Deep within the Amazon basin, the Yasuní National Park is the largest protected area in Ecuador and arguably the most biodiverse region on the planet. Declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in 1989, this lush region surrounding the Napo river is pristine, wild and teeming with jungle life.
Canoeing up a Napo tributary, which is an adventure in itself, guests emerge at the lodge’s lagoon where palm-thatched cabins overlook the calm waters. Ascend the central tower to take in the sweeping views over the lodge’s 92 square miles of untamed rainforest. Discover exciting new animal trivia in the library and presentation space. Luxuriate in the comfort of your private cabin, complete with king bed, hammock and intimate jungle jacuzzi.
Guests are treated to a diverse array of excursions, enjoying the natural wealth of species and the unique Amazonian terrain. Canopy-top birdwatching, canoe rides down meandering creeks, night hikes and jungle treks all provide a unique exploration into the rainforest and the chance to meet its diverse residents. Between these activities, explorers can relax, enjoy great food and soak up the peaceful ambience of such a unique location.
By investing in the local community, Napo benefits from a high level of local knowledge in its expert guides, who accompany guests along every bootprint of their Amazonian adventure. A visit to the Napo Cultural Centre also brings a deeper understanding of the Añangu way of life and how such projects have transformed this region into a model of sustainable tourism. By visiting these ancestral lands, guests will see, hear and learn more about the Amazon than they ever thought possible.