At Cuyabeno it is possible to identify over 500 different species of colorful birds ranging from tiny hummingbirds to the majestic Harpy Eagle, found only in the rain forest. There are up to 240 different species of plants in just one hectare, each one with a specific practical or medical use. Macaws, Parrots, Toucans, Monkeys, Freshwater dolphins, Caymans and Anacondas, Jaguars, anteaters, sloths, manatees and armadillos, are just some of the mammals that live in the Cuyabeno reserve, and in the depths of the black waters thrive piranhas, catfish, the gigantic Arapaima (reaching over 2 meters), and many other species of fresh water fish.
Come and visit the amazing Amazon forest Cuyabeno and live a real adventure in the jungle for 4 or 5 days.
Caiman Lodge is one of the best places in the Cuyabeno Nature Reserve, near the Laguna Grande and accessible by canoe all year, not Depending on the season. Caiman Lodge is the newest Lodge in Cuyabeno and was designed and built by two of the MOST experienced guides and Cuyabeno managers. It can Accommodate 40 People Have triple, quadruple, quintuple, and matrimonial rooms: each room with Its own private bathroom and hot water.
There is also an area to relax, hammocks and an impressive bird observation tower with a great view from the seventh floor of the lagoon and the jungle. All our Guests have the assistance of an accredited naturalist guide, a licensed driver, and Caiman Lodge Canoe Crew. The Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve protects 603.380 hectares of primary rain forest. Located just on the equator, in the northeast area of the Ecuadorian Amazon rain forest, Cuyabeno is home to many different communities, each one with its own cultural identity.