On the way to Huella Verde lodge

11Dec 2015
Puyo ecuador

Information of Puyo City The city of Puyo was founded on May 12, 1899 under the name of Our Lady of Pompeii by the Dominican friar Alvaro Balladares, who was on an evangelical mission for eastern Ecuador. It is situated 953 m above sea level, a northwestern province, one of the most beautiful parts of […]

08Mar 2015

What to do in PUYO – capital of PASTAZA province Ecuadorean central Amazon

What to do in PUYO – capital of PASTAZA province Ecuadorean central Amazon">

Parque Omaere SIGHTS / PARKS & GARDENS More information : www.fundacionomaere.org Prices : chil/adult $1.50/3 Opening hours : 9am-5pm Tue-Sun Less than 1km north of the city center, this ethno-botanical park offers one- to two-hour guided tours (free with admission) of rainforest plants and indigenous dwellings, by mostly indigenous guides. The park is run by Shuar plant expert […]

16Jan 2015

This spectacular 61-kilometer road drops nearly 1,000 meters in elevation along the Pastaza Valley to the edge of the Oriente. There are nearly a dozen waterfalls along the newly christened Ruta de las Cascadas, which has developed into a major tourist attraction with several tarabitas (cable-cars) across the valley as well as a range of […]