Secluded Jungle Experience

Embark on a journey of unparalleled wilderness encounters in the heart of the Amazon rainforest. Nestled within the pristine Yasuni National Park, our intimate camp offers a unique retreat, featuring safari-style tents artfully constructed on local-styled platforms with thatched roofs, providing both comfort and a genuine connection with the environment. Positioned along the tranquil shores of the Tiputini River, this exclusive site invites you to experience the enchantment of the rainforest's rich biodiversity as you explore its wonders. Yasuni National Park, acknowledged by UNESCO as a World Heritage site spanning 2.7 million hectares, stands as one of Ecuador's last remaining continuous tracts of virgin tropical rainforest. Within the Yasuni Biosphere Reserve, discover an extraordinary concentration of biodiversity, with 99.73% of the reserve comprising original natural vegetation. This region boasts remarkable beauty and optimism, serving as a sanctuary for a myriad of wildlife, including 204 mammal species, 610 bird species, 139 amphibian species, and 121 reptile species. The lush landscape is adorned with abundant and diverse monocots such as anthuriums, palms, orchids, and ferns. In the primary forests, a rich tapestry of epiphytes, climbers, lianas, mosses, lichens, and fungi form a genetic reservoir of potential value, waiting to be explored. Immerse yourself in daily adventures led by our knowledgeable and friendly guides, discovering the secrets of this incredible ecosystem. Indulge in delectable local cuisine, seamlessly integrated with the natural surroundings, and let your heart be captivated by the breathtaking landscapes and mesmerizing sunsets that paint the Amazon rainforest in hues of wonder.

Your Next Journey In The Amazon Rainforest...

Our experienced local native guides and other experts, who visit our camp, have carefully planned our tours. We are open to designing new experiences. If you want to create your own personal journey, please let us know; we will be happy to make it possible.

Photo Safari

In this Safari, we will photograph, ethically and in situ, a large number of animal species, from the largest as birds and mammals to the smallest such as reptiles, amphibians, or invertebrates. Tour focuses on photographing animals as we find them, showing their behaviors. With the assistance and advice from your guide and instructor, you will obtain the best results in every situation. A unique photographic experience in a magical place overflowing with life.
Duration: 6 days - Max: 3 persons
$2510 per person

Herping Tour

The World Biosphere Reserve of the Yasuni National Park is a herping paradise, among the most important biospheres in the world it protects the largest biodiversity of species in the primary rainforests of the Ecuadorian Amazon. This tropical rainforest contain over 247 amphibian and reptile species. Other specialized tours are available: entomology tour, survival journey, cleansing experience, and others...
Duration: 6 days - Max: 6 persons
$1910 per person

Private Tailor Made

Our experienced local native guides and other experts, who visit our camp, have carefully planned our tours. We are open to plan new experiences with the length of stay you desire. If you want to create your journey, please let us know; we will be happy to make it possible.

Why choose Mandari Panga?

Small Groups

Plan your unforgettable journey by joining our Ecuador Amazon Tours. Delve into the heart of the Amazon with an authentic and immersive experience; our certified guides, with their knowledge, bring a unique, private feel to every step of your trip.

Yasuni National Park

One of the only amazon lodge located within the boundaries of Yasuni National Park in Ecuador. Our amazon lodge is isolated from other facilities in a nearly untouched area of rainforest in one of the most biodiverse regions on the planet.


Connect with the amazon rainforest jungle in a way not possible in a traditional lodge with total comfort. Experience the sounds of the birds, animals, and rivers. Sense your surroundings in your sheltered, elevated, safari-style tent with a river view.


Your visit to our camp makes an essential contribution to improving the quality of life for the people of the Mandari Panga community. It’s crucial to help protect the incredible diversity of life in the Yasuni region of the Ecuadorian Amazon.


comments from our visitors

  • star ratingOverall great experience. We did kayak tour however all activities were adjusted on daily basis to our needs. So we did walks, kayak, boat rides, visit parrot clay lick, pirania... read more

    avatar thumb Przemyslaw K
    25 January, 2024

    star ratingThe eco-lodge we need - Mandari Panga is a very special eco-lodge. To keep a place like this in the Amazonian forest, with such high standards, it requires a lot of work, a lot of... read more

    avatar thumb loutcho l
    19 December, 2023

    star ratingThe entire complex is beautiful and so well run. You can totally disconnect and just take in what an amazing part of the world you are in. Our... read more

    avatar thumb Jeff F
    4 December, 2023

    star ratingI want to return! - This was an incredible trip. Abraham and Danny were excellent, knowledgable and professional guides. I felt so well taken care of. Everyone is incredibly kind. The... read more

    wells c
    3 December, 2023
  • star ratingThis lodge is special. The experience immerses you into the most biodiverse part of the Amazon, the Yasuni, like no other.

    We booked the Adventure Experience which consisted of... read more

    Sharon K
    11 September, 2023

    star ratingThe Lodge is beautifully located as the only lodge at the tiputini river. We did the kayak tour which was a very good way to see a lot of wildlife,... read more

    11 August, 2023

    star ratingAs part of our World Challenge to Ecuador, we stayed at Mandari Panga and our experience was amazing. The facilities, food and hospitality are 5 stars. Freddie, Javier and Daniel... read more

    Mafalda L
    5 August, 2023

    star ratingI went here with a study abroad group and loved it! The guides are super knowledgeable and the surrounding hikes are really pretty! Nothing beats the Amazon for wildlife viewing... read more

    Camille T
    18 July, 2023
  • star ratingAmazing experience in a phenomenal jungle lodge. This was my first ever experience in the rainforest, and it exceeded expectations.

    The real advantage of this place over other... read more

    Nick S
    27 June, 2023

    star ratingIntimate jungle experience - My partner and I wanted to visit the Ecuadorian Amazon but couldn't find a lodge that fit our style... until we stumbled upon Mandari Panga – and it was absolutely perfect for... read more

    Christian S
    13 June, 2023

    star ratingHad a great stay at Mandari Panga Lodge. We did the Nature and Culture Tour with an extra day added on (5D4N).

    The nature was incredible - the lodge... read more

    13 May, 2023

    star ratingFantastic experience for a "guys" trip - My friends and I did quite a bit of research before choosing a condensed Adventure Experience at Mandari Panga, rather than one of the lodges on the Napo River. It... read more

    Guggan D
    3 May, 2023
  • star ratingFantastic experience for a "guys" trip - My friends and I did quite a bit of research before choosing a condensed Adventure Experience at Mandari Panga, rather than one of the lodges on the Napo River. It... read more

    3 May, 2023

    star ratingAuthentic Jungle Adventure - Highly Recommended! - Hubby and I spent a spectacular week on the Adventure Tour. Ramiro is an excellent guide and all the staff were fantastic. If we hadn't had a guide... read more

    16 April, 2023

    star ratingIt was very basic accommodations, but roughing it a little was ok for us.
    The overall experience of being in the rain forest and seeing the wildlife was really great.... read more

    2 February, 2023

    star ratingAs a full-time photographer, I couldn't have wished for a better place to visit in the Yasuni National Park! I was the only guest here and had six amazing days... read more

    26 December, 2022
  • star ratingWe have had trips to various rainforests before and avoid using large travel businesses providing standard packages to bigger groups. Our trips are led by our interest in wildlife but... read more

    30 November, 2022

    star ratingWe chose Mandari Panga for the unique and authentic experience they offer and we were not disapointed ! We went for the 4 days nature and culture tour. We were... read more

    16 November, 2022

    star ratingThis camp lodge is very special. It's owned and run by a local Kichwa community and everyone in the community takes part. There aren't any other lodges on... read more

    12 November, 2022

    star ratingWOW!! I am so thankful we booked a 7-day trip with Mandari Panga. I am very impressed with this lodge. I am so lucky I found this lodge... read more

    8 October, 2022
  • star ratingWe booked the 5-day-tour "nature & culture" with Mandari in beginning of June. Mandari is a Kichwa community eco-tourism lodge. Luckily we had sunny, warm weather. Everything was very well... read more

    19 June, 2022

    star ratingDefinitely recommend staying here! I spent 4 nights here with my study abroad group. There is no service but it helps you get the raw experience. The staff was so... read more

    19 May, 2022

    star ratingYou have to stay at Mandari Panga Jungle Expeditions. First, the camp is isolated. There aren’t other lodges around. We went it was just my daughter... read more

    27 February, 2022

    star ratingWow!! My study abroad group spent 4 nights here, and they were absolutely incredible. It is located right along the Tiputini River, which was great for swimming and canoeing in.... read more

    13 January, 2022
  • star ratingWe spent six days on the Rio Tiputini in the Amazon rainforest. A very long journey brought us straight to paradise. The Mandari Panga Camp is completely isolated... read more

    19 November, 2021

    star ratingAn experience with Mandari Panga is not cheap. We paid for the 7 day all inclusive jungle experience, at a cost of over $1200 each. Once you factor getting to... read more

    2 November, 2021

    star ratingUnlike other eco lodges that accommodate swathes of visitors and guide people along well-trodden (even if technically pristine rainforest) paths, the experiences that this project offers are deeply personal, immersive,... read more

    17 October, 2021

    star ratingMandari Panga took us to the heart of the Mandari community. The camp was very comfortable with a beautiful rustic lodge/dining area and a comfortable screened tent on the river.... read more

    dennis g
    5 October, 2021
  • star ratingTL;DR: I could not recommend this highly enough. I saved up to go as a student and have no regrets. It was hard to fall asleep the first night.... read more

    31 August, 2021

    star ratingWe spent 5 days, 4 nights at the Mandari Panga Camp on the Tiputini River. It absolutely was a trip of a lifetime! Will always recommend this place and these... read more

    16 May, 2021

    star ratingWe stayed at Mandari Panga for 4 nights and 5 days and had such an incredible experience. If feels like you are in the middle of a national geographic documentary.... read more

    4 May, 2021

    star ratingFor over a decade, it's been a dream of ours to visit the Amazon. The week we spent at Mandari Panga exceeded our expectations! We were fully submerged in the... read more

    Hrvoje S
    2 April, 2021

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