Community Development in Intag

Get to know communal micro-enterprises and alternative development models in the Intag area.
Day Tour (~10 Hours)
By Duration: 1 day        By Destination: Intag Valley        By Interest: Organic Farming || Development, Microenterprises ||

Summary

 

Description: We will go in private transport to the village of Pucara, where we will visit a farm with an anaerobic digestion facility to produce gas used for kitchen stoves. We also get to see a sugar cane mill and learn about the production of raw sugar. Later in Plaza Gutiérrez, we will visit a workshop for handicrafts made of cabuya (fiber from the fique plant). After lunch in the Nangulvi tourist complex, we will learn more about this community enterprise. Finally there will be some free time for a short hike or a visit to the hot springs (optional), before returning to your accommodation.

Difficulty: easy

Total Duration: ~10 hours

Note: There is also the option of staying one night in Intag Valley and returning the following day after breakfast (option LIT-4a).

Itinerary

 

Map

LIT-4

 

Included Services

Guide, private transport, lunch, entry fees

What to bring?

Mandatory: interest in sustainable development, sun protection

Recommended: camera, water (small bottle), swimwear and towel

Optional: rain jacket, some money if you want to buy handicrafts

Prices

2-4

participants

5-10
participants

>10
participants

85 US$

80 US$

75 US$

Prices are per person. Ecuadorian clients will be charged an additional 12% VAT.
Children under 2 years travel for free. Children 2-6 years pay half the price.

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Tel: (+593) 06 2915977
Mobile: (+593) 0986775257