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For those who enjoy water activities, kayaking is the ideal choice. This sport can develop both in freshwater rivers and in the sea, and is the best way to maintain a direct contact with nature. The kayak is a small boat, covered, little wide and elongated with bow and stern, with which it will cross waters of all type, propulsando with a rowing. There are many types of practice and difficulty, including river rapids, sea navigation and lake exploration.

Kayaking in Ecuador

The origin of the kayak back to the Eskimos. They fabricated these wooden boats beached by the sea and sealskin and used for fishing and hunting.

Kayaking offers great benefits, so that every day there are more followers who practice it as a sport to keep fit. You need to have developed the biceps to row hard and some endurance if what you want is recorer long distances

Nature always has inaccessible areas from land and for larger boats and to which only kayak accessible, allowing discover and admire the scenery from a different point.

This activity can play anyone, at any age, it is sufficient to train, take safety measures and choose the right place for each level and purpose.

In Ecuador there are countless coastal inlets, lakes, rivers and bays that offer scenarios of extraordinary beauty to practice Kayak with various levels of difficulty.

In the Galapagos Islands is very common to see tourists doing is kayaking or sea kayaking, the spectacle offered by its crystal clear waters is unsurpassed, because of the diversity of species that can be observed. Here you can sail close to sharks, sea turtles, sea lions, stingrays, fish and a variety of seabirds.

In the country you can kayak always due to the normal flow of rivers throughout the year. The warm tropical climate of Ecuador is another factor by which the practice of kayaking is very popular, attracting thousands of enthusiastic domestic and foreign tourists, eager to enjoy the adrenalin that this sport gives them.

To learn this discipline can hire expert guides who will teach the basics of navigation techniques and escort for safety in the first descents....

Difficulty:  Beginner / Moderate
Height : Indefinite
Route:  Undefined
Minimum age:  None
Duration:  Undefined
Season:  All year
Equipment used: - Kayak
   - Pala or rowing
   - Lifejacket
  - Helmet
   - Whistle




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