Ecuador Amazon rainforest

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The Ecuadorian Rainforest is located in the eastern lowlands of Ecuador. This region descends from the foothills of the Andes to 200 mts above sea level, this is the upper edge of the world’s Amazon basin.

The climate of the Ecuadorian Amazon Rainforest is relatively uniform with an average of 27º C/ 80º F. You can expect rainfall every single month, but the rainiest months are from March to May. The annual precipitation ranges from 2000 to 3000 mm.

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In Ecuador there are more than 5,5 million square kilometers of this kind of forest and it is considered one of the 25 hot-spots of biodiversity on the planet with more variety of plants and animals than any other place in the world.

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During your Ecuador rainforest wildlife and birdwatching tour we will walk past huge kapok trees and vines while we spot exotic birds, tropical frogs, reptiles such as black and white caiman, noisy monkeys such as howler monkeys and spider monkeys and with some luck mammals like giant otters, tapirs and others. On these expeditions we will also have the opportunity to visit the native communities of the area. In the Oriente there are 6 different communities (Cofan, Siona-Secoya, Huaorani, Achuar, Shuar and Quichua) most of them conserve part of their culture and try to live like their ancestors.

Established departures 2017

Birding in the East and West slopes of the Andes
11 days:
July 24 - August 3
October 09 - 19
December 11 – 21

14 days:
July 24 - August 6
October 09 - 22

The Southern Endemics
10 days:
June 28 - July 7
September 06-15
November 29 - December 08

14 days:
June 28 - July 11
September 06-19
November 29 - December 12

Birding Galapagos
8 days:
March 19 - 26
August 13 – 20
November 05 – 12

Travel guide

Adventure lovers will be keen to explore the Ecuadorian Amazon or to climb one of the country’s volcanoes. This tiny country packs a lot of punch and this travel guide can help you make the most of your trip.

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Testimonials

La Route des Voyages, Patrick Boschiero / Francia
2009-03-26, 09:17
Voyage très bien construit avec un guide très disponible que connait beaucoup de choses sur l'Equateur, la faune et la flore ainsi que sur l'histoire de l'Amerique su Sud.

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We can combine cultural and natural destinations for small or large groups, to fit into the dates that you want to travel and that will satisfy the expectations of the most demanding travellers.

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Accommodation, all meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) all guides excursions: Bird watching, swimming & tubing, Kayaking & canoeing, fishing, Achuar community visit, land and air transportation...

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