Ecuador Travel
Yasuní
Yasuní
Yasuní
Yasuní

Yasuní

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The Yasuní National Park, is located in the eastern center of the Amazonian provinces of Orellana and Pastaza and is the largest protected area of ​​continental Ecuador. It was created on July 26, 1979, with the one million hectares hosting an important natural and cultural heritage. It is considered one of the most biodiverse places on the planet so it has been scientifically qualified as “Refuge of the Pleistocene”.

The humid tropical forest of the yasuní is a privileged place in election to other regions of the planet. Due to a combination of geographical, geological, meteorological and historical factors; The tropical jungles of Yasuní are considered the most biodiverse and richest on the planet, there is no other region in the world that offers the necessary conditions for such a vast and complex development of life.

The management plan of the PNY, Plans the execution and development of several activities that through four programs seek to achieve the proper functioning and management of the area, one very important is the Public Use and Tourism Program. Currently the PNY has 103 local guides for the area, 12 tourism operators with a patent, a tourist operations manual and a visitor management plan. By means of loan agreements between the Ministry of the Environment and the San Francisco and Catholic Universities of Quito, two Scientific Stations, Yasuní and Tiputini, are located respectively.

These are the activities we have for you!

Adventure

The simple fact of getting here is an adventure you will never forget. Located in the heart of the Amazon rainforest, this reserve hides a myriad of natural attractions that will put your emotions to the limit. In this park of 1,022,736 hectares, each step is an adventure to be lived.

Camping

Ecuador has a great natural beauty, admirable throughout its territory. This feature allows several activities to be developed in it. Especially those that allow overnight, such as camping. This practice…

Nature

There are 1,022,736 hectares of nature in its maximum splendor with a surprising biodiversity. Large animals, reptiles and birds such as the jaguar, the anaconda and the harpy eagle, or very small as the leoncillo or pocket monkey, await you in their natural habitat to dazzle you in the middle of a jungle vegetation.

Bird watching

If you are a birdwatcher, professional or amateur, Ecuador wants to give you the best experience of your life. With more than 1,680 species of birds roaming the skies of…

Landscape Photography

Many people like to capture moments, this through photography, but others are simply passionate about this activity, for these, coming to Ecuador will be a delight for their eyes, since…

Culture

Within the park are several indigenous peoples such as the Waorani, Tagaeri and Taromenane, characterized by a deep love and respect for nature. Living with them will allow you to have an amazing worldview of the world around you. Participate in the ritual of ayahuasca guided by a shaman, is one of the main traditions of this place. Do you dare to have a spiritual journey?

Community Tourism

Within the offer of tourism offered by Ecuador, there is a branch that over the years has been increasing: community tourism. Discover their traditions by reaching an indigenous community of…

Gastronomy

Delicious fresh and smoked meats from hunting wild animals and hundreds of vegetables, give shape to the exquisite Amazonian dishes, among them skewers of Chontacuros, guanta broth, which are always accompanied by a delicious chicha made by hand following ancestral recipes . Make your palate meet new flavors!

Maito fish fillet

It’s a wrap of Pre-hispanic origin, with river fish (catfish, bocachico, tambaqui, pintadillo) wrapped in bijao, banana, palms or shiguango leaves tied in with a natural fiber and cooked in firewood. For its preparation we use products grown by the Chagramamas (the farm woman) like cassava, banana, ticazo, garabato yuyo, chontacuro, Chinese potato, white cocoa and chili or legs uchu,…

Maito fish fillet

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