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The Ecuadorian wedge of the Amazon rainforest will enchant visitors with its cacophony of birdsong, the playful whoops of monkeys, the still black waters of the rivers, and the flutter of colourful butterflies and tropical birds.

Wildlife spotting

Wildlife spotting opportunities are excellent at the lodges here and your guides may be from local indigenous communities, as they are becoming more involved with ecotourism and have unrivalled knowledge of Amazonian flora and fauna. They can point out rare species of kingfisher, signal where to look for river dolphins on a canoe excursion, or explain the medicinal purposes of some of the thousands of local plants.

Getting there

En route to Sacha Lodge, Ecuadorian AmazonYou will enter the rainforest by road or air, and then by boat to one of the jungle lodges tucked away on the rivers, or take a cruise of several days on a boat such as the Manatee Explorer.

Ecuador is proud of its remote and unspoiled Amazon, which offers an authentic Amazon experience to its visitors.

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Suggested itinerary featuring the Amazon

This sample itinerary will give you an idea of what is possible when you travel in the Amazon, and showcases routes we know work particularly well. Treat this as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.

Map of the Amazon

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    Places near the Amazon

    Accommodation choices for the Amazon

    We've selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit the Amazon. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.

    • Sacha Lodge, Ecuador
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      Sacha Lodge


    Ideas for experiencing the Amazon

    Our specialists seek out authentic ways to get to know the places that could feature in your trip. These activities reflect some of the experiences they've most enjoyed while visiting the Amazon, and which use the best local guides.

    • Learn about life in the Amazon with 'Me to We'
      Monkeys, Amazon

      Learn about life in the Amazon with 'Me to We'

      Learn about life in the Amazon with 'Me to We'

      A stay at the Minga Lodge offers a unique opportunity to get to grips with what life is really like in the Amazon. Culturally, this is far more in-depth, interactive and rewarding than a regular Amazon visit and allows you to spend time with the local community during your stay.

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