Ecuador White water paddling adventure

A truly inspirational white water kayak expedition to the wonderful country of Ecuador. The country is a small South American delight with crystal clear waters in the Amazon jungle that is a white water kayakers dream. Paddling in deep canyons far away from any roads surrounded by wildlife galore on rivers graded 2-5. The long days on the water followed by evenings living in towns around the jungle listening to the birds and wildlife make this an awesome trip. We will paddle on some big volume jungle runs, creeks and big volume wide rivers. It truly has something for all!
Stunning flora & fauna
Curious locals

This is an amazing country to visit for the culture, scenery and the white water kayaking is world class. If you like adventure, to explore new countries and challenge your skills then this course is perfect for you.

Boofs galore

Lots of long white water sections

Crystal clear water

Big jungle walk ins

Plenty of technical paddling

Arriving into the capital of Ecuador, Quito - the worlds second highest capital city (9350ft / 2850m) gives a short drive up and over the pass to the small town of Baeza. The Papallacta pass (13,320ft / 4060m) gives a stunning vista to the Amazon basin and the surronding snow capped peaks of the volcanoes. It is here that we will spend our first few days getting outfitted and enjoying some of the delights of the Quijos Valley. Our time in this valley will give access to the whole of Quijos, Cosanga, Oyachachi and the Borja rivers.

The other area we will explore is around the bustling town of Tena. This area is host some of the famous runs and has big volume jungle runs to enjoy. Rivers such as Jatunyacu, Jondachi, Hollin, Piatua and Mishualli will all be on the list.

Different types of rapids
Powerful rapids
Time to join us on adventure
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Dave Rossetter
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Dave Rossetter Glenmore Lodge

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