Amazon

The climate of the Amazon rainforest in Ecuador is characterized by an average of 3,000 mm of rain per year and an average day-night temperature of 23 ° C, the Amazon region has large areas of tropical forest where trees such as ceibo, sande and mahogany can easily reach more than 50 meters high.

However, there are areas where water replaces the firm ground, rivers suddenly become narrow channels, large and medium-sized lagoons appear, and canoeing is the only way to move between trees and vegetation.

Few protected areas in the world have so many species of plants and animals. Its biodiversity includes 10 species of monkeys and all the great Amazonian mammals, such as Tapir, 2 species of deer all Amazonian cats, including Jaguars and Pumas, Capybaras, 2 species of Dolphins, Manatees, Giant Otter, etc.

The current number of registered bird species is now more than 500. At the peak of the wet season, thousands of hectares of forests are flooded. Here there are indigenous communities Siona, Secoya, Cofán, Kichwa and Shuar.