Yacuma Lodge

Class: Tourist ** | Departure from: Quito + or - Flying Time: 0 min. | Driving Time: 5 hrs. | Canoe Ride: 10 min.

About it

The Yacuma Eco Lodge was built in 1997 in cooperation with the Rainforest community Chontayacu and Ecuahotels. Today the Lodge works close together with the community. With every visit you can not only experience the true nature of the Yacuma Protected Forest Reserve, but also support the school of the community.

What can you do there?

  • Guided nature hikes 
  • Bird watching and wildlife viewing 
  • Visiting ethnic groups 
  • Visiting a bats cave 
  • Swimming and Tubing 
  • Gold Panning 
  • Canoe trips and Fishing


  • 3 day programs leaving every Friday 
  • 4 day tour Leaving every Friday 
  • 5 day program leaving every Monday


  • The maximum capacity of the Lodge is 56 passengers. There are 2 areas for accommodating the guests. The main area exists of 10 bungalows. Every bungalow has two rooms, that can be used as Double or Double / Family room. 
  • The second area exists of 2 bungalows that can be used as Double, Double / Family or Triple rooms. 
  • Each room has a private bathroom with a solar warmed, lukewarm water shower, soap and towel are provided. To protect you against the mosquitoes the windows are equipped with fly screens and above each bed is a mosquito net. 
  • The rooms are flexible to be used as single, double or triple room. In general there are 16 double rooms with 2 single beds, 6 Double / Family rooms with a double and a single bed and 2 Triple rooms with 3 single beds.


  • Restaurant and bar 
  • Small gift shop with T-shirts, caps and handicrafts 
  • Community area with instruments and games 
  • Bonfire place 
  • Terrace 
  • Canoes for guests