The Cuyabeno Reserve was created in 1979 and it covers over 600,000 ha of untainted rainforest around the Río Cuyabeno. The reserve is accessible from Lago Agrio and it has become an important tourist destination because of its lakes, swamps and amazing diversity of animals such as: insects, butterflies, river dolphins, capybaras, caimans, anacondas and tapirs as well as 15 species of monkey to well over 500 types of birds. The reserve boasts a magnificent bird life arena.
There are several agencies offering tours to the cuyabeno reserve in Lago Agrio, best groups for viewing wildlife without encroaching with unwanted sounds and movement is around 6 to 8, larger groups
are too bulky to manage, select carefully a responsible tour agency. Or, book in advance through our online Travel Agencies and Tour operators network reservation form. Most trips to the Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve are made on foot and by Canoes.
Foreigners entry fee is US$20 in the high season (Jul-Sep). In the low season is around US$15 (Oct-Jun).
Important Notice: By filling in our online Hotel reservation form,
a BOE specialized agent will be able to book in advance for the best and most affordable accommodation rates in Cuyabeno.
Grand Cuyabeno Lake lodge.- Cabins with private bath, including all meals. Reservations: Tel. 02-2521212 & 2478016, Fax: 02-2554902.
There are several responsible agencies besides the ones listed below as follows:
Native Life.- They run tours to a Lodge called "The Nativo Lodge" in the Cuyabeno Reserve. Address: Foch E4-167 and Amazonas, Quito.
Reservations: Tel. 02-2505158, Fax: 02-2229077.
Canodros.- Address: Av. Portugal 448 and Isabel de Aldáz. Reservations: Tel. 02-2256759.
Or, through our online Travel Agencies and Tour operators network reservation form.