This tour will allow you to discover beautiful scenarios of the Andes: the Chimborazo volcano, the Cotopaxi and the region of Riobamba.You will also meet local people at the Indegenous market of Guamote where the different communities from the surroundings come to sell and buy animals, vegetables and other products. An amazing attraction of this tour is the Andean train: you will be accompanied by your guide to do the Nariz del Diablo part from Alausi to Sibambe. Sleep in wonderful haciendas and visit historic haciendas. Before returning to Quito, you will visit a roses farm where you will learn why the Ecuadorian roses are so famous around the world!
• 3 days
Go back in time with us while embarking on an adventure in the fertile valley of Ecuador, home to many indigenous communities who have maintained their traditions like they were decades ago. Explore the Chimborazo volcano – the point farthest from the center of the earth as per its location on the equator line-, go to the glaciers and learn about the cosmology of the indigenous people of the region. Stay in a community project in the indigenous village run by the people of the town, learn about their culture and listen to their stories. Help a local family in their everyday chores such as harvesting corn or potatoes on their family field, milking their cows, shaving the llamas for local production or any activities that the family has prepared for the day. Visit the local kinder garden which is supported by this project and play with the kids. Taste amazing local foods made with homegrown, organic ingredients. Enjoy the colorful sunsets of this hidden gem in the heart of the Andes.
• 3 days