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Tena

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Kayaking & Canoeing · Zoos · Waterfalls
Cinnamon Capital
A jump-off point for exploring the rainforest and its rivers, Tena boasts a well-established commercial and tourist core, with a small airport and bus terminal and plenty of operators offering organized wilderness tours. The biological diversity of the Amazon rainforest and its rivers can really be admired on a range of trips and hikes from this jungle base. Tena vacations also allow tourists to learn about indigenous Amazonian cultures by visiting nearby native communities and cultural exhibits. Plan the details of your Tena holiday and any onward adventuring with our easy-to-use Ecuador vacation planner.
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Kayaking / Canoeing
Kayaking & Canoeing
4.9
Duration: 4 hours
Zoo
Amazoonico Animal Rescue Centre
4.1
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Cave
Jumandi Caves
3.9
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Water Body
Jatunyacu River
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min

Side trips from Tena

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Walking tour
Walking tours Misahualli
4.3
Duration: 4 hours
Waterfall
Cascadas de Latas Misahualli
4.9
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Garden
Jardin Botanico las Orquideas Puyo
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Landmark
Parque Etnobotanico Omaere Puyo
4.6
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Tena

Spa
Centre Devas
4.8
Duration: 4 hours
Water Body
Jondachi River
4.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Water Body
Limoncocha National Biological Reserve
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Farm
Finca Tamia Yura
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min

Nature in Tena

Waterfall
Laguna Azul
4.2
Duration: 4 hours

Adventure in Tena

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River Rafting / Tubing
River Rafting & Tubing
3.8
Duration: 4 hours

Outdoors in Tena

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Outdoor Activity
Ricancie
4.0
Duration: 4 hours

Where to stay in Tena

The main urban area offers basic hotels with a few facilities, such as swimming pools and restaurants, as well as many backpacker-friendly hostels with no frills. Charming, family-run guesthouses provide decent mid-range options, as do the slightly pricier eco-lodges on the town's outskirts.
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