Agenda

DAY 1 | DEC 6

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Transportation to Cosmopolitan Parc  

(Address: Luxemburgo y Portugal | Arrival Time: 8h50 am)

A Yachay Tech bus will pick up participants from the following places:

  1. People staying at Hotel Real Audiencia, Hostal La Rosario and Mercure Hotel Alameda will be picked up from Hotel Hilton Colón Quito at 7h20.
  • Hotel Hilton Colón Quito

Address: Av. Amazonas N 1914 y Av. Patria (reference Parque El Ejido)
Pick up Time: 7h20 am

• Hotel Real Audiencia                   Click here to see distance

• Hostal La Rosario                     Click here to see distance

• Mercure Hotel Alameda          Click here to see distance

2. People staying at Hotel Akros, Best Western Plaza Hotel and Dann Carlton will be picked up from Hotel Finlandia Quito at 8h10.

  • Hotel Finlandia

Address: Finlandia N35-129 & Suecia (reference Parque La Carolina)
Pick up Time: 8h10 am

• Hotel Akros                                    Click here to see distance

• Best Western Plaza Hotel          Click here to see distance

• Hotel Dann Carlton                     Click here to see distance

LUNCH | 13:35 – 14:45

Restaurant: Le Marché, lunch and transportation provided by the university
Address: Av. NNUU e Iñaquito, Edf. Metropolitan local #2

Quito Festival | 15:00

The foundation of Quito, capital of Ecuador, is on December 6th. The whole city feels alive during this day, with concerts, parties, exhibitions, theatre shows and traditional games.

  • We will visit the presidential the seat of government of the Republic of Ecuador: Palacio de Carondelet.
  • Then, we will have a tour througth an emblematic museum: Museo de la Ciudad. Here, participants will be able to learn about Quito’s traditions, arts and culture.
DINNER | 19:00

Restaurant: El Ventanal, provided by the university
Address: Calle Carchi y Nicaragua
*We are very sorry, but we cannot invite the students among participants to the Quito dinner. All the speakers as well as faculties, professors, etc are invited. We apologize for this unequal treatment between students and professors, but our budget is finite. Please understand!

Historic restaurant El Ventanal  – Gourment menus to choose from, soft drinks and wine.

*For more information about the restaurant click here.

Return | 21:00

YT Bus will drive back to:

  1. Hotel Hilton Colón | 21:20
  2. Hotel Finlandia | 21:50
DAY 2| DEC 7
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Transportation to Yachay Tech Campus, Urcuquí

(San Miguel de Urcuquí, Hacienda San José s/n y Proyecto Yachay | Arrival Time: 11h50 am)

People staying at Hotel Real Audiencia, Hostal La Rosario and Mercure Hotel Alameda will be picked up from Hotel Hilton Colón Quito at 8h10.

People staying at Hotel Akros, Best Western Plaza Hotel and Dann Carlton will be picked up from Hotel Finlandia Quito at 9h00.

*Please make sure you have all your suitcases, documents and badge with you.

LUNCH | 12:00 – 13:50

Provided by Yachay Tech at university campus

TRANSPORTATION | 19:00

Transportation from Yachay Tech to hotels in Ibarra:
Once the talks are over, we will gather outside the library and leave at 17h50 to Ibarra. Each participant will be drop out at each hotel that they are staying in Ibarra.

DINNER 

On your own

DAY 3| DEC 8

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Transportation to Yachay Tech Campus, Urcuquí

People staying at Hosteria Chorlavi and Rancho Carolina will be picked up from their hotels at 9h50.

People staying at Hosteria El Totoral, Quinta San Miguel, San Andres Lodge & Spa, Real Dream Hostel and Hotel El Callejon should take a taxi from their hotels to Laguna Mall. Please be at Laguna Mall at 9h15. At 9h15 Yachay Tech’s bus will pick you up and bring you to the university campus.

*Please make sure you have all your suitcases packed with you in the morning since we are living in the afternoon to Quito directly from Yachay Tech.

  • Laguna Mall
    Address: Av. Mariano Acosta y Fray Vacas Galindo, Av Mariano Acosta, Ibarra
    Pick up Time: 9h15 am
LUNCH | 12:40 – 14h10

Provided by Yachay Tech at university campus

DEPARTURE | 16:30

We will depart from Yachay Tech to Quito airport’s & Quito’s midtown

  • 18h40        1st Stop         Quito International Airport
  • 21h50        2nd Stop       Hotel Finlandia
MISCELLANEOUS

Once you arrive to Quito’s airport, you can take a taxi outside the international arrival. Usually the rate is 25,00 USD from the airport to most hotels in Quito.

Quito’s weather can be a little chilly in the morning around 16°C, in the afternoon temperatures are around 27°C, and in the night temperatures are around 14°C.

Yachay Tech is located in Urcuquí, a valley which it’s average temperature is around 25°C.
Please bring sunblock, mosquito repelent, heavy jackets are not quite necessary.

Ibarra’s weather is also around 25°C and in the night temperature can drop to the 14°C.

For all emergencies please dial 911
Contact Numbers
  • Hisakazu Minakata
    098- 567- 5602
  • Caridad Pérez
    099-597-4977
  • Juan Fernando Verdesoto
    098-763-4874
  • Sandra Villarruel
    098-406-5432

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