Discover the Cloud Forest!
ANDEAN SPECTACLED BEARS
Minutes away from the lodge, yearly during bear season, which lasts between 4 and 10 weeks, watching elusive endangered Andean bears is a unique experience.
Maquipucuna is home to more than 400 species of birds or 4% of the world's bird diversity, so there's plenty to discover. A huge diversity of Andean and Chocó specialists can be found in primary forest as well as open areas, easily accessible through trails and view points.
Come face to face with insects, frogs, bats and other creatures of the night!
& 32 KM OF TRAILS
THERE IS SO MUCH MORE TO EXPERIENCE AT MAQUIPUCUNA
From harvesting and processing your coffee, to learning our cooking secrets, to roasting and prepping your own cocoa for sumptuous chocolate massage... Or if you just need a day off, relax with one of our chocolate massages.
DID YOU FIND YOURSELF WITH A DAY OFF?
Visit Mindo, a bustling town revolved around conservation where you can learn about butterflies.
Discover the ruins of the Yumbo, pre Inca people, in Tulipe, or
for an exciting adventure, fly though the skies on Tucanopy's ziplines!
You can chose to combine Yunguilla-Maquipucuna, Yunguilla-Sta Lucía-Maquipucuna or Maquipucuna-Sta Lucía. You must plan to spend at least one night at each of the the locations if you add on any of these community oriented tours.