Established in early 2023, Sinchi Wayra is a unique haven nestled along the tranquil Rio Napo shores. Deep in the Amazon’s Ecuadorian headwaters, you will experience unparalleled biodiversity. Our eco-lodge, crafted with traditional Kichwa design by the Gualinga Family, seamlessly blends nature’s beauty with top-tier service. Dive into a genuine Kichwa experience, where the Amazon’s magic is at your doorstep.

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Escape to the pristine Yasuní national park

Dive into the heart of the untouched Amazon rainforest. Nestled on the banks of the mesmerizing Napo river, the Gualinga Family Eco-Lodge offers you an unparalleled journey into the verdant mysteries of the Yasuní National Park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

Yasuní National Park is not just a rainforest; it’s an extraordinary web of life. Renowned for being one of the most biodiverse places on Earth, Yasuní is home to:

Over 600 species of birds.
170 species of mammals.
More than 1,200 species of trees and 10,000 species of plants.

This astounding biodiversity means that every step you take is a journey of discovery.

Experience tradition and deep-rooted knowledge in small groups

What makes us truly unique? The Gualinga Family Eco-Lodge is proudly run by the indigenous Gualinga family, stewards of the Yasuní for countless generations. Allow them to be your gateway to ancient Amazonian tales, ancestral traditions, and the secrets of the lush rainforest. If you are interested in our story, continue reading here.

Rich Wildlife Spots: Set out on multi-day tours that grant you swift access to the most abundant wildlife zones. Witness the diverse species of birds painting the treetops, elusive snakes prowling the undergrowth, and playful monkeys swinging from tree to tree.

Deep Dive into Flora & Fauna: Benefit from the Gualinga family’s deep-rooted knowledge, cultivated over generations. Discover rare medicinal plants, vibrant orchids, and learn about the intimate relationships between the rainforest’s inhabitants.

Night Walks and Canoeing: As the sun sets, embark on thrilling nocturnal walks or glide silently on our canoes, absorbing the symphony of the Amazon nightlife.

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Best time to Visit Yasuní national park

Yasuní National Park showcases the vibrant pulse of the Amazon throughout the year. For those looking to navigate with relative ease and experience slightly drier conditions, the months between August and March are more favorable. While the rainforest does see precipitation year-round, this period tends to have fewer heavy rain showers, enhancing the accessibility for wildlife excursions and other activities. That said, each season in Yasuní has its distinct charm, ensuring a unique and enriching experience whenever you choose to visit.

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