the monkey's path
Pacoche forest, right on the way though the route Spondylus, you will be able to witness the diversity of Manabí, going through a coastal road we find a protected area named Pacoche forest; 13.500 hectares are home for the howler monkey and the second smallest frog in the world.
Another of the attractions in this area would be the "Lighthouse" A cliff that hides one of the most spectacular views of the waves bumping on the shore, once you finish climbing 300 stairs to the top.
Visit to the Rain Forest, Light house, and Montecristi.
Cost per person in a shared group: $60
Includes: Plenty bottled water
During December and May we go through the rainy season; so there is a possibility that you would have to experience a muddy terrain, therefore we suggest to wear waterproof boots or walk half of the trail.
Pacoche, has a medium grade of difficulty
1mile or 1 hour and 30 minutes walk
35% of the path is uneven, and requires to wear running shoes; no recommended to people with walking problems.
Fee per group $20 is not included, and given directly to the ranger a the forest.
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optional, pacoche lodge
This is a new alternative for those who would like to take a visit to this complex completely friendly to nature has its own restaurant and hotel; in this location you will be able to try the delicious Ecuadorian cuisine, hike through its path and be able to see howler monkeys, birds; also you will witness a demonstration of how we weave the Montecristi hats, Tagua carving, and how they make the delicious Tonga, at the end of this tour you will enjoy a plantain cheese ball and a natural juice.
The prices can vary depending on the number of people.
Estimate cover per person $15 in a group of 15.