Piranha Ecolodge
From $230 USD

Piranha Ecolodge

Categories: Superior, Ecuador, High, Under $199
Lago Agrio - Ecuador
4 - 6
Medium - High
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  • Community visit
  • Sustainable green practices
  • Mosquito nets in beds
  • Power with solar panels
  • Rubber boots included
  • Private bathrooms
  • Restaurant in premises
  • Hot showers available
From $230USD
Piranha Ecolodge: A Unique Experience in the Amazon Rainforest. Are you looking for an unforgettable adventure in the Amazon rainforest? Do you want to immerse yourself in the rich biodiversity and culture of one of the most diverse ecosystems on Earth? If so, Piranha Ecolodge is the perfect place for you. Piranha Ecolodge is a family-owned and operated lodge located in the Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve, a protected area in the Ecuadorian Amazon. The lodge offers comfortable and cozy accommodation, delicious meals, and a variety of activities and tours guided by professional and friendly staff. At Piranha Ecolodge, you will not only enjoy the stunning scenery and wildlife of the rainforest, but also learn about the Siona indigenous community, who live in harmony with nature and share their traditions and knowledge with visitors.

What to Expect at Piranha Ecolodge
Piranha Ecolodge has everything you need to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. The lodge has 12 rooms, divided into standard and premium categories. All rooms have private bathrooms, hot water, electricity, mosquito nets, fans, and balconies with hammocks.

The lodge also has a spacious dining area, where you can savor local and international dishes prepared with fresh ingredients. You can also relax in the lounge area, where you can read books, play games, or socialize with other guests. The lodge also has a bar, where you can enjoy a drink or a snack. You can also enjoy the sunset from the observation tower, which offers a panoramic view of the landscape. The lodge also provides rubber boots, rain ponchos, and life jackets for all guests during their tours.

The best part of staying at Piranha Ecolodge is that you will be surrounded by nature at all times. You will wake up to the sound of birds and monkeys, breathe the fresh air of the forest, and marvel at the beauty of the flora and fauna. You will also have the opportunity to interact with the local people and learn from their wisdom and experience.

Activities Available On Site
Piranha Ecolodge offers a range of tours and activities for all tastes and preferences. You can choose from 3-day, 4-day, or 5-day packages, which include meals, drinks, accommodation, transportation, and guided programs.

Some of the activities you can enjoy at Piranha Ecolodge are:

  • Hiking through the rainforest trails, where you can see different types of plants, animals, insects, and birds.
  • Canoeing along the Cuyabeno River and its tributaries, where you can spot monkeys, sloths, caimans, dolphins, turtles, and more.
  • Visiting the Laguna Grande (Big Lagoon), where you can swim or kayak in the black water lake surrounded by giant trees.
  • Birdwatching at dawn or dusk, where you can observe hundreds of colorful and exotic birds.
  • Fishing for piranhas or other fish species in the river or lagoon.
  • Night walks or boat rides, where you can experience the sounds and sights of the nocturnal wildlife.
  • Visiting the Siona community, where you can learn about their culture, history, customs, crafts, and cuisine.
  • Participating in a traditional ceremony with a Siona shaman (optional).
  • Learning about medicinal plants and their uses from a local guide.
  • Relaxing in your room or hammock or enjoying the pool or bar.
You can also customize your itinerary according to your interests and preferences. Just let us know what you want to do and we will make it happen.

Why Choose Piranha Ecolodge
Piranha Ecolodge is not just another lodge in the Amazon. It is a place that offers a unique experience that combines adventure, nature, culture, and comfort. By choosing Piranha Ecolodge, you are choosing:

  • Quality: Piranha Ecolodge has been operating since 2009 and has received excellent reviews from guests who have stayed there. The lodge has also been awarded with several certifications for its quality standards and environmental practices.
  • Safety: Piranha Ecolodge follows all the health and safety protocols to ensure your well-being during your stay. The lodge has trained staff who are always ready to assist you in case of any emergency. The lodge also has first aid kits and communication devices in case of any situation.
  • Responsibility: Piranha Ecolodge is committed to responsible tourism and conservation of the Amazon rainforest. The lodge works closely with the Siona community to support their development and respect their rights. The lodge also uses renewable energy sources, recycles waste, and minimizes its environmental impact.
  • Fun: Piranha Ecolodge guarantees that you will have a lot of fun during your stay. You will enjoy the activities, the food, the service, and the company of other guests and staff. You will also create unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime.
Piranha Ecolodge is more than just a place to sleep. It is a place to live, learn, and love the Amazon rainforest. If you are ready to embark on this amazing adventure, contact us today and book your reservation!


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Piranha Ecolodge Inclusions & Exclusions

All Meals, water & tea
All Activities as listed
Transportation Lago Agrio-Lodge-Lago Agrio
Native & bilingual guide
Use of lodge facilities

Round bus (Quito-Lago Agrio-Quito)
Bar consumptions
Private naturalist guide
Personal expenses, travel insurance, souvenirs, tipping (guide & staff)
Personal items: flashlight, rain poncho
Transport (hotel-bus stop-hotel)

Piranha Ecolodge General Details

standard room
standard room
superior tower room
superior tower room

Lodge Technical Details

  • City to Arrive:
    Lago agrio
  • Capacity:
    53 guests
  • Rooms:
    21 rooms (bungalows)
  • Rooms Type:
  • Rooming:
    Private or shared rooms
  • Sharing:
    Allowed, same gender guaranteed
  • Access:
    Public land transport
  • Enter or Exit:
    Any day of the week
  • Immersion:
    Primary rainforest
  • Location:
  • Community:
  • Park / Reserve:
    Cuyabeno reserve

Facilities & Services

  • Bar lounge
  • Certified bilingual local guides
  • Changes on the go
  • Community visit
  • Customize Itineraries
  • First aid kit
  • Green Policies
  • Hot showers
  • Mosquito nets
  • Power & electricity
  • Prebuilt itinerary by local experts
  • Private bathrooms
  • Private guidance
  • Private transportation
  • Restaurant in premises
  • Rubber boots
  • Scenic lounge areas
  • Unlimited drinking water
  • Water & coffee station

Transport Details

  • Route:
  • Airline Inbound:
  • Airline Outbound:
  • Inbound Time:
  • Outbound Time:
  • Travel Time:
  • Rate:
  • Route:
    Quito - Lago Agrio - Quito
  • Bus Inbound:
    Public transport
  • Bus Outbound:
    Public transport
  • Inbound Time:
    Departs every 2 hours
  • Outbound Time:
    Departs every 2 hours
  • Travel Time:
    8 hours per way
  • Rate:
    Approximately $15 per way

Children Policies

  • Children Allowed:
  • Minimum Age:
  • Maximum Age:
    11 years, 11 months
  • Free Stay:
    Under 6 years
  • Child Discount:
  • Restrictions:
    None, available year round

Surcharges & Notices

  • $10 Community entrance fee
  • Bar purchases, cash only
  • Tips for guide & staff
  • Single supplement 50%
  • Private guidance, $50 per day
  • Programs are subject to change
  • Rates are subject to change
  • Solo guests can share cabins at no extra cost
  • Tubing & piranha fishing is no longer allowed
  • Camping tours require minimum 4 guests
Itineraries, inclusions and exclusions are subject to change by providers, or Ecuadorian authorities.

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