Get to know the wonderful location of our Lodge
Yarina Eco Lodge is located on the banks of the Napo River, in the province of Orellana, just a 60 minute motorized canoe ride from the city of El Coca. Next to the Yasuní National Park. The Napo River is the largest tributary of the Amazon River, located in the very heart of the Ecuadorian Amazon basin.
Yarina Eco Lodge is part of a tropical rainforest with more than 480 acres of primary forest. It is located in an area that has the greatest biodiversity of microhabitats in the lower Napo area.
This means that there are more species of animals, birds, flora, reptiles and insects per acre than in other parts of the banks of the lower Napo and its surroundings. Surrounded by hills, mainland and swamps, it is the perfect place to discover various niches of wildlife that will make your visit an unforgettable experience.
Emblematic Animals and Plants
Being part of an exuberant and rich ecosystem, you will easily be able to find more than 5 species of monkeys, which include the squirrel, golden neck, howler, lion and dusty monkeys. As well as, more than 380 species of birds such as tanagers, huatsin, potoo birds, herons and much more. And get to know impressive trees such as the ceibo tree and dozens of medicinal plants.
The Magical Ancestral Culture
Thousands of indigenous people belonging to more than 200 different nationalities live in the Ecuadorian Amazon, among the best known are the Kichwa, Siona, Secoya, Cofán, Shuar, Zaparo and Huaorani.
At Yarina Eco Lodge, visitors will be able to share interesting encounters with the native Kichwa community, having the opportunity to carry out a variety of activities and learn about their ancestral customs and practices.