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A pocket of luxury with a local heart welcomes guests into the world’s richest environment.

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A peaceful paddle up the Río Napo transports guests to the Napo Wildlife Center. On the journey in, waters come to life with river otter, electric eel and ray species whilst branches fold from the weight of sloths feeding overhead. These encounters are precursors of what's to come. 

This lodge is situated in an untouched area of the Amazon rainforest, surrounded by an 82 square-mile pristine reserve. Napo Wildlife Center offers the most natural experience of the rainforest. This protected tract of land is home to over 600 species of bird, and it is where 60% of new world wild cats reside. 

Napo Wildlife Center and its surrounds is protected by guardians of the area, the Kichwa Anangu Community, who used local materials to build the glorious lodge themselves. Today, the community hosts guests in spacious rooms adorned with mahogany and expansive balconies overlooking Añangucocha Lake. 

This lodge is for those who wish to expand their knowledge of the natural world and venture into territories that remain unseen by many. With the insight and expertise of naturalist guides, discover species that don’t exist anywhere else - such as the golden mantled tamarin - and help protect animals that are recovering from the verge of extinction. 

Climb 36 metres up the canopy tower for expansive treetop views over the rainforest and visit colourful clay-licks for an awakening of the senses. Journey out into the mangroves by canoe and explore the terra firma trails by foot, with surprises along the way as to whose come to join you. 

After long daytime excursions, relax with a cool drink and an ice cold towel to cool off. Climb to the top of the main building for panoramic views as the sun descends below the horizon and gorge on delicious cuisine prepared by the local chef. 

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The Property

The hand-crafted lodge consists of 12 cabins and 8 luxury suites with thatched roofs and spacious verandas. Napo Wildlife Center overlooks Añangucocha Lake, and the communal area is characterised by wildlife viewing platforms up to seven floors up with carved wooden touches. It’s a truly authentic encounter with the Amazon, with plenty of room to relax and recuperate on comfy sofas or spacious beds after excursions. 

Facilities

All cabins are incredibly comfortable, with outside decks surrounded by natural gardens, mosquito nets over beds, fans, private facilities, jet bathtubs, hot showers, 24hr electricity, WiFi, experienced naturalist guides for all expeditions, canopy bar, restaurant, plenty of room for lounging in hammocks & sofas, disabled access. 

Dining

Plenty of delicious, locally sourced food is provided for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day at Napo Wildlife Center. As the community runs the lodge, the resident chef changes throughout the year, but on every visit guests get to know the creator of their dishes and they are more than willing to tailor to dietary needs. 

Why Wayfairer

At Wayfairer we promote sustainable and positive tourism to all our clients who choose to travel with us. This means that all stays actively benefit the countries we visit, and experiences give back to the wildlife and communities we interact with. We only partner with lodges, hotels and tour operators in Ecuador who share our ethos. 

Napo Wildlife Center is incredibly unique in its approach to tourism, it was founded and built entirely by the local indigenous community and today it continues to protect and repair the precious environment in which it is situated. In addition to this, countless jobs are provided for the local community as well as education initiatives. This impressive lodge is beneficial for both the environment, and its inhabitants. 

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