Andes and Amazon Field School
Km. 11 Via Ahuano
Tiyu Yaku, Napo, Ecuador
Altitude: 499 meters; 1640 feet
Average temperature: 77 Degrees Fahrenheit
Population of nearby provincial capital Tena: 28,800
Directions: From Quito take highway 45 to Tena. Continue on highway 45 toward Puyo until you come to the Río Napo. Immediately after crossing the bridge, turn left (East) and follow the Via Ahuano (Highway 436) along the south bank of the Napo until you come to the Kilometer 11 marker. You will see a sign for Iyarina Lodge on the left immediately after Cotococha Amazon Lodge.
From Quito take the "Transportes Baños" or "Amazonas" bus line to Tena. The Transportes Baños" has a bus that leaves Quito at 10:30 AM and arrives at about 4 PM in Tena. There are also several buses a day that from Baños to Tena. From Tena take a taxi or a bus that reads “Ahuano” or “Santa Rosa” as its destination to Iyarina.