Piranha Arrival

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DAY 1: Piranha Arrival
Full Ecological Tour


Overnight bus from Quito, Banos or other destinations in Ecuador to get to Lago Agrio. We can arrange the shared bus from Quito to Lago Agrio, the bus ride will take approximately 7 to 8 hours. The other alternative is by plane.  You can also purchase flight tickets with us to fly from Quito to Lago Agrio.

For the people traveling by bus the meeting point is “La Casa de Mi Abuelo” around 09:30 am, with one representative of the Piranha Lodge. After picking up the people who will arrive by plane, you will journey by private transport to the entrance to the Cuyabeno Reserve, for 2 hours.

From the entrance of the Reserve Cuyabeno you will take the canoe ride down the Cuyabeno River to get to the lodge, approximately 2 hours, if the river has a considerable level of water, when is shallow in the dry season will take more time.

Lunch is served at the Lodge around 14:00. In the afternoon you will start the activity around 16:00, to visit the Laguna Grande and other attractions nearby. Around 17:30 you will get to the Lagoon to swim and to see the sunset, which is one of the most amazing part of the tour.

At 18:00 an exciting night walk waits for you, during the walk can expect to see lots of insects, spiders, tarantulas; also, to listen the jungle at night which is so incredible. The dinner is serving at 20:00. After dinner the guide will impart a short briefing of the Lodge and the reserve Cuyabeno, also the itinerary for the next day. Rest.

Other Details about Piranha Arrival

Meals Included: Lunch,Dinner
Pickup / Drop Off: Airport Pickup,Lodge Drop Off
Schedule: Full Day

*Tours and daily activities are subject to change, due to weather & park authorities.