Liana Lodge

Swiss run jungle lodge located in a 1000 hectares protected forest called “Selva Viva” on the shores of the Arajuno River in the Napo province 45 kilometers from Tena. The lodge offers accommodation in rustic but comfortable huts and several excursions and activities. The profit from the lodge benefits “Selva Viva”. The owners also run an animal rescue center “AmaZOOnico” which can be visited very close to the lodge. 

Suggested Activities:

  • Hikes from through the jungle accompanied by a native Quechua guide

    • 1,5 hours hike to ceibo a primer rainforest tree
    • 2 hours hike to the view point
    • 6 hours full day hike to the Rio Rodniquez which includes lunch and a bath in the river
  • Visit of the Animal Rescue Center AmaZOOnico

  • Bird watching

  • Visit to a Quechua family to learn about their customs

  • Night visit to a Shaman who will introduce us to the spirit world of the Quechuas and perform a cleaning ceremony  (additional cost of 40$)

  • Visit of the local museum where we learn about the hunting techniques

  • Ride down the Arajuno river on board of a traditional Quechua balsa raft

  • Fishing with a traditional net technique

  • Day and night trips in a dug-out canoe – and incredible experience in the moonlight

Departure Days
  • Leaving every day  
  • The lodge offers 9 comfortable huts, with a total capacity of 13 double-rooms (with two beds), 3 three-bed rooms and one four-bed room.The maximum capacity is 39 passengers. Each room has a private bathroom with hot water showers. The windows are equipped with fly-screens and spacious terrace.

    In case the Lodge is booked out, Liana Lodge can accommodate you in the neighboring community in the more basic lodge Runa Huashi with a total capacity of 17 persons. This basic lodge provides double cabins with private bathroom and hot water and fly-screens in the windows.

  • Big terrace with hammocks and view over the river 
  • Restaurant which combines cooking with products from the jungle and from the rest of the country 
  • Bar 
  • Private parking lot located 2 km away from the Lodge 
  • Security box 
  • Children pool (30cm deep) Canoes and swimming rings for the passengers
  • Free drink water
  • Flexible programs from 3 to 8 days