10-Day Ecuador Highlights

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1 week 3 days
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Why take this tour?

Discover the MAGIC of ECUADOR traveling through the Avenue of Volcanoes in the high Andes Mountains towards the best tropical Amazon destinations and explore the outdoor town of Baños, Unesco classified city of Cuenca and local indigenous market in Otavalo. On your journey, you will learn about all the different local tribes and their cultures. The Ecuador Highlights trip is the perfect combination of cultural experiences, wildlife spotting, adventure activities, and natural wonders that make Ecuador one of the most mega-divers countries on Earth. "Unique Experiences:" Visit a native local family in the middle of the Amazon jungle and look for the smallest monkey in the world (Pygmy Marmoset)    Breathtaking zig-zag train ride through the rocky slopes of the Andes and the switchbacks of the Devil's Nose

What’s included?

  • Breakfast

  • Lunch

  • Dinner

  • Transportation: Airfare Cuenca-Quito one way, airport transfers (national flights), private and comfortable land transportation, train, motorized canoe

  • Accommodation based on double occupancy: First Class hotel in Quito, colonial hacienda in Otavalo, 5-star Spa Resort Papallacta, Itamandi Eco-lodge in the Amazon, 3 or 4 star hotel in Baños, 5-star Andean lodge in Chimborazo, 3 or 4 star hotel in Cuenca

  • Activities: Indigenous Market, volcanic hot springs, encounter with indigenous people, road of the waterfalls, hiking up the glacier of Chimborazo, trekking, bird watching in the Amazon, canoeing and wildlife observation in the rainforest, Amazoonico Animal Rescue Center, chocolate making with indigenous people, train to Devil's Nose, cultural visit of Cuenca.

  • Gear: hiking sticks, life jackets

  • Trip Leader: Certified AJ expert English-speaking adventure Trip Leader and local guides

  • Entry/Admission - Tungurahua

  • Entry/Admission - Mount Chimborazo

  • Entry/Admission - Desierto De Palmira

  • Entry/Admission - Ingapirca Ruins

  • My Own Room supplement

  • International flights

  • Airport transfer (international flights)

  • Travel insurance (mandatory)

  • Meals not described in the itinerary

  • Tips for guides and drivers

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Before you book

  • Duration: 10 days

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Cancellation Policy

    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Operated by:

Adventure Journeys

About operator:

ADVENTURE JOURNEYS is a leader adventure travel company located in Quito, created by a group of knowledgeable expedition leaders, in order to offer the most amazing group adventure experiences and tailor-made trips adjustable to the needs and requests of our guests

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