5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS

The Yachana 5 Day & 4 Night Itinerary allows a little more time explore and learn more about the area.

This tour allows you time to fully enjoy the variety of activities that Yachana Training Center are most famous for offering.

 

 DAY 1.- QUITO – YACHANA
You will fly from Quito to the city of Coca. From there you will take a private car that will take you to Yachana. When you arrive at Yachana Lodge, you will receive a warm welcome from our staff who will serve you a refreshing juice and snack while you are introduced to the Lodge facilities and the work of the Yachana Foundation. Dinner is served at 7:00 pm.
DAY 2.- YACHANA
Your day starts early with bird watching in our open safari excursion truck. Breakfast will be served afterwards. You will then explore the work of the Yachana Foundation in sustainable development. These examples are part of our educational program for high school students from throughout the Amazon region.

After lunch you will take a motorized canoe to cross the Napo River to visit a traditional Kichwa family for a healing ceremony. You will learn and participate in many of their customs from making and drinking chicha to practicing with a blowgun and spear. Return to the Lodge to relax and have dinner at 7:00. After dinner you will help make chocolate from the cacao beans to experience pure chocolate over bananas.

DAY 3.- YACHANA

After a traditional breakfast youwill go to visit a local farm to see and harvest a variety of local produce. You will then return to the Lodge and actually be involved in cooking your lunch. This is a continuation of our National Geographic Conservation Trust project to involve our visitors in the Lost Foods of the Amazon.

In the afternoon you will go for a hike in our 1,000 hectares (2,500 acres) rainforest. Eighty percent of the forest is primary rainforest. After dinner you will take a night walk to discover a different rainforest life.

how to make dark chocolate

DAY 4.- YACHANA
After breakfast you will have the opportunity to participate in an

artisan activity of making sugarcane syrup over a wood fire. You will be involved in the harvesting, cleaning, pressing and cooking of the juice to make syrup (trying samples during the process).
After lunch you will spend time floating on the Napo River in inner tubes and stop along the way to pan for gold.

 

DAY 5.- YACHANA – QUITO
 After breakfast you will take a private transport to Coca where you can take a flight to Quito.

NOTE: *Please be aware that Lodge activities may vary in order due to weather conditions but rest assured your guide will do everything possible to maintain the established itinerary whenever possible.

2018, PRICE PER PERSON (Min. 2 pax)

 

5 DAYS – 4 NIGHTS BUNGALOW

(dorm)

CASITA

(room)

Daily operation 540
Single Supplement
OPTIONALS / SPECIALS (Min. 2 pax)
O.W. air ticket Quito / Coca (Adult), or vv (1) 150
O.W. motor canoe transfer out Yachana / Coca (2)
O.W. private car transfer Quito hotel / Yachana, or vv (SIC) 115
O.W. private car transfer Quito hotel / Yachana + Rafting (English) 208
Kichwa Immersion package 2 days / 1 night (English) 235
DUAL Kichwa & Huaorani Tour “A” (English) (Click)
DUAL Kichwa & Huaorani Tour “B” (English) (Click)
DUAL Otavalo & Kichawa Culture (English) (Click)
Amazonia & Galapagos (All Inclusive): First Class Yachts / Superior Tourist Class Yacht (Click)
Quito Pre-Post Stay 3 days – 2 nights (Click)
O.W. = One way / SIC = Seat In a Car / (1) Apply Airline conditions / (2) Subject to availability at time of booking

Our packages include:

  • Accommodation in bungalows with 8 dorms. Each dorm with bunk beds and private bath
  • Airport Transfer in and out at Coca, by private car
  • 3 daily meals; served beverages with breakfast, lunch and diner (Prohibited alcohol)
  • Road and river transport for visits and activities, by motor canoe, canoe and car
  • Guided excursions with bilingual guides
  • Rubber boots, rain ponchos and lifejackets
  • 10% donation to the Yachana Foundation to support its education and conservation programs in the Amazon
  • Complimentary 24 hours Wi-Fi at dinning hall and reception
  • Unlimited ozonized water
  • Admissions and Entrance Fees

Children policy

  • BABIES: Up to a year: FREE
  • BETWEEN: 2 to 5 years old: 75% DISCOUNT
  • BETWEEN 6  to 12 years old: 50% DISCOUNT
  • NOTE: Sharing room with parents. Age at time of arrival.

Reservation policy

  • 50% deposit to be received within 7 days of our confirmation.
  • Balance must be paid 15 days prior to beginning of services.

Cancellation policy

  • Notifications received 121 days in advance, no charges.
  • Notifications received from 120 to 31 days in advance, will be charged 25%.
  • Notifications received from 30 to 15 days in advance, will be charged 50%.
  • Notifications received from 14 to 0 days, wll be charged 100%.

Not Included

  • Alcoholic bottled or beverages
  • Tips
  • Laundry
  • Travel Insurance
  • Trnsfer Quito-Yachana-Quito