Community Development in Intag (2 days)

Get to know communal micro-enterprises and alternative development models in the Intag area.
2days/1night
By Duration: 2 days        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 and then have some free time for a short hike or a visit to the local hot springs. Later after dinner, you can visit the hot springs once again. The next day (2) after breakfast we will go to Apuela to see the local coffee factory and then head back to Otavalo, enjoying the spectacular scenery along the way.

Difficulty: easy

Total Duration: 2days/1night

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Included Services

Guide, private transport, comida (1B, 1L, 1D), accommodation, entry fees

What to bring?

Mandatory: interest in sustainable development, sun protection, clothes and personal things for two days

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

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

Prices

2-4

participants

5-10
participants

>10
participants

145 US$

135 US$

130 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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