KAYAK GUIDED TOURS
Jungle Skills (Class II-III)
|CLASSIFICATION OF THE IRF(International Rafting Federation)|
This trip is designed for kayakers Who are starting and want to Improve Their skills. Ecuador is the perfect place to run many class II and III rivers, Where the Consequences are few but the fun is great.
Your abilities to start running class III rivers After This trip will be remarkable. Our instructors, guiding Besides the rivers, will be Working with the whole group techniques and skills. Safety workshops and white water scenarios will be part of the classes as well.
Day 1: Arrival at the airport (arrivals and departures check point of Ecuador).
We will wait for you at the airport the day we start your trip.
After 3 hours of travel we will unpack at your hotel in Tena, That night we select your kayak and Have a meeting to discuss the next 7 days. We end the day with a spectacular dinner Welcome
Day 2: Today we're going to start near the pools of Tena River just minutes from our hotel. This session is divided into three parts:
Roll: CC / Sweep, Roll Back deck, hand roll
Supports and feathering
During the afternoon and after lunch we will run a section of the Rio Anzu, to practice the concepts Learned During the morning.
Day 3: Creeking Skills. We will paddle all day on the river Misahualli middle. Work on skills creek, water and Reading.
Day 4: White water rescue:
Correct use of Rescue Team: rope, carabiners, slings, pulleys
Stumbles standing, mobilization river
After lunch we will put into practice what we Learned During the morning, We will now make, so you know how to act in scenarios controlled to dangerous situation.
Day 5: Big water! THROUGHOUT the day we will Strengthen paddling techniques in big water at Jatun Yacu river. This is one of the strongest days. We will spend all day in the water. We ended up at Pto. Misahualli Where we will see some funny monkeys!
Day 6: Jatun Yacu! Big water class III. Get ready to paddle all day!
Day 7: Graduation day. Today we paddle the best sections of the river Jatun Yacu and Misahualli (Depending on the level of kayakers)
Day 8: Transfer back to Quito or Tena
Kayak gear What Should I bring For This trip?
- 2x long sleeve shirt
- Shorty (short jacket)
- Dry Top
- Shorts / Neo Pants
- Float Bags 2x
- Knife River
- Pin Kit
- Water shoes + socks
- Extra foam to customize your kayak + any attachments or equipment you occupy in the river.
- Water bottle
If you do not have some or all the gear we Have Extra for rent.
2. What Should I Wear?
To keep you comfortable on This trip do not need to bring a lot of clothes, but some items are very important:
- 3x short sleeve shirts
- 2x shorts
- flip flops
- Sports shoes
- 2x light pants
- 1x light jacket
- 1x waterproof jacket
- underwear for 7 days
3. Water is safe in Ecuador?
Water in Ecuador is different than Those used to make at home for the amount of minerals and impurities, but not Have to worry as the team Kayak Ecuador is sure to bottled water and ready for human consumption in all our travel. Please do not forget to bring your water bottles.
SKILLS YOU WILL LEARN IN THIS TRIP
- KAYAK SKILLS
- Rescue "T"
- Changes positive and negative direction
- drops (boofing)
- safe and security positions
- Security on the river
- Launch String
- Z-pulley system
- Approach to victims
- basic knots
- Basic First Aid
- Kayak skills outside
|Anzu river||Tena River||Misahualli River||Napo River|
After each day of kayaking comfortable bed awaits you just 15 minutes from the city of Tena.
There is access to: WiFi, games room, communal TV and even parrots and Papagayos to keep you entertained at halftime of activities.
The rooms have private bathrooms and comfortable facilities!
An Important part of esta trip is to discover the delicious meals offered Preferred Preferred Preferred Preferred Preferred Preferred Preferred Preferred Preferred by Kayak Ecuador. On This trip we are going to try different dishes from the area as mashed green Plantain, Maito Tilapia, Palmitos Among others typical dishes. The food in the Ecuadorian Amazon is based on consumption of Plantain, Rice and fish meat.
During the descents on the river you will Also have the opportunity to taste typical dishes and snacks Ecuadorian Kayaker.
Food During the trip Consist of 3 main meals; Breakfast, lunch and dinner + snacks on long journeys and after the river.
Arrival on Saturday; MOST International Flights arrive in the afternoon / evening. At the airport, a team member of Kayak Ecuador will wait for you. And a soon as the group is collecting all you will head to Tena.
If you prefer to arrive a day Earlier, we can help you to book a hotel of your choice Local and activities. ! The day of the tour you HAD to pick for your hotel after lunch (+/- 1:30 pm)!
- July 9-15 / 2016
- August 13-19 / 2016
- September 10-16 / 2016
- 8 to 14 October / 2016
- 5 to 11 November / 2016
- 3 to 9 December / 2016
- January 7-13 / 2017 (Instructional)
- February 11-17 / 2017