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First: you can walk... The tour about 30dls for the boat has nonsense if you can go by yourself walking 15 minutes. Also the tour doesn't include activities with the community.
When arriving to the community, they ask you money for everything!! For taking pictures,...More
We visited as part of an organised tour so cannot vouch for individual experiences however I really liked it. I understand it is quite touristy in one way but we were incredibly well taken care of, excellent food, very basic accommodation and we took a...More
The Comunidad Shiripuno in Ecuador is an authentic and still attached to their roots tribal community. We were kindly received and very nice treated by the Shaman and the population in General. What a wonderful experience.
It was not a pleasant experience.
When we arrived in Misahualli, we were pressed to go on a one day tour for 75 dollars per person. When we said we would think about it because it seemed a little bit too much money, the owner...More
Visited the Quichua community project twice - one time looking at local customs and dance display, the other looking at the process of making chocolate from the cocoa bean to finished product. Very well done, lovely people and good to know that money spent is...More
They are totally set up to entertain tourists, and you don't really see "the community" other than the folks who come out to do the demonstrations. However, it is very interesting to see how they prepare the local Yuca drink, make pottery & pan for...More
We spent a day at the community as part of an excursion from the Hamadryade Lodge. We learned about a lot of the natural remedies (and tried some), made chocolate, harvested Yuca and then replanted it, watched the traditional dance, etc. While it is not...More
I stayed 2 days in this "community"
- Women from the community are friendly and it is very interesting to talk with them
- The acitivities i did there were all interesting (activities in the village, tubing, animal health center...)
- Even if it...More
They're just great. Great welcome, you can feel as part of the family as long as if you speak some Spanish. They organize nice tours in the jungle with a snake-expert. The lodging is modest, which is good because you feel in the jungle. The...More