- Name of Organization: Secoya Lodge
- Location: Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve, Ecuador
- Website: www.secoyalodge.com
- Phone:703 879 1575
- Price range:
2-day/ 1-night Itinerary: $180
4-day/3-night Itinerary: $360
5-day/ 4-night Itinerary: $450
- Google map coordinates: 0°20'44.54"S 76°30"39.81"W
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For visitors searching for a truly authentic travel experience, a visit to Secoya Lodge in the heart of Ecuador's Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve may be just the thing they are looking for.
Visitors will discover the region's rich culture and breathtaking ecology as the Secoya community opens up their homes and way of life. Known as the "people of a thousand colors," the Secoya host visitors in their traditionally constructed lodges, nestled deep in the rainforest. Through sharing ancient stories, knowledge of the incredible jungle habitat, and authentic traditions, visitors have the unforgettable opportunity to learn by cultivating meaningful relationships. Visitors will witness the incredible flora and fauna of the rainforest; home to dense and diverse vegetation as well as 500 registered species of birds and 10 different species of monkeys. Time spent in one of the most complex, breathtaking ecosystems in the world, among the friendliness of Secoya people, will be a distinct memory that will stay with the visitor for years to come.
Making a Difference
The Secoya Lodge is committed to sustainability and has adopted several measures to operate the lodge in a way that protects natural and cultural resources. The lodge uses all natural materials, creates and supports conservation projects, and operates a responsible waste management system. The lodge employs 100% local staff, creating job opportunities for indigenous people as well as reducing the strain that stems from over-fishing and other extractive activities.
At the end of his or her stay, each visitor is invited to plant a tree as a way to give back to the Amazon rainforest. The Secoya Lodge offers visitors a glimpse into an exquisite ecosystem and immersion in a rich and ancient culture, creating both environmental and cultural education and preservation.