Huaorani Ecolodge is small. It has been designed to be intimate, harmonious and environmentally sustainable way to share time with the Huaorani and experience the richness of their natural environment, while creating the least possible impact on the surroundings. To that end the lodge provides accommodation for a maximum of ten people housed in five comfortable, traditionally built, palm thatched cabins. Four to nine day packages offer a tremendous amount of opportunities for adventure and learning. If relaxation is your thing, then a hammock is your answer for tranquil riverside reading and a siesta in the Casa des Hamacas, or go for a swim in the Shiripuno River.
Huaorani Ecolodge is situated in terra firma rainforest (forest that is never flooded) an hour’s walk from the community of Quehueri’ono, in the northwestern part of the territory. You are in a comfortable and secure setting consisting of five Huaorani-style, palm-thatched cabins named after the Huaorani communities along the Shiripuno River, constructed of local wood, within which are fitted modern large tents. All cabins have a pair oftwin beds, a private bathroom equipped with a shower and flush toilet, and a porch with comfortable chairs.
The dining area is part of a complex of rooms and the whole area is covered with traditional Huaorani-style palm thatching.
Other structures include an employees’ dormitory, an Administrator’s house,two storage buildings and, perhaps most importantly, casa de las hamacas(Hammock House) on the edge of the Shiripuno River for those few occasions when you are not engaged in activities away from the Lodge.