Cooking Class at the Andes & Roses: PRIVATE Day trip from Quito
This is a unique local experience with an opportunity to share and interact with a local family based at the highland, almost an hour from Quito where you will learn how to prepare one of the most common soups in the highlands "Locro de papa" accompanied by little empanadas and a main course using local foods and delicious dessert accompanied by a traditional drink called Canelazo, a hot spiced cinnamon rum drink, a perfect cocktail perfect for a winter warm up.
• Cooking class at local house in the Highalds.
• Visit a rose farm to learn more about Ecuadorian roses.
Departure from Quito to Pifo area which is located a few minutes outside of Quito and lays an incredible hidden treasure: a local rose farm based at the highlands that offer much to learn about growing Ecuadorian roses that with combination of high altitude; twelve hours of sunshine; cold nights; and using organic soils and compost helps to harvest strong and tall flowers all year.
Later on, continue to a local house called Colibri Garden own by a local family who will be awaiting your arrival for a demonstration of preparing traditional foods. This delicious meal is then served to your table with a selection of fresh spices and a glass of wine.
At Colibrí Garden some hummingbirds can be appreciated such as; Sparkling Violetear, Black-Tailed Trainbearer, Tyrian Metal tail, Sapphire-Vented Puffleg, Sword-Billed and other small tiny birds such as Black Flowerpiercer, Rufus Collared Sparrow and Golden Grosbeak. Afternoon driver back to your hotel.
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Service animals allowed"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Infant seats available"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"We will have face mask available on the car for any emergency."
Duration: 6 Hours
Traveler pickup is offered
The tour is based in private only and we will pick you from any hotel, apartment or house you are staying as long as it is in located in the city. Just make sure to detail the address to be picked up from the right place. Airports
Cancellations and refunds:
- Mariscal Sucre Airport, Quito Ecuador
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.