Ecuador is a small country recognized as the third bird watching destination in South America, offering the perfect opportunity to meet and photograph countless unique birds, as well as fully enjoy its natural wealth..
Bikerafting is an adventure modality that allows you to cover a distance on a bicycle until you come across a body of water where you cannot move forward, then you inflate a packraft and the adventure continues by river or water! The idea of this exploration is to unite a group of people who have packrafts to explore the potential of this route in the Ecuadorian Amazon.
Just one hour and thirty minutes from the city of Quito to the east, we drive through the majestic Andes mountain range and descend from the Antisana páramos towards the Chaco cloud forest. This site adjacent to Baeza is surrounded by productive farms and decorated by a series of waterfalls and jungles that from the Antisana Volcano itself collect moisture from the clouds and glacial melt to form the bed of the imposing Quijos River
Ecuador is one of the best countries to do MTB in enduro mode, this adventure takes you to know the best mountain bike routes crossing multiple ecosystems while you descend from the Andean páramos at more than 4000 to the tropical plains at 500 meters above the sea. sea level
The Ecuadorian Andes hide wonderful legacies of the cultures that inhabited them ancestrally; landscapes full of valleys, mountains, rivers, lagoons and cobbled roads.
Unforgettable trip to enjoy the best landscapes and trails of the Cayambe-Coca Reserve, go rafting down the magnificent Quijos River, navigate and explore on a paddle board.
This experience is undoubtedly an epic day in the life of any adventurer and nature lover, taking into account that this super adventure through the Cayambe Coca National Park, crosses spectacular places such as forests, and exquisite stops.
Crossing small mountain ranges that run parallel to the Napo River, is the Arajuno River, a fluvial jewel of calm waters surrounded by trees and accompanied by the characteristic sounds of the high Amazon, creating the perfect jungle setting.
It is a 37.5km journey through the humid Andean páramo in order to crown the highest point of the renowned Llanganates mountain range: the LLanganati, Cerro Hermoso or Yurac LLanganati (4571m). This incredible mountain of solid rock is the outcrop of the South American tectonic plate.
Downriver from the legendary Namangoza (home of the Arutam) and Zamora rivers, the incredible Santiago River is formed where we will navigate to the vicinity of the Shuar community of Kuankus, where narrow paths surrounded by jungle lead us to the entrance of the mythical Cave. de los Tayos, a natural and deep jewel in the Condor mountain range.
This incredible 18 km adventure, starts from the Tilipulo Hacienda, and gives us the opportunity to climb the Chucutusí hill, where, weather permitting, we will have the opportunity to see volcanoes such as Illiniza Sur, Cotopaxi, Quilindaña, Putzalagua, Tungurahua and Altar.
My name is Ñame, I am Waorani, and I want to invite you to discover the jungle with me, take you to my community and that you can discover the jungle in its natural state, for this reason we will walk through the forest, in search of all kinds of wildlife, we will navigate the river to know the secrets of the water and I will teach you about my culture, you will be able to live with me my family and my community in the heart of the Yasuni Waponi!
Discover the beauty of the heritage city of Cuenca on an artistic tour, while walking through its heritage neighborhoods in search of the most outstanding Art Graffiti works in the city. We will also look for some handmade local art such as hats, filigree, makanas, and we will make stops at classic candy stores, where we will taste the most delicious snacks of the old city.
The Pacarina printmaking workshop opens its doors to those who are interested in having a creative experience within the graphic arts through monotype (a technique that involves transferring a painted image on a rigid matrix to the paper when the ink is still wet). You will achieve effects that cannot be achieved with other artistic techniques.
This workshop consists of recognizing, appreciating, and collecting parts of plants and trees such as leaves, flower petals, and seeds in the beautiful gardens of the Pacarina printmaking workshop, where several Andean dry forest birds frequent. With what we collect, we will make a composition on a cardboard matrix and experiment with natural and synthetic printing dyes to subsequently print on cotton paper and natural fiber fabrics.
This is a cultural tourism proposal that aims to motivate knowledge about the Andean agave, traditional customs, cultural heritage, plant ecology, botany, and many factors that make this interesting plant an important part of the cultural identity and natural heritage of the Ecuadorian Andes.
Naturalist illustration is a discipline that combines art and science, not limited to plants or flowers. In this experience, you can open your eyes to the beautiful natural world that often goes unnoticed. We will start the activity with a slow walk in the Tilipulo dry forest, where we will observe ground owls, long-tailed hummingbirds, agaves, guarangos, various cacti, and other species.
Life is exquisite when you have the opportunity to enjoy to the fullest and learn new skills that open doors to new worlds and experiences. That’s why this practical and educational proposal by 4regiones to learn kayaking and descend rivers combines river learning with total immersion in river culture. Participants will be exposed to the key components and factors that favor river expeditions and trips throughout the experience.