18 days in Puyo & Tena Itinerary

18 days in Puyo & Tena Itinerary

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Puyo ©
Puyo, also known as El Puyo, is the capital of Pastaza, a province in Ecuador. You've now added Fundacion Los Monos Selva y Vida to your itinerary. Bring the kids along to Jardin Botanico las Orquideas and Portal a la selva. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Parque Etnobotanico Omaere, examine the collection at Nate Saint House, stroll through Yana Cocha, and appreciate the views at Sachayacu.

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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Cotopaxi International Airport, Mariscal Sucre International Airport and José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport. On the 1st (Wed), you're off to Tena.

Things to do in Puyo

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Nate Saint House
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Fundacion Los Monos Selva y Vida ©
Fundacion Los Monos Selva y Vida
Jardin Botanico las Orquideas ©
Jardin Botanico las Orquideas
Zoorefugio Tarqui ©
Zoorefugio Tarqui


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.
On the 2nd (Thu), head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then get to know the resident critters at Amazoonico Animal Rescue Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: meet the residents at Zoo El Arca and then explore the fascinating underground world of Jumandi Caves.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Tena trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Puyo to Tena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 4th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Tena

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Zoo El Arca
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Jumandi Caves ©
Jumandi Caves
Jatunyacu River ©
Jatunyacu River