Rafting on the Jatunyacu is one of the best activities in the area, the water comes from the Glacier of the Cotopaxi Volcano, passing through the pristine forest of Los Llanganates to end up on the mystic Amazon river, the trip is probably one of the best rafting trips on the planet due to the pristine area, warm weather, native cultures on the way, safety and guides.
8.30 AM – 10.00 AM: Transportation
Pick up from the Hotel or the meeting point in Cafe Tortuga and depart.
10.00 AM – 11.00 PM: Gear preparation, safety talk, paddling practice
Once we get to the put-in we start preparing the gear inflating the boats while the paddlers can change their clothes, guides have all set to start with the safety talk and then we head to the river to start the practice of command strokes
11.00 PM – 4.00 PM: Rafting
Now is when the action starts, we run the river starting with a big rapid called Pimpilala where we hit some big waves
4.00 PM – 5.00 PM: Return
After an awesome day we reach the end where the cars are waiting for us with some cold drinks, pack everything and back to Tena