Ecuador & the Galapagos Islands - The Oriente (PDF Chapter)
This is the Oriente chapter from Lonely Planet’s Ecuador & the Galápogos Islands guidebook.
Exploring the Oriente gives you the unforgettable experience of seeing the natural world up close and personal. But this region is not just jungle. Ecuador’s best thermal spa, most spectacu-lar waterfall, most active volcanoes and most formidable white-water rapids also await.
- soak in the pristine steaming waters of Papallacta, watching the mist move across the mountainsides above
- stand in the thunderous spray of Ecuador’s highest waterfall, San Rafael Falls
- hike through three different vegetation zones to gaze out over jungle and cloud forest on the country’s most volatile volcanoes in Parque Nacional Sumaco Napo Galeras
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: The Northern Oriente, From Quito to Lago Agrio, Lago Agrio, Reserva Producción Faunística Cuyabeno, Coca, Vía Auca, Lower Río Napo, Parque Nacional Yasuní, Parque Nacional Sumaco Napo Galeras, Cotundo & Archidona, Tena, Misa-huallí, Upper Río Napo, Puyo, The Southern Oriente, Macas, Sucúa, Gualaquiza, Kapawi Eco-lodge & Reserve.
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