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Visit Callimanta Plantation in Paute, lunch at Corvel and Cava Zhumir

We would like to invite you for a fantastic day in Paute, Wednesday, September 26, we will pick you up at 9 AM one block from Ave 3 de Noviembre and Roberto Aguilar, by the street where Sabatinos Restaurante is, one block from Plaza Otorongo. If you get lost call me: 098 945 6551.

We drive you to Paute where Callimanta Plantation is. Patricio Coronel owner of Callimanta Company and Restaurant Corvel will welcome us with a delicioso glass of Yaguana, drink made with fruits and sangoracha.

We will visit the plantation and production room where the Callimanta herbs are grown and processed and meet Anita, the lady in charge of the Callimanta Community, It is an easy walk, but do wear comfortable shoes.

Afterwards we are going to have a small cooking class where Patricio will teach us how to cook using his products, Quinua and Callimanta

For lunch we will go to his fantastic Restaurante El Corvel where we can enjoy the best local food cook by Patricio and his team, lunch menu is from $4

After lunch we will go for a walk around Paute center and eat the best locally made ice cream

And on our way to Cuenca we will stop at Corporacion Azende where we will visit Zhumir Cava and learn a bit more about this traditional drink from Paute.

The cost for the day including transport and cooking class is $15 pp, but does not include lunch. You will need to pay for it (extra) in the Restaurante

During lunch Marco Abad will explain to us a bit about his Mistelas made with fruits from Bulan

So if you want to join in please send us a email to:

We do require a non-refundable deposit of $10 to book your space. You can pay in our bank account:

Banco del Austro
Thomas Gould

Please send the receipt by email to us.

Is always great to see you.

Wednesday, Sept 26, Corvel Paute

Soledad Riquetti Carrasco: 098 945 6551