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PRICE PER PERSON

USD 1500

TOUR LENGHT

7 DAYS

PHYSICAL RATING

Standard

GROUP SIZE

1 – 10 pax

SEASON

All year round

START

Quito

FINISH

Quito

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Start and end in Quito! With the wildlife tour Pink Dolphin Jungle Expedition Tour, you have a 7 day tour package taking you through Quito, Ecuador and 3 other destinations in Ecuador. Pink Dolphin Jungle Expedition Tour is a small group tour that includes accommodation as well as flights, an expert guide, meals and more.

TOUR CODE

GE-PDJ-09

Pink River Dolphins have survived for Centuries due to the local believe that they possess magical powers that allowed them to be untouchable , now they are in danger of extintion in other areas of Southamerica.
According to the Achuar legend, at night the turned into a handsome gentlemen who seduce wifes and daugthers  before returning  into the river.
Explore with this tour and seek out this endangered mythological creature and the pristine forest well known as the AMAZON JUNGLE !!!! 

DAY 1

This is the arrival day for all of our tour participants and depending of your flight arrival times you can have a day exploring one of the UNESCO heritage sites in world (Quito’s Old Town) or simply rest at the Hotel before our Tour Guide meet you at the Lobby at 6:30 pm for our Orientation meeting and briefing before the starting of the tour. During this meeting you can clarify everything as you might be concerned or curious to know about the tour overall. We can still assist you arranging a full day in Quito or surroundings if you let us know in advance.

DAY 2

On this day we will drive from Quito to Banos , in the afternoon we will visit the surroundings or simply you can relax at on the City Spa’s.
Overnight in Banos

DAY 3

After breakfast we will drive you to Shell Airport ( 1 hour away from banos ) Once at Shell, guests will be received by our Achuar representatives and will be assisted for the flight. The plane will rise over the immaculate pristine jungle, on a 50-minute flight, arriving at the landing strip of the local Sharamentsa community. In the afternoon, we will have a quiet activity where guests can walk along one of the River beaches. At night after dinner, we will explore the River in search of nocturnal animals such as monkeys, alligators and birds.

DAY 4

Early morning: Our guides will escort guests on a 30 minute boat ride to reach one of the best natural attractions, the Claylick, where guests will see different species of parrots, macaws, and parrots such as the Cobalt-Winged Parakeet, Chestnut- Fronted Macaw, Yellow Crowned Amazon. After breakfast guests can take a walk, approximately 2 hours with stops, where they will learn about medicinal plants of the area and tropical forest ecology. Lunch at the Communitary tourism Center of Sharamentsa. Time to rest. Afternoon: guests will be able to explore Pastaza river in a traditional balsa wood, while looking at the local wildlife such as the pink river dolphin. After dinner: guests can partake in a spectacular night walk, observing the many different kinds of insects and amphibians that are found around the lodge.

DAY 5

Early in the morning we are going to participate in “Guayusada” ceremony and dreams interpretation. Breakfast and departure for a full day activities: our guides will escort guests along the Tsenkush o Kawau trail and visit Guanchanza waterfall, which in english means “golden parrot”. During this time guests can learn about the forest and its benefits for the Achuar people. Picnic lunch in the forest. After lunch: guests will visit one of the Achuar communities that is located close to the lodge. After Traditional Typical dinner: cultural activities (legends in hammock house, traditional greetings around a campfire) Guests will also be able to learn the art of Achuar face painting and how it relates to their different activities.

DAY 6

This day the guests could go to Birdwatching upstairs river or to go to the Claylick. Breakfast and departure for a full day activities: our guides will escort guests along the Waterfall trail. After lunch: guests will visit an Achuar community. This is one of our most popular activities offered, because of the significant cultural contribution to the Achuar people. After a traditional typical dinner: cultural activities (legends in hammock house, traditional greetings) Guests will also be able to learn and practice the art of Achuar face painting and how it relates to their different activities

DAY 7

Early morning: our guides will bring guests to specific points near the hotel, in order to locate various species of birds. Breakfast and preparation for departure.
In the last few hours before departure from the Achuar territory, guests can participate in a blowgun contest to demonstrate who is the best hunter among the guides and guests.
Upon arrival , we will continue our drive back to Quito , along the way we will stop in some places for pictures of the Andes.
Unfortunately we have to say good bye and we invite you to see one of our other tours in Galapagos and Peru Tours.. However if you desire to add one more night in Quito City or extend your staying in Ecuador , we can always help you out with free advise to make sure you optimize the time and continue exploring this paradise called Ecuador.
PLEASE REMEMBER THAT FOR TOMORROW CHECK OUT IS AT 12 am
TRANSFER OUT IS NOT INCLUDED IN PACKAGE

GUARANTEED DEPARTS EVERY DAY !!!!!

24/7 Booking Phone Number: +593998734255

THE PROGRAM INCLUDES

  • 7 Days / 6  Nights hotel accommodations (Tourist superior room)  ASK FOR SINGLE SUPPLEMENT RATE 
  • Breakfast every day of the tour
  • Transfers and transportation provided by private GUIDECUADOR
  • Airfare between Shell  and Jungle Community
  • Private Spanish/English speaking naturalist guide
  • Entrance fees according to itinerary
  • All Transfers during the trip.

NOT INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM

  • International airfare to Quito
  • Meals not specified in itinerary
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses such as laundry and phone calls
  • Any other activity not specified in program as INCLUDED

TOUR OVERVIEW

HIGHLIGHTS:

AGE RANGE : 6 to 80 year olds

ACCOMMODATION: Hotel, Jungle Lodge

MIN GROUP SIZE : 2  ( IF YOU ARE SOLO TRAVELER , PLEASE ASK FOR SINGLE RATE)

MAX GROUP SIZE : 10

TRANSPORTATION : Coach / Bus, Plane

PHYSICAL RATING  :Standard

TRAVEL STYLE: Nature  , Multisport