The Cuyabeno Reserve Ecuador is the second largest wildlife reserve of the national parks and protected areas in Ecuador. It is located in the province of Sucumbíos, in the northeastern Amazon region of Ecuador. You can observe a lot of specific Fauna and Flora of the Amazon. It is one of the most bio diversified places on the planet with the Yasuni National Park.
Then Cuyabeno Reserve Ecuador has more than 550 different species of birds, 60 species of orchids; over 350 species of fish; a variety of reptiles such as anacondas, caimans and river turtles. Plant species found within the reserve is estimated at 12 000. And many mammalian species, including the amazing Tapir. The Reserve is also home to rare species such as the legendary pink river dolphin, the Hoatzin with its wingspan of eight feet. We have a special bird watching tour Cuyabeno.
Cuyabeno Reserve Ecuador
What to do in Cuyabeno Reserve Ecuador ? Here are the best things to do in Cuyabeno !
There are a lot of things to do near Lago Agrio o Nueva Loja (by the way there are flights from Quito to reach Lago Agrio). The original idea to promote ecotourism to rescue the Reserve had been a model of success: The current level of visitors is about 12’000 per year, the most benefits of economic activities goes to the families of Siona Tribe. Moreover, Cuyabeno has become an ecotourism destination with national importance to the entire tourism sector of Ecuador.