The award winning Huaorani Ecolodge is situated at the headwaters of the Amazon and run by the Huaorani, one of the most isolated ethnic group on earth. This is a life changing experience where you will learn how to use a blowgun, climb trees, smear your face with red achiote, and take a two day meander down the Shiripuno river in kayaks or dugout canoes watching tropical birds and monkeys and listen to an indigenous leader relate the tribe's fight against oil exploration and with luck meet Moi Enomenga a conservation hero honored by National Geographic and the Buffett Foundation, The Huaorani are high energy, fun-loving people and they expect you to immerse in their culture and customs. Visit, learn, act, share and inspire!
Huaorani Ecolodge, provides accommodations in a style harmonious with the surrounding environment and the Huaorani culture.
The lodge is cozy, providing accommodation for a maximum of ten people housed in five comfortable, traditionally built, palms thatched cabins.
Huaorani LodgeAll cabins contain: a pair of twin beds (which can be joined to create a double if desired and triples for small families with a young child); a private bathroom equipped with a shower and flush toilet; a porch with comfortable chairs. Electricity is supplied 24 hours a day by solar panels. Environmentally friendly soaps and shampoos are provided, and for days when relaxing is the priority, the lodge provides a hammock house on the banks of the Shiripuno River.
The dining area has a lightly stocked bar. The whole area is covered with traditional Huaorani-style palm thatching and comfortably seats everyone.
At the Huaorani Ecolodge the restaurant provides nutritionally balanced meals, hygienically prepared with care by the local chefs, who use locally grown produce wherever possible. Fruit, tea and coffee are always on hand and a bar is available for beer, wine and soft drinks.
Unique locally made handicrafts and souvenirs can be bought from the community shop.