Insiders' Choice Ecuador Tour

DAY 1: QUITO COLONIAL AND EQUATOR
You will be starting the first day of this trip at Quito, the capital of Ecuador, which has much to offer! we will start by taking a city tour, we will visit the main plazas and churches with plenty of chances to take great pictures and get to know the main highlights of Quito, in the afternoon, we will be visiting the Equator complex, where you will have the chance to see the different experiments they do, as proof you will be standing right on the Equator line, we will cover all important sites and museums of this area of the city, before making your way back to your hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel in Quito

DAY 2: COTOPAXI NATIONAL PARK
We will start our day with an amazing drive south of Quito where you will have the chance to observe incredible volcanoes along the way, our visit to Cotopaxi national park will start with a nice hike of the Limpiapungo lake, where you will get to see some Andean birds while also enjoying great views of Cotopaxi volcano, after this we will also hike to the snowline and refuge of the volcano where we will enjoy a hot chocolate drink or a Coca tea to recuperate strength, after this we will make our way to our marvelous Andean hacienda, where horse back riding is available and optional.

Accommodation: Hacienda at Cotopaxi area

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

DAY 3: QUILOTOA CRATER LAKE
Get ready for an impressive view! We will gain some altitude to reach the Quilotoa crater lake. Once you arrive. you will have the first peak of this stunning crater lake! We hike down to its shore, where kayaks are available for rent, the hike back up can be a little demanding but there is also the option of doing this part by mule which the locals rent. Afterwards we will enjoy a hot soup and full lunch to recover strength. In the afternoon we will go back to your hacienda to enjoy the sunset in the Andes.

Accommodation: Hotel in Cotopaxi area

Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 4: BAÑOS NATURE TOWN
After a morning transfer from your Hacienda to the town of Baños, you will discover how fast the landscapes change, from Paramo to subtropical, we will visit the waterfalls valley while we learn about the local gastronomy and enjoy outdoor sports if you feel like it, there are plenty of options to choose from such as bungee jumping, trekking to some the waterfalls, taking cable cars across the rivers, every part of this day will be an adventure. If you are in a mood for partying or would like to relax this is the place where both moods can meet!

Accommodation: Hotel in Baños

Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 5: FIRST RAINFOREST EXPLORATION
Today we start our drive into the rainforest, we will pass by stunishing landscapes until we reach the Parque de los monos in Misahualli, we will see many capuchin monkeys running around, beautiful place to get some amazing pictures! In the afternoon we will arrive to our Amazon Lodge where you can take a refreshing plunge in the pool. After dinner we will start our night walk to hear the sounds of nature and discover the many species that surround us.

Accommodation: Lodge in Tena

Meals included: Breakfast and Dinner

DAY 6: AMAZON HIKING & WILDLIFE
We will wake up with the sound of nature for another great day of adventure. The day starts with a healthy breakfast and a hike into one of the millenary paths of the forest. The activities reserved for this day are ideal to eliminate stress and provide you with direct contact with nature, on the way you will find a variety of native plants and a very unique topographic structure, after this impressive rainforest hike, we will drive up to Papallacta to spend the night at the Hot Springs spa resort.

Accommodation: Papallacta Hot Springs resort

Meals included: Breakfast

DAY 7: PAPALLACTA HOT SPRINGS
There is no better way to finish your time in Ecuador than soaking into the relaxing hot springs. We will leave the morning to your pleasure, you can book a massage or spa treatment in the hotel or just relax. Of course if you want to do just a little more, we will take a hike around the Papallacta reserve. Later we will take you to Quito or the airport for your international flight.

Meals included: Breakfast

3 Star Hotels 4 Star Hotels
2 Passengers - Per Person
$1.220$1.350
3 Passengers - Per Person
$970$1.180
4 Passengers - Per Person
$725$1.025
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