Limoncocha National Biological Reserve, Tena

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This Nature reserve is located 229 miles from Quito, Ecuador. The reserve includes over 13,000 acres (53 km²) of land in the Shushufindi Canton, Sucumbíos Province.FaunaThere is a large concentration of Fauna in and around the reserve. The over 347 species of bird that live in the reserve make Birdwatching very popular attraction. Limoncocha also holds a large amount of tortoises and a diverse population of fish.FloraThe park is a largely water environment so a large portion of the Flora in the Nature reserve is either aquatic or semi-aquatic in nature. As with much of Ecuador towering trees provide homes for hundreds of types of animals. The microscopic algae in the water gives it a lemongreen color.Attractions and OtherMuch of the reserve is a lagoon style landscape that was formed by the ancient course of the Napo River. A small community of Quichua also live in the Reserve.
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  • For this trip, I decided to go with my friends from College, the reserve Limoncocha biological is one of the reservation that I have always had curiosity to explore since it provides biodiversity which was not going to waste, how to get to the Limoncocha biological reserve? is located in the province of Sucumbíos, canton Shushufindi, Limoncocha parish, we Orient through a map and by signals that could be observed where the reserve is located, we walked a long way and arrived at the reserve which we felt its Tropical wet forest with an average temperature of 25 ° C, in the Limoncocha biological reserve provided us with a guide service in which we accompany all trails in the reserve and would allow us to obtain information from it, whereby the reservation offers greater variety of mammals and abundant number of species such as: amphibians, birds, and reptiles, among which are two crocodiles (the black caiman and the Spectacled caiman), turtles and lizards. Which helps us with great scientific interest. For us it is an unforgettable experience and know how great that is our nature with loans with a variety of Flora and Fauna for our tour, excellent book da notice beauty of Pachamama, we were impressed by biodiversity that we had in our Ecuador
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  • Please gentlemen of Trip Advisor This lagoon is just over 4 hours Tena has more proximity to the town of Lago Agrio, Coca or Shushufindi please delete this option tourist as part of Tena confuse people
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  • Lake Limoncocha was a very nice experience. However, most vendors in Tena approximately $ 200 per person for 3 days, I find quite expensive. Ultimately, it is only the transport, very simple huts and simple food.
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  • Great place for bird and animal watching, all in a concentrated area.
  • Beautiful place
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  • Pure nature
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  • An intact book full of biodiversity, to the Habitat natural preserved with the help of dampers the protected area communities, who are working with the eco responsible tourism and sontenible.
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  • A day tour. Wonderful natural scene
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