Saturday we go on a 2-day trip to the Amazon rainforest. The first day you will hike along a redwater river and see some waterfalls on your way. On the second day we will visit a Shuar community in the middle of the rainforest. After a hike to a sacred waterfall which ends in the Zamora river, you can enjoy a traditional meal prepared by the Shuar. Before saying good-bye the Shuars show you the village and their gardens. Write us for more information!
We have a great offer for a 8 day cruise on the Galapagos Islands on board of the Yacht Angelito starting on 31 July 2016 for only 1800 US$ per person:
1. Sunday: Baltra – Las Bachas
2. Monday: Mosquera – Cerro Dragon
3. Tuesday: Tagus Cove (Isabela)– Punta Espinoza (Fernandina)
4. Wednesday: Urbina Bay – Elizabeth Bay
5. Thursday: Punta Moreno – Navigation to Villamil with Wale Watching
6. Friday: Puerto Villamil: Sierra Negra: hike to the Crater– Giant Tortoise Breeding Center
7. Saturday: Floreana: Punta Cormorant – Corona del Diablo – Post Office Bay – Puerto Ayora
8. Sunday: (Daphne Panoramic) – Baltra
Write us if you are interested in this or other cruises on the Galapagos Islands: info(at)arutamecotours.com
On Sunday, 24th we will have our next tour to the Cañari Community. You will get to know medicinal plants, a ritual of energization, share the panpamesa with the community, get to know some handcrafts and hear traditional music. Let us know, if you want to join!
Take part in an Ayahuasca ritual in the rainforest. Thursday we will drive from Cuenca to a small Shuar Community in the jungle and at night have a Ayahuasca session in a chosa of the community. Next day after the cleaning ritual in a river nearby, you will have a light breakfast of fruits and then return to Cuenca.
Come on our next Full Moon Horseback Riding Adventure. Our tour starts at 4 PM from our office. At the hacienda you will pick the horse you are going to ride. Then you start your ride through the night. After the adventure you take part in a fire ceremony, have some cheese and traditional Andean food as well as a glass of wine. Horses are limited, so let us know, if you want be part of this experience!
This is an exciting adventure expedition to the mythical Cueva de los Tayos (“Cave of the Oil Birds”). The cave was made famous through an expedition in 1976 which included astronaut Neil Armstrong. It is located in a Shuar community in Limón Indanza and the entrances are within the rainforest. The entrance we use is a 65 meter deep hole leading to 5 kilometers of passages and a spacious chamber. Read on here.
Do you want to fly over the Andes? Then take our Paragliding Tour! It starts daily at 7 AM or 2 PM from the Arutam Ecotours office and you will fly with an instructor, so all you need to do is relax and enjoy the view over the mountains.
Join us this Tuesday for a tour to Cajas! We’re are with a small group and hoping for some good weather for enjoying a couple of hikes through the lagoons and highlands of the park. Bring water, a daypack, and all the excitement you can carry for a guided tour through this stunning national park. For more information take a look here.