Sharing life with a local family
Discover the sustainable approach to life as lived by the community of Yunguilla
Price: Upon request
A visit to Yunguilla will allow you to see first-hand the benefits of community tourism and sustainable development. As well as staying with our families and sharing in their lifetsyle you will be able to visit our community enterprises. These include cheese-making and producing jams made with local fruits from cloud forest orchards. While you are with us, take a tour deeper into the cloud forest, enjoy spectacular views from our lookout points, and following old smuggling roads and tracks.
The community you will be visiting
Yunguilla is an organized peasant community that is located just one hour to the northwest of Quito. Yunguilla is situated in a cloud forest area, at an altitude of 2650m above sea level. The community worked hard to have sustainable alternatives for living. Now 25 families have a designated guestroom in their house and welcome tourists from all over the world. … Read more about Yunguilla
Yunguilla • Hike the old path
Take a guided tour deeper into the cloud forest, and enjoy spectacular views from our lookout points. There are a variety of exploration trails available, both short and long, and you can see history brought to life by following old smuggling roads and tracks.
Yunguilla • Family stay Yunguilla
Stay with a local family and share their lifestyle
Yunguilla • Get to know the village
During this tour you will get to know our people and community
Yunguilla • Products in Yunguilla
You will visit the microfactories and learn about the projects we have built to encourage community work, entrepreneurship and sustainable micro-enterprises.