Help start a rural tourism Project in Gulag, Ecuador

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a family, we live in Gualaceo. We have a farm just a few minutes from downtown (15 minutes by car) in the rural parish Remigio Crespo (Gulag). The farm is located in the countryside, near the Andean forest. We produce milk and many fruits, and there are chickens, dogs, horses and a cat. We produce milk and many fruits. We are starting a rural tourism project, we have an old house of mud and wattle restored with rooms available for guests.

    Somos una familia, vivimos en Gualaceo. Tenemos una finca agrícola a pocos minutos del centro (15 minutos en carro) en el sector de Remigio Crespo (Gulag). La finca está ubicada en pleno paisaje rural, cerca del bosque andino. Producimos leche y tenemos muchas frutas, además hay gallinas, perros, caballos y una gata. Estamos arrancando con un proyecto de turismo rural, tenemos una casa antigua de tapial y bahareque restaurada con habitaciones disponibles para huéspedes.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Farmstay
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Helping with Tourists
    Art project

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Los voluntarios que decidan venir a convivir pueden aprender de la vida en el campo y conocer a los vecinos que son muy amables.


    Volunteers who choose to come to stay can learn about life in the countryside and meet the locals who are very friendly.

  • Help

    Help

    There are many activities to do at the farm as watering gardens, orchard cultivating, harvesting, milking the cows; also in the house cleaning help and other activities needed.

    Hay muchas actividades que hacer en la finca como regar jardines, cultivar la huerta, cosechar, ordeñar a las vacas; también en la casa se necesita ayuda de limpieza y otras actividades.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Español / English(3 members) / German(1 member)

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We have bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, kitchen, diningroom and livingroom with a fireplace for the cold days.

    Tenemos habitaciones y 2 baños, cocina, comedor y sala con chimenea para los días fríos.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Gulag is located 7 km from Gualaceo (43km from Cuenca) 2500 m.s.n.m. There's animal husbandry, grassland and forest areas. Travelers can explore the mountains and go to a small river. They may also visit Gualaceo and Chordeleg, try the local cuisine and tour the historic centre.

    Gulag está ubicado a 7 km de Gualaceo (43km desde Cuenca) a 2500 m.s.n.m. Existen zonas ganaderas, pajonal y bosque. Los viajeros pueden recorrer las montañas e ir a un pequeño río. También pueden conocer Gualaceo y Chordeleg, probar de la gastronomía local y recorrer el centro histórico.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 871169835235