Intag Cloud Forest Cabins

Intag Cloud Cabins are located in the Intag Cloud Forest Reserve in the Intag Valley, Cotacachi, Imbabura, Ecuador. Just one-and-a-half hours from Otavalo, past Laguna Cuicocha, in the Intag River valley.  Hike and bird in the pristine cloud forest of Intag. Elevation is 1900 meters. Make a reservation  today.  A night stay per person includes three home-cooked meals, and entrance to the reserve for $60 and includes tax. Local guides are available.

Wooden cabin with three bedrooms, a kitchen and dining area and two private bathrooms with tile-lined  24 hour hot water showers.

  It’s located on a small organic coffee farm on the edge of the privately owned 350-acre Intag Cloud Forest Reserve.  Perfect for hikers and bird watchers. Visitors can pick fresh vegetables from the farm, explore the reserve, bathe in a waterfall, and see a dazzling array of orchids. Homestyle restaurant is onsite.   15-minute walk from the end of the private road.

Intag Cloud Forest Cabin are also available with Airbnb .

The cabin sits on the edge of a forested slope with a commanding view across the valley.  It sitting area has glass windows and hammocks hung in a screened area. There’s a kitchen with a gas stove, a fridge, and a sink, pots and pans and an electric kettle. The cabin has two  bathrooms with solar heated showers. An orchiderium is located behind the cabin.  A trail to the river is close by.  Birds are often observed around the cabin. The cabin has wifi.

In addition to exploring the Intag Cloud Forest Reserve, visitors can take the bus to the communities of Plaza Gutierrez and Apuela. The thermal baths of Nangulvi are a half-hour bus ride from the main road.  This is rural tourism at its best.

Santa Rosa in the Zone of Intag, Ecuador.  The community is made up of 30 families living on isolated farms. Since everyone has to walk on the public trails, this is where you often meet your neighbors.  Many of the women are artisans who weave and crochet using sisal, here called cabuya, from the green agave.  It is possible to visit the women and purchase their products.