Colimes Guayas Ecuador little know area for the flowering Guayacanes trees

Posted on January 10, 2017 • Filed under: Ecuador, Ecuador Travel

Flourishing of Guayacanes is also enjoyed in Colimes, Guayas

It is a spectacle of nature, reaches the 11 hectares of forest and lasts between 10 and 15 days: the “Florecimiento de los Guayacanes”, a natural spectacle that can be enjoyed in Colimes, a canton of the province of Guayas, located 90 kilometers from the city of Guayaquil.

The Las Habras hacienda is the specific spot where domestic and foreign tourists can observe the yellow flowers of this ancient tree, which appear after the first rains. It is located on the left side of the road to Olmedo, has an exclusive walking path. The tour can take an hour and visitors can do complementary activities such as bird watching, horse riding, visiting the museum of traditional objects of the countryside and cycling through the forest.

Along the mentioned path, rest stations were adapted, as well as a health center, Community Police Unit and spaces for the sale of handicrafts.

How to get? From Guayaquil, the bus cooperative that has this destination is Santa Rosa de Colimes. Transportation passes through Nobol, Daule, Saint Lucia and Palestine. The trip takes 2 hours from the Terrestrial Terminal. From Quito, in the Terminal of Quitumbe, the bus is approached until the corner Quevedo; From this locality you take another vehicle that passes through the cantons El Empalme, Balzar and you arrive until the detour to Colimes. Estimated travel time: 6 hours. The entrance fee to Las Habras hacienda is $ 3 for adults and $ 1.50 for children and seniors. Read Full Article



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