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Itinerary

DAY 1 - COMMUNAL LIFE IN THE COMMUNITY OF YUNGUILLA

  • Welcoming

  • A small introduction to the local projects

  • Walk to the community house Tahuallullo

  • Visiting typical activities

  • Lunch with products of the area.

  • Games with the youth of the community

  • Accommodation in the family homes or the community house

  • Birdwatching in the forests

  • Dinner

  • Rest

DAY 2 - A MORNING HIKE TO GET TO KNOW THE LIFE OF THIS PLACE

  • Milking cows (optional)

  • Breakfast

  • Visiting the Chochal viewpoint

  • Visiting the trail of the Culuncos

  • Lunch using locally sourced products

  • Feedback of the visit

  • Farewell

What's included

  • Entry to the local social ventures

  • Local Guide

  • Tours

  • Transport within the community

  • Food and drinks, all locally sourced

  • Accommodation

Exclusions

  • Insurance

  • Additional drinks and/or meals

  • Tips

Please note

The village is located at almost 3000 meters above sea level, it is consequently recommended to bring warm clothing - The village is reachable by public transport from Calacalí.

What to pack

  • Climbing/hiking boots and comfortable and warm clothing

  • Waterproof raincoat in winter

  • Gumboots or hiking shoes

  • Work gloves in case one partakes in community work

  • Sunscreen & Insect repellent

  • Camera

Meeting point

Administrative office

Cancellation policy

Flexible:
More than 48H before: 100%
Between 48 and 24H: 50%
Less than 24H before: 0%

 
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Come and discover the large biodiversity of the cloud forest. Do you like to hike through lush nature? Get to know numerous species of birds? Work in the community gardens? Then this is the package for you!


A local guide will show you the activities the locals engage in: microenterprises of dairy products and handcrafted organic jam, as well as, nurseries for trees and orchids.


Nature and its tranquility will accompany you along the way, immediately making you feel grounded again.
The people are incredibly welcoming, and will make you feel as if you were home!