Caiman Tour, 1 day

Tena, Ecuador

AJ
Akangau Jungle Expeditions
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3 reviews
Duration: 1 day
Group size: 1 - 8
Caiman Tour, 1 day
Tena, Ecuador

Akangau Jungle Expeditions
  • Facebook verified
3 reviews

$NaN
Duration: 1 day
Group size: 1 - 8

About this trip

 This day-trip offers an incredible variety of activities.  Experience life in a Kichwa family, learn how to make chocolate, guided jungle walk to learn how the indigenous use the plants in their day-to-day life, visit an animal rescue center and go inner tubing, all in one action packed day! 

What’s included

  • Guide
  • Pure water
  • Lunch
  • Rubber boots
  • Transport
  • Extra drinks or meals
  • Tips
  • Animal rescue entrance
    $5 per person

Available options

Itinerary

1 day tour
Napo river and Arajuno river

 

The tour begins at 8:30 am from the Akangau Jungle Expeditions office in Tena.  Travel by bus to the Punta region then by motorized canoe along the Napo River and explore different areas along the way.

The first stop is a guided tour in the jungle to an ancient Ceibo tree, believed to be more than 200 years old!  The guide will also point out various plants, fruits and trees along the way.  After the hike, continue down the river to visit a local Kichwa indigenous family.  They will give a tour of their cacao farm then teach you how to make chocolate!

For the adventurous at heart, continue the next leg of the journey by floating down the river in an inner tube, which is considered a mild, class I aquatic sport.    This activity is optional and continuing by canoe is also available.

However you go, the next stop is to the animal rescue center, AmaZOOnico.  Learn how they rehabilitate, reintroduce and care for animals that have been victims of illegal trafficking.  Not all animals can be reintroduced but those who can, are set loose in a nearby protected forest called Selva Viva.

The next stop along the Napo River tour is to visit another local family and spend time at the Caiman Lake.  Also, we learn about indigenous weapons, tools and traps, some of which are still being used by the people today.

To finish this epic day-tour, you will travel by motorized canoe to Punta de Ahuano where a delicious lunch will be waiting for you.

A vehicle will take the group back to Tena.  Arrival time is approximately 4:30pm.




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AJ
Akangau Jungle Expeditions
3 reviews
Akangau Jungle Expeditions is a tour operator located in Tena, amazon region, Ecuador .We offers authentic jungle tours steeped in the culture, heritage and traditions of his people.Tour options include one-day and multi-day jungle tours, rafting and canoe trips, fishing expeditions, shaman ritual experiences, homestays in Kichwa communities, wildlife viewing, visits to the primary rainforest, giant ancient ceibo trees, or to nearby waterfalls, lagoons or caves.

Reviews

We asked Akangau for 2 day trips with accommodation for one night, this was organised quickly and easily. Our guide Gregorio was very knowledgeable and had a cheeky sense of humour! It rained on our second day but Gregorio still made it interesting with his knowledge of plants, insects, and small frogs. We had lovely food throughout, I am vegetarian and was well looked after! The scenery was beautiful, we learned a lot, and thoroughly enjoyed our adventure, we would definitely recommend!
By Lauren L for Misahualli + Route of the dreams on 19 Sep, 2022
We had a great time. Good service from the office. Fantastic guide in the jungle. Well organised! Thank you!
By Joris M for limonocha balance + transport on 11 Sep, 2022
We had a great time. Belen helped tailor a trip to our specific interests and was very attentive to details. She was flexible for changes once we arrived and made our trip enjoyable. Our guide, Dario was very professional, knowledgeable and spoke english well. I would definitely recommend Agankau for anyone who desired to take an amazon trip in Ecuador.
By Peter G for Tour amazon Ecuador 4 days on 30 Apr, 2022

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