Departing early from the city of Guayaquil to the Peninsula of Santa Elena. In a tour of an hour and a half on the road from the Pacific, admiring a unique agricultural landscape, we reach the population of Atahualpa, home of small craftsmen cabinet-makers who work wood as a family tradition for over 100 years. We continue the tour passing through the former camp‘s gas and oil built by the British in the Anglo OilField for the Decade of the 50. We arrive at Ancon, site of the camp English with aspectacular view of the coastal profile in this area. We are moving towards the fishing commune of Anconcito, traditionally known for its intense activity of fishing.
Then we take the road of “Rough seas” to Salinas for a panoramic view and then the population of La Libertad to visit a workshop of spondylus jewelry artisans, a prized shell which was used by our ancestors as a form of trade of the pre-Hispanic cultures of America.
We take road north through the typical coastal fishing villages such as San Pablo, San Pedro, liberator and Valdivia until reaching the commune of Barcelona. This small site inhabited mostly by elderly people who dedicate their lives to the work of theharvest and preparation of the toquilla straw, main material for making the famousstraw hats. Here‘s a detour will take us to a new site, where the workshop leaders tagua seed work true works of art of pure creation.
We continue to the resort of Montanita, where we will take a nice lunch and a shortbreak to start our return to the city of Guayaquil.
Duration: 8 hours approximately.
Meals included:-/ L / –
This area of the coast develops many social programs and community, having managed to insert residents in developing tourism partner of the area…
You can override any of the tours mentioned by one in the aquarium at Valdivia.
PROGRAM SUBJECT TO CHANGE FOR HOLIDAYS, OPERATIONAL REASONS OR DEPENDING ON THE DAY.
- Private bilingual guide (Spanish – English)
- Private ground transportation
- Meals specified in the program based on menu / vegetarian menu must be requested in advance
- Soft drinks and snacks for the road.
DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- Any food that is not specified in the program
- Any service not specified in the program