Rafting Jatun Yacu River

Alto Napo

Amazon White Water Rafting


The Upper Rio Napo is also known locally as the Rio Jatun Yacu, which means “BIG WATER” in Quichua. “Big” is probably the best word to describe this river – big waves and big fun! A great trip for both beginners and experts alike, it has the perfect combination of exciting rapids, calm pools, and fabulous jungle scenery to delight everybody. Being the headwaters of one of the two rivers that form the mighty Amazon River, this is a rafting adventure that should not be passed up! No previous rafting experience is necessary. This is an excellent river recommended for beginners because it is wide and open, has some large waves, and is also easy to enjoy for inexperienced rafters. For further info or bookings feel free and contact us at info@sierranevada.ec




The  tour begin and ends in Tena city, Passenger have to be in our branch office in Tena city early in the morning. after driving for about 45 minutes we will reach the put in point and Navigate in rapids class III and IV for about 5 hours. A safety briefing is held by our Certified (AGAR) guides before boarding the rafts. Fun begins right away as rafters hit large quick waves, big sandy beaches, waterfalls, and lush green vegetation. Since there are no inhabitants in the upper regions of the Jatun Yacu River, this river still conserves exceptionally clean water interspersed with calm pools, making the Jatun Yacu a tropical  rafters paradise

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