Arrive to Hacienda Manteles and enjoy a delicious lunch from our organic garden. After lunch we can undertake a 1.5 hour round hike to the Payacucho Waterfall (depending on the time of the year we could visit two other waterfalls that are located higher up) located within 200 hectares cloud forest we protect at the Hacienda thanks to your visit.
After a special Manteles breakfast we will begin our adventure to the Town of Baños to experience a half day rafting tour on the Pastaza River. After this wonderful experience we will return to the town of Baños to partake in a delicious lunch. In the afternoon we can enjoy a tour of the town and learn about some of the different handicrafts from this area such as products made from tagua (vegetable ivory) and balsa wood.
After our delicious breakfast, we will undertake a 4-5 hour round hike to the Llanganatis Ridge. During the walk, weather permitting, you can see several mountains of the Ecuadorian Andes (Tungurahua volcano, Cerro Hermoso, Altar, Sangay, Chimoborazo, Carihuairazo, Cotopaxi, Ilinisas). After this incredible activity you can enjoy an agricultural tour of the organic garden, relax in our cozy social areas or if you prefer enjoy a relaxing 1 hour massage, in your room.
After breakfast we can enjoy a beautiful hike to the canopy activity, where if wished you can undertake this exciting activity or take a walk around the surrounding area OR we can go horse back riding for 2-3 hours. Enjoy a delicious fare well lunch at the Hacienda and continue your trip to the following destinations (Amazon, Andes, Galapagos, Coast).