18 days in Puyo & Tena Itinerary

18 days in Puyo & Tena Itinerary

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18 days in Puyo & Tena Itinerary

Start: Puyo
1
Puyo
— 14 nights
bus:  1​h
2
Tena
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h
End: Puyo

14
nights
Puyo

Puyo ©
Puyo, also known as El Puyo, is the capital of Pastaza, a province in Ecuador. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fundacion Los Monos Selva y Vida. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Botanico las Orquideas, make a trip to Parque Etnobotanico Omaere, appreciate the views at Sachayacu, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoorefugio Tarqui.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Puyo itinerary planner .

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

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
Zoorefugio Tarqui ©
Zoorefugio Tarqui
Jardin Botanico las Orquideas ©
Jardin Botanico las Orquideas

3
nights
Tena

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then get to know the resident critters at Amazoonico Animal Rescue Centre. On your second day here, get to know the resident critters at Zoo El Arca and then Head underground at Jumandi Caves.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Tena online tour itinerary planner .

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