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La Selva Jungle Lodge

 

Tours to the Amazon 

 

It has sixteen double bed cabins built in the traditional native style of the region and each with their own toilet and shower perch on a bill overlooking  Lake  Garzacocha  (also, called Heron Lake). The bar and restaurant hug the shore ready for magical sunsets, macaws, toucans, parrots and a permanent view of infinite green tranquility.

 

The lodge culinary backgrounds is French and it has applied these skills to local ingredients and dishes. Fresh tropical fruit juices accompany each meal: maracuya, babaco, taxo, naranjilla each one more exotic than the last. (Special mealtimes available for birdwatchers).

 

The lodge has a large staff in order to make small groups and offer many options. From leisurely to grueling, you can see the spectacular sights of the jungle at your own pace. After dinner each night, guides will discuss and explain the options available so you decide what tour to take next day.

 

LA SELVA LODGE

5 Days/4 Nights Itinerary Tara No. 48B

Departs Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday

 

Day 1 - Assistance from La Selva staff at the Quito airport for TAME flight to Coca. Flight time 40 minutes. In Coca you will be met at the airport and transferred to the Napo River and by motorized canoe.

A two hour ride down river follows. From LA SELVA dock a short picturesque walk leads you to a stream for a trip by paddle canoe to Heron Lake. (Garzacocha). Welcome cocktail.

Half nile from the hotel, Mandicocha offers a complete different ecosystem from Garzacocha and its the home of the many strange and rare birds such as the prehistoric Hoatzin, the Zig-zag Heron and all 5 species of Kingfishers. (L,D).

Day 2/3 - Days of full activities or just relax, swim or fish. Get up early, today you’ll have a good chance to see monkeys or wild boars. Paddle down a primaveral stream, climb up to the high forest or visit neighbors villages. (B,L,D).

Day 4 - Start early in the morning for an all day excursion up to the Piranha river arriving at the Lake by lunch time. Time to observe the wildlife you’ll find there. Farewell dinner ((B,L,D).

Day 5 - Early morning departure for Quito.

 

LA SELVA LODGE 2017 RATES PER PERSON 

 

All meals

Twin

Triple

Single

4 Day (Superior Suites)

US$ 1299

1285

1708

5 Day (Superior Suites)

1599

1583

2095

Extra night

330 

277

430

 

Plus airfare from Quito US$250.00 per person and entrance to Yasuni National Park US$25.00

For non operational days (Tuesday & Thursday -you can still go and pay and additional US$60 more person (minimun 2) . Children under 12 years old 30% discount (sharing room with 2 adults)

Ecuador Amazon Tours

 

 

 

Kapawi Ecolodge and Reserve

 

 

 

Kapawi Ecolodge and Reserve is located in the most remote area of the Ecuadorian Amazon Basin. From Quito you will fly to Wayensa from where wooden canoes will take you to Kapawi in a comfortable 1 hour and half ride. The lodge accommodates up to 40 passengers and was built in accordance to the Achuar concept of Architecture (not a single nail was used). Environmentally friendly methods such as solar energy and trash recycling are also being utilized.

 

"The Kapawi lodge provides an array of activities characterized by their flexibility in order for you to set the pace at which you discover this whole new world.

 

As part of a small group (not larger than ten, leaded by a naturalist and an Achuar guide), you can fully customize your itineraries, which may include visits to the Achuar communities, hikes in the rain forest, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, camping, cayman watching and birdwatching, in accordance to the group's chosen degree of difficulty.

 

These activities range from short hikes on weel-defined trails and visits to the Achuar communities, and leisurely canoe and kaykas rides to more strenuos and demanding hikes that may take a day or even overnight camping after trekking through poorly defined trails or flooded areas. You will find however that every step in contact with the forest shall be worth it."

 

Nevertheless, most itineraries will include visits to the Achuar communities, hikes in the rain forest, canoeing in rivers and lakes as well as close observation of the flora and fauna. This is a true experience of the Amazon Rain Forest.

 

The tour package to Kapawi includes all your meals, daily excursions with a naturalist English speaking guide, accommodations, transportaton Quito-Kapawi-Quito (Quito-Shell by car and air Shell-Kapawi)

 

Not included: Achuar community fee of $35.00 (per passenger) and 2.50 per day, soft beverages, alcoholic drinks, Government taxes.

 

KAPAWI LODGE 2017 RATES PER PERSON

All meals

Twin

Triple

Single

Children*

Fri. to Mon (4 Days)

US$1530

1380

1900

790

Mon. to Fri. (5 Days)

1550

1428

2190

997

 

PLUS LOCAL TRANSPORTATION:  US$498.00 net (includes land transportation Quito-Shell by car, then by air Shell-Kapawi and 12% tax). Rates subject to change.

 

*Children rates: Under 12 years Sharing cabin with 2 adults.

 

 

 

 

La  Casa del Suizo

 

It is a quiet jungle lodge located on the shores of the majestic Napo river (one of the major tributaries of the Amazon River) and about 4 hours away from Quito and the Andes mountains. Perched comfortably above the river bank and the qechua indian village of AHUANO. La Casa del Suizo has an expectacular view of the Amazon rain forest.

3 days/2 night package include:

round trip transportation from Quito to the Lodge with a stop at the thermal springs of Papallacta for a swim and lunch, all meals while at the lodge, all excursions with naturalist speaking guides, all ground and boat transportation.

2016-2017 RATE PER PERSON:

 

3 days Double occ. US$799, Triple occ. $754; Single $970;

Children under 12* $499

 

4 days Double occ. US$899, Triple occ. $863; Single $1267; Children under 12* $592

 

 

 

 

Beaches of Mompiche, Salinas, Punta Centinela

 

ROYAL DECAMERON MOMPICHE - ESMERALDAS

 


 

The hotel is located 170 km away (107 miles) by road from Coronel Carlos Concha Torres Airport, Ecuador - south side of a large bay. With unparalleled natural beauty, surrounded by tropical rainforests and hundreds of kilometers of beaches, and a privileged climate with a year-round temperature of 28°C, this destination is an excellent option for practicing different water sports.
This Hotel has a modern tropical design that blends in with the area’s natural surroundings, 282 rooms, 3 specialized restaurants and 1 buffet, 6 bars, a disco, 5 pools and a convention center for 600 people.

 

Including:
Local flight Quito-Esmeraldas-Quito

Bus  transfer Esmeraldas-Decameron-Esmeraldas airport

Breakfast, lunch & buffet dinners
A la carte dinners
Snacks
Unlimited domestic alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages
Daily activities program
Non-motorized water sports kayaks & canoes
Introductory diving clinics in the pool
Gym - Beach towels and chairs
Beach club located on Portete island only 10 minutes away, with transportation included
Tennis court
Soccer and beach volleyball

 

4 days/3 nights program

Daily departures from Quito

 

Rates per person Double Triple Single Child
Apr.05 to Jul.02 & Aug.17-Dec.24, 2017 US$592 574 772 350
Extra nights 85 82 130 45
Jan.3-Apr.04 & Jul.03 to Aug.16, 2017 691 673 880 421
Extra nights 99 93 139 47

 

For ocean view rooms please add US$14 per person per night. (Single US$28)

Children rate apply when child is from 2 to 12 years old and shares room with 2 adults. All rates are subject to change at any time.

Please call your Travel Agent or Tara Tours 1-800-327-0080.

 

 

 

BARCELO COLON MIRAMAR - SALINAS

 

 

It is a 5 star Hotel and located right on the beach in Salinas  Ecuador , 90 miles from Guayaquil city and the airport.

This hotel is one of the top holiday hotels in South America, boasting first class services and facilities. Its variety of event rooms also make it a popular spot for groups, conventions and conferences.

It is an ideal location for families, fishing enthusiasts, water sports and relaxing, first rate spa treatments.

 

Barceló All Inclusive Program

 

Including:

Buffet-style breakfast, lunch and dinner

A la carte evening meals are also available (Reservation required)

Lunches and snacks are served at the buffet restaurant, or at the poolside snack bar (hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken breasts, salads and other assorted dishes)

Local beverages with meals including soft drinks, fruit juices and local beers

Drinks in bars:

Local alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages

Entertainment and sports.

Day and nighttime entertainment programs.

Transfer from Guayaquil to Salinas at 10am & 3.30pm. Return Salinas-Guayaquil at 12.30 noon

Taxes of 12% IVA and 10% services.

 

4 days/3 nights program

Daily departures from Guayaquil

 

Rates per person Double Triple Single Child
Jan.05 to Apr.16, 2017 US$493 457 799 199
Apr.17 to Dec.23, 2017 430 412 727 178

 

Children rate apply when child is from 2 to 12 years old and shares room with 2 adults. All rates are subject to change at any time. Please call your Travel Agent or Tara Tours 1-800-327-0080.