The Pastaza River is Ecuador’s best and most famous white water rafting experience with up to 5 hours tour through World Heritage Rainforest of the Sangay National Park and the Llanganates. The Pastaza river is the main tributary of the Amazon, this river has all worldwide class rapids you wish
- 5 hrs
- Available Days:
- Every day
- 9:00 AM
- Hotel Transport Included
- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English, Spanish
Rafting Pastaza River level III – III+
Begins: 9am / Ends: 2: 30 pm
Season: All year
Rafting Pastaza River level III – IV
Begins : 9 am / Ends : 2 pm
Season: October – February, all depends in the weather conditions the day you will do the tour
Detailed Itinerary:The tour will start in our local representative office at 9 am. If you prefer we can pick you up at your hotel without any additional cost. We will fit all necessary equipment in the office, after which we will drive for about 40 minutes to the river. Along the way you can see several waterfalls and the incredible landscape of the Sangay and Llanganates National parks.
When we arrive at the river you will be given a safety talk, explaining everything you need to know about rafting such as paddle commands, and other tips to keep the group safe once in the water.
After the rafting tour, the car will be waiting to drive you to a nearby restaurant where you can eat a well-deserved lunch before we return back to Baños. You should arrive back around 2pm.
The Pastaza river has two sections suitable for rafting. The level III+ will be from La Penal to Madre Tierra villages, and the other section is known as upper Pastaza and goes from San Francisco to Topo.
The level III+ route can be taken all year around, while the level IV is only open during the summer from August until May, and sporadically in winter.
*INCLUDED: *Professional rafting guide, travel insurance, safety kayaker, private transportation, high quality equipment, lunch, pictures and videos in high definition.
*What to bring: * swimsuit, towel, sunglasses with retention strap, baseball cap, sunscreen and lip balm, insect repellent, personal water bottle, USB or SD card to pick up the photos and videos after the tour ( 4 GB).
Many of our tours and activities offer transportation pick up & drop off options from several locations and destinations. Options vary by tour, see “BOOKING REQUEST” for full details.