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Quijos River Rafting, 1 Day

Contact us for Quijos River Rafting, 1 Day
Days: 1
Effort: Challenging (Class IV)


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Quijos River Rafting, 1 Day

The Quijos River originates from the glaciers of the Antisana Volcano at 5,758 meters. It runs a steep descent towards the Amazon through a dramatically beautiful cloud forest valley gorge filled with birdlife. This stretch of high volume non-stop white water action runs high at 2000 meters and is the best class IV rafting tour from Quito.

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Trip Highlights

  • Paddle the best Class IV rapids between the Andes and the Amazon.
  • Enjoy beautiful cloud forest scenery in the surrounding Chaco gorge.
  • Cross the continental divide at 4,000 meters of altitude.
  • Support raft and kayakers ensure safety and provide great riverside service.

Itinerary

DAY 1: QUIJOS RIVER RAFTING

INCLUDED

Private transportation, professional rafting equipment, personal safety gear, wholesome lunch and snacks, and American Canoe Association (ACA) certified raft guides.

IMPORTANT FACTS:
TRAVEL TIME: 2 hours each way from Quito
RAFTINGTIME: 3 hours
SEASON: November to April
ALTITUDE: 2200 m to 1800 m
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE HIGHLANDS: DAY 8-18ºC
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE CLOUDFOREST: DAY 12-22ºC
SUGGESTED: Water sandals, rain coat, sun block and mosquito repellent.
WHITEWATER CLASSIFICATION: Class I – easy, Class II – novice, Class III – intermediate, Class IV – advanced, Class V – expert