2 Days Rafting & Camping

This is a great option for those who want to live an adventure, enjoying the adrenaline of the river rafting and camp overnight in the jungle!

This tour takes place in one of the most important rivers of the Ecuadorian Amazon region. It born in the highlands of Llanganates National Park in the highlands and western slopes of the Andes and form the Jatun Yacu River, Kichwa name that means “Big Water”, then it joins Anzu River and forms the Napo River, one of the largest river in Ecuador, which flows into the mythical Amazon River in Perú..
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Days of Tour 2 days
Kayaking Distance 26 mi / 42 km
Kayaking Time 8 hours*
Kayaking level Class III / Class II*
Rivers Jatun Yacu / Napo
Other Activities Camping, community visit, wildlife encounters

 

*Depending on the season and conditions of the rivers

ITINERARY

DAY 1: Jatun Yacu River Rafting (class III) and Camping

Early in the morning, we will drive for 3.5 hours from Quito to the Jungle along a beautiful road that connects the highlands with the Amazon Basin. During the trip, we will see how the climate and ecosystems change in a matter of minutes! Starting from the Inter-Andean valley (9.190 ft/2.800 m), we will reach the Eastern Andes pass (13.120 ft / 4.000 m) and begin descend through the cloud forest to finally get the rainforest.

Once in the Amazon basin, we will start with a short hike and swimming break in the most beautiful natural pools in the Napo Province, then rafting starts in the Jatun Yacu!

Our adventure in the Jatun Yacu River will offer you an unforgettable experience jumping on a raft with us and feeling the adrenaline of running this class III river that reminds you are alive!

The natural beauty you are surrounded in all day from the crystal clear water to the colorful orchids blooming on the mountain sides will leave you in awe. While some parts of the river pump you full of energy, other parts are smooth and relaxing allowing you to float calmly down the river.

After 3 hours full of emotions, we will arrive to our campsite based in a local Kichwa community located in an island called “Shandia”, where we will have the opportunity to know a little more about their culture and customs. That night, we will have a delicious barbecue in the middle of the jungle. (BL/L/D)

DAY 2: Napo River Kayaking (Class II)

This day, we will continue our descent and raft for about 5 more hours until we reach the beautiful little town of Puerto Misahuallí. There, we will have time to see some crazy monkeys and other local charms.

After a well-deserved lunch, we will be amazed by the wildlife of the Jungle! We will have a guided visit to our Aquatic Safari where everyone can enjoy. We start our adventure visiting a beautiful lagoon, where we can see countless birds, some monkeys and other species from a non-motorized canoe.

Finally, after two exciting days in the jungle we start our trip back to Quito. (B/L/D)

INFORMATION YOU SHOULD KNOW!

  • Trip from highlands to Amazon
  • Transition of climates and ecosystems
  • Napo and Jatun Yacu Rivers whitewater Rafting
  • Amazon wildlife and flora
  • Shandia Island and community
  • Amazon traditions and customs
  • Private transportation during the whole tour
  • Experts, certified and bilingual guides for kayaking activities
  • Rafting Gear: Helmet, Lifejacket, Paddle and Semi-Dry Top
  • Native local guides for jungle excursions
  • Safety Kayaker
  • Meals: (B) breakfast, (BL) box lunch, (L) lunch, (D) dinner
  • Safe drinking water refills during the tour
  • Overnight Camping in Shandia Community
  • Camping gear: tents, sleeping bag
  • All attractions and communities entrance fees
  • Extra sports and alcoholic drinks
  • Extra personal expenses
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips

REQUIRED

  • Day backpack (20 L)
  • Comfortable, light clothing
  • Pants, Shorts, Leggings, T-Shirt or Shirt (Quick Dry preferably)
  • Comfortable shoes for hiking activities
  • Flip-Flops or sandals
  • Rain jacket
  • Shoes / closed toe shoes (keep in mind that they will get wet) and that do not come off easily
  • Sunscreen and insect repellant
  • Cap and sunglasses with straps
  • Bottles or Camelbak to refill water
  • Bathing suit and towel
  • Personal grooming kit
  • Dry bag to protect electronic devices and personal stuff
  • Extra comfortable and light change of clothes and shoes

RECOMMENDED

  • Waterproof camera
  • Personal first aid kit and medicines

2 DAYS RAFTING & CAMPING

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