Parque Etnobotanico Omaere, Puyo

4.6
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An educational site, Parque Etnobotanico Omaere highlights the medicinal uses of the region's native plants. The nature park remains an ideal place for relaxing and escaping the bustle of the nearby city. Take a guided walk along the trails to discover the useful plants growing there with the help of biologists, interns, and volunteers. This activity also provides insight into the local culture, including their use of weapons, tools, and more. Work out when and for how long to visit Parque Etnobotanico Omaere and other Puyo attractions using our handy Puyo road trip tool .
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  • ❤️ beautiful, the photos do not describe how beautiful and beautiful these landscapes are without mentioning that they are lovely people.....
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  • It is a highly recommended place especially if you do not have much time to enter the jungle. The tour is guided and very affordable (3 dollars). The guide teaches you about the different species of trees and plants along the way. You can opt for a short route or a long route. We stayed an hour and a half. Chris, who runs the place is a great person. You will learn from natural medicine and the remedies that Mother Earth gives us. It was actually a short but enriching visit.
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  • Our guided tour of this Amazonian ethnobotanical park, done by biologist Chris Canaday, was extraordinary. Whatever else you might experience in the way of nature tours, you would benefit from adding a stop in Puyo to see and hear what is offered here. Chris' knowledge of the medicinal uses of many, many types of plants and trees, learned from his Shuar wife Teresa Shiki, is exceptionally broad and deep. Not to be missed.
  • Beautiful adventure in the rainforest. Excellent place to spot unique forest wildlife such as insects. A great place to learn about the indigenous cultures and their medicinal uses of plants as well as wildlife. Plus it's easy to access.
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