Comfortable Glamping in the cloud forest
Family experience at Sayaro Glamping
Lodging in a comfortable Safari tent with your family is an enriching experience.
This family-oriented package offers an authentic inside into life on an organic farm and a close connection to the Piganta Cloud Forest environment.
The activities are designed for families with kids and the program is very flexible. Your spacious tent features all the comfort such as a good bed, private bath facilities, and locally produced organic food while being immersed in beautiful nature.
Explore the protected Piganta cloud forest while looking for animal tracks
Spot the endangered black and chestnut eagle and spectacled bear
Enjoy your stay in a comfortable glamping tent
Cow-milking, collecting fresh eggs, making yogurt and cookie-baking
Enjoy locally produced and healthy food
Experience the authentic lifestyle of this hidden gem
A 2h 30 drive from Quito takes you to the village of Atahualpa.
The landscape changes from dry vegetation to agricultural land and finally you into a primary cloud forest. Along the way, you will visit a small coffee farm and taste freshly brewed organic coffee. Hereafter you continue traveling till the small Sayaro Ecuador Glamping project.
After the check in, the owners welcome you with a delicious lunch. During your stay you will taste the best locally produced organic food. In the afternoon, you visit the eco-farm and will be introduced to the principles of permaculture.
They farm organically and in harmony with nature. Besides a vegetable and herbal garden, there are also chickens, cows, alpacas and a small trout farm. Help pick the salad for dinner, find the chicken eggs for breakfast and milk a cow.
Wake up with a concert of bird sounds and enjoy a good breakfast with homemade products Lend a hand to help make yogurt or cheese. Dairy products are made from fresh milk every day. Do you like sweets? Bake your own cookies and enjoy them on the afternoon hike.
After lunch, you will hike to a tiny natural hot spring which origin is the hidden volcanic activity. You will visit a fresh water spring nearby, which gives off lightly carbonated water. Fill your water bottle and make your own lemonade with the fresh lemons from the garden. Then, you may hike to the big stone in the forest where the spectacled bear has been sighted several times.
Open your eyes and watch out, you might spot the black and chestnut eagle flying over the forest. Although it is difficult to spot animals, you may find their tracks in the forest. After a nice dinner, you will enjoy a campfire and listen to your host's stories. The host family lives here and they know a lot about life on the organic farm and in the cloud forest. Enjoy your second night on this unique place and listen to the sound of nature!
This is your last day at Sayaro Glamping and eco-farm. You walk into the forest for a last time and you might fish your own trout for lunch. There is a little trout farm which provides fresh fish. After lunch you will be met by the driver who will bring you to Quito or your next destination. A sustainable travel experience will hopefully stay with you for a long period.
Note: If you are a keen hiker and enjoy physical activity, then a 5 hours hike to the Mojanda area is a rewarding alternative. Through small wooded sections and farmland, you hike mostly uphill. The views of the nearby Fuya Fuya volcano and down to the valley are amazing. Your driver will meet you at the end station and transfer you to Quito. Today you hike with only a day pack and your main luggage will be transported by car.
Sayaro Ecuador Glamping offers the following distribution
- 1 queen size bed
- Up to 3 single beds
- 1 sofa bed for 1 child
- We recommend a maximum occupation of 3 adults + 1 child or 2 adults + 2 children.