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Penka Trail

Penka Trail

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The Penka Trail route takes place in two important historical sites, the Quitsato Sundial, and the Hacienda Guachalá, the oldest hacienda in Ecuador. This cultural and recreational offer aims to motivate knowledge about the Andean Agave or «Penka», the traditions, the gastronomic heritage, environmental factors, botany and many other details that make this fascinating plant an important part of the cultural identity and heritage of the equatorial Andes

  • Level
  • Duration
    Half day
  • Activity

    Scientific and cultural trail.

  • Age Range
    Min: 5-85+
  • Group
    Min: 5 – Max: 30
  • Temporality
    Year round
  • Languages
    English – Spanish
  • Includes
    Local Expert
    Entrance Fees
    Filtered water
  • Not Included

Combine this trip

Visits to Catequilla, Rumicucho, Cochasquí y Pambamarca.

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  • Hacienda Guachalá  
  • Quitsato Sundial
  • Agave Gardens
  • Ancestral Gastronomy

Tour Location

Panamericana Norte E35, Km 192. Barrio La Bola de Guachalá, Cayambe, Ecuador

Cristobal Cobo Cristóbal is an independent researcher and cultural manager focused on Andean and colonial astronomy. He works in theoretical geography and gives lectures at international congresses and has presented his results in different scientific journals, as well as international documentaries. He is a specialist in everything related to the Equatorial Line, history, geography, astronomy and archaeology. He also leads ethnobotanical explorations specialized in Agave and bambusoides in the region. He is also an activist for peace and its promotion.
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