Ecuador Rainforest Tours

Ecotourism has grown extremely popular in recent years, especially in the Ecuadorian Amazon. To take advantage of this boom, many tour agencies and hotels have slapped the prefix “eco” in front of their names in an effort to attract clients. To know if you are really getting the ecological experience that you’ve been promised, check out Ecuador’s definition of “eco”.

Below is a list of recommended providers of tours and lodges in the Ecuadorian Amazon:

Huaorani tribesmen in the Ecuadorian rainforest. Photo by Andy Drumm, Tropic.


Adventure Life Amazon Rainforest Tours offers active and lodge based Amazon Rainforest tours in Ecuador and Peru. Combine your Amazon rainforest lodge stay with a Galapagos cruise or Ecuador tour. Adventure Life seeks to actively preserve the locations visited on all Amazon tours.

Casa del Suizo – with its panoramic view of the Napo River, Casa del Suizo is a great choice for a first or hundredth trip to the rainforest. First class accommodations, with many of the conveniences of home, and excellent food in the tranquility of the rainforest make Casa del Suizo the ideal getaway and great base camp from which to explore the Amazon.

Cotococha Amazon Lodge – live Amazon life in style at Cotococha. Great comfort, excellent food, warm hospitality and a spectacular jungle scenery will surround you during your Amazon jungle experience. Cotococha offers high quality excursions lead by experienced native guides, such as community visits, rafting and kayaking, jungle trekking, canoeing & inner tubing, night walks, cascade visits, and much more. After your jungle adventure, come back to enjoy tranquility at your comfortable bungalow built in harmony with the surrounding forest.

The Galapagos Islands, Ecuador’s Amazon Jungle and Volcanoes with ECtravel – Ectravel offers you a variety of ways to explore Ecuador. Island hopping in Galapagos, trekking in the Sierra, rafting in the jungle and many more. The 100% bilingual Ecuadorian staff is committed to showing you the wonders of Ecuador while making your trip easy and exciting.

Blowpipe practice

Blowpipe practice. Photo courtesy of Cotococha Lodge.

Ecuador Galapagos Travels, this specialist in customized travel services offers fascinating adventure tours into the mysterious verdant world of the Amazon Rainforest. The tour operator also provides a variety of cruises, hotels and tours in the Galapagos Islands, adventure tours in the Andes and comfortable hotel accommodation on the mainland before or after your tour into the jungle.

La Selva Jungle Lodge – is located high on Lake Garzacocha deep in Ecuador’s Amazon basin, the richest primary forest on earth, and offers you the ultimate in luxury jungle adventures. Create your own itinerary; swim in tranquil lagoons and lakes, fish for piranha, go birdwatching, trek or hike in the jungle, canoe in meandering rivers, or simply enjoy the magnificent views of the rainforest while lying on a hammock. Also, enjoy the Lodge’s gourmet food and its personalized service.

Amazon Rainforest Tours- Amazon Jungle Eco-Lodges – Imagine Ecuador
– Amazon Jungle Trips, Imagine Ecuador offers the best Amazon Jungle Tours in the Cuyabeno Lodge Reserve, Yasuni National Park, Luxury Amazon Jungle Tours, Birdwatching, Canopy Tower, Amazon Jungle Eco Lodges, Canopy Walk, Amazon River, Iquitos Peru, Amazon Trips and Expeditions near Tena and Puyo, Canoeing in the Amazon Rainforest and Volunteer Work.

Oscelot kitten in the Amazon region.
Photo by Cherise Miller.

Magic River Tours – specializes in canoe tours through the Amazon rainforest. Paddling and hiking through untouched primary rainforest with expert bilingual guides (both English and German) is a “must do” for birders and wildlife lovers. Magic River provides accommodations in cozy, rustic cabins, and uses state of the art camping and canoe equipment.

Nautica Galapagos – offers excellent deals on Galapagos cruises and Galapagos diving. Also offering Ecuador one day tours in Quito and Guayaquil, two days tours including Otavalo market and Cotopaxi volcano, Amazon jungle tours and land tours. Experience all of Ecuador and the Galapagos with Nautica, our staff will ensure that it is the vacation of a lifetime.

Otobo’s Amazon Safari offers what has to be one of the most amazing adventures to be found not just in Ecuador, but anywhere in the world. Otobo, a Huaorani native, invites you to his territory in the heart of the Ecuadorian Amazon to experience the Rainforest and all its magic. This has all the elements to be the trip of a lifetime. you’ll trek through the forest behind your local Huaorani guide and a bilingual naturalist inside the Yasuni National Park.

Galapagos and More – offers Amazon rainforest itineraries and Galapagos add on packages with Spanish courses and scuba diving adventures.

Sacha Lodge – is an ecotourist’s dream. Primary Amazon Rainforest, a birdwatching tower, a butterfly nursery, an extensive network of trails and comfortable accommodation make Sacha Lodge one of the world´s premier eco-lodges

Sani Lodge – perched on an oxbow lake deep in the Ecuadorian Amazon between Cuyabeno Natural Reserve and Yasuní National Park, Sani Lodge is what comes to mind when one thinks of the perfect ecological getaway amidst virgin Amazon rainforest. The perfect blend of modern comfort and rustic simplicity, the lodge is the perfect place to relax and explore the surrounding jungle on foot and in dugout canoe, stopping to fish for piranha, delight in the songs of Amazonian birds, search for caiman under the light of the moon, or just soak up the magical energy of the biological heart of the planet.

Tour the amazing Ecuador rainforest with Yasuni Travel – Yasuni Travel provides tours and travel services in the Amazon region and can help you to discover the amazing Amazon rainforest. Tropical rainforests are amazingly diverse. They cover only about 6 percent of the land, yet support about 50 percent of all terrestrial plant and animal species. Individually, each is unique due to location, climate, evolution and human history.  Yasuni Travel offers tailor made, customized and personalized private tours in Ecuador.