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Zumag Sisa Hostel
Hostel in Tena, Zumag Sisa means ” beautiful flower” in Kichwa.
It is run by Marcia and Pablo, who are happy to help you with everything they can, to make your stay in Tena an unforgettable experience.
We are not only conveniently located a few steps of the main street of the city in a quiet residential area, but also a few minutes away from the Tena bus terminal, close to everything that a traveller needs: Cash point, grocery, supermarket, good restaurants, laundry, pharmacy.
Also, all our rooms have a private bathroom. Furthermore, we provide 2 spacious and well equiped kitchens, a BBQ area, a common room, free Wifi as well as free parking.
Besides the touristic activities around the area, one of our favourite things to do is just chill and enjoy both, the fresh breeze and the beautiful views from a hammock on our terrace.
What’s more, the ambience is relaxed and welcoming. We can give you the best advice on what to do in and around Tena, as well as how to explore beautiful places on a low budget.
ACTIVITIES AROUND TENA
Kayak and rafting
Tena is one of the best rafting destinations in South America! Just three hours away from Quito. The jungle rivers that are located on the Amazon side of the Andes are bigger and has more consistent flows compared to the West-Andean counterparts.
Explore the jungle around Tena for one or more days! Swim in the waterfalls and crystal clear lagoons. Learn about the fauna and flora and medicinal plants. Visit the native families and join them for dinner and traditional craft-making. Make bonfires at the river. Experience a cleansing with the traditional shaman. And sleep in hammocks, caves and/or with the indigenous families.
Comunity based tourism
The biggest indidenous group of the Ecuadorian Amazon is the Kichwa group. They are located in Tena as well as in Puyo . Kichwa language is similar to the andean Quichua. The Kichwa are emerged from various pre-colonial indigenous tribes. As of today there are many small ethnic communities to visit and to meet around the Napo province.
Swim in the clear, blue and fresh water in the tousistic spots. Go bird-watching on Lake Limoncocha. Or watch the monkeys climb the trees at Laguna Paikawe. There are enough lakes to visit in and around Tena, with their own charme and specialty.
wHY STAY WITH US
Are you looking for a hostel in Tena?
Zumag Sisa is relaxing, friendly, and adventurous.
Here you will find the most friendly service and the best advice to visit the touristic areas around Tena. Furthermore, we can give you the best recommendations to organize your trip in the area.
Additionally, our hostel has a large, breezy chill-out area on our terrace with hammocks and beautiful views over the city and the mountains in the distance. We also offer spacious single and double rooms and dorms, all with private bathrooms.
Moreover, we have a spacious kitchen, a barbecue area, two dining rooms, Wi-Fi as well as gratis parking
Conveniently not only located in a quiet residential area, but also just a few minutes away from the bus terminal, this is undoubtedly a great place to stay for everyone.