8-Day Amazon Tour
Play With Monkeys. Eat Pure Chocolate. Float Down the Amazon River. Zipline Through the Jungle Canopy.
Here's Your Amazon Adventure Itinerary!
Day 1: Travel Day. We'll have you picked up from the airport in Quito and our guide will meet you at the hotel you'll stay at nearby.
Day 2: Enter the Amazon! You will enjoy a beautiful and scenic 3.5 hour car ride to Tena, then have lunch at the amazing resort you'll be staying at for 4 of the nights on your tour. Once we've checked in and had a bite, you'll head right out for your first close up taste of the Amazon. You'll get your blood moving again with a hike up through the jungle to a beautiful waterfall.
We'll have a chef-prepared dinner at the resort this night.
Day 3-4: Overnight Jungle Tour. This is 2 days of glorious fun in the jungle. You'll spend a night at a jungle lodge tonight. You'll go on a day hike, a night walk, a dawn bird watching tour, a chocolate making demo, a visit to an amazing butterfly farm, an animal rescue center, and to a beach with playful Capuchin monkeys. The lodge is a bit rustic, but it has comfy beds, hot water, great food and fabulous views. You'll return to Tena, to the same luxury resort, around 5 pm on the 2nd day. We'll have another great dinner there this night.
Day 5: Raft Trip on the Rockin’ Jatunyaku River (class 3+), One spectacular day plunging through rapids with the rainforest as your backdrop. Lunch is on a river beach and dinner will be back at the resort. If you want to explore Tena, this would be the night to do it!
Day 5-6: Overnight Tour to Baños: On this adventure to Baños, you’ll visit a series of waterfall including the famous thundering waterfall, Pailón del Diablo, see taffy made, visit a funky museum with shrunken heads, swing out over a mountain in a tree house swing, plus optionally take a dip in their hot springs and/or zip-line across a deep canyon. We’ll also include a visit to the Nate Saint House on the way if we can get an appointment. 2 lunches and a dinner will be had out at restaurants in Baños on this trip, dinner will be back at the resort upon arrival back to Tena.
Day 8: Caving, then Journey Home: We'll spend the morning exploring the caves. Then on the ride back to the airport or Quito, we'll be passing by the stunning Papallacta Hot Springs.