SANI ECO-LODGE

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– Available as three-, four-, or five-day tour from US $834 –

Highlights

This Eco-Lodge, named Sani Lodge, is situated 80km downstream the Napo River and is 100% managed by the Indigenous community. It is located in a region of 42,000 hectares (103,784 acres) of untouched primary rainforest and shares borders with Yasuní National Park. This area is rich in biodiversity and free from petrol drilling and African palm oil plantations. Saved from deforestation, it exists in a pristine, untouched state.

Getting there

MAP LodgeThe Lodge is situated next to a beautiful black water lagoon that invites guests to explore birds and mammals from a paddle canoe. Sunsets over the lagoon are stunning and different every day.

The journey to the Lodge starts in Coca town. A representative of the Lodge will wait for you at the airport or bus terminal in Coca town and transport you to the port of Coca (five-minute drive). From here you enjoy a two- to three- hour motorized canoe ride down the Napo River. Reaching the access point to the Lodge, you take your first steps into the rainforest on a ten-minute walk on a wooden boardwalk, leading to a smaller paddle canoe and the final stretch to the Lodge. Relax during a 20-minute ride through a small jungle stream that leads to a beautiful lagoon and ends at the dock of the Lodge.

Facilities

The Lodge provides a fully equipped bar and a restaurant, serving three-course meals three times a day. The Lodge has a total of 13 private cabins, each equipped with a queen-size bed and a single bed with a maximum capacity of three guests. All cabins have their own private bathroom and hot water shower, made with solar energy. Cabins have recently been renovated.

Itiniary Activities

Activities take place either in the morning, afternoon, or for a full day. Activities vary in length and intensity according to the package booked.

  • Guided hikes through the jungle, teeming with the Amazon’s wildlife: birds, mammals, amphibians, and countless plants, trees and natural medicine resources
  • Exploring the lagoon from a paddle canoe
  • Visit to the local community and the women’s project, including an opportunity to try traditional food
  • Visit to the Yasuní National Park
  • Visit to the parrot clay lick *highlight*
  • Night walks in the jungle
  • Caiman watching
  • Visit to the 35-meter-high canopy tower *highlight*

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We refrain from presenting a given itinerary as the exact process can only be defined at the lodge depending on weather conditions and guests’ interests. All tours are private, and no group will be on the same path as another.

Tour includes:

  • Transport Coca – Lodge – Coca
  • Accommodation in a private cabin with private bathroom and hot shower
  • Three hot meals (starting with lunch on the first day and ending with breakfast on the last day)
  • Snacks during expeditions
  • English-speaking naturalist guide
  • Local guide
  • Rubber boots and rain ponchos

Tour does not include:

  • Flight ticket from/to Quito (round-trip about US $300) or
  • Bus Ticket from/to Quito (US $ 40 return ticket)
  • Private expenses
  • Bar drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Any occurring payment fees – please see our payment policies
  • Additional service not mentioned

For prices and a non-binding personal offer, please contact us via our online contact form or by email to office@respect-travel.netAlso see our terms and conditions and information on payment and methods. We are pleased to make you an offer.

Why Sani Lodge?

We selected Sani Lodge for our portfolio as it has a strong commitment for the cultivation of the Rainforest. With the Lodge, the local Community is able to finance transportation, medicine, education and the women’s project. We also like how they show the real way of live in the community without creating artificial show-dances or similar. Also, are the neighbor communities already affected by palm-oil plantations; supporting this lodge means supporting the rainforest from deforestation.

– Available as three-, four-, or five-day tour from US $834 –

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