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Napo Wildlife Center Ecolodge

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San Francisco
Reviewed 29 May 2015

The trip to Napo Wildlife Center is amazing in itself. A half hour plane trip, and a two hour motor boat ride gets you to the entrance to the Yasuni National Park. Since no power boats are allowed in the park, you are then transferred to a canoe for a two hour trip to the Wildlife Center. The hotel is...

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NapoWildlifeCenter, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Napo Wildlife Center Ecolodge, responded to this review

Dear Alansoff great to hear that you got the main vision of the project and that you are sharing it with the world. Añangu comunity and the Napo Wildlife Center staff is pleased with your words. Best regards

Calgary
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Wow! This met our expectations and beyond. The management and staff are incredible and ensure your stay is perfect. Our Naturalist Guide was Danny and our local guide was Fabian. In the back paddling was Vladamir. All three were amazing. The rooms are quaint and we'll decorated. Food was great. This lodge is ran by the local community and they...

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NapoWildlifeCenter, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Napo Wildlife Center Ecolodge, responded to this review

Dear fishfamilyCalgary, the Napo Wildlife Center Staff where very pleased to hear about your experience with us, we hope to have you back soon, so you can enjoy our new restaurant that is already working. Best regards

Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Unlike every other "lodge" in the Amazon Basin this one is wholly owned and operated by the local community. It employs only local people, giving employment to their community. All the proceeds go to benefit their community by improving schools and hospitals etc. The staff is superb , knowledgeable beyond belief, helpful, sincere, can't use enough adjectives to describe how...

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NapoWildlifeCenter, Front Office Manager at Napo Wildlife Center Ecolodge, responded to this review

Dear Kreil Your comment is very important for the community Kichwa Añangu, through your visit the community has developed a great awareness of care for the environment and protection of nature, so you can visit this magical in the Amazonia place. Our Tower of 7 floors will be a dream come true. Sincerely yours. Staff NWC

Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 25 May 2015

My husband and I had an incredible time at Napo. Many thanks to all the staff for taking good care of us and showing us so much of the beautiful wildlife in the area. We are especially grateful to our guide, Pedro, as well as Bolo and Guido for their understanding of the ecosystem and their ability to spot so...

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NapoWildlifeCenter, Front Office Manager at Napo Wildlife Center Ecolodge, responded to this review

Dear OceanSeac On behalf of our staff receive grateful greetings. We are very happy to know that yout experience was a success. With its journey that has contributed to the sustainability of our project as a community and the conservation of one of the bio diverse places on earth. We hope to see you again. Sincerely.

Roseville, Minnesota
Reviewed 22 May 2015

we went on a four day excursion and want to go back for more. We had awonderful guide, superb food, and a great chance to supprt indigenous people in preservation and sustained use of the Amazon rainforest. An amazing, gorgeous and complex ecosystem

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NapoWildlifeCenter, Front Office Manager at Napo Wildlife Center Ecolodge, responded to this review

On behalf of our community receive our greetings grateful, we are very happy of your comment. As Kichwa people we have generated several systems to take care of our Pacha Mama and your environment. We expect to see you again . Best Regards NWC.

Mountain View, California
Reviewed 21 May 2015

If you love wildlife and nature, then the Napo Lodge in the middle of the Ecuadorian Amazon is for you! Managed by the local Indian tribe, it is a small boutique hotel in the middle of the rain forest. This is a rain forest, so prepare to get wet. There is no way to keep dry, so bring clothes that...

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NapoWildlifeCenter, Front Office Manager at Napo Wildlife Center Ecolodge, responded to this review

Dear Mainman 2015 On behalf of our staff receive a grateful greeting. Kichwa Añangu community has been recognized nationally and internationally for his work for the preservation of the ecosystem and the environment, since we do not hunt or fish. Every day we strive to satisfy our guests. We hope to see you again. Sincerely yours NWC.

cojovella
Reviewed 20 May 2015

We throroughly enjoyed our Napo experience, despite not having the best weather during our stay. The location is really picturesque and being paddled around the narrow waterways is a great experience. Thanks to upgrading to an amazing private bird guide , we saw over 100 species of bird as well as 7 species of monkey, sloths, caiman, giant otters and...

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We are very grateful for the time you have taken to make your comments and observations, we will take them into consideration . Both positive and negative events help us improve and learn about our service. Our community wants you to know that we are already taking action on the negative side of your experience, we are convinced this will...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Our trip with Napo Wildlife Center was fantastic. What an amazing place! The guides were excellent and the overall experience was something special that we will always remember. You realize that you were privileged to have had the opportunity to visit.

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On behalf of the entire community Anangu Kichwa Yours faithfully, yet we are very pleased for your comment. We hope to visit again soon. Best regards, NWC Staff

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2015

was very lucky to be in group of 4 and our guide, Julio, took full advantage of it to show us more that we expected;monkeys, dolpheins, anacondas etc answering all questions. location is just out of this world, advert photos do not do justice. staff was very friendly, great food, perfect place to forget about everything as no phone reception,...

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On behalf of our staff receive a grateful greeting. We are pleased to know that they fulfilled their expectations to see the variety of fauna which has Napo Wildlife Center. We hope to see you again.

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 11 May 2015

Unbelievable: beautiful, comfortable, safe, and right in your face wildlife. Our guides spoke English, Spanish & Kichwa. They got to know us and shared details of the forest they knew we would cherish. From day one they asked our dream animal to see, and met those dreams. The lodge was pristine, food was fabulous and service in rooms and food...

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Dear Pat: On behalf or our staff receive grateful greetings. We are very pleased to know you had a once in a lifetime experience. With your trip you have contributed to our communitie's auto sustainability and conservation of one of the most bio diverse places on earth. We hope to see you again. Best regards.

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The Napo Wildlife Center offers visitors a number of vantage points from which to admire and experience the spectacular, awe-inspiring diversity of the Amazon Basin. Climb the 120-ft. High galvanized-metal stairs to the jungle tower for otherwise impossible eye-to-eye views of canopy dwellers such as monkeys, eagles and macaws...Spy on clay licks teeming with parrots and occasionally visited by jungle cats or a magnificent elephant-muzzled tapir...Experience Man's ageless interaction with the jungle through the native community's perspectiveEnjoy evening walks to witness the astounding nightlife of the dense, entangled understory...Explore the many trails through "terra firme", "varzea" and swamp forest in search of the best that Amazonia has to offerBe it from the ground up, or from the canopy down, from hidden viewing blinds to silent paddling up black-water creeks, we deliver the biggest most intricate picture possible of this wonderful world. Napo Wildlife Center not only provides the educated perspective of bilingual guides but also the hands-on knowledge of the true guardians of Anangu, who live and witness the marvels of their jungle home every day. ... more   less 

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Address: Yanez Pinzon N26 -131 y la Nina. Edificio Las Carabelas, oficina 101, Yasuni National Park, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Yasuni National Park
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Napo Wildlife Centre Hotel Yasuni National Park
Napo Wildlife Center Ecolodge Ecuador/Yasuni National Park
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