Canyoning Baños Ecuador
Ecuador has many perfect locations for the extremely fun sport of canyoning. With its location between the massive Tungurahua volcano, two national parks and wild rivers, Baños has a unique geography that is perfectly suited for a thrilling day of canyoning!
Your safety is our highest priority. Geotours follows strict safety guidelines and will equip you with wetsuits, jackets, helmets and shoes prior to leaving our office in Baños, as well as the necessary ropes, harness and rappelling gear you will use in the canyons. Previous experience is not required. All you need is your enthusiasm and sense of adventure!
CANYONING TOURS, DETAILS AND ITINERARIES
All of our guides are trained according to the International Safety and Security
Standards and they will teach you the techniques of repelling so that you can feel
safe while showing off your new skills.
RIO BLANCO HALF DAY TOUR
The Rio Blanco presents us with a group of waterfalls, surrounded by an abundance of nature and habitat for countless birds. Look closely and you may spot the mystical and elusive cock of the rock, a magnificent orange bird found only in this type of environment. Enjoy the clear waters originating from the Llaganates National Park while you abseil down rock walls and waterfalls
Our day begins at the Geotours office where you will be fitted with appropriate gear. From there you can enjoy the scenic ride to the Rio Blanco. After a short trek into the canyon your guide will give a comprehensive safety briefing, followed by an opportunity to practice abseiling down a dry rock wall. The fun begins at our first waterfall of 15 meters. The challenge and thrills continue with subsequent waterfalls of 18 and 25, and the grand finale of 35 meters in height!
CHAMANA CANYON HALF DAY TOUR
This canyon is ideally located only 10 minutes from Baños. You will marvel at the crystalline waters from the Black Lagoon of Sangay National Park. Chamana is a highly accessible canyon formed by volcanic basalt. This beautiful site has waterfalls from 8 meters to an incredible 45 meters. You will have a blast with this unique experience!
After gearing up at the Geotours office and taking the short drive to Chamana your guide will give a give a comprehensive safety briefing, followed by an opportunity to practice abseiling down a dry rock wall about 7 meters high. Test your new skills and dare to drop yourself down the first waterfalls from 6 to 10 meters. As a final challenge you will abseil down the most exciting falls, at 40 meters high!
Are you ready for the thrill??
CASHUARCO CANYONING ADVENTURE TOUR
This trip brings the canyoning experience to a whole new level, set amidst the big waters and pleasant temperature of Ecuador’s subtropical rainforest! Cashuarco Canyon offers a complex system of waterfalls that will require participants to combine several skills. Be prepared to rappel, swim, slide, jump and walk your way through this unique natural environment.
Gearing up at Geotours and getting excited during the drive to the canyon is how we start the day. Upon arrival our instructor gives a comprehensive safety and instruction briefing and then we begin with our first jump of 5 meters, continue along the barrel and then take another exciting jump of 7 meters. Our guides will then install a 35 meter zip line for guests to soar across the canyon. Continuing our adventure we will take some small jumps and arrive at an incredible hidden waterfall of 23 meters! Rappel from the top of the falls to the 3 meter mark, where you will then jump into a deep pool of clear, clean water. Our journey ends with another waterfall, this one about 14 meters, ready for you to rappel and jump again, either repeating the fun or just playing in the pool!
Having worked up an appetite after such an exciting day you will really enjoy the delicious trout prepared over an open grill. Your renewed energy will give you what it takes to enjoy all the nighttime fun Baños has to offer!
Geotours Adventures will always leave you with memories to last a lifetime!