In the Mashpi Rainforest Biodiversity Reserve we provide one of the most important refuges in the Chocó Region for these amazing creatures. Being aware of them and learning about them is of vital importance for their present and future protection.
One of Mashpi’s most relevant and unique features is precisely being the hub for an ongoing, ample and multi-target program of national and international scientific research and investigation to unveil more and more secrets of the secluded forests of the Mashpi Rainforest Biodiversity Reserve.
Since the earliest days of his career he fixed himself as an objective to let the world know about the Ecuadorian cuisine, based in the principles of great respect for the traditional cuisine of Ecuador, its ingredients, its cultural roots and cooking techniques. To that, he just wanted to add his own personal touches and create new variations of the national delicacies.
Early in the year the official notification arrived: Mashpi Lodge, after very detailed and strict scrutinizing and standards-compliance processes had been included as a founding member of a world-class excusive collection of high-prestige establishments: “National Geographic’s Unique Lodges of the World”.
One of the many surprises that marvel the visitors to Mashpi Lodge and Reserve is to find such a variety of waterfalls, several of them among the most impressive, accessible through carefully crafted nature trails of diverse lengths and levels of difficulty that cross the unique natural wonderland that surrounds the luxurious Lodge