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Get to know the power of the medical plants and the Andean calendar

Get to know the power of the medical plants and the Andean calendar

3 Days, 2 Nights  |  Moderate  |  Imbabura, Ecuador  |  Family homestay 

This package is made for you if you like to get to know the locals, try their dishes, live in their homes and experience their everyday life. So if you are really interested in a cultural exchange.

 

In San Clemente, you will learn about medicinal plants and the typical traditions of the villages in the Ecuadorian Andes, as well as, its culture and mountains. Prepare yourself for an experience you will never forget!

 

Put on comfortable shoes and bring the willingness to engage in cultural exchange! The journey can begin!

Itinerary

DAY 1 - ABOUT THE OLD ANDEAN CALENDAR

  • Welcome

  • Introduction to the activities

  • Lunch

  • Tour around the community and acclimatization

  • Workshop around medical plants (1h)

  • Interpretation of the Andean calendar(1h)

  • Dinner

  • Rest

DAY 2 - HIKING UP THE MOUNTAIN

  • Breakfast

  • Hike until Imbabura or to the Cubilche lake (5h)

  • Visit the craftsman centerDinner

  • Cultural programme

  • Rest

DAY 3 - GOODBYE

  • Breakfast

  • End of the programme and departure

What's included

  • Entry into the community - All of the meals

  • Native Guide

  • Family house accommodation (private room with bathroom)

  • National taxes

Exclusions

  • Insurance

  • Additional drinks and/or meals

  • Tips

Please note

  • The itineraries may be subject to change for several reasons such as climate, passenger interest, among others

What to pack

  • Warm clothes for trekking

  • Sunscreen

  • Less impact repellent

  • Lantern for night walks

  • Raincoat

  • Camera

Meeting point

Community Centre

Cancellation policy

Moderate:
More than 7 days before: 100%
Between 7 and 3 days: 50%
Less than 3 days before: 0%

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