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4 Days Bird Watching tour itinerary for Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve, Quito & Yasuni National Park: See Pink Dolphins In The Amazon

Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve, Quito, Yasuni National Park

Bird Watching Tour
Dolphin Encounter Tour
Wildlife Tour
See Pink Dolphins in the Amazon

Turtle basking in sunlight

Yasuni National Park-Ecuador

Take a ride on the public canoe along a Napo river tributary of the Amazon river on this 4-day private guided tour. If weather permits, you can even track and feed the rare pink dolphins.

DAY 01


  • Head down to the river from the city of Coca at 07:30 am via motorized public canoe. 

  • Stop at Pañacocha – the half-way point – for lunch, before continuing on to Rocafuetre and arrive around 4:00 pm. 

  • Take another canoe down the Aguarico River to our destination, the Martinica Community on the Cocaya River.

  • Get the pre-assigned cabins for the stay, followed by dinner.

  • Rest of the evening at leisure.

DAY 02


  • Search for the fantastic pink river dolphin by canoe. Take all the photos you like. 

  • Trek to the salt licks to watch the parrot and Lorikeets.

  • Have lunch and spend the afternoon looking for some of the amazing creatures of the Amazon like parrots, toucans, lorikeets, parakeets, howler monkeys, squirrel monkeys, sloths, capuchin monkeys, etc. 

  • Go in search of caiman in the lagoon.

  • Have dinner and retire for the night. 

DAY 03


  • Leave by canoe down the Cocaya River to the Saladero (mineral-rich mud holes) used by several animals including the howler monkey. 

  • Take a short walk to reach the Saladero.

  • Return to the camp for lunch.

  • Continue exploring and searching for wildlife. 

  • Have dinner and go for a night walk in the jungle to observe frogs, rodents, insects and other nocturnal species before retiring for the night.

DAY 04


  • Rise very early, at 4:00 am, in order to catch the public transport and canoe back to Coca. 

  • Stop at Pañacocha for lunch before continuing to the city of Coca.

  • 1000 USD Per Adult (* Min. 2 pax.)
  • 3500 USD Per Group (* Max. 4 pax.)
  • Accommodations in cabins.

  • All meals.

  • Purified water.

  • Rubber boots.

  • Rain poncho.

  • River transport.

  • Spanish-English speaker Guide.

  • Community Contribution. ($20/person)

  • Snacks.

  • First aid kit.

  • Local fruits.

  • Feeding the pink dolphin if it is possible.

  • Alcoholic drinks.

  • Raincoats.

  • Tips.

  • Souvenirs and Personal Expenses.

  • Travel Insurance.

  • Expenses not specified in the tour.

  • We reserve the right to change the program without notice, in case of bad weather. 

  • What to Bring:

    • Insect Repellent.

    • Flashlight.

    • Sunscreen.

    • Lightweight Clothing.

    • Sunglasses.

    • Batteries.

    • Camera.

    • Hat.

    • Swimsuit.

    • Raincoat.

    • Good walking shoes/boots.

Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve, Quito, Yasuni National Park

Bird Watching Tour
Dolphin Encounter Tour
Wildlife Tour

Contributed By

Ecuador Amazon

starting from
USD 1000
Type of Tour

Private Tour


This tour is offered throughout the year.The tour starts at 06:00 hours.

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