Live the Magic of the Amazon at the Huasquila Lodge!
The Huasquila Lodge is located in a private reserve next to the Sumaco National Park and the Ecological Reserve Antisana. It is located in the province of Napo just 3 hours from the city of Quito via Tena and its elevation is 800 meters which makes it mosquito free, where the Andean mountain range ends and the Amazon begins.
Why take a trip to the Huasquilla Lodge?
It is the ideal destination to share time with family or couple and enjoy the charms of nature. its geographical location allows its visitors to carry out various activities connected to the multi-diverse ecosystem and learn about the culture of the Kichwa community. Every corner of this place transmits the energy and mysticism of the sacred valley of Cotundo and of the Amazon region where you can discover new species of flora and fauna never before seen. Thus, creating a unique and unforgettable experience that will surely make you come back to this magical place.
Accommodation and Amenities
The Huasquila Lodge boasts spacious social areas, a restaurant, a pool, a jacuzzi and 20 cabins with a terrace built in the Quichua style with materials from eastern Ecuador and equipped with all the necessary amenities. Seven of these cabins are 100% wheel-chair accessible.
If you are looking for a destination in the Ecuadorian Amazon that combines relaxation, Amazon rainforest, culture and adventure, Huasquila is your best choice. Live the magic of the Amazon in one place!
Huasquila Lodge Activities
Beginner Rafting – Class II
The family rafting experience in the Anzu river is perfect for beginners as no experience is needed at all, making it the best introductory contact with white water rivers for people that do
not have much practice at swimming or kids that are just learning. The easy rapids and stretches of calm water allow the adventurer to jump off the boat at any time and swim around
as much as they want to, the jungle scenery seen throughout the entire trip is beautiful and there is no dangerous wildlife around or inside the river, on the contrary, this river is widely
known as one of the best birdwatching spots. Kayaking experts in safety kayaks accompany us in our journey down the Anzu River at all times in case of an emergency. Includes lunch,
shuttle, pictures and you can even bring your pet in the boat! Duration is 5 hours and 30 minutes.
Huaysa Yaku Waterfall
The Huaysa Yaku natural pools are a gem in the middle of the Amazon Rainforest, freshwater streams are perfect for bathing and relaxing after the hike. These pools are located at the end of the road to El Cando, it includes four natural pools, one more beautiful than the others. As soon as you arrive here, you will be able to see the final pool and waterfall that flows into the great Jatun Yaku river. Here you will have plenty of places to sample local food and buy drinks so you only need to bring your shoes and swimming gear.
This is a recommended trip for all levels of adventure, ideal for the entire family, small kids, teenagers, and adults. The waterfall is located 12km from Tena it is accessible from the road to Misahualli. There are two options, a 15 min walk through the forest that ends in a waterfall with crystal-clear water ideal for refreshing in a sunny day, or, a 30 min walk for adventurers that love hiking in the jungle, similarly, it ends in a beautiful waterfall.
Mondayacu Grand Canyon
Mondayacu Grand Canyon Visit (2:30 – 6:30 pm). This trip starts with a 30 min hike along primary forest where guides will tell you all about the insects, animals and medicinal plants found here and their uses, the walk is a little bit taxing so be prepared and bring comfortable shoes. Take a bath in this beautiful pool that flows out of a canyon with water temperatures that go from 15 to 19 degrees Celsius and explore the insides of the cave where the 10-meter water jump flows through, a stunning place for taking pictures and enjoying a healthy lunch. Includes lunch, shuttle, and pictures.
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