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Tena

Tena is the capital of Napo province, which has a border with Orellana province, named after Francisco de Orellana, an explorer that discovered and named the Amazonas river in an extraordinary expedition throught the Amazonas.

Showered by Napo and Tena rivers, the city has a colonial draft with small streets.

Tena has many naturals medicinal springs where you can enjoy the wonders of nature. This beautiful city is divided by the Tena river that flows into Misahualli river.

Five hours southeast of Quito, Tena is the perfect start point for a jungle trek, a spelunking expedition, or a rafting or kayaking trip down one of the countless rivers that pass through or by the city.

From the Central Park of the city is easy to observ the Sumaco, Reventador and Sangay volcanoes. They are the most active volcanic chain of Ecuador.

There is a botanical garden in the middle of the city called "Amazonic Park" that is perfect for ecologists.

From here it is possible to departure to many interesting places in the Amazon Jungle.

Tena is the quintessential South American jungle town.

Volunteer placements:
  • Teaching English in amazonas community´s schools
  • Daycare centers
  • Community Health
  • Reforestation
Internships:
  • Photography
  • Documentary filming
Projects: (3 projects)
 
 

VENAEcuador

Dirección:
Psje Andres F. Cordova N-24-117 y Jose Berrutieta
Sector "La Gasca"
Quito - Ecuador
Phone: 59323202033
Cell: 59393459111
Skype:59322568151
Local Phone(US):
773-4557932
Fax:
5932320203