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Puyopungo 2 Days Tour

Puyo-Pastza | Banos Tungurahua
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Duration

2 Days / 1 Night

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English, Espanol

Overview

Puyo Amazon Jungle Tour from Banos

Puyo was founded in 1899. Located between Baños, and the Amazonian cities of Tena and Macas, Puyo is the commercial, cultural and political capital of the region. The city is connected by road to AmbatoTena, and Macas and from there to the major urban areas of Ecuador. In late 2006, the city had approximately 25,000 inhabitants. It was the fastest growing city in Ecuador in 2006.[citation needed] The seasonal changes in the climate are relatively small, and daytime temperature typically range between 18-24 °C, with sun and generally short, but heavy periods of rain daily.

 

Jungle in Ecuador

The Ecuadorian rainforest is among the most beautiful and diverse on the planet, its rich flora and fauna has made it a sanctuary for hundreds of species that are only found in this zone.

The Amazon region of the equator is very large, running from north to south on the eastern flank, where Peru has its border. Despite having lost much of its territory in the Amazon, Ecuador has and is part of this Area considered the lungs of the planet.

The richness of the Ecuadorian forest is not only flora in fauna, it is also in mineral and cultural resources. Its mineral wealth has been the cause for transnational companies to put it in danger due to the pollution caused. Regarding the cultural richness in the Amazon Region of Ecuador in incalculable.

Here We have several ethnic groups such as: Shuar, Achuar, Kichwa, Cofanes, Secoyas, Waoranis, Tagaeri. The Tagaeri barely had contact with civilization, today they are in declared intangible territory

RainForest Tours Ecuador

The Jungle in Ecuador could be visited from 1 to 5 days, it depends in how long time you have for doing this kind of tours. Jungle PuyoCuyabenoYasuni are the best places for visiting the Amazon rainforest in Ecuador. The one day tour normally people do it from Banos if you wonder to spend more days within the rainforest cuyabeno is highly recommended.

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Highlights

  • Description Day 1
  • Day 1 We meet in our office 15 minutes before the scheduled departure (09:00), here we provide you rubber boots and a water poncho, after that we board our transport and leave and head to Puyo . after driving a 1hr or so, we have our first stop; where our guide will give us a talk about History and Geography, we will know a little about each person of the Group and will explain the plan for this day.
  • We continue driving for about 1hr ore and we get the Puyo, where we will stop for the second time to visit an animal refuge, in this refuge we find the majority of endemic animals of the Ecuadorian Amazon: variety of Monkeys, Birds, Caimans, Jaguar, Ocelot, Puma, Turtles , Tapir, Capybaras, Anacondas. After visiting this Animal Refuge we continue by bus to the Puyo River, where we use canoe for about 30min to reach the cabins where we have lunch, rest and talk with the guide.
  • After a rest, we continue our adventure and we go to the Reserva Ecologica Hola Vida , here we do a walk of 1: 30hrs in which our guide teaches us about plants, insects, use of clay, we will also use a Liana to observe the jungle from above. We reach the Hola Vida waterfall where we take a refreshing and energetic bath, and then return to the parking place. From here we drive 25 minutes until we reach the Kichwa Community that awaits us, to welcome us and show us about their customs and traditions.
  • At the end of the afternoon, dinner, talk and rest.
  • Description Day 2
  • After a long rest accompanied by the sound of the river and the animals we wake up to see and feel a different dawn, within the Selva Puyopungo early our guide and hosts will have a delicious and energetic breakfast ready before starting another exciting day.
  • This day we go deeper into the jungle, this day we go to the Cascada Escondida, 3 hours away more or less. On the trail we will see different species of plants, insects, some birds When we reach the waterfall we can see beautiful place to relax, take a bath and eat something light. For the return we take a different route which leads us through an Organic Cacao Plantation, and we can visit the community that is currently making handmade chocolate with its own "Cacao" Around 4:00 pm we finish our tour, after that we take our belongings, wait for our transportation and return to the Banos.

Itinerary

Included/Excluded

  • Equipment (Plastic Poncho&rubber boots)
  • Private Transportation
  • Certified Guides
  • Acommodation
  • Meals (Lunch,dinner, Breakfast, Lunch)
  • Any not specified Service or Expense

Tour's Location

Puyo-Pastza | Banos Tungurahua

FAQs

What to Bring ?
Light clthes for 2 days
Mosquitoes Repellent
Personal Cares
Sun Crean
Sun Glasses
Some Cash
It is Secure ?
100 % secure we

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