Yunguilla Day tour

Environmental education tour

One day in the sustainable community of Yunguilla with short walks and environmental education

Environmental education tour

With Yunguilla
Yunguilla
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During this full-day tour, you will get to know our people and community, and learn about the projects we have built to encourage community work, entrepreneurship and sustainable micro-enterprises. You will get to sample some of our delicious foods, see traditional crafts, and walk through our community farm, orchards and workshops. You will also enjoy a delicious lunch at our restaurant, prepared using local produce from the fields, farm and orchards you will visit during your stay with us. Activities include; Guided walks through our community and local cloud forest; Visits to the micro-dairy, jam-making, forest nurseries, craft-making and organic forest orchards; Meeting our people and experiencing their way of life.

Your itinerary

Day 1, AM
Welcome and community presentation
Welcome and community presentation
You will know about the process of the community since the beginning of the transformation from nature destroyer to a sustainable community.
Day 1, AM
Diversity of products in Yunguilla
Diversity of 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.
Day 1, PM
Yunguilla people
Know the village and their people
During this tour you will get to know our people and community

Where you will be

Yunguilla is a community one-hour north-west from Quito, the capital of Ecuador. Yunguilla started at the end of the nineties his touristic project and other productive projects. The people of Yunguilla have since developed their community more and more towards sustainability.

Dates & Prices

Select date and participants
Number of guests
2
02 Oct 2020 - 23 Oct 2020
USD20.00
USD35.00

Your Host: Yunguilla

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.

Amenities

All meals
All meals
All meals included
Free Wifi
Free Wifi
Fast speed connection

Sustainability

All CO2 emissions of your trip (e.g. local transport, hotel) will be 100% compensated for you by a Gold Standard climate protection project.
The Yunguilla community, as all communities which offer trips on Fairtrips.com, is certified for its sustainability by Tourcert. This German certification agency advises and certifies tourism companies and destinations. Credibility and transparency are important to us, feel free to ask us if you have any questions about this community!

Food & Drinks

You will have lunch in the community-owned restaurant, where you will enjoy fresh dishes from local and mostly organic production.