During the development of this trip, we will have the opportunity to
experience and enjoy the rich culture and the beautiful landscapes of
Ecuador. From the Andes highlands to the fabulous beaches of the country.
Arrival in Quito. Transfer to your hotel. Visit to the old town of Quito.
After lunch, visit the Equator and the Ethnographic museum. Hotel.
Travel to Otavalo town. Visit Cotacachi village, famous for its leather
goods (shopping possibilities). Visit Cuicocha Lake. San Antonio de
Ibarra. Hotel in Otavalo. (B, L).
Drive east to cross the highlands of Antisana Volcano and down to the town
of Tena. This drive is full of wonderful views of the eastern part of the
"Cordillera de los Andes". Finally we will arrive at our lodge located on
the shores of the Napo river, one of the biggest tributaries of the great
Amazon river. (B, L, D).
Day to spend admiring the marvellous vegetation of this area in company of
an experienced Indian jungle guide. Canoe ride along the Napo river. (B,
Early morning our bus will take us to the towns of Puyo and Baños. This
trip offers plenty of fantastic views of the rugged landscape of the
Pastaza Canyon. Hotel. (B).
Morning travel towards Mount Chimborazo refuge. Enjoy great views from the
highest Ecuadorian Mountain. Late afternoon drive down to Riobamba city.
Hotel. (B, BL).
This day we will enjoy one of the most exciting trips: the famous
Ecuadorian train ride down to "Devil's Nose", from where our bus will take
us through wonderful landscapes towards Cuenca city. Hotel. (B, BL).
In Cuenca. Visit this beautiful Spanish-style city. (B).
Morning visit to the beautiful Cajas National Park, continuing afterwards
towards Guayaquil city, the biggest city of Ecuador. (B, BL).
Morning visit to Guayaquil and then travel to Pto. López. Accommodation in
a nice Hotel at the beach (B).
Relaxing day to enjoy the beach (optional tour to visit Isla de la Plata –
"The small Galapagos"). (B).
Travel to Santo Domingo de los Colorados
Colorados Indians live in this area. Still now they keep their ancestral
traditions. Hotel. (B, L).
Morning visit to the Colorado Community. After lunch travel up to the
highlands, enjoying beautiful views of the rugged western landscapes.
Hotel in Latacunga town. (B).
Level of difficulty: Comfortable
transport, lodging in double rooms full-featured, indicated meals,
bilingual guide, all the entrances.
Not include: personal expenses, drinks, extras, tips.