“CTA” Cop. Trans. Alausi leaves from major cities to Alausi and lets you off at the center of town on the main road. From here its a $1.50 taxi charge to “Killa Wasi Hostel” or “Quinta Rivadeneira en el barrio Mullinquiz” Quito – Alausi: $5.00 7:25am, 9:25am, 12:15pm, 5:25pm Guayaquil – Alausi: $5.00 6:15am, 9:30am, 1:00pm, 4:00pm Cuenca – Alausi: […]
The farm Before Killa Wasi became the first backpacker hostel in Alausi, the property was a working farm. My parents took over the land when it was a barren monoculture of maiz and began planting trees and raising free-range livestock. When my father passed away in 2010. I had a strong desire to leave the United States where I grew […]
One of the founders of Killa Wasi Hostel also created one of the oldest organization’s for Volunteer Work in Ecuador. The organization, founded in 2007, was originally setup when not so many tourists knew about “Voluntourism” — that is, spending time on your backpacker vacation to give back in some way and explore a new culture in a far off […]
So if you’ve been to Killa Wasi Hostel – you know that the walls in our kitchen are our guestbook! We’ve also started a digital guestbook, where backpackers are welcome to leave comments below. Toby Snoop (Freiburg, Germany) “Ein wunderbares Tal, viele wunderbare Menschen und ein wunderschoenes Hostel. Jeder der auf seinem Weg durch Ecuador in Alausi vorbeikommt, sollte hier […]
Happy new years to all the amazing backpackers out there who are planning an adventure through the Ecuadorian Andes. We have prepared a special How to Guide for everyone who is interested in the Devils Nose Hike or Nariz del Diablo trek. We have added a tonne of photos to help guide you from the train station in the historical […]
Nicole from Canada wrote a blog post about her time in Alausi, Trekking the Nariz del Diablo, and visiting the indigenous community of Nizag. You can read the entire post on her blog Reflections from Life in Latin America but i’ve also taken a few excerpts and photos below. Welcome to 2015! But I am happy to say that things […]
Killa Wasi also caters to families and couples who prefer a Bed & Breakfast atmosphere in an Ecuadorian country home. The house is large and spacious and the breakfast served consists of nutritious organic goods grown right here on the farm. For more information visit our Alausi Bed & Breakfast page to see this beautiful home.