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El Refugio de Intag Cloud Forest Lodge

El Refugio de Intag Cloud Forest Lodge is a reserve and coffee farm 1.5 hours from Otavalo by way of Laguna Cuicocha, Ecuador, and 3 hours from the Quito airport.  The three guest houses, with a total of ten rooms, are located near the scenic River Toabunchi and are surrounded by garden plantings, fields, and forest. Price is $30 per person per night.  Price does not include breakfast Self guided trails. 

Intag Valley

El Refugio de Intag Cloud Forest Lodge

Comuna Santa Rosa, via Cuicocha, Zona de Intag

One and a half hour drive from Otavalo. From Otavalo take the road toward Quiroga/Cuicocha.  Shortly before Cuicocha there is a left fork (labeled) toward Intag.  From the community labeled Las Delicias begins your final descent to Santa Rosa.  At a school yard with a small church is a sign for Cabanas El Refugio, pointing left.  (Just after this the road curves sharply right to cross a bridge.  If you cross the bridge, you’ve missed the turnoff to Refugio.)  The lodge is one-quarter mile on the right side.


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