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Local Living Ecuador—Amazon Jungle

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  • No booking fees
  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 7 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-5176
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
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  • Starts Quito, Ecuador
  • Ends Quito, Ecuador
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Live like a local in the Amazon Rainforest.
  • Learn Quichua traditions by interacting with your local hosts.
  • Visit an animal rescue centre and hone your blowgun skills.
The "Local Living Ecuador—Amazon Jungle" tour starts from and ends in Quito. It is a wildlife tour that takes 7 days taking you through Tena and Quito in Ecuador. "Local Living Ecuador—Amazon Jungle" is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

The Amazon Rainforest is so full of life; embrace it for yourself during a week unlike any other. From Quito, you’ll travel to your new home in the jungle and meet the Quichua family who will host you in their village for the next four nights. Discover waterfalls on jungle walks and travel to an animal rescue centre by canoe. You’ll learn about medicinal plants and how to use a blowgun, experience a shaman ceremony, and walk to a jungle waterfall. Most importantly, you’ll befriend people few outsiders have the honour to even meet.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Quito
  • Day 2: Quito/Tena
  • Day 3: Tena
  • Day 4: Tena
  • Day 5: Tena
  • Day 6: Tena/Quito
  • Day 7: Quito
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Rustic jungle lodge (4 nts), hotel (2 nts).
Meals
  • 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners
    Note: Allow USD85-110 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Local bus, motorized canoe, pickup truck, walking.
Guide
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local Quichua guides.
Included activities
  • Your G for Good Moment: Shandia Biking & Community Experience
  • Shandia
  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Your Local Living Moment: Amazon Jungle Experience
  • Tena
  • Your Wellness Moment: Mud Mask Therapy
  • Tena
  • Your Foodie Moment: Chocolate Culinary Experience
  • Tena
  • Your Hands-On Moment: Blowgun Contest and Demo
  • Tena
  • Visit to amaZOOnico Animal Rescue Centre
  • Walks to a viewpoint and a waterfall
  • Medicinal plants jungle walk
  • Shamanic ceremony
  • Cultural night including a jungle marriage ceremony
  • Transport between destinations and included activities
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to/from Quito are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Local Living Ecuador—Amazon Jungle tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
  • Protected Travel within your own bubble.
  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
  • Privacy Enjoy a tour focused solely on you or your travel group.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes
CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Local Living Ecuador—Amazon Jungle tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 07 October 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 07 October 2022, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Local Living Ecuador—Amazon Jungle tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Local Living Ecuador—Amazon Jungle tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Age Requirement

minimum 12 years old

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Physical Grading : 3 - Average Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.
  • 2. Trip Type : Small Group Group trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip.
  • 3. Travel Style : Local Living Intimate unpack-just-once adventures that bring out the best of the world’s best destinations.
  • 4. Service Level : Basic Simple and clean hotels and hostels; affordable public and private transport; lots of optional activities.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Elevated hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected.
  • This tour requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before your departure day or have a negative PCR test within 96 hours before your departure day.
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