Rainforest and invite you to enjoy an unforgettable journey.
BOSQUE PROTEGIDO YACUMA RAINFOREST
Yacuma Ecolodge has a protected rainforest reserve which spans over
300 hectares (3,000,000 square meters) of primary tropical rainforest. With it richness in species and diverse ecosystems, Yacuma Forest Reserve is an extraordinary place for Eco tourists.
Yacuma has 12 comfortable bungalows built from materials harvested from the rain forest in a sustainable manner and combined with modern materials in a traditional Amazon-style. Our 24 rooms have electricity from solar energy, private facilities and can accommodate in total 52 people.
Yacuma Ecolodge and the Community of Chontayacu is a real example of how the
Ecotourism can benefit both the private enterprises and the local communities.
Yacuma Ecolodge built and maintains the local School which provides basic
education for the kids of the Chontayacu Community, allows villagers to benefit economically from living in harmony with the forest in many ways.
Every destination offers a diversity of cultures, fauna and flora, and beautiful sights. With our activities we want to show you the highlights of the Ecuadorian Amazon Rainforest consisting out of:
Guided nature hikes
Bird watching or wildlife viewing
Canoe trips or fishing
Swimming or relaxing
Tubing or rafting
Experience the true nature of the Yacuma Protected Forest Reserve
In harmony with the Chontayacu Indian community
In a comfortable and sustainable manner
3 days-2 nights $370 per person
4 days-3 nights $440 per person
5 days-4 nights $495 per person
Accommodation in bungalows
Full board in the lodge
Spanish/English speaking companion
Support to the Chontayacu Community and school
HOW TO GET TO YACUMA?
Visitors will drive from Quito, following the beautiful route
that goes through Papallacta and Baeza, until arriving
to the city of Tena. This drive lasts about 4
hours and is plenty of exhilarating and very scenic
landscape ranging from the highlands of the spectacular
Andes to the low lands of the upper basin
of the Great Amazon River.
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