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Kuyana Lodge + Rafting | 2 days – 1 night

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  • Difficulty: Beginner/Intermediate
  • Duration: 2 days, 1 night
  • Season: All year
  • Minimum Age: 4 years old
Tour Details
  • Enjoy the best rafting experience (choose our 3 different tour class: II, III or IV) in Ecuador and enjoy your staying in the magical rainforest right next to the Hollín rivers,
  • Kuyana Lodge has great facilities and first class food.
  • Perfect for family vacations. It has a swimming pool and beautiful areas to share and explore.
  • The Lodge’s restaurant offers local ingredients transformed into delicious haute cuisine dishes.

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Departure & Return Location

1. Kuyana Lodge (Napo, Archidona, Comunidad Santo Domingo del Hollin).
2. Kayak Ecuador Home Base 
(Teniente Hugo Ortiz Street | Panamericana E-45, next to the fireman station). Archidona – Napo, Ecuador.

Note: The rafting tour departs and returns from the hotel. All transfers are included. 

Meeting Time

For the rafting tour we will pick up the passangers at 7:30 AM at the first parking lot of the hotel.

Price Includes

  • Accommodation in Kuyana Lodge: Comfortable and modern cabins with private bathroom (hot water, electric power, bath towels).
  • Meals: Dinner (x1), breakfast (x1), lunch (x1)
  • 5 hours of rafting (aprox.) Class II, III or IV: Depending on the desired difficulty of the tour, passengers can choose 3 different options for rafting
  • Certified and Professional Guides (IRF - International Rafting Federation ACA - American Canoe Association)
  • Safety Kayaker
  • Rafting Gear: Helmet, lifejacket, paddle and semi-dry top
  • Intern Shuttle (Tena/Archidona).

What to bring (for rafting tour)

  • Shoes / closed toe shoes (keep in mind that they will get wet) and that do not come off easily
  • Bathing suit
  • Pants, Shorts, or Leggings (Quick Dry preferably)
  • T-Shirt or Shirt (Quick Dry preferably) NOT COTTON
  • Insect Repellant
  • Sun Screen

Not included

  • Tips
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Lunch (day 1)
  • Travel insurance


What to Expect

Come and enjoy an atmosphere of peace, comfort and harmony in the magical rainforest of Ecuador. Share with us unforgettable moments with your family and friends. From our privileged location you will be able to enjoy activities such as hiking, birdwatching, living experiences with local communities, and participate in extreme sports, like kayaking and rafting. We also have on staff a specialist on ancestral plants who will take you along a magic trail of plants, smells and history.

We are located on the riverside of rio Hollin, known worldwide as one of the best destinies for adventure sports. Just 3 hours away from Quito, come and connect with nature and enjoy the peace and quiet this area has to offer. We can accommodate at most 20 people, and thus can ensure an exclusive and personalized treatment for all our guests.

After spending an unforgettable night in Kuyana Lodge, you can live the experience of practicing whitewater rafting in one of the beautiful rivers of the Ecuadorian Amazon. You can choose the level of difficulty you want according to the ages of your group and / or the level of adrenaline you want to experience. Any of the options will give you exotic landscapes of abundant jungle, you can swim, jump and play in the water. We include a delicious lunch on our full day tour.


12:00 | Check In (Possible Early Check In)
16:00 | Jungle Hike, Natural Oils and Waterfall Trails
18:00 | End of hike
19:30 | Dinner


06:30 | Breakfast
07:30 | Lodge pickup
07:40 | Transfer to chosen river 
09:00 | Safety talk
09:15 | Rafting starts
13:00 | Lunch
15:30 | Rafting ends
16:15 | Rafting take out and transfer (Tena/Archidona)

Geographic Information: Kuyana Lodge is located on the banks of the Hollín River, 30 minutes from the city of Archidona, in the province of Napo.
Water Temperature: 15 C° to 19 C°
River Difficulty Classification: II, III or IV
Climate: Tropical humid forest, 24 ºC to 34 ºC / 75 ºF to 93 ºF
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Mayu R

Family Traveller

De los mejores lugares que conozco para realizar turismo aventura. Cada vez que vamos lo comprobamos. Muy buena atención por parte su personal.

August 17, 2017


Group Traveller

Una de las mejores experiencias que he tenido; toda la aventura es extraordinaria desde el inicio hasta el final. El staff de Kayak Ecu de lo mejor super profesionales y sur gente… Definitivamente se la pasa de lo mejor con ellos… RECOMENDADISISISISISIMO..¡¡¡

March 20, 2017

Edison P

Family Traveller

Recomendable un 100%, viaje con mi sobrino y fue una experiencia inolvidable, los equipos en buen estado y los guías transmite mucha confianza, el clima nos acompaño mucho, todas las actividades planificadas, recomendable para salir de la rutina de la ciudad. El paisaje del rió y con el fondo de los Llanganates sencillamente expectacular……

January 31, 2017
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