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adventure travel trip to Ecuador
  • Privately on Request
  • Duration 10 days
    Group Size 2-6
    Land Cost $3,595
    Single Supplement $500
    Lodging 2 stars-4 stars
    Grade I-II
    Best Time

    Ecuador Highlands Explorer

    Exquisite equatorial wonders from high Andes volcanoes to indigenous craft markets

    This journey through the aptly-named “Avenue of the Volcanoes” offers breathtaking views of the dramatic peaks, scenic lagoons, extensive moorlands, and mysterious cloud forests from Quito to Cuenca. The combination of spectacular scenery, charming colonial architecture, traditional country villages, and indigenous communities, known for their colorful folklore and remarkable weaving abilities, is an unforgettable experience.
    Eight of Ecuador’s ten highest summits are found in this area, and your itinerary can be modified to include more hiking and trekking. Ecuador also boasts an enormous concentration and variety of bird species – we can arrange for a birding guide and extended visits to lodges in wildlife-rich areas if that is your passion. Please inquire about other custom itinerary options to fulfill your particular interests.

    Brief Itinerary

    Day 1Arrive Quito (Tues, Thur, Sat)
    Day 2Colonial Quito / Equator/Otavalo
    Day 3Otavalo
    Day 4Otavalo/Papallacta
    Day 5Papallacta/Cotopaxi
    Day 6Cotopaxi/Patate
    Day 7Banos/Riobamba
    Day 8Devil's Nose Train/Cuenca
    Day 9Cuenca/Guayaquil
    Day 10Onward

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