Arrive in the city of Coca and transfer to the Río Napo port. Take a 90-minute motorized canoe downstream to board the M/V Anakonda. After boarding, attend a welcome orientation and begin your journey down the Amazon. Following dinner, enjoy an optional nocturnal forest walk to discover the mysteries of this unique environment.
In the morning, disembark for the first daylight close-and-personal tropical rainforest experience, where you will see and learn about the incredible biodiversity of the Amazon.
After lunch, the ship navigates to one of the most pristine and rarely explored sections of Ecuadorian Amazonia, home to the legendary pink river dolphin, black caiman, and anaconda. Also be on the look out for river turtles, various species of monkey, and hoatzins. The only way to actually visit this flooded ecosystem is by canoe, a ride that will reveal the beauty of a lush jungle world. A glamping option is available to those travelers who wish to participate, please inquire for more information.
Day 3 Visit to a Local Community/Island Exploration
After breakfast, visit a school located on the banks of the Napo River, where you have the opportunity to interact with children in the area. After lunch on the ship, take a moment to relax while the boat navigates upstream. During this time, the crew will offer a lecture and documentary screening. In the afternoon, explore one of the largest river islands of the Napo River.
In the morning, visit an observation tower which is 100-feet high to get great views of the forest as it looms over the treetops. In the afternoon, visit Limoncocha Biological Reserve, a fascinating protected area where more than 478 bird species and several monkey species have been recorded. In the evening, head out to spot black caiman in the still waters.
Day 5 Disembark
In the morning, disembark the Anakonda and arrive back in Coca by canoe. Transfer to the airport for your connecting flights onward.
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NOTE: The detailed itinerary above is a standard model of our operation. We intend to offer everything as planned, but it is important to note depending on technical or operational difficulties beyond our control, the M/V Anakonda Amazon Cruise reserves the right to modify the itinerary without notice.
-Transportation to and from Coca airport and M/V Anakonda
-Accommodation on board
-Scheduled visits according to the itinerary with a certified naturalist guide
-Unlimited supply of hot water, coffee and tea
-All meals on board
-Admission to communities and parks
-Transportation to and from Quito airport
-Air Ticket Quito - Coca - Quito ($190 per person; subject to change)
-Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
-Other services not specified in the program
Beyond expectations! Then again we weren't sure what to expect. Lovely stay at the lodge, met other like-minded travelers (many had their trips planned by Adventure Life) and the owner was a gracious hostess. It felt like you were one happy family, visiting with a favorite aunt.