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The Napo Wildlife Center, Amazon Lodge, is the greatest and ultimate alternative luxury eco-hotel in Amazonian Ecuador. This ecotourism project includes the conservation of approximately over 82 square miles (53,500 acres – over 21,400 hectares ) of the most pristine Amazon Rain Forest within the Yasunì National Park, an important UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and the largest tract of tropical rain forest in Ecuador. 

The Napo Wildlife Center, Lodge is located by the Anangucocha lake, into the unique ancestral territory of the Anangu Quichua Community. Thanks to their own initiative and supported by the Tropical Nature Conservation System, the most carefully designed first class Amazon lodge in Ecuador has been developed here in a unique partnership.


  • Añangu Kichwa Community, a sustainable aboriginal group, who believe that tourism is the best way to preserve the amazon, a community project in the located in the Yasuni National Park
  • Visit “Kuri Muyu” Center to learn about the Kichwa Añangu community traditions and culture of the Napo Wildlife Center hosts. Women of the community will welcome you with typical dances, rituals, handcrafts food and drinks.
  • Easy and medium intensity walks and hikes in order to spot wildlife and nature of the area; more difficult hikes and longer programs can be arranged.
  • Forest trails offers a great variety of wildlife such as insects, spiders, amphibians, birds, reptiles and mammals.
  • Canopy tower of 36 meters gets a close up view of the jungle and its diverse flora and fauna. It was built just next to a huge tree. Observe flocks of colorful birds flying and the magnificence of the trees, flowers and nature the Amazonia gives us.
  • Canoe riding explore the black waters of the Añangu Lake and the Napo River creeks on board of a motorized or paddle-canoe in the river, creeks and lakes of the Amazon jungle. Hundreds of different aquatic animals such as fish, caimans, turtles, piranhas and giant otters could be found.
  • Parrot clay licks are the most stunning nature spectacles to see in the Amazonia. These are natural banks containing great amount of minerals that birds and different animals feed up with. This event starts early in the morning when hundreds of vibrantly colored birds visit the licks.
Birding more than 610 bird species inventoried within the Yasuni National Park, give the visitors the best experience in bird watching, an unforgettable adventure in the most biodiverse place on earth


Napo Wildlife Center
All itineraries are subject to change due to weather conditions, safety, and particular interests of the guests. These could change in order to maximize wildlife viewing and wilderness enjoyment, cultural interaction with local people, and all possible time at the richest rain forest in Yasuni National Park.

Napo Wildlife Center