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“Best day in Ecuador”

River People Rafting
Ranked #1 of 10 Tours in Tena
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: All You Need is Ecuador! River People is found in the city of Tena, Ecuador. It is the country with the highest concentration of rivers per square kilometer in the world. Canyons, waterfalls, wildlife and a large array of vegetation make this fantastic destination one of the preferred spots in Ecuador’s Amazon. We have more than 15 years of experience and our goal is to make sure your holiday with us will be unforgettable, safe and above all very very fun. We have bilingual guides with extensive experience in rescue and first aid, as well as new and approved equipment. All you need is River People!
Carlisle, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
84 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Best day in Ecuador”
Reviewed May 16, 2013

Our day rafting with river people was definitely the best of a month of travels in Ecuador. The scenery on the trip is stunning, amazing food, brilliant staff and the white water was pretty exciting too! The perfect combination of "percieved risk" to give that extra bit of excitement but feeling safe at all times. Worth it just for the chocolate cake....!

Visited August 2012
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New York City, New York
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3 reviews
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“Amazing experience”
Reviewed April 5, 2013

Great family run business. Experienced guides who made the trip very fun. Went on an overnight Jungle hike as well as two rafting trips. One class IV, one class III. All three trips were action packed, and our guides were hilarious and knew what they were doing, working hard to make sure everyone was having a great time. Lunch was delicious and included a homemade chocolate cake. I would highly recommend this company!

Visited March 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
“Great experience with awesome guides!”
Reviewed March 11, 2013

I've been whitewater rafting a bunch and these guides were the best I've ever had! They are hilarious and really know how to show the rafting group a good time! They showed us cool games on the beach once we docked the rafts and ate lunch. I highly recommend going with this group! They will make your experience so much fun!

Visited February 2013
Thank arw319
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“Wet and wild!”
Reviewed March 10, 2013

This crew did one of the best jobs ever. I had so much fun we had to extend our trip to go out with them again!

Thank Grunewak
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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“Best Value for your adventure dollar in Ecuador”
Reviewed January 15, 2013

Wow! I've travelled to over 40 countries and done most 'adventure experiences' and this is easily one of the most memorable experiences ever.

Why? Easy. Tim our guide was super professional, very funny, picked a great river (Mishuayilli class IV +) and made sure we had a great time.

We booked with River People before we arrived in Tena - saying that we walked around upon arrival to check out the other companies - after that we were even happier with our choice. Having a Western (ok Irish) person running this company means you are rest assured a safe and professional experience.

Ok so how was it? Awesome! There were only 3 of us plus Tim and 2 safety kayakers but we zipped down the river. There was a short portage through the jungle which was a bit hairy but added to the experience.

Lunch time was fantastic. We beached up on the side of the river and voila - Tim's mom packed us a home cooked meal complete with chocolate cake. Wow!

All in all I highly recommend this as part of your Ecuador experience.

Visited January 2013
Thank Thecanadianreviewer
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