Jatun Sacha (full day): Click here for complete info on Jatun Sacha
Take a short ride with your experienced native guide to the entrance of the Jatun
Sacha Chichicorumi reserve. Your guide will then take you on a 6 hours walk through
the secondary and primary Rainforest and unravel all of its mysteries: medicinal plants,
birds, wild animals, amazing insects, colorful frogs and reptiles. Walk through
Santa Barbara, an indigenous community set back deep in the jungle. The trek
includes a lunch sent with your guide and a canoe trip back to civilization.
or elders, we propose you walk in a different, easier hiking location. Also through
the secondary and primary Rainforest, your guide will bring you back to the village of
Misahualli for lunch.
Hermoso (full or half day):
visit our neighbors, the Quechua indigenous community of Valle Hermoso in Machacu
Yacu. There you will be welcomed by the natives who will show you how they live
their everyday life in the jungle, and take you on a walk to one of the familys
Community (full or half day):
Spend a full day or only an afternoon in the company of these proud Quechuas from
the indigenous community of Chiripuno, who will show you traditional dances, offer to have
you participate in shamanistic rituals and taste local beverages.
Community (full day):
We offer you a privileged access to this mysterious ethnic group, hidden deep in
the Rainforest. This full day visit includes a lunch on the river side with your guide.
Animal Center (full day):
Depart from the Lodge in the morning to go on a canoe trip on the Rio Napo and
Rio Arajuno towards the animal rescue center Amazoonico, where you can see various animals
as the famous tigrillo, different types of monkeys, numerous birds and other wild life.
Then visit the traditional Quechua Museum that presents many artifacts and
explanations about the Quechua peoples way of life in the Rainforest. Come
back for lunch in the village of Misahualli. And then take a walk from the village to see
the 6 centuries old three called Papa Pununo or come back to the lodge to relax in our
ozone treated rain water swimming pool
Rafting day (full day):
You may choose between a class IV, III or II (for families with small children)
depending on your desire for wild sensations. This full day of adventure through
amazing canyons includes a lunch on the beach.
walk (considered like half day):
Right after dinner, our guide will meet you at the Lodge and take you on a short
walk in our Rainforest backyard. The jungle is always a little bit more lively at
Take a walk from the village of Misahualli to see the 6 centuries old tree
called Papa Pununo.
Latas Falls (half day):
Follow a marked trail up the mountain to see one of the nicest wonders of the
region. Dont forget to bring your swimming suit!
at an extra cost:
You can indulge a perfect Massage in our traditional hut built in the Jungle. Our
therapist will welcome you to offer you a perfect experience at the sound of the
ritual is also an ideal opportunity for spiritual cleansing before the massage.
SAMPLE PROGRAM: (Recommended stay 3
nights to have two full days)
Morning departure by private vehicle for the 3 1/2 hour to Hamadryade Lodge.
Arrival at the Lodge: the first glance at the Lodge, after climbing a road through the
Rainforest, will take your breath away. The view over the endless jungle and the Rio
Napo will set the ambiance for your stay.
welcome you for lunch at the Lodge in our panoramic restaurant.
afternoon, relax in our ozone treated rain water swimming pool, or walk 800 meters to
visit one of the largest butterfly gardens in Ecuador. The butterfly garden is an
ecoproject we built that aims at repopulating the area with an increasing number of
butterflies over various species. The native apprentices that work there will be
happy to show you how they care to these insects and help you understand every step of its
incredible life. You also have the possibility of enjoying a soothing massage next
to the fire in our outdoor typical massage room.
Every night of your stay, savor our chef’s fusion cuisine by candle light, with perhaps a bottle of
his selected wine. Then sip a cocktail in the Lounge or get some rest for
DAY AT THE LODGE:
Choose from a variety of activities..
Sleep in as long as you wish, then after a healthy breakfast and maybe a stop at
our fair trade boutique for some souvenirs, get ready for departure. Check out time
10 AM. Return transfer to Quito arriving in the early afternoon.