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OPERATOR OF TOURISM OPETURMO S.A. SANTA ELENA – ECUADOR

Posted on: July 17th, 2018 by opeturmo No Comments

OPERATOR OF TOURISM OPETURMO S.A. SANTA ELENA – ECUADOR

Tour operator Opeturmo S.A. located in Libertador Bolívar of Parroquia Manglaralto Cantón Santa Elena, Province of Santa Elena, being one of the attractive places of the spondylus route, they are visited by national and foreign tourists for their gastronomy, crafts, hospedería, boardwalk and especially for lovers of the Adventure tourism in Playa Bruja where the free paragliding and motor paragliding track is located.

The Opeturmo company offers the service to tourists who like adrenaline and adventure sports, giving them confidence to feel safe when performing the tourist activity of paragliding flights.

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Opeturmo S.A. located in Libertador Bolívar of the parish of Manglaralto, Santa Elena canton, Santa Elena province, specialized in paragliding flights in different parts of Ecuador, such as on the coast: Esmeralda, Crucita, Canoa, Puerto López, Salinas, Montañita, Guayaquil and La trunk, in the mountains it is carried out in Ibarra, Quito, Baños, Cuenca, Machala.

In Esmeralda, Crucita and Canoa regularly takes place when the tourist requires it.

In Salinas and Montañita depends on weather conditions, for this reason the place where the paragliding activity is most practiced is in Playa Bruja located 10 minutes before Montañita, it is done every day of the year depending on the conditions normally starting from midday.

They also have two types of flights: flight in motor paragliding or free paragliding flight. The free paragliding flight lasts 12 to 15 minutes which is the estimated time to carry out the activity, it rises to a height of 150 to 200 meters. The flight in motor paragliding lasts 15 to 20 minutes, rises to a height of 300 to 400 meters and has a tour of the town.

Sometimes when conditions do not allow it, they have the other place located in San Pedro.

In Guayaquil it is carried out by season that starts from June or July until the month of January, due to rain.

In Ibarra the activity is carried out in the Yahuarcocha lagoon, in Baños in Nitón, in Quito it has two points by cable car and Lumbisí, Parapente Cuenca in Paute.

The tour packages that are made in the operator are made according to what the customer wants, one of the tour packages is the tour to the island of silver plus paragliding the  operator is responsible for organizing according to the possibilities normally the operator is handled more by advance booking from two days to a day the medium used is online, that is, they are handled by social networks (Facebook, Instagram, website, WhatsApp)

The value varies depending on the place where the client performs the activity.

 

COMUNA DOS MANGAS – SANTA ELENA – ECUADOR

Posted on: July 13th, 2018 by opeturmo No Comments

COMUNA DOS MANGAS – SANTA ELENA – ECUADOR

Located seven kilometers northeast of Manglaralto (Santa Elena), it is located in the community of Dos Mangas, a place characterized by the work of women with straw and men with tagua.

This commune has about 950 inhabitants and characteristics for agricultural and artisanal workers, recognized by its particular traditions, it receives this name because in ancient times the inhabitants were called to the rivers ‘mangas’ and near the town the riachuelos Grande and Colin come together .

The activities have been shared equally, women from very early enter kilometers of their population to obtain straw, traffic and make bags, hats and bread boxes.

The 160 women who dedicate themselves to this task take a day to develop a small portfolio. He uses creativity to design his crafts with striking colors, which he then sells in Montañita and Salinas.

For many women in this community, it is an advantage to have the raw material to work with, since it is the only income that has to pay the expenses.

But the men of Dos Mangas also stand out for the size of all the figures and logos with the tagua.

The process, which lasts six months, consists in starting the wood, then making bracelets, key rings, bows, ornaments, rings, necklaces and earrings of different shapes.

Men and women want their handicrafts to be more recognized by national and foreign travelers.

Paths Las Cascadas and Las Piscinas. It has two services for tourist activities, also for members of the community, as access roads to the company’s sectors.

Among the vegetation of the sector destined to cultivation is the red banana, the white quineo, the silk banana, the bamboo cane, the straw shawl, among other crops of short cycle.

Dos Mangas At 6.5 km from the parish of Manglaralto, walk the path of the Cascada de las Pozas where you can observe a great variety of flora and fauna with the possibility of observing birds and monkeys.

You can choose the following routes:

  1. Cascading route: it is a primary forest of wood, fruit and medicinal species, and a large number of howler monkeys, which can be observed very easily in the winter season (from December to June)
  2. Route of the natural pools: this route has a certain degree of difficulty and slope that crosses several pools formed naturally in the rocky event that records the humid forest with a rock formation that contains stalactites and stalagmites.

Duration of the tour from 3 to 4 hours approx.

 

 

Tour 2 days 1 night Accommodation + Flights parapente + Dos Mangas.

Posted on: May 18th, 2018 by opeturmo No Comments

Tour 2 days 1 night Accommodation + Flights parapente + Dos Mangas.

Day 1. Installation in the Casa Del Sombreo hostel, in the afternoon we carry out the paragliding tourist activity 2 minutes from the community of Libertador Bolívar, in Playa Bruja it is a walk along the hillside with a duration of 12 to 15 minutes. Return to the hostel.

Day 2. Dos Mangas Tour 6.5km from the parish of Manglaralto, Santa Elena canton, horseback riding along the Cascada route or the route of the pools where you can observe a variety of flora and fauna with the possibility of observing birds and monkeys.

Waterfall Route: This trail has no slopes, it is considered a primary forest of timber, fruit and medicinal species, and they inhabit a large number of howler monkeys, which can be observed very easily in the winter season (December to June)

Route of natural pools: This trail has a certain degree of difficulty and slope that crosses several pools formed naturally in the rocky river that runs through the rain forest with small rock formations that contain stalactites and stalagmites.

Bring:

  • Sports shoes or rubber boot with socks.
  • Repellent and sunscreen
  • Cap
  • Swimwear
  • Trash cover
  • Light foods, water or juice.

Tasks to do:

  • Observation of flora and fauna
  • Horseback riding to the tropical humid forest
  • Photograph all the biodiversity you can see within this ecotourism trail