Wildlife Reserve was created en 1979. Located in the Sucumbíos
province between the Aguarico and San Miguel rivers. The spectacular
programs to the Reserve introduce the visitors to the complex system
of tropical lagoons, swamps. Flooded areas an more.
The Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve well known as a biodiversity hot spot
is one of the most spectacular sites in the Amazon Basin. The Cuyabeno
Reserve formed by a lagoon system, habitat of pink dolphins and
manatees; the sky colored by macaws and toucans is the perfect place
to get into this enchanted and remote world. Our naturalist guides
will lead you through amazing trails and streams including different
activities such as hikes, canoeing, bridwatching in a plain hospitable
Our operation is located in the upper part of the Cuyabeno river,
near the Laguna Grande. Our campsite belongs to a local family who
found Eco-Tourism as the best alternative to protect their land
sat Kapok are filled wit discovery. Upon your arrival to Lago Agrio
your naturalist guide will pick you up and transfer you to the Cuyabeno
River Bridge by private pick up truck for Ranchera for about 3 hours
drive. Here we will have chances to enjoy the beauty of this ecosystem
as well as enjoy the observation of some species of fauna.
Walking through a primary forest learning about the Tropical Rainforests
natural history as well as the different uses of plants for medicine,
building, among other uses. Visit the Siona community of Puerto
Bolivar, learn about its culture and people, canoe ride through
one of the small tributaries of the Cuyabeno river looking for piranhas.
Walk through a Terra Firme forest or firm land forest, learning
about the function of the forest, the importance and difference
of each habitat, canoe ride to the Laguna Grande where we will have
chances to swim with the amazing pink fresh water dolphins. Nocturnal
canoe ride looking for nocturnal wildlife. Here we will have chances
to find amazing species of tropical animals and plants.
At Kapok Expeditions our aim is to provide high quality service
and safety. Expert certified naturalist guides lead our programs,
all of them fully equipped with the best first aid features.
During our programs we provide the best quality equipment to our
guest in duding life jackets while in the rivers, and in general
necessary equipment to guarantee safety and quality in all our trips.