Jumandi Caves, Tena

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Climb over dramatic waterfalls and pass through pools of cooling water to reach Jumandi Caves, named after the Ecuadorian hero who hid women and children in caves during the 16th-century Spanish invasions. Jumandi himself was found hiding in this cave by the Spanish and later executed in Quito. Enter the caves to see 3 m (9.8) tall stalagmites that have taken over 30 years to grow. Wear sturdy hiking shoes for the trek, bring a change of clothes or a swimsuit, and expect to get wet. Hiring a professional tour guide is required to visit. Using our international travel planner, Tena attractions like Jumandi Caves can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • It is a place for adventurers and not have you fear the cold water or darkness! Recommended visit there be prepared to get wet and go through difficult places
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  • The community manages very well expedition caves which are precious, however by the inaction of the Prefecture of the bathroom do not end a remodeling of the pools that already existed and were not in disrepair
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  • Beautiful place , infrastructure to be improved . Pictures inside are restricted (to avoid using flash on animals inside the caves )  more »

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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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