Ecuador Multisport Tour

DAY 1: TREKKING AT COTOPAXI NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast, we leave Quito driving southwards along the beautiful Avenue of Volcanos, while getting the chance to see the colorful Andean fields. On our way we will reach 12,000 feet. After arriving at the Cotopaxi National Park, we will go hiking around Limpiopungo lagoon of the foothills of the Rumiñahui volcano, from here we will have the best views of the Cotopaxi Volcano, highest active volcano in the world. In the afternoon we continue our drive towards the Llanganates National Park, which is known as the sacred mountain, until we reach the town of Baños, located at the entrance of the Amazon. Here we can enjoy the best night life by drinking cocktails and dancing salsa.

Accommodation: La Floresta Hotel or similar

Meals included: Breakfast and box lunch
DAY 2: BIKING IN THE LLANGANATES NATIONAL PARK
This morning as part of our unique Ecuador Multisport tour, we will mountain bike from the Llanganates National Park down to the Pastaza River Canyon, enjoying the beautiful scenery of the cloudforest. The road brings us through some Andean farms and a beautiful canyon with many waterfalls. While descending into the Amazon of Ecuador, we will have a breath-taking view of Baños, very well known for its spectacular location right on the foothills of the Tungurahua volcano.

Accommodation: La Floresta Hotel or similar

Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 3: ROAD OF WATERFALLS AND CANYONING IN THE AMAZON
This morning we will hit the road of the waterfalls, one of our favorite spots of our multisport tour in Ecuador. The first stop will be at the Bride´s Veil waterfall, where we will take the Tarabita (cable car) to get across the Pastaza River, then we will hike down to the Pailon del Diablo waterfall, the second highest in Ecuador. We will also go deeper into the jungle inside the Llanganates National Park. During a 3-hour hike through the tropical jungle, we will climb along several white-water waterfalls. This is a humid and warm area which will make our experience even more demanding, so get ready to wear your rubber boots and enjoy the magnificence of the Ecuadorian Amazon. Our local native guide will tell us about the incredible nature and wildlife we will see. We will spend the night at the Local Basic Jungle Lodge.

Accommodation: Amazon Home Stay

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
DAY 4: JATUNYACU RIVER RAFTING AND VOLCANIC HOT SPRINGS
We greet the day by preparing our gear to paddle the wild waves of the Jatunyacu River, located one hour away from the entrance of the Llanganates National Park. The beauty of this river will inspire you and reveal the magic of the Amazon rainforest. We will start our class III rafting expedition down the Jatunyacu River, well known for its clean water and awesome rapids. We conclude our day with a drive back up to the Andes, stopping to visit the paradise of hummingbirds at Guango Reserve and finally continuing up to the volcanic hot springs resort, where we will spend the night and where you will be able to relax at the hot springs after all the excitement and adventure of the past days of your multisport tour.

Accommodation: Termas de Papallacta Spa & Resort

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch
DAY 5: HIKING AT CLOUDFOREST, HUMMINGBIRDS PARADISE & OTAVALO MARKET
After a 2-hour bird-watching tour through the cloud forest, we will travel across the Andes to visit Otavalo and its amazing indigenous handicraft market. Here, we will have a stop for shopping and exploring the market. Later in the afternoon, we will be transferred to the slopes of Imbabura volcano to enjoy a nice cultural encounter with the local people and learn the traditional way of living while sharing the daily activities with the families. In the evening we will take part of an organic cooking lesson using the local products. Our accommodation for the night will be a home-stay at different local families of the San Clemente community.

Accommodation: Las Palmeras Inn

Meals Included: Dinner
DAY 6: TREKKING THE LOOP OF CUICOCHA CRATER LAKE
As the last day of our multisport adventure tour, our challenge will be a 5-hour hike around the Cuicocha crater lake, with breathtaking views of the active volcano and of the amazing valleys located in Cotacachi-Cayapas ecological reserve. On this trek, we will reach an altitude of 11880 ft and hike 9 miles around the crater. At the end of our hike, we will take a boat ride to the centre of the crater to observe the activity of this volcano, watching bubbles coming up from the centre of the caldera.. Once there, you will be able to jump in and go for a refreshing swim in the volcanic waters. In the afternoon we will drive back to Quito.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

Tour
Group tour per person
$1,150
Private tour per person
$1,320
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