Archive for the ‘Community / Sustainable tourism’ Category

CERRO BLANCO FULL DAY

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  6078 Hectares are dedicated in this private reserve to the protection of flora and fauna species characteristic of the remnants of dry tropical forest. This reserve is an important refuge to different types of monkeys, brocket deer, felines, etc that we have a good chance to see, while strolling the trails created on the  [ Read More ]

FULL DAY PACIFIC BEACH

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To relax at the end of a longer tour or after a business trip, this is the relaxing day you deserve to enjoy the music of the waves of the Pacific Ocean. Just lie down on the soft sands and sun bathe or practice some favorite nautical sport. For lunch, enjoy the freshest sea food  [ Read More ]

DOLPHIN OBSERVATION AT EL MORRO

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This eco-touristic Project is held by the fishermen community of Puerto El Morro, we visit a small and still basic interpretation center, to continue navigating on the peaceful waters of this extensive inlet where bottle nosed dolphins will swim and swirl along our canoe. Tropical birds’ observation and magnificent mangrove landscapes on a short easy  [ Read More ]

MANGLARES CHURUTE FULL DAY

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  This ecological reserve is one of the most extensive and accessible in the coast. It covers over 35,000 hectares from which 8100 hectares protect different species of mangroves and the rest protects tropical dry forest on the Chongón Ridge. On the different regions of the reserve have been registered, a healthy population of two  [ Read More ]

TROPICAL HACIENDA FULL DAY

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This is a day to enjoy the richness of the coastal plantations of banana, cocoa beans and other tropical species as well as the daily life of the “montubio” ethnic group and its culture. We’ll take you to an agro-tourist project where we’ll have the possibility to learn everything related to the production of the  [ Read More ]

MACHALILLA NATIONAL PARK 2 or 3 days

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(Photo belongs to Andrew Magill) Day one As part of the “route of the sun”, also known as “route of the spondylus”, we’ll leave Guayaquil towards the Pacific Ocean. We’ start with a visit to the archaeological site of the Sumpa Lovers and continuation toward the area of San Pablo and Simon Bolivar. We’ll visit  [ Read More ]

DAY 1 QUITO-SAQUISILI MARKET-BAÑOS Leave Quito early in the morning to the famous indigenous market of Saquisilí, a magnificent muster of the abundance of agricultural products and ethnic richness of Ecuador. Continue to the town of Baños de Agua Santa for lunch. In the afternoon visit the Route of Waterfalls and do an optional hike  [ Read More ]

KAPAWI

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This is one of the most exclusive places in the Ecuadorian jungle, started as a community project to protect their nearly two million acres of pristine rainforest in the heart of the Ecuadorian Amazon and to share with the world the ancestral knowledge of the ACHUAR culture. Kapawi is one of the most remote, ecologically responsible and  [ Read More ]

NAPO WILDLIFE CENTER

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The Napo Wildlife Center, NWC Amazon Lodge, is the greatest and ultimate alternative luxury eco-hotel in Amazonian Ecuador. This ecotourism project includes the conservation of approximately over 82 square miles (53,500 acres – over 21,400 hectares ) of the most pristine Amazon Rain Forest within the Yasunì National Park, an important UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and  [ Read More ]

BELLAVISTA CLOUD FOREST RESERVE

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Bellavista offers comfort, tasty and varied cuisine, fine wines, combined with original and comfortable accommodation. The Colombo – British owners and everyone else who works here  believe in genuinely friendly, personal service and strive to open the doors for your own special  experience. The Smart Voyager Certified Eco-Lodge is amidst a 700 hectare private reserve  [ Read More ]

SEPTIMO PARAISO LODGE

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Septimo Paraiso Cloud Forest Reserve is a private protected area, created in 2001, with the aim of saving and preserving the forest and the diverse ecosystems that are contained within it. It is managed by the Green Mindo Foundation, which is in charge of the conservation and the study of its 420 hectares of pre-montane and montane  [ Read More ]

MARIPOSAS DE MINDO

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Mariposas de Mindo is an eco-tourism lodge dedicated to the conservation and investigation of live butterflies in the sub-tropical cloud forest of the Mindo Nambillo Reserve.  It is a family run business, and through the years, each member has found his area of interest.   Our goal for excellence and our continued passion for nature, has  [ Read More ]

KUSHIWAIRA COMMUNITY TOURISM

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LOCATION The Kushiwaira Community Tourism project (wind of luck, in the Cañari language) includes the communities Chilcatotora and Parcoloma. The community of Chilcatotora belongs to the Tarqui sector, and is located in the Cuenca County approximately 17 kilometers from the city of Cuenca. The climate is cold, with an average temperature of 12 degrees Celsius.  [ Read More ]

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CUENCA FULL DAY CITY TOUR

Cuenca is waiting for us to discover. We start the day strolling through the cobbled ...

HACIENDA FARMING FULL DAY

  Only few minutes away from the city there are several cattle farms in which the ...

GUALACEO & CHORDELEG with kids

  In the morning enjoy the so called “garden of Azuay”, for its rich and luscious ...

CUENCA HALF DAY CITY TOUR

Have a guided visit through the highlights of the historical area of this beautiful World ...

INGAPIRCA ARCHAEOLOGICAL COMPL

  In the heart of the southern Andes we have the Archaeological Complex of Ingapirca, the ...

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