Frequently asked questions / Preguntas mas frecuentes

HOW TO GET TO COCA

HOW TO GET TO COCA


There are two ways to get to Coca, by public bus and by plane, from Mariscal Sucre Airport to Quitumbe bus station is 2h30 minutes, but there is a station of the Cooperativa Baños bus company that is 15 to 20 minutes away from the Mariscal Sucre airport in Quito, in the town of Tumbaco
By plane, flight time is 30 minutes, the value may vary according to the rate, go check flight schedules at Flights usually depart from Quito in the morning and arrive in Coca between 10 am, the flights comply with the established schedule for the moment there are these airlines https://www.latamairlines.com https://www.avianca.com https://aeroregional.net QUITUMBE - BUS STATION QUITO ECUADOR - see map TUMBACO - BUS OFFICE GIRASOL - see map Girasol Bus Station - Tumbaco City




HOW TO GET FROM GUAYAQUIL TO COCA


there are direct buses from Guayaquil to Coca departing at 16h30 estimated time of the trip 16 hours, while by plane with connection in Quito, there are no direct flights to Coca, we recommend combining a section by bus and another by plane, preferably from Guayaquil to Coca in Bus and the return from Coca to Quito by airplane, or also as you prefer and fits your budget.. more information click here www.avianca.com www.tame.com.ec




PRIVATE TRANSPORT


Options 1 .- We have private transport service, the approximate cost of one-way is 150 USD double cabin car capacity of 2 to 3 people, the cost for round trip 280 USD, for groups please consult with our sales Agent, ventas@amazonwildlife.ec

  • Included Pickup Mariscal Sucre Airport Quito - or Hotel in Quito
  • At the end of the tour the car will pick you up, meeting point
Options 2.- Shared private transportation.- Recommended for lonely travellers, this transport has established departure times
  • from Quito and Coca, vallue for one way 45 USD or 90 USD round trip
DEPARTURE OPTION 2
  • From Quito to Coca Every day of the week at 03h00
  • from Coca to Quito Every day of the week at 15h00
- Included pickup at restaurant , Hotel or departament etc. REFUNDS
  • -In this case, if you cancel your trip at any time, this value is partially refundable minus 50% or the value of one trip.
  • In the event that your assistance to the collection point is not presented, this value is not 100% refundable
  • In the event that you decide to cancel at the last minute, is not refundable 100%
94% REFUND
  1. - The refundable in case you are still in your country of origin or the flights to Ecuador have been canceled for any reason
  2. - It is refundable if in the case Ecuador closes the International airport
  3. It is refundable for cancellation of the booking tour by the tour operator




BUS TO OTHER CITIES OF ECUADOR


You can buy other information about Ecuadorian cities online at this link https://www.multipasajes.com/company/?coop=4 https://www.isyplus.com/v2/pasajes#/main/









DEPARTURE BY BUS

BUS ITINERARY


DEPARTURE FROM QUITO, QUITUMBE BUS STATION Quito -Loreto-Coca Departure 09h10 . Arrival to Coca 17h00 Departure 11h50 - Arrival to Coca 19h00 Departure 13h30 - Arrival to Coca 21h00 Departure 16h30 - Arrival to Coca 24h00 Departure 19h00 - Arrival to Coca 02h00 Departure 20h00 - Arrival to Coca 03h00 Departure 21h10 - Arrival to Coca 04h00 Departure 22h00 - Arrival to Coca 05h00 Departure 23h30 - Arrival to Coca 06h30 RECOMMENDED
If you want to go to coca you should take the next bus route
Quito - Loreto- Coca if you want to go to Joya de los Sachas you should take the next bus route
Quito - Lago Agrio - La Joya de los Sachas
From the second bus station his name CARCELEN in the north of Quito, departs at night at 10:30 pm is recommended to Coca BUS DEPARTURE FROM GUAYAQUIL TO COCA
Departure at16H30 every day of the week
Departure at 18h00 every day of the week
From the Bus Terminal of Guayaquil
no more departure times available BUS DEPARTURE FROM RIOBAMBA
We are working on this information BUS DEPARTURE FROM BAÑOS
We are working on this information BUS DEPARTURE FROM AMBATO
We are working on this information




BUS - BUY TICKETS


At the moment it is not possible to buy online, but Amazon Wildlife can make the purchase for you, so it is presented to the bus station at least 30 minutes before departure to withdraw the bus ticket, remember that any tax of the The bus station will have to pay for it at the time of approaching to pass for the embarking to the bus the cost 0.25 to 0.50 cents. approximate value





BOOKING

HOW TO COMPLETE THE BOOKING


To complete the booking it is necessary to send name, surname, identity number, nationality, age or date of birth, as well as the number of rubber boots The second step is to complete the reservation with 50% advance payment before 30 days from the date of travel, and the balance must be completed 15 days before. But it is recommended to complete 100%, within 30 days
For last minute booking you can pay at the meeting point send e-mail ventas@amazonwildlife.ec or also amazonwildlifeinc@gmail.com




LAST MINUTE - BOOKING


For last minute trips they are published with the following details
1.- Travel dates
2.- Number of days and nights
3.- Price per person in USD American Dollars
4.- Meeting Point in Quito or also in Coca
5.- You should read the conditions and non-return policies
6.- It does not necessarily have to coincide with the travel calendar
7.- You must complete the payment on the same Amazon Last Minute page
8.- The values can be with discounts from 10% to 20%
Guaranteed trips - AMAZON WILDLIFE TOURS, guarantees the trip on the dates published i n the last minute .- click for all trips of Amazon last minute In the case of questions write to:
send e-mail ventas@amazonwildlife.ec or also amazonwildlifeinc@gmail.com




AMAZON RAINFOREST - BOOKING


Yasuni National PArk accommodation at Amazon Lodge Indillama Trips to the Amazon rainforest of 3 and 4 days are the top tours
3 days Visit to the Amazon Rainforest Area Yasuni National Park.. click Here
4 days Visit to the Amazon Rainforest two Area Yasuni National Park and Limoncocha Biological Reserve BOOKING NOW CLIK HERE ,,,,,,




AMAZON DOLPHIN TOURS -BOOKING


Amazon dolphin tours
Go to the following link to complete the booking
https://www.amazonwildlife.ec/booking-amazon-dolphin





AIR TICKET

AIR TICKET - BOOKING  2020


For airline ticket purchases you can find online at the following links Air line Tame Company https://www.latam.com/en_un/ Air line Avianca Company https://www.avianca.com/ec/es/ Air line Aereoregional https://aeroregional.net/




ENABLED AIRPORTS 2020


The Quito Mariscal Sucre Airport will be enabled from April 5, 2020, however it is possible that this date will change, since the mandatory isolation time limit is 15 days





VACCINES and MEDICINES

Vaccines


All travelers You should be up to date on routine vaccinations while traveling to any destination. Some vaccines may also be required for travel. Health Information for Travelers to Ecuador, including the Galápagos Islands
Traveler View 1.- Hepatitis A - B.- These vaccines are mandatory for all countries without exception 2.-Malaria.- You can use as a preventive tablet prescribed by your doctor ( Aralen USA / avloclor 250 mg UK - Ireland/ chlorochin tablet 250 mg Germany / arechin film-coated tablet 250 mg Poland), although malaria has been eradicated in the Amzonas of Ecuador, in the last 20 years there have been no cases of malaria in the villages that live inside the Amazonas of Ecuador 3.-Yellow Fever .- It is not mandatory for citizens of Europe, North America, or countries in general that do not have a rainforest, for health authorities in Ecuador it is not mandatory to have yellow fever vaccines Yellow fever vaccine availability in the Ecuador is currently limited. If you need to be vaccinated before your trip, you may need to travel some distance and schedule your appointment well in advance. Find the clinic nearest you. 4.-Mosquito repelent and sunscreen that this can be bought at a pharmacy in Quito, does not require a doctor, but if you have skin problems please go to a medical consultation with your dermatologist




Healthy Travel Packing List


Pack items for your health and safety. You may not be able to purchase and pack all of these items, and some may not be relevant to you and your travel plans. Talk to your doctor about which items are most important for you.
This list is general and may not include all the items you need. if you are a traveler with specific health needs, such as travelers who are pregnant, immune compromised, or traveling for a specific purpose like humanitarian aid work.
Remember to pack extras of important health supplies in case of travel delays.

  1. Prescription medicines
  2. Your prescriptions
  3. Travelers' diarrhea antibiotic
  4. Suture/syringe kit
  5. Kit is for use by local health care provider & requires a letter from your doctor on letterhead stationery
  6. Altitude sickness medicine
  7. Medicine to prevent malaria
  8. Medical supplies
If you require more information please write to amazonwildlifeinc@gmail.com





COVID-19

CORONAVIRUS - COVID-19


INTERNACIONAL TRAVELLERS PRACTICE USUAL PRECAUTIONS Dr Carmen Dolea Head . Internacional Health Regulations Secretariat World Health Organization




ENABLED INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT


While the new regulations apply around the world, Ecuador's airports open to receive travelers from all over the world
Flights from Europe and the United States are mostly enabled since August 2020
Your laboratory test for COVID-19 is mandatory, which is negative, otherwise you will be forced to perform a 14-day isolation in a hotel in the city with monitoring by Ecuadorian health personnel, while your stay in isolation must cover any expense that this incurs




PROTOCOLS AND HEALTH MEASURES


Implemented at Quito Mariscal Sucre International Airport based on the main guidelines issued by the World Health Organization, International Civil Aviation Organization, Ministry of Public Health of Ecuador, Municipality of the Metropolitan District of Quito and Airports Council International. -Recommendations More information click here--- -Protocols for commercial passenger operations More information click here--- - Health security devices and equipment implemented at Quito Airport - Health protection measures




ENTRY AND EXIT REQUERIMENTS


  • Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter? Yes
  • Ecuador has moved to a Level 3 Travel Advisory: Reconsider Travel.
  • Ecuador approved resumption of commercial flight operations on June 1, 2020.
  • All travelers arriving in Ecuador should provide proof of a negative COVID PCR test taken no more than ten (10) days before entering the country. As long as the traveler does not present symptoms of COVID, the traveler does not need to perform mandatory preventive quarantine (“aislamiento preventativo obligatorio”, or APO) and they may freely move within the continental territory of Ecuador (NOTE: Special rules apply for the Galapagos Islands; see below).
The Government of Ecuador requires all travelers who do not provide the results of a PCR test to undertake, at their own expense, a PCR test upon arrival. The traveler must then proceed immediately to quarantine in a hotel, hostel, motel or other temporary accommodation authorized for such purpose. If the traveler receives a negative test result, the traveler may terminate the quarantine. If the traveler receives a positive test result, the traveler must continue the quarantine and necessary health care will be provided. While the Government of Ecuador does not require travelers with a negative PCR test to quarantine, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control notes that travelers (including children) pose a risk to family, friends, and community for 14 days after potential exposure to the virus. CDC guidance on travel during the COVID pandemic is available here: “Travel During the COVID-19 Pandemic.” Thus, travelers are encouraged to self-quarantine after international travel and any possible exposure. All U.S. government officials and their dependents are required to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival in Ecuador. A traveler who presents symptoms of COVID upon arrival in Ecuador is required to perform a RT-PCR test at their own expense and proceed to quarantine even if the traveler presents a negative PCR test at the airport of entry. For more information, please see the August 15, 2020, protocol released by the National Emergency Commission: https://www.gestionderiesgos.gob.ec/resoluciones-coe-nacional-15-de-agosto-2020/. Please note procedures may change at any time. We recommend reaching out to the Ecuadorian embassy or consulate nearest you before traveling for the most updated information at https://www.cancilleria.gob.ec/estados-unidos/. Is a negative COVD-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry? Yes Travelers must provide the results of a PCR (polymerise chain reaction) COVID test taken within the last ten (10) days prior to arrival in Ecuador. Are health screening procedures in place at airports and other ports of entry? Yes If a negative PCR test is not provided, testing will be conducted immediately at the airport at the cost of the traveler mORE INFORMATION https://ec.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information-ecu-2/





TRAVEL - REFUND POLICIES

TRAVEL AND REFUND POLICIES 2020 - 2021


For your information and familiarization of travel policies and refund cases please go to this link https://www.amazonwildlife.ec/travel-policies-post-covid-2020 For disputes and refunds
refund@amazonwildlife.ec For virtual and plastic card issuance
card-issuing@amazonwildlife.ec





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