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Ecuador’s Enchanting Diversity: Quito – Fishing and Yunguilla Community. 4 Days

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4 DAYS
QUITO - FISHING AND YUNGUILLA COMMUNITY.
Min Age : 12
Tour Details

Embark on an extraordinary journey to discover the enchanting diversity of Ecuador. This captivating program takes you from the rich history and culture of Quito to the tranquil beauty of Papallacta Thermal Springs. Immerse yourself in the heart of Ecuador and experience the true essence of this remarkable country.

HIGHLIGHTS
  • 1. Quito Colonial Town: Explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old Town of Quito, a captivating fusion of history and culture, with its stunning architecture and centuries-old streets.
  • 2. Equator and Intiñan Museum: Stand on the equator at the Middle of the World Monument and experience the intriguing demonstrations at the Intiñan Museum, where you'll see the equator come to life.
  • 3. Papallacta Thermal Springs: Relish the rejuvenating warmth of the Papallacta Thermal Springs, nestled in a breathtaking natural setting, offering relaxation and therapeutic benefits.
  • 4. Local Fishing in Community: Engage in a unique fishing experience in a local community. connect with the people who call this region home.
  • 5. Visit Yunguilla Community: Immerse yourself in the vibrant traditions and way of life of the Yunguilla community, gaining insights into their culture and enjoying warm hospitality.

Departure & Return Location

Departure Time

3 Hours Before Flight Time

Price Includes

  • Private Transfers.
  • English speaking guide during the journey.
  • Private Transportation.
  • Accommodation.
  • Meals indicated in the itinerary.
  • Visits and excursions indicated in the itinerary.
  • Entrance fee: La Compañía Church. Middle of the World City. Chocolate experience. Intiñan Museum. Quilotoa Community. Llama’s experience.

Price Excludes

  • Services, fee and meal not indicated.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Tips, personal expenses
  • Single Supplement $US 474.

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    HIGHLIGHTS
    Itinerary

    Day 1Arrive in Quito - The Enchanting Andean Capital

    Your captivating journey begins as you touch down in the bustling metropolis of Quito, Ecuador’s high-altitude capital city. Quito’s charm lies in its ability to blend centuries of history with a contemporary vibrancy that’s hard to ignore. From the moment you arrive, you’ll be greeted with the warm embrace of Ecuadorian hospitality, setting the tone for an adventure of a lifetime.

    Day 2Quito Colonial Town + Equator and Intiñan Museum - Where the Past Comes to Life

    Immerse yourself in the captivating history and culture of Quito’s Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage-listed treasure. Explore the stunning architecture, centuries-old streets, and vibrant plazas as you uncover the stories hidden in every nook and cranny. Your journey continues with a visit to the Middle of the World Monument, where you’ll stand on the Equator, that invisible line dividing the globe. At the nearby Intiñan Museum, the equator comes to life through intriguing demonstrations, making this a day of discovery and awe.

    Day 3Papallacta Thermal Springs and Local Fishing in Community - Nature's Serenity.

    Today’s adventure takes you to Papallacta, a serene oasis renowned for its thermal springs, surrounded by lush landscapes. Here, you can unwind and savor the therapeutic benefits of these natural hot springs. But your day isn’t over yet. In the afternoon, you’ll embark on a local fishing experience within a local people. This is more than just a leisurely pastime; it’s an opportunity to connect with the people who depend on these waters for their livelihood. Return to Quito.

    Day 4Visit Yunguilla Community - Exploring Local Initiatives and Cultural Exchange

    Early departure from Quito. Your journey continues as you venture to the Yunguilla community, a place where traditions are cherished, and community initiatives sustain their way of life. This day is dedicated to gaining a deeper understanding of the local culture and actively participating in the projects that keep this close-knit community thriving.

     Community Farm Visit: Your day begins with a warm welcome as you step into the heart of the community at the communal farm.

    Explore the diverse community projects that make Yunguilla unique, with a highlight being the eco-touristic Tahuallullo farm, where various micro-projects come to life.

    Participate in Local Initiatives: Dive headfirst into the community’s way of life by actively participating in various stages of these initiatives, including dairy product preparation, crafting artisanal jams, engaging in craftwork, planting trees, tending to organic gardens, and managing forest nurseries.

    This day provides an authentic and hands-on experience in the heart of the Yunguilla community, where culture, sustainability, and shared initiatives come together to create a unique and enriching encounter. As you leave Yunguilla, you’ll carry not just memories but a deeper appreciation for the dedication and warmth of this community.

    This is an itinerary that celebrates the enchanting diversity of Ecuador, from its historical gems in Quito to its serene natural landscapes and vibrant cultural encounters in Yunguilla.

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