The Toachi and Blanco Rivers located at the western Andes slopes are a great introduction to rivers. This trip has become our most popular rafting trip, because its difficulty fits perfect either to experienced rafters or beginners. The incredible scenery along the way is a plus to make a memorable day full of adrenaline you will never forget! class II-III+ River

• The river is located in the Western Andes slopes.
• The weather is usually warm, the water temperature is warm.
• Experience is not necessary for this trip. Perfect for beginners and experienced rafters.

DEPARTURE/RETURN

LOCATION

Area: Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas

Pick up from the hotel or meet up at the Barefoot Meeting point at la Plaza Foch.

DEPARTURE TIME 7:00 AM, We can have breakfast in way.
RETURN TIME Approximately 7:00 PM. back to Quito.
COST $ 85 USD per person
WEAR  On the River: Quick-dry shorts/bathing suit
Synthetic shirt for warmth and sun protection
Sturdy footwear – sandals with straps (no flip-flops), sneakers, wetsuit boots
Hat with a brim to protect the face from the sun
Sunglasses with retainer strap
Avoid all cotton clothing, as cotton gets cold when wet
Wear/Bring After the Trip: Set of dry clothes, shoes, and socks – warmer gear if cool temperatures after the trip.
Towel
Bag for wet clothes
What To Take in the Raft: Small tube of sunscreen that fits in a pocket
Water bottles – preferably with carabiners to attach to raft
Snacks.
INCLUDED
Professional instructor Life Jackets, helmets and paddles.
Transport from Quito to the river and back All rafting Gear
NOT INCLUDED
Tips
Pictures of the trip.

1

7.00 AM – 10.00 AM: Transportation

Pick up from the hotel. Drive to Santo Domingo de Los Tsachilas.

2

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

3

11.00 PM – 3.00 PM: Rafting

Now is when the action starts, we run the river starting with series of continuous rapids class 3 where we hit some big waves and make narrow moves, we will atop on the El Sapo Rapid class IV to scout the rapid, then meet the Blanco River where we have a wider river and bigger pools between rapids, to finish in Vale Hermoso or Beautifull Valley town where our driver is waiting for us with the fresh fruits from the area, lunch, and beers for the grown-up . 

5

4.30 PM – 7.00 PM: Return

After an awesome trip, pack everything and head back to Quito

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