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Jungle and Waterfall Caves near Tena

Welcome to paradise! This tour combines a walk through the Amazon, its rushing streams, spectacular waterfalls and rocky caves and finishes with a refreshing swim in a natural pool.

A group of five stand in a canyon in the Amazon jungle.

An unforgettable one-day trip that will see you trek through stunning rainforest, walk down rivers, shower under waterfalls and bathe in the cool and revitalising waters of a natural Amazonian rock pool.

Season: All year

Price: $65 per person per day

Note: There is a 2-person minimum for all jungle tours.

The tour includes:

– entry fee (this contribution helps supports the local family that lives alongside the stream)

– transport there and back

– your local English or Spanish-speaking guide (you choose)

– lunch (vegetarian option available) and water

– waterproof welly boots for walking through the jungle

What to bring

Come dressed in light clothes suitable for walking in the jungle, but remember you’re going to get wet!

Bring swimming clothes for enjoying the waters

A change of dry clothes for the journey back to town

Bring insect repellent, sunscreen and a bottle of water

Optional – Your camera (in a plastic bag or dry bag

Come and enjoy the fresh waters of the Amazon!


The trip starts at 9am at the Raft Amazonia office at Av. 15 de Noviembre y Cesar Augusto Rueda. (We can also pick you up from your hotel/hostel if you prefer).

After our private taxi ride of roughly 30 minutes, we arrive at the entrance of Monda Yacu where our adventure begins. We start our one-hour walk to the stream and along the way your guide will tell you all about the insects, birds and plant life that you encounter.

We then arrive at our first rock pool where we can take a swim and enjoy the stunning natural beauty around us.

After a rest, we slowly and carefully make our way down the river and through a 20 metre cave, coming out into a natural pool of spectacular beauty. Here we have a delicious picnic lunch.

After relaxing, swimming and enjoying the pool, waterfalls and surroundings, we head back to where the taxi is waiting, arriving back in Tena just before 4pm.

Any questions? See our FAQs or contact us.

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