Tena is a gathering point for tourists that want to enjoy the Amazon region of Ecuador. From Banos, Tenas is only a 3-hour bus ride away. From Quito, it is a 4-hour bus ride away. In Tena, you can see small lakes and waterfalls, green rivers, visit the Quechua’s ethnic groups, or try rafting (Tena is considered one of the best rafting destinations in South America). We encourage you to also enjoy the food of the region or the nightlife in the city, which is especially nice on the weekends.