Manatee Amazon Explorer – Ecuadorian Rainforest Cruise
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Manatee Amazon Explorer – Ecuadorian Rainforest Cruise

Ecuadorian Rainforest Cruise - Tour Extension

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From 2070
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4 Days / 3 Nights From 2070

3-Night Tour (Fri to Mon)

Take a 3-night tour around the ever-lasting green Amazonian basin’s biodiversity, discovering its vast mesmerizing territories, flora, fauna, and civilizations. Sail the Napo River and landing on the Pañacocha Biological Reserve, home to friendly pink dolphins and squirrel monkeys. Then head to a parrot clay ‘lamedero’ and admire the colors of endemic birds, before learning about Amazonian culture at Sani Warm Center.  It is possible to combine both Manatee cruises for one week-long cruise. Please note that these itineraries are subject to change depending on weather, technical and operational conditions.

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Tour Highlights

  • Ecuadorian Amazonan flora & fauna

  • Pañacocha, piranhas & pink dolphins

  • Parrot Clay Lick

  • Sani Warm Center & other local communities

Included

  • Transfer to/from Coca airport
  • Accommodation
  • Tours as seen in the itinerary with professional guides
  • Full-board services (food only)
  • Unlimited water, coffee and tea

Not Included

  • Flights from/to Coca and Quito
  • Communities entrance fees
  • Alcoholic and other non-alcoholic beverages
  • Tips and gratuities

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Day 1ARRIVAL IN COCA & NAPO RIVER

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Your Ecuadorian adventure starts in Coca airport, which can be reached taking a domestic flight form Quito. Meet a representative who will transfer you to Napo River port to board a motorized canoe and sail down the river for about 1 hour. This trip will be your first introduction to the rainforest, with its captivating sounds and its wilderness.

Arrive at M/V Manatee Amazon Explorer, an exclusive vessel that features specious social areas to interact with people from all over the world, comfortable suites, and a wide observation deck.

Take a walking tour after sunset to discover the nocturnal creatures of the rainforest, such as caimans.

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Day 2PAÑACOCHA BIOLOGICAL RESERVE

Day 3 PARROT CLAY LICK & SANI WARM CENTER

Day 4 RETURN TO COCA

5 Days / 4 Nights From 2586

4-Night Tour (Mon to Fri)

A 4-night tour around the ever-lasting green Amazonian basin’s biodiversity, discovering its vast mesmerizing territories, flora, fauna, and civilizations. The route will take place over Napo River, landing on different areas, including the Yasuní National Park (the biggest one in Ecuador).  It is possible to combine both Manatee cruises for one week-long cruise.  Please note that the itineraries are subject to change depending on weather, technical and operational conditions.

Note: This is a tour extension, combine this cruise with one of our full package tours.

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Tour Highlights

  • Ecuadorian Amazon flora & fauna

  • Parrot Clay Lick (Lamedero)

  • Visit to a Local School

  • Yasuní National Park, the biggest national park in Ecuador

  • Limoncocha Biological Reserve & Observation Tower

Included

  • Transfer to/from Coca airport
  • Accommodation
  • Tours as seen in the itinerary with professional guides
  • Full-board services (food only)
  • Unlimited water, coffee and tea

Not Included

  • Flights from/to Quito and Coca
  • Communities entrance fees
  • Alcoholic and other non-alcoholic beverages
  • Tips and gratuities

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Day 1 ARRIVAL IN COCA & NAPO RIVER

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In the morning transfer from Coca airport to the Napo River Port to take a trip on a motorized canoe down the river for 1 hour. Then, aboard M/V Manatee Amazon Explorer. During the journey it is possible to sense the spirit of the rainforest, take in its ever-changing landscapes, and keep an eye open to spot different species. You can also take this time to go over the luxurious facilities of the vessel and ask your inquiries to the staff.

After sunset, take your flashlights and join your guide on a nocturnal walk, to see the famous caiman alligators and other animals in their natural habit.

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Day 2 YASUNÍ'S HEART - PERUVIAN BORDER

Day 3 COMMUNITY TRIP AND ISLAND EXPLORATIONS

Day 4OBSERVATION TOWER & LIMONCOCHA BIOLOGICAL RESERVE

Day 5RETURN TO COCA

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