2 DAYS YASUNÍ WILDLIFE AND SHUAR TRADITIONS
During this trip you will be able to connect and learn about the importance of spirituality and the relationship that exists between human beings and nature through the cosmovision of the Shuar culture.
“Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.” – John Muir
09:00AM We will navigate approximately 1 hour from the beautiful city of El Coca to our Shuar Cultural Center community. On the way your guide will explain the safety you must take when navigating the largest tributary of Ecuador and which flows into the Amazon, the river Napo. During this trip, you will be able to connect with nature, giant trees, surrounding communities, as well as beautiful and peculiar birds such as herons and Amazon vultures.
Upon arrival in our community we will receive you in a traditional way without precedent (the ritual of the spear, “Tsaant-tobacco” is a fundamental part of the spirituality of the Shuar person). During your visit you will have the Shuar women as the main protagonists. In the same way you will learn about the importance of spirituality and the relationship that exists between the human being and nature.
You will also have the opportunity to learn about our gastronomy up close and in the afternoon learn about medicinal plants – hallucinogens, our ancestral games and take a refreshing swim in the waters of the Napo River.
05:00AM – Breafast After breakfast is served, we will take our luggage and we will navigate to the Yasuní National Park to see beautiful parrots at the clay licks. First we will continue start our journey visiting a bird watching tower. Afterwards we will see the Pericos saladero, where you can observe species such as the Blue-headed Parrot, Lora Farinosa, Lora Coroniamarilla, Scarlet Macaw, Caciques, Oropendolas, Howler Monkey, Chorongo Monkey and more.
Finally we return to the camp for lunch, after a short rest we pack our luggage to return to Coca
18:30 end of service.
We are located on the south/east bank of the Napo River, in the Flor del Pantano community, within the Yasuní biosphere reserve
Bus to the city of Coca
A bus from the Trans Esmeraldas or Baños company leaves from the station in Quito, located in Carcelén (in the northernmost area of the city of Quito) or from Quitumbe (located in the south of Quito) at 11 pm (the day before at the beginning. The trip lasts 7 hours. Your guide will meet you in Coca.
In Coca – Address: Eugenio Espejo and Amazonas (next to the safari hotel)
In Coca our guide will transfer you to the Malecón, where we will board a motorized canoe to navigate the Napo River. During our journey down the Napo River, you will enjoy the opportunity to observe the unique flora and fauna of the area. We will travel along this river for approximately 1 hour until we arrive to Shuar Cultural Center
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