Full day Saraguro, Gera, Ñamarin and Ilincho communities
Share, feel and enjoy the magic of the community tourism
WHAT AWAITS YOU DURING THIS 1 DAY EXPERIENCE
During this day, we will visit the Gera, Ñamarín and Ilincho indigenous communities that share the same customs, beliefs and traditions but distinguish themselves by unique characteristics. The communities belong to the "Saraguro Rikuy" Community Tourism Network, actively participating in and promoting the development of community tourism.
The community you will be visiting
Saraurku is a tour operator that specializes in community-based tourism with custom-planned trips in the canton of Saraguru and all of Ecuador. Saraurku's business culture is based on the "Coexistence" and "Cultural Exchange" between the visitor and host community. That is why we design quality tour packages with the host communities. The goal is to maximize the social, economic and environmental benefits for the communities. The company's emphasis on sustainable management and efficiency contributes to this goal. All Saraurku tours include adventure, nature and cultural activities that we are … Read more about Saraurko
Food & Drinks
Food: Pinzhi (Typical Saraguro's dish), à la carte dishes, lunches and tasting dinners with local products, guinea pig with potatoes in pumpkin seed sauce, hominy with tender fava beans and fresh cheese wrapped in a canna leaf, chicken stew, "gualo" patties (corn, milk, cheese, raw sugar), "humitas" (fresh ground corn dough mixed with cheese, butter, eggs, wrapped in a corn husk and steamed) "tamales" (white corn dough mixed with onions, eggs, chicken, raisins, wrapped in a canna leave and steamed), etc. Beverages: "Horchata" (blend of herbs), wajango (traditional ancestral drink made from agave nectar), chicha (made from corn or cassava), chicha de jora (made from corn liquor or malted corn), colada drink (made from corn flour and milk), andean fruit juices, colada drink from agave nectar, etc.