Ecuador Sightseeing

Amazon Sightseeing
 
No Image Butterfly Farm & Balsa Wood Carving Demonstration
Today, visit the nearby Butterfly Farm, just a 15 minute walk from the lodge. The farm houses and serves as the mating ground to many butterfly species found in the surrounding jungle, including the brilliant blue morpho butterfly. Observe how these beautiful creatures are fed, raised and undergo metamorphosis. Enter the "winged room" where you will be surrounded by hundreds of exquisite colored butterflies flying around. After, walk for another 15 minutes and visit an indigenous handicraft workshop, before returning to your lodge. Approximate tour duration is 1.5 hours. *Optionals "Cacao Farm and AmaZOOnico Rescue Center", "Butterfly Farm and Balsa Wood Demonstration", and "Canopy Adventure Park" operate at the same time and should not be booked together.
 
 
No Image Cacao Farm & AmaZOOnico Rescue Center
Take a 25 minute canoe ride on the Arajuno River to visit a cacao farm, where you watch the process of obtaining chocolate from the seeds of the cacao fruit. Try your hand at grinding the roasted cacao beans in order to obtain the paste from which chocolate is made. At the end of the demonstration, taste a delicious cacao spread on toast or, a cup of hot chocolate. After, get back on your canoe and ride downriver to visit the AmaZOOnico Animal Rescue Center. The AmaZOOnico serves to rescue and care for the Amazonian animals who were injured, mistreated and illegally-trafficked. Take a guided tour of the center and watch rare species of animals in their natural habitat. Approximate tour duration is 3.5 hours. Optionals "Cacao Farm and AmaZOOnico Rescue Center", "Butterfly Farm and Balsa Wood Demonstration", and "Canopy Adventure Park" operate at the same time and should not be booked together.
 
 
No Image Canopy Adventure Park
Take a 15 minute drive and then hike 30 minutes through the rainforest to get to the Canopy Adventure Park that is located near the Pangayacu River. The Canopy Adventure Park is a ropes course or "parcour". You’ll find yourself whizzing under the foliage and over the jungle floor in no time with the help of experienced guides. There are two circuits, each with increasing level of difficulty.It is recommended that you wear hiking boots for this activity as you will be walking some distance through the forest. For some, this activity may be considered very strenuous and people with difficulty breathing, heart or other medical conditions, should consider not choosing this optional tour. Minimum age is 8 years old and minimum height is 3 3" (1 meter) Approximate tour duration is 2 hours. *Optionals "Cacao Farm and AmaZOOnico Rescue Center", "Butterfly Farm and Balsa Wood Demonstration", and "Canopy Adventure Park" operate at the same time and should not be booked together
 
Otavalo Sightseeing
 
No Image Lunch on Middle of the World Excursion
Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant after your visit to the Middle of the World Monument. Details to be advised locally.
 
Papallacta Sightseeing
 
No Image Dinner at Termas de Papallacta
Tonight enjoy an optional dinner at your hotel. Select your choice of an appetizer, entree, and dessert including a hot drink. All other beverages are not included and may be purchased at the restaurant.
 
 
No Image Termas de Papallacta Spa Package
Indulge in a little relaxation and pampering this evening at the Spa at Termas de Papallacta. Unwind for 20-30 minutes in one of the thermal hot pools and the refreshing cold pool. Next, enjoy a 20 minute mineral infused steam as hot water trickles over rocks and eucalyptus leaves in the Turkish bath at the Thermal Steam Cave. Wrap up your session with a 30 minute neck and back massage to help you relax after an exciting day of sightseeing
 
Patate Sightseeing
 
No Image Dinner at Hacienda Manteles
Tonight enjoy an optional dinner at your hotel. Select your choice of an appetizer, entree, and dessert including a hot drink. All other beverages are not included and may be purchased at the restaurant.
 
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