in the High Sierra of Ecuador
January 7 – 17, 2016
The High Sierra of Ecuador is a perfect destination for the practicing artist: sketch, paint, photograph, study language, or simply jot notes as you explore the multiple layers of diverse culture and beautiful scenery in the various communities. Ecuador is enriched by a diversity of peoples, plant life and cultural practices that continue today. We will see traditional lifestyles and dress of the indigenous Ecuadorean heritage; hear the Quichua language; watch the diversity of bird life, and experience the enormous transitions this country is undergoing. And find signs of past visitors. Ecuador was a destination for many other artists and scientists including Alexander Humboldt in1799; Frederic Church in1857 & 1859; and Charles Darwin at the turn of the last century.
The Itinerary available upon request (email@example.com) includes extra activities arranged to your interest and energy level! Ride horseback, hike a volcano, study Spanish, write or sketch a journal and of course, Enjoy the beautiful people and breathtaking scenery!! – 10 day tour – $1500
Welcoming practicing artists…
This January tour will be for artists to expand the creative spirit in a truly beautiful part of the world – the High Sierras of Ecuador. We stay at El Refugio Cloud Forest Lodge – Ecuador and Sachaji and return to the exceptional Hacienda Cusin Practicing artists in all media are most welcome! Tour a little, explore, create and refresh a lot!
We recommend Hacienda Cusin for the best accommodations!