Ecuador

Learn Spanish with us in the Amazon Jungle

Learn Spanish in an unique and beautiful environment
Amazon Jungle, Ecuador

Amazon Spanish Courses
Choosing to study Spanish in the Amazon provides you with all of the sounds & smells of nature while inspiring your language study in ways you never would have thought of before. Spanish classes in the Amazon Jungle are an opportunity to learn in a place that holds nature’s secrets. Two beautiful school locations offer the right atmosphere for your Amazon Spanish study, allowing your senses to absorb learning in a new and fresh way. You will witness a jungle wedding and a healing ceremony of the shaman. Experience it very close, make friends with the people of the Quechua tribe and enjoy their cooking skills. In a jungle hike you will learn more about the flora and fauna of the jungle.

The Amazon Jungle program is one of the most interesting Spanish learning programs offered by the Instituto Superior de Español. Our Amazon Spanish Courses gives you the opportunity to take Spanish classes and learn about the Amazon Rainforest in this biologically diverse area.


Facts about the Amazon Jungle

called: Oriente

The Amazon Jungle is called el Oriente in Ecuador. It is situated in the eastern part of Ecuador.

bio-diverse area

Did you know that 10% of the world’s known species live in the Amazon rainforest? In total it is home to around 2.5 million different insect species as well as over 40000 plant species.

living traditions

Experience a different life in the community of the Shuar in the Amazon Jungle. You will have the opportunity to get to know these extraordinary people… all while learning Spanish!

more facts about the Amazon Jungle

Temperature: hot & humid throughout the year, average annual temperature of 27°C (80.7°F)
Languages: Spanish and Kichwa

Size: With 2,5 million square miles, it represents 54% of the total rainforests left of the planet.


Since 1998 we offer
Spanish lessons in Amazon Jungle in Ecuador

Spanish school in Amazon Jungle

Do you want to learn Spanish in a unique and beautiful environment? Learn Spanish in the Amazon Jungle! We are located close to Coca, Orellana in the Napo area. Live in a beautiful eco friendly lodge in the middle of the jungle. Take Spanish classes, go on exciting excursions, and experience the culture of this biologically diverse area.

Our teachers

All of our teachers are native speakers and own a university degree in linguistics or literature. Your teacher will travel with you from Quito to our school locations in the Amazon. Many of our teachers are working with us since the day we founded the school back in 1988. They know the jungle very well and are aware of possible risks.
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Spanish courses in Amazon Jungle

beginner, intermediate, advanced & superior level
Group & Shuar Community Group Course
You want to learn Spanish in Ecuador, without doing a classical language course? Doing just a roundtrip is boring? You are looking for an adventure? Then this program is right for you! You will learn Spanish in the wilderness, discover the culture and put your own courage to he test in many Outdoor Activities.
Your Spanish classes take place in the morning or in the afternoon for a minimum of four hours a day. Teachers will usually set a short exercise for homework each day. We offer classes for the following levels: beginner, intermediate, advanced and superior.

from 849$
Tourist Amazon – Eco Lodge
This is the best way to learn Spanish and to get to know the Amazon Jungle.
Our group classes consist of 2 to 4 students and are held four hours a day, from Monday to Friday on the Amazon Eco Lodge.
Your time schedule: e.g. Monday – Friday, 08:30 – 12:30
Lessons: 20 x 55 Min.
Participants: Min. 2 Max. 4
Duration: Min. 1 week
Airport pickup included: upon arrival in Quito and transfer to accommodation
Round-trip included: Quito – Jungle – Quito (9 hours by bus) & Round-trip Coca – Eco Lodge – Coca (1 hour by motorized canoe)
Accommodation: double Indian huts 5 days/4 nights per week. Additional cost for weekends after the first week
Meals: Full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner), except during transit through Coca
Activities: Guided afternoon excursions Monday to Friday and 1 night excursion.
Certificate: You will get a Diploma or certificate of studies.

 

Accomodation on Amazon eco Lodge

Indian huts

huts of Amazon eco Lodge, Ecuador
Room Amazon eco Lodge, Ecuador

 
 

The jungle lodge is located at the Napo River which is one of the Amazon’s two major tributaries. You will stay in double or triple indian huts with cosy beds and mosquito nets.
 Private Bath: with hot water 24 hours a day
 Meals: delicious meals
 Electricity: only several hours a day
 Wifi & mobile phones: no signal available – enjoy the silence
 Included: towels, bed linen, weekly cleaning, your own set of keys, full broad
Not included: personal expenses, food during transit through Coca
NOTE: an unavoidable element of any visit to the rainforest is contact with bugs and creepy crawlies – this applies to all kind of lodges, and may involve insects inside your room. If this does not sound like something you would like to sign up for then a trip to the rainforest is probably not for you.

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Activities in the Amazon

Consider the variety of animals living in Ecuador’s Amazon: armadillos, honey bears, sloths, bats, tapirs, peccaries, jaguars, monkeys, manatees and many more. There are loads of birds like hummingbirds, toucans, macaws and tanagers on land, and darters, herons and gulls on water.
Enjoy the wonderful nature with a lot of breathtaking trees. The rainforest is also the traditional home of many indigenous communities.

 

Observing Wildlife
Join a tour that is characterized by its ease for birdwatching, in the area 350 species of birds have been recorded. We are going to bring you back to the lodge to have dinner.
Watch caimans in the darkness of the night
Our guides will take you on a nightly tour in boat to see caimans.
Explore the jungle at night
Take a flashlight and grab a guide and see hundreds of insects and small animals during nigh time. Don’t forget your bug spray!
Piranha fishing
Do you want to catch them? We are going to take you on a piranha fishing tour.

 

 

 

Go hiking
Visit the Socali path, characterized by a variety of different jungle lands. This path is used as an introduction trail to learn about the flora and fauna that is possible to find in different types of forest.
Visit an indigenous family
After breakfast we will take the motor boat to visit an indigenous family. Our guides will talk to you about the traditions and costumes of these tribes.

Arrival to Amazon Eco Lodge

Before you can start your Spanish classes or Travelling classroom with us you need to get here. But no worries: There are many ways to get to the ecuadorian capital, Quito.

Air

Students attending Spanish courses in the Amazon Jungle must first fly to Quito. The Aeropuerto Internacional Mariscal Sucre (UIO) can be reached from many international departure cities. From Quito Aerogal and TAME, offer daily flights to Coca, which take about 45 minutes.
Optional: Flight is not included in our fees

Bus

We recommend our students to take the bus from Quito to Coca. The company Trans-Esmeraldas or Transportes Baños offers its passengers buses, which drive at night. If you take the bus at night you will travel the route: Quito – Baeza – Loreto – El Coca. This trip takes about eight hours.
Included: transfer from Quito to Coca by bus

Boat

From Puerto de Orellana (Coca) you will be taken to the eco lodge by motorized canoe.


 
At the docks
choose some rubber boots and make sure, that they fit well. You will need them.

One week $869$849
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Pricing Tourist Amazon Spanish Course – Eco Lodge

  • 4 weken
  • $3396
  • Pickup service van vliegveld Quito
  • 20 uur spaanse groeples
  • Vervoer per bus Quito – Jungle – Quito
  • Rondtrip per motorboot Coca – Eco Lodge – Coca
  • Dubbele Indiaanse hutten voor 20 dagen/16 nachten.
  • Additionele kosten voor de weekenden na de eerste week.
  • Volpension, behalve tijdens de reis door Coca.
  • Begeleidende middag excursies ma t/m vrij, en 1 nacht excursie.
  • Certificaat van de taalstudie
  • BOEK NU
  • $1698
  • Airport pickup in Quito
  • 40 hours of group Spanish classes
  • Transportation Quito - Jungle - Quito (by bus).
  • Round-trip Coca – Eco Lodge – Coca (by motorized canoe)
  • Double Indian huts 10 days/8 nights.
  • Additional cost for weekends after the first week.
  • Full board, except during transit through Coca.
  • Guided afternoon excursions Mon to Fri and 2 night excursion.
  • Certificate of studies
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  • 3 weeks
  • $2547
  • Airport pickup in Quito
  • 60 hours of group Spanish classes
  • Transportation Quito - Jungle - Quito (by bus).
  • Round-trip Coca – Eco Lodge – Coca (by motorized canoe)
  • Double Indian huts 15 days/12 nights.
  • Additional cost for weekends after the first week.
  • Full board, except during transit through Coca.
  • Guided afternoon excursions Mon to Fri and 3 night excursion.
  • Certificate of studies
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  • 4 weeks
  • $3396
  • Airport pickup in Quito
  • 80 hours of group Spanish classes
  • Transportation Quito - Jungle - Quito (by bus).
  • Round-trip Coca – Eco Lodge – Coca (by motorized canoe)
  • Double Indian huts 20 days/16 nights.
  • Additional cost for weekends after the first week.
  • Full board, except during transit through Coca.
  • Guided afternoon excursions Mon to Fri and 4 night excursions.
  • Certificate of studies
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