It is a municipality of the Province of Sucumbíos, Ecuador. Its cantonal head is the city of La Bonita, known for its privileged location in the Amazon basin, its great natural wealth, biodiversity, flora and fauna that constitute a true treasure to discover.
Various indigenous communities invite you to enjoy an Amazonian experience connected to the traditions of this northern province.
Climate Canton Sucumbíos
Three types of climates can be determined: Wet cold in the upper part, temperate humid in the foothills of the mountain range and tropical rainy in the Amazon basin.
Flora Canton Sucumbíos
The vegetation formed by bushes and forests of cedar, pine and the beauty of its plants like orchids, with more than 700 species captivate themselves and strangers; and finally the low zone, with the predominance of forests of copal, cedar, bromeliads, huicundos and lianas. The landscape is unique: waterfalls, rivers, mountain ranges capture the attention of visitors.
Fauna Canton Sucumbíos
It has a high level of biodiversity but with a low population density that remains constant. It is composed of the cuchucho, armadillo, guatusa, danta, guanta, monkey, rabbit, sacha guinea pig, cervicabra, white-tailed deer, pudú and Oso de Presojos, among others.
Hydrography Canton Sucumbíos
In this canton important rivers are born that cross the tropical plain, such as: Azuela, Cofanes, Condué, Chingual, Due, Tigre Grande, which feed especially the Aguarico river.
Typical Meals Sucumbíos Canton
Cassava Tortillas: We knead the yucca, mix the onion and butter. Beat the eggs and mix everything. In a pan with hot oil, place the dough forming the tortilla until golden brown.
Cassava chicha: Cassava is cooked and then crushed in a wooden pan, with mallet of the same material. A part of this mass is chewed by women to achieve a certain degree of fermentation. To serve it, cold water is added. The dates of highest consumption of chicha are associated with Christmas parties, cleaning the cemetery (October), Easter, marriages and baptism.
Guanta Dry: Stewed meat with patacones, rice and cassava.
Sucumbios Tourist Places
Lago Agrio The abundance of a paradise in the Amazon awaits you in Nueva Loja, its biodiversity will dazzle your senses.
Cascales You will find pure biodiversity. Wide variety of plant and animal species for a theater like no other.
Gonzalo Pizarro The territory that sleeps with the snoring of a colossus and yet is always calm.
Cofán Bermejo Ecological Reserve In the area there have been 53 species of mammals, 144 birds, 92 amphibians and reptiles and 93 fish.
Cuyabeno Wildlife Production Reserve The protected area takes its name from the Cuyabeno River, which in its middle course overflows causing a complex of 14 lagoons and forming the largest wetland in the Ecuadorian Amazon.
Limoncocha Biological Reserve Its abundant fauna and flora has called the interest of scientists and tourists. In 1998, 100% of the area was declared a Ramsar Wetland.
Limoncocha Pier It is located in the province of Sucumbíos, in the Shushufindi canton, Limoncocha parish at an altitude of 228 meters above sea level, with a temperature of 25 º C, becoming an ideal tropical humid place for the habitat of All kinds of wildlife.
Puerto La Flora It is easily accessible and has a great diversity of flora and fauna.
Malecon General Farfán Malecon of the General Farfán Parish located on the pier of the San Miguel River.
Mirador Bellavista It is a very beautiful sight and to sit down to observe placidly all the vegetation that embraces the parish territory.
Orcideario Julianita If you love to know orchids and bromeliads, do not wait any longer, orquidiario Julianita offers you this in many varieties.
El Bolsillo and Laguna del Encanto It is a suitable place for those who like extreme tourism, since it is a distant place but very wonderful, then we tell you some of it.