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Ecuador Rafting & Kayaking Tours

Ecuador is one of the world’s premier rafting and kayaking destinations. Perhaps nowhere else on the planet is there such a concentration of whitewater…
Ecuador Rafting & Kayaking Tours

Ecuador Rafting & Kayaking Tours

Ecuador is one of the world’s premier rafting and kayaking destinations. Perhaps nowhere else on the planet is there such a concentration of whitewater goodness as where the Andes Mountains meet the Amazon basin and the plains of the Pacific. All trips can be organized out of Quito, and the towns of Tena and Baños also have several operators that specialize in whitewater. The Tena area perhaps offers the most diversity and is where kayakers tend to hang out for the longest period. From Quito, both the spectacular Upano and the trips to the western slope rivers of Rio Blanco and Rio Toachi make it the most highly visited starting point for day trips.

Below are several highly reputable rafting and kayaking companies that can assist you in organizing day trips and up to week-long expeditions.

Adventure Life Ecuador Tours – offers active whitewater Ecuador Tours, multi-sport adventures, and land-based Galapagos tours. Explore the Andes on an active Ecuador adventure. Small group tours and custom travel planning on Ecuador Tours.

Huasquila Amazon Lodge is your door to Ecuador’s Amazon, located between the Andean mountain chain and the Amazon region, only 4 hours from Quito (by private car) within the Sumaco Biosphere Reserve, Huasquila offers six luxury cabins built in local Kichwa style. Each cabin has a private bathroom, hot water, wide interior spaces and a balcony with superb views of the Amazon. Enjoy delicious meals, bar service and exciting jungle tours, caving expeditions, excursions to petroglyphs, animal rescue center, horse trekking, kayaking and rafting with native Kichwa guides. Great service & activities, all accompanied with a friendly family atmosphere.

Ríos Ecuador – who better to lead you through the rivers of the Amazon than the original rafting pioneers of the Tena region – Ecuador’s rafting mecca. Join the Ríos team as they navigate Ecuador’s hundreds of miles of world-class whitewater. Ríos Ecuador has become recognized as the country’s top rafting and kayaking tour provider.

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Free Galapagos Trip Planner at Galapagos Islands .com – easily plan your Galapagos vacation online, find great value, and a wide selection of customized Galapagos cruises and vacations.

Galapagos Tour Experts – Adventure Life Specialize in luxury Galapagos cruises, and land-based Galapagos tours. Adventure Life can help you design the perfect trip to Ecuador. As seen in Outside Magazine, NatGeo, and the New York Times.

Voyager Galapagos Tours haS excellent Galapagos cruise deals & last-minute offers, and land-based Galapagos tours (aka Island Hopping).

Galapagos & Ecuador Insiders use their local expertise to assist you in planning the perfect Galapagos cruise or Ecuador tour for your precise budget, needs, and interests.

Latin Trails craft customized journeys to the Galapagos Islands, the Ecuador mainland, the Amazon rainforest, and Peru. They operate the highly-rated Galapagos cruising yacht: Seaman Journey and the day tour yacht the Galapagos Hopper.

Andando Tours – Pioneers in Galapagos tourism. Two generations of sailing and shipbuilding showcase unparalleled knowledge in creating the most unique Galapagos Cruises. Owners & Operators of S/S Mary Anne & M/Y Passion.

Gulliver Expeditions – Learn more about our Ecuador ToursPeru ToursEcuador Climbing Expeditions, Galapagos Land Tours, and Machu Picchu Tours. Gulliver Expeditions offer fantastic travel experiences since 2005.

Surtrek Galapagos Cruises – has offered exceptional custom-designed trips to the Galapagos for over 20 years. They now bring their brand of off-the-beaten-path trips to other countries in South America such as Peru’s Machu PicchuBolivia’s Uyuni Salt Flats, and Chile’s Atacama Desert.

ViaNatura – provides excellent value Galapagos cruises on the Monserrat yacht, a luxury cruise experience on the Hermes yacht, and a variety of tours in Ecuador and Peru.

Exclusive Galapagos Cruises, part of the EQ Touring group – specializes in private Galapagos yacht charters. They can help your group find the perfect yacht that matches your needs at a price negotiated by a true insider who has been doing charters in the Galapagos for decades.