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5-Day Adventure In The Andes And The Amazon From Quito

time-raw5 days
Starting point
Airport Quito or Hotel Quito Pick Up
Pickup Option
Free Pickup

The best of Ecuador in one 5-day tour! You will see the highlights of the Andes and Amazon around Quito. This program is designed for travellers who like a bit of luxury and comfort.

What to expect?

DAY 1:
After arriving, you’ll be picked up at the airport or in a hotel in Quito. In the afternoon, you’ll have a private city tour through the whole Historical Centre of Quito or to the Pululahua Crater and Middle of the World. Finally, you will be dropped at Hacienda close to Cotopaxi where you can relax the rest of the day.
Accommodation in Hacienda Papagayo Sur or similar.

DAY 2 (B, L):
After breakfast, you’ll visit the Cotopaxi National Park where you can choose between the standard option hiking and biking but horseback riding is also possible. The Cotopaxi is an active volcano of 5.897 meters high and the activities will start on a level of 3.800 meters. In this National Park, you can spot many foxes, wild horses and sometimes even Andean Condors. Drop off will be at your hotel in Baños.
Accommodation in Hotel Floresta or similar.

DAY 3 (B, D):
Baños de Agua Santa, commonly referred to as Baños, is an Ecuadorian city in Tungurahua province. It is known as the “Gateway” to the Amazon region, as it the last big city still located in the mountains before reaching the jungle.The atmosphere is laid back and relaxed in this sub-tropical climate. In the morning you visit the famous “Swing to the End of the World” and the “Pailon del Diablo” waterfall. Transfer to the Eco-lodge in Tena where there will be served a delicious dinner. Afterwards, you can enjoy a special welcome drink and a relaxing chat with the administrator to coordinate and discuss next days’ activities.
Accommodation in Eco-Lodge Suchipakari or similar.

DAY 4 (B, L, D):
After breakfast, you will depart by canoe upstream for 10 minutes to arrive at a small shore, where you will begin a short walk for one hour. In here you will appreciate the jungle’s secondary forest, with its diverse flora and fauna species. After our short hike, you will find yourselves at a breathtaking waterfall: “La Cascada de Latas”. You can have a refreshing bath in its clear crystal waters and you can enjoy the surrounding views. Then you will return along the same way to have lunch at the lodge. After lunch, you will put on your rubber boots to start an exciting walk in the jungle’s primary forest. Get ready to find the secret wonders of the mysterious Amazon jungle, discover amazing plant species with medicinal properties, which will be explained in detail by your expert native guide; their characteristics and how the jungle inhabitants used them in ancient times. You will also observe a great variety of insects and small groups of monkeys, weaving around the giant trees, although you will need some luck to find them. After about three hours of walking, you will arrive at the Lodge again. At night you can have a dinner and a well-deserved rest.
Accommodation in Eco-Lodge Suchipakari or similar.

DAY 5 (B):
Breakfast in the lodge and shared transfer back to Quito (or airport).

What is included?

  • Accommodation 4 nights in double room with private bathroom.
    • Bilingual naturalist guide.
    • Professional English speaking driver (except during drop off Tena-Quito on Day 5).
    • English speaking guide included during the mentioned activities
    • Pick up and drop off at Quito’s hotel or Airport.
    • Meals as described in the itinerary (B= breakfast, L = lunch/lunchbox, D= dinner).
    • Activities as described in the itinerary.
    • 24/7 assistance in Dutch, English, and Spanish.

Additional information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
    • Cancellation Policy: Free cancellation anytime prior to tour.
    • Quality Assurance: Travelade only works with selected local partners we trust to provide high quality service.

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