Tayos Adventure for your life! Our newest Tour!
Try the adventure of a lifetime! Our tour for the spelunkers of the world.
Challenge yourself and join this fantastic adventure tour in the Amazon of Ecuador. The Tayos Cave.
A totally specialized activity for speleology lovers, a fascinating and mysterious site with many natural treasures to discover. You will reach a depth of up to 300 meters, where there is everything: slides, waterfalls, rivers, wells, meanders, in short, it is a giant cave, unexplored in many places and totally unique.
A place where the squawking of the Tayos (a unique bird species) invites you to follow every step with incessant curiosity.
The Shuar Indians guard the cave and invite you to get to know their culture, their customs, their history, their gastronomy and their own world.
Dare to explore!
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Your professional tour guide will pick you up in Quito to travel to the city of Limon Indanza in the Amazon of Ecuador, it will be a journey of approximately 470 kilometers. During the trip you will observe the change of climate and vegetation from the highlands to the Amazon, spectacular landscapes, waterfalls, rivers and different cities can be observed along your journey. At night you will rest in a tourist hotel
Included: English speaking driver-guide with private transportation.
Standard accommodation in double bed room
Beginning of the most fascinating adventure of your life. This day is going to be a journey of approximately 7 hours. After breakfast, you will register at the adventure tourism accident insurance platform and you will receive your personal travel equipment. You will be transferred by land and then by canoe. During the transfer on land and later by canoe on the river, you can observe a magical landscape of imposing waterfalls. After disembark, you start the hike to the community of Kuankus, where lunch will be served, then continue the hike until you reach the entrance of the cave. To enter the cave you will have to rappel 55 meters and test your mettle as you descend into the bowels of the earth and explore the unknown of the subterranean world.
Difficulty level: Demanding.
Includes: Native guide, land and river transportation from Limón Indanza to Cueva de los Tayos, breakfast, lunch and dinner, accident insurance during your stay in Limón Indanza and Kuankus Community. Personal travel equipment: helmet, pelvic harness, croll, ascent, stop, anchor ropes, pedal and carabiners, ropes, evacuation equipment, community entrance permits and use of trails. Speleologist: CAVING INSTRUCTOR LEVEL 1 Internacional Centre Adventure of Nature (ICAN), English speaking guide
Walking time: 7 hours
Inside the cave you can discover various galleries and geological formations. The interior of the cave will leave you stunned, full of unknown experiences and will fuel your interest in learning more about the geological formation or what several researchers have presumed to be formations created by alien beings. You will reach unexplored and fascinating places. After all those breathtaking impressions you can enjoy a relaxing swim in the waterfalls and sinkholes of the cave.
You receive full board and will spend another night inside the cave.
Difficulty level: Demanding.
Native guide, breakfast, lunch and dinner, camp in Tayos Gallery. Accident insurance. Personal travel equipment: helmet, pelvic harness, croll, ascent, stop, anchor ropes, pedal and carabiners, ropes, evacuation equipment, cave entrance. Speleologist: CAVING INSTRUCTOR LEVEL 1 Internacional Centre Adventure of Nature (ICAN), English speaking guide
Today your unforgettable adventure inside the cave is ending. We hope you had a great experience and learned a lot about speleology. After a light breakfast you climb up the 60 meters to leave the cave. The ascent is demanding, however, after everything you have experienced, you will feel completely satisfied and eager to return accompanied by many more colleagues.
After your arrival to Limón Indanza you return the equipment and will spend the night in a tourist hotel.
Difficuty level: Demanding.
Native guide. Breakfast and lunch. Land and river transportation. Standard accommodation in double bed.
Accident insurance during your return to Limón Indanza. Personal travel equipment: harness, helmet, rubber boots. Speleologist: CAVING INSTRUCTOR LEVEL 1 Internacional Centre Adventure of Nature (ICAN), English speaking guide
Walking time: 7 hours
Early in the morning you will meet your professional tour guide for breakfast and your return trip, have breakfast and return to the city of Quito. On the way you can make some stops in order to take pictures.
Included: Breakfast. English speaking driver guide with private transportation
$ 1270,- p.p
in US Dollar
*Please contact us for special offers and child discounts. Prices are subject to change.
*Price based on double occupancy.
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International airfare to and from destination; meals not described; cost of medical immunizations as needed; trip cancellation insurance or any other travel insurance; cost of optional activities; excess baggage charges; airport taxes (if any); alcoholic beverages or soft drinks; optional gratuities to your guides; items of personal nature.
To protect your travel investment, we highly recommend the purchase of travel insurance. Travel insurance is intended to cover medical expenses, trip interruption and cancellation, theft and other losses incurred while traveling domestically or internationally.
Visa and Entry Requirements:
Ecuador requires a valid passport (with a minimum 6 months validity). Contact your local embassy or consulate for the most up-to-date visa requirements.