According to the Quichua language “Jatunyacu” signifies big water. The river indeed lives up to its name, showing up its huge volume and high-waves throughout its course! A major river of Ecuador, the Rio Jatunyacu is just the perfect place to plan your rafting voyage.<
A tropical river of the region, the river brings in turbulent rapids best suited for skilled rafters. Featuring challenging white waters of class IV, the Rio Jatunyacu offers great river-side view as well. The fantastic torrents will get you swayed, giving you enough scope to experience all the exhilarating fun!
Apart from the wild waters, some sections of the river have calm pools too, which allows you to take a better look at the splendid natural beauty surrounding the river. Although the rapids remain to be the area of attraction for rafters, the landscape alongside is equally attractive. As the Rio Jatunyacu moves through the spectacular terrains, you can also get a glimpse of the lovely natural surroundings of the river!
Regarded as one of the most voluminous rivers in Ecuador, the high-flowing rapids of the Jatunyacu River help you to get the taste of its strength. However, the rapids are well spaced-out and a rafter is sure to get a proper channel while rafting through the clear waters. Along with the size, comes the astounding beauty of the river, offering excellent view of the stunning rainforests of Andes. So, apart from planning a rafting trip, a camping expedition along the river can be an excellent idea too.
So, wrap up your bag and get set for your “wet mission” on the “Big” Rio Jatunyacu River! You won’t be disappointed!