Dolphin Spotting in the Amazon
No matter how many times you see a dolphin in the Cuyabeno River and in the lakes around the national park it is always a spectacle – you never get bored. The amazon dolphin known as boto or Bufeo or Pink river dolphin are so common here, you’d be unlucky not to spot one. They come in all shades of pink, from a dull gray pink to rosy-colored pink, to a bright pink like that of the flamingo.
Caiman Spotting in the Amazon Jungle
Caiman spotting in Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve is for the adventurous lot. You can enjoy the thrilling experience of getting close to caimans in their natural setting without disturbing them at all. Green Forest Ecolodge offers a caiman spotting tour in the Cuyabeno River and the surrounding lakes. Witness the behavior of caimans in the wild with Green Forest Ecolodge.
The Amazon's amazing diversity of plant and animal species makes the region of Cuyabeno a must for travelers in search of wildlife. A hike through the rainforest is one of the most intimate ways to discover its riches. Get really close to everything by hiking quietly through the thick jungle forest. Get remote and have an authentic experience, and as always–off the normal tourist beaten path.
Also at night enjoy the unique feeling of the nightlife inside the forest, lightened by the stars, exploring the thick forest to spot birds, sloths, snakes, and caimans hidden in the sounds of darkness.
Birdwatching in Cuyabeno Ecuador
Cuyabeno is blessed with an avian population that has nearly 600 species of birds. The Cuyabeno river makes it easier to spot birds, no matter what time of year you choose to visit, you will have the opportunity to easily view hundreds of species. Green Forest Ecolodge gives you the chance to see birds that you cannot see anywhere else in the world. Our guests typically enjoy birdwatching in the Cuyabeno in a number of ways – including going on walks, and boat trips. Hoatzins, a type of prehistoric birds, are easily seen in trees surrounding the lodge. Numerous other species of macaws, parrots, and parakeets, as well as toucans, trogons, woodpeckers, herons, storks, birds of prey, and hummingbirds, are abundant. You will be amazed by the beauty and diversity of the birds of this region of Ecuador.
Sunset Views at Cuyabeno
Sunsets in the jungle are one of nature’s most beautiful spectacles, and one of the best places to enjoy them is from a boat on the Laguna Grande Lake or Caiman Cocha Lake. Your guide will talk about the different type of trees found it in the lake, birds, and mammals (one of them the pink dolphin) as you witness one of the most stunning sunsets in your life in Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve.
Kayaking through the Amazon Rainforest
Hear the sounds of the forest and explore the amazon through the Cuyabeno River. The Cuyabeno River is the road in the Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve. Formed with water that drains from the towering Ecuadorian mountain range. In kayaks up to 2 people, you can watch the scenery and have the closest connection with the river. All it takes to kayak is the kayak itself, a paddle, and a lifejacket. During the easy-going paddling downstream, you might see toucans, hoatzins birds, monkeys, and other wildlife.
Hike to the Ceiba Giant Trees
Trees in the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest can be pretty impressive. A hike through the rainforests around Green Forest Ecolodge will take you past massive amazon trees that are 120 feet (40 meters) tall. There are plenty of trees that have grown near the Cuyabeno River and the wildlife reserve for hundreds of years. The incredible Ceiba is bound to be one of the largest trees you will ever see. The trails to the trees pass through beautiful, primary rainforest and you may very well see monkeys, birds, and other animals on the way.
Relax in our Giant Infinity Hammock
Do you want to forget about your busy life and stress? That’s one of the key reasons we built a giant hammock in the middle of the Amazon jungle. Our main goal was to inject people’s lives with more moments of relaxation and ease. We hope our guests feel more relaxed and take a few more enjoyable times for themselves. So come by our ecolodge and relax in the heart of the rainforest.
Enjoy the unique feeling of the nightlife inside the forest, lightened by the stars, exploring the thick forest to spot birds, sloths, snakes, and caimans hidden in the sounds of darkness.
Visit the Local Community
Get to know the lifestyle, traditions, agriculture, and social organization of the Siona Community. Siona people will be wearing their own customs in hut-making, hut decorating, dance, language, and dress. Some of these villages are also excellent responsible tourism projects, as the money generated from tourism is plowed back into the communities, enabling them to be self-sufficient and preserving their age-old traditions.
Watching Flora & Fauna
Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve comes to life with all the animals and different species that represent the wonderful biodiversity of the country. The rainforests and jungles of Cuyabeno contain many species of mammals. See monkeys swinging from the branches, sloths lounging in the crooks of trees, brightly colored tree frogs, hoatzins, toucans, pink dolphins swimming in the river, herons, anhingas, herons, caimans, countless colorful butterflies, including blue morpho, and many other species of animals.
In this magical place, you can practice yoga surrounded by nature and the sounds of wildlife, enjoy the wonderful view of the vegetation in Cuyabeno. At present, yoga is the best practice to release stress and to seek the well-being and rest of our bodies. We have an ideal place for you to practice it, we also have mats that you can request from the service personnel.