Jamu means arrmadillo in the “paicoca” Siona indigenous language. Jamu Lodge is located in the Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve at 15 minutes downstream from the Laguna Grande, this ecolodge has a policy of minimal environmental impact and take care the nature, the use of solar panels help to provide energy in the rooms and social areas. In addition, all inorganic material is packaged and taken out of the reserve regularly, the organic material is used of compost. Its biodigesters allow to maintain the impact of pollution to a minimum by using enzymes and natural bacteria, which treat all wastewater from the lodge. The entrance to the lodge is done by river transportation service (motor canoes with ecological engines) that is offered by the siona local community with the coordination of the Lodge, thus offer more incomes to this community.
Accommodation and Services
Jamu Lodge offers 3 cabins and 2 towers keeping a traditional and rustic style of the jungle with elevated thatched roofs. Three of the cabins with 2 double rooms each one with its own private baths and shower with hot water, the rooms have two comfortable beds with mosquito nets; and the 2 towers have 8 double and 2 triple rooms. In the principal cabin is the spacious dining room and hammocks area for resting. And the last cabin includes the kitchen area and the crew accommodation.
Jamu Lodge also has 3 comfortable and exclusive suites of 60 meters of area and capacity for 5 persons each one, keeping the rustic style but with elegance and comfort of the first class lodge in Cuyabeno, all suites offer its own balcony, couch, small living room, shower and bath tub private with hot water, night lamps, USB switches, mineral water bottles, a fruit tray daily and optional breakfast and dinner room services.
The heart of our lodge is a spacious dining room. We pride ourselves on our ability to prepare and serve fresh food of excellent quality in such an isolated place. In this activity we make sure that the fresh and local ingredients, such as bananas and cassava are used in the base of our recipes, so that you have the pleasure of eating and enjoying in the natural atmosphere of the surrounding jungle. Our blend of Ecuadorian and international cuisine cheers your palate. Afterwards you can enjoy a cocktail in the bar or relax with a beer in our comfortable hammock lounge.
During the activities you are accompanied by a certified naturalist & bilingual guide (English & Spanish speaking language). The trip services end in Lago Agrio so you have the option of taking the bus or a flight from Lago Agrio to Quito and we can arrange one of these two options for you.
- Walk in the jungle
- Alligator observations
- Paddling kayak/native canoes
- Visit to the Siona community
- Night Walk
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