Discover Tena

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Tena is a jungle city in the Napo Province of Ecuador, located on the banks of the Amazon River. It is one of the most important cities in this region due to its convenient location and proximity to several national parks. Tena offers an abundance of wildlife, lush rainforests and breathtaking waterfalls.

One can experience a variety of activities within Tena including river rafting, kayaking, fishing and visits to indigenous communities. There are also opportunities for hiking through the nearby Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve which boasts spectacular biodiversity including howler monkeys and several species of macaw parrots.

The nearby Pano River also offers visitors the opportunity for some exciting white-water rafting adventures surrounded by nature's beauty. Those looking for more exploration can visit Sumaco Volcano National Park boasting an incredible diversity of flora & fauna or explore Tena's historic sites such as Church de San Francisco de Asis with colorful murals inside or Centro Cultural Benjamin Carrion which hosts traditional festivals throughout the year.