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Napo River

Address: Ecuador
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Type: Bodies of water, Nature & Parks
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Hiking
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Type: Bodies of water, Nature & Parks
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Hiking
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Phoenix, Arizona
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I went to Ecuador and the Amazons with Gate 1 Travel in November, 2014, it was a great experience. Traveled in the Andes, see a lot of the native life and then to the Amazon in the southeast of the country, near Tena, Ecuador, to the jungles along the Napo River. Our tour guide Marcelo is very knowledgeable, very pleasant,... More 

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Lake Worth, Florida
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77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I rated this four stars, which included a 2 hour grueling hike, zip line, suspended bridge and muddy walking throughout the jungle to get there. The river was nice and the rafting at the end was a blessing, but the trek there was so exciting that I included the whole of it in my review. Fell 3 times in the... More 

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North Royalton, OH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2012

From Travelzoo we signed on w/Gate 1 Travel. 8 days to Ecuador starting at the high altitude capital of Quito. Followed by escorted tour with Alfredo the tour guide and Danny the bus driver. 32 people in our group... nice group of people from all over CONUS and 2 couples from Canada and Bermuda. We did the city tour, outdoor... More 

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anaheim hills
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2011

If you want to visit the Amazon, I highly suggest La Casa del Suizo on the Napo River in Ecuador. The approx. four hr drive from the capital makes it worthwhile. My husband and I enjoyed every second of our stay and would definitely take our girls there next year. *Not recommended for children under 5 yrs. A three-day weekend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2009

If you want to see the rainforest in all it's glory, take a cruise on the Napo river in Ecuador. The Napo is a tributary to the Amazon. It is wide, shallow, muddy and ever changing. Metropolitan tours has a paddle wheel type river boat called the Manatee that cruises the river and from which you embark a hikes thru... More 

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