Rafting in the Jatun Yacu river provides a perfect rafting experience all year long due to the natural river flow free of dams, perfect weather, and perfect water temperature. The full day rafting trip includes lunch and a stop at a local Kichwa community.LOCATION30 minutes away from Tena (Province Napo), this river is a tributary to the Amazon river that rises in Ecuador on the flanks of the east andean volcanoes Antisana, Sincholagua & Cotopaxi.THE PRICE INCLUDES-5 hours of Rafting-Certified and Professional Guides (IRF - International Rafting Federation, ACA - American Canoe Association)-Rafting Gear: Helmet, LifeJacket, Paddle and Semi-Dry Top-Intern Shuttle-Lunch Buffet-Guided Visit to Local Community “Shandia” and Handicraft Shopping-First Aid Kit with certified WAFA Trip Leader-Safety Kayaker
ITINERARY08:00 | Hotel Pick Up08:00-08:45 | Transfer to River Entrance (Cando Community)08:45-09:00 | Safety Talk09:15 | Rafting Starts!10:30 | Water Break & Picture Time at Iloculin12:00-13:00 | Lunch, Games, and Guided Visit to “Shandia” Community13:00-15:00 | Rafting15:15 | Exit in Puerto Napo and Hotel TransferADVENTURE DESCRIPTIONOur adventure in the Jatun Yacu river will offer you an unforgettable experience in the 7-8 hours spent with Kayak Ecuador. Jumping on a raft with us and feeling the adrenaline of running this class III river will remind you why you are alive.Our carefully selected guides will make you laugh and enjoy every part of the day while also keep you feeling safe and at ease. 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.You will also have the opportunity to stop on an island and meet and interact with a Kichwa community which is a unique experience that you can only get here in the Amazon.By the end of the day, you will feel satisfied with your experience and feel as though you got to understand the nature and culture of this area in such a short time.