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Exceeded Expectations

Rios Ecuador is partnered with Yachana Foundation and Lodge who we booked a 5 day, 4 night stay... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alexis D
Multi-day adventure tour with Rios Ecuador

We were able to try out Rios Ecuador's new "multi-day adventure" packages. We did the 3 day package... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
Jackie T
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Established in 1996, Rios Ecuador is the original whitewater rafting and kayaking operator in Tena. We operate a range of adventures for families, beginners and experts on the Jatunyacu, Misahualli, Jondachi and Anzu rivers. Our fun, friendly, English-speaking guides were born and grew up in the area, and are enthusiatic about showing you the jungle and their culture. They are trained to International Rafting Federation standards, and certified in first aid and river rescue.
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  • Terrible1%
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Tarqui 230 and Dias de Pineda, Tena 150150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Rios Ecuador is partnered with Yachana Foundation and Lodge who we booked a 5 day, 4 night stay with. Instead of riding a bus/truck out to Yachana, there was an option to "raft in." The description stated, "no experience necessary" so I was expecting a...More

Thank Alexis D
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santiagoriosecuador, Gerente at Rios Ecuador, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Alexis As we always say, “If there’s something we can improve on please tell us and if you had a really great time then please tell everyone!” We are so happy you enjoyed the trip. The Jatunyacu is good for everyone. You are right...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

We were able to try out Rios Ecuador's new "multi-day adventure" packages. We did the 3 day package which included one day of rafting with Rios Ecuador and two days of trekking/cultural tours with their partner, CarpeDM Adventures. Everything went smoothly, from the initial communications...More

Thank Jackie T
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santiagoriosecuador, Gerente at Rios Ecuador, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thanks Jackie for your comment !!!! We are glad you enjoyed the trip with us. We made this alliance to mix the highlights of Ecuador in one program with this comment we realize we did a very good job. Thanks for come with us. We...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

The day started with a drive through some beautiful mountain scenery, We were especially lucky as we got a view Antisana Volcano which is usually cloudy, We arrived at Baeza where we met the guide and there is the option to get breakfast and then...More

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santiagoriosecuador, Gerente at Rios Ecuador, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Hi Dorian As we always say, “If there’s something we can improve on please tell us and if you had a really great time then please tell everyone!” We are glad you enjoyed the trip in the Quijos River . You can not always see...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Awesome guides and amazing time on the river, learned a lot about both whitewater rafting AND Ecuador. Lots of great rapids, but nothing our guide couldn't talk a beginner through. If you are in Teña you must check out Rios Ecuador!More

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santiagoriosecuador, Gerente at Rios Ecuador, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Hi Ryder As we always say, “If there’s something we can improve on please tell us and if you had a really great time then please tell everyone!” I Liked "if you are in Tena you must checked Rios Ecuador" Thanks for the recommendation. I...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

I went rafting with Rios Ecuador on a level 3 river. As I have never rafted before I was a bit apprehensive. The guide and kayak rider were excellent. They made us very comfortable and we rafted like a team. Midway we stopped and they...More

Thank Loree L
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santiagoriosecuador, Gerente at Rios Ecuador, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Hi Loree Thanks for you comments As we always say, “If there’s something we can improve on please tell us and if you had a really great time then please tell everyone!” We are glad you had a wonderful time in the river. Our guides...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

This was an amazing experience! If you are in Tena, don't miss this opportunity! Its not busy like Banos and thats a big pro...the views are beautiful and peaceful! We were well looked after and had an absolutely epic time! I haven't laughed so much...More

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santiagoriosecuador, Gerente at Rios Ecuador, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Hi Pam Thanks for you comments As we always say, “If there’s something we can improve on please tell us and if you had a really great time then please tell everyone!” We are glad you had a good time in the Jatunyacu River and...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

It was an amazing experience, for my students and myself. The guides are excellent , very reassuring, kind and funny.More

Thank Gina P
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santiagoriosecuador, Gerente at Rios Ecuador, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Hi Gina Thanks for you comments As we always say, “If there’s something we can improve on please tell us and if you had a really great time then please tell everyone!” We are glad you and your students had an amazing time in the...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018

The whole experience was amazing, starting with the reservations to the drop off at our hotel in Quito. Santiago was quick in responding to all my questions. Our booking was super easy, as it was through paypal. Pablito's driving helped us enjoy the scenic drive,...More

Thank Anuraga R
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santiagoriosecuador, Gerente at Rios Ecuador, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Hi Anu Thanks for you comments As we always say, “If there’s something we can improve on please tell us and if you had a really great time then please tell everyone!” We are glad you enjoyed the trip. Thanks for all your recommendations. Everyone...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

This is a must do if you visit Tena. The guides are amazing. They made the trip! The guides are very knowledgeable and put safety first. It you are looking for a white water rafting trip then you should take this one!More

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santiagoriosecuador, General Manager at Rios Ecuador, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Hi rafting paddler Thanks for you comments As we always say, “If there’s something we can improve on please tell us and if you had a really great time then please tell everyone!” We are glad you enjoyed your rafting trip. Your comments make us...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2018

My 6-year old twins had their first rafting experience of their lives with Rios Ecuador last week. Off water, I was nervous and worried they'd be ejected off the raft, afraid of the waves and not able to pull themselves together if anything happened. After...More

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santiagoriosecuador, Gerente at Rios Ecuador, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Hi Sophie As we always say, “If there’s something we can improve on please tell us and if you had a really great time then please tell everyone!” We are glad you and your kids enjoy this adventure at this time of the year the...More

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Hii, yes, our guides speak English and they are certified by International Rafting Federation
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