PARAISO DE LA AMAZONIA
7 DAYS: LEARN SPANISH IN SUCUA
The Sucua city, is the head cantonal of the Cantón Sucua, in the Provinve of Morona Santiago.
Sucua is located approximately 900 m. above sea level and has an extension of 1.279.22 km2, with 16.000 inhabitants between shuar and mestiza.
The origin of the name of Sucua is due to the abundance of a plant nettle (urticacia) that the Shuar called SUKU and for phonetic and grammatical issues by staying under the name of Sucua.
Sucua limited to North and East with the Cantón Morona, to South to the Logroño and Santiago, in the West with the Sangay National Park.
Sucua’s climate is tropical-humid, with an average temperature of 22 degrees.
There is an numberless of touristuc places, taking the base of the Shuar people, lots of waterfalls, its abundant flora and fauna known and a lot more to discover. And always it is taken into account as a major attraction to the Sangay National Park that 70% of the it is located in the province of Morona Santiago.
Smells, colors, flavors, textures, beliefs, are part of the gastronomic offer of the Amazon
ABOUT THE SPANISH LESSONS
Tuition is usually one-to-one (one teacher, one student). We prefer teaching this way, as it gives students the full attention of the teacher and allows us to tailor the classes to fit your needs. However, although we generally recommend four hours of study per day.
You choose! You can start the program on whichever day and date is most convenient for you. We are open all year, including weekends and holidays.
Spanish lessons could be done in the morning or in the afternoon as well as in mix schedules, all depending of the students, activities or the weather. It is important to complete the 16 hours during the 5 days of the program.
The teaching matrerial are carefully prepared to meet your needs and are revised regularly, all study materials are provided by us. Spanish lessons cover vocabulary, reading texts, pronunciation exercises, grammar, practice activities, cultural notes and explanations and a summary.
Teachers use these mterials as the basis of the classes, supplementing with other books and activities where necessary.
ARRIVAL - CITY TOUR SUCUA
City Tour – Sucúa
PARQUE BOTANICO DE SUCUA
Hiking Botanic Park
CASCADA KINTIA PANKI
Visit Cascada Kintia Panki
ACTIVITY IN SUCUA
Activitiy in Sucua
DAY 5 AVENTURA AMAZONICA
Visit Complejo Turistico Aventura Amazonica
DAY 6 CASCADA RIO UMPUANKAS
Transfer Sucua to the shuar community
Trekking Cascadas Rio Umpuankas
Lunch (typical shuar food)
DAY 7 CHURCH SERVICE IN THE SHUAR COMMUNITY
Back to Sucua
NB: Please read this itinerary as a guide only. Some activities of the program can change without notice due to weather conditions, seasonal changes, safety reasons and the wildlife encountered during the activities. Flexibility is the key to the success of any study program. Nevertheless the safety and the interest of our students is always our first priority.
Prices 2023 - Spanish Program Sucua 7 days
7 DAYS/6 NIGHTS
* one student – one teacher US$ 540
* two students – one teacher US$ 750
Included in the price
Transfer in (Macas or Sucua)
20 Spanish lessons (60 minutes per lesson)
Activities as mentioned in the program
Accommodation in a clean double room with a private bathroom
Three meals per day (familiar menu)
Weekend missions program
Coffee. tea and purified water
The program start and finish in Sucua
Not included in the price
Additional drinks, snacks, alcoholic drinks
Tips and personal expenses
Everything that has not been included in the program
Transportation to/from Sucua