Ecuador Andes And Amazon Multi-Sport 6-Day Tour From Quito_240550

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Ecuador Andes And Amazon Multi-Sport 6-Day Tour From Quito

Duration
time-raw6 days
Difficulty
Moderate
Starting point
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You will visit Cotopaxi National Park, the Limpiopungo lagoon, the Amazon, the Jatunyacu river, Otavalo and the Cuicocha crater lake.

What to expect?

B = Breakfast included
L = Lunch included
D = Dinner included

DAY 1 (B, L):
COTOPAXI HIKING
In the morning, you’ll drive from Quito to the Cotopaxi National Park and then, hike around the lagoon of Limpiopungo which has the most amazing view of the Cotopaxi. Furthermore, depending on the weather conditions you may try to trek the basecamp at 16000 ft (486.8 mt). After lunch, you will drive to Llanganates National Park, which is also known as the sacred mountain, until you’ll reach Baños, located at the entrance of the Amazon. There, you can enjoy the best nightlife by drinking cocktails and dancing salsa.
Accommodation in La Floresta Hotel.

DAY 2 (B):
BIKING AT THE LLANGANATES NATIONAL PARK
The first activity of the day will be mountain biking and enjoying the beautiful scenery of the cloud forest. While descending into the jungle, you will have a breathtaking view of Baños, that is very well known for its spectacular location right on the foothills of the Tungurahua volcano. In the afternoon, you will have some time to explore the town by yourself and also visit the “Swing at the End of the World”.
Accommodation in La Floresta Hotel.

DAY 3 (B, L, D):
ROAD OF THE WATERFALLS AND CANYONING IN THE AMAZON
Today you will hit the road of the waterfalls. The first stop will be at the Bride’s Veil waterfall, where you will take the “Tarabita” (cable car) to get across the Pastaza River. Then, it is time to hike down to the “Pailon del Diablo” waterfall, the second highest in whole Ecuador. After that, you will hike through the tropical jungle, where you will climb along several white- water waterfalls. Your local native guide will tell you more about the incredible nature and wildlife you can admire there.
Accommodation in Amazon Homestay.

DAY 4 (B, L):
JATUNYACU RIVER RAFTING AND VOLCANIC HOT SPRINGS
Your fourth day will begin with paddling on the “Jatunyacu” River. After a safety briefing from your rafting guides, you will start your class III rafting expedition down the Jatunyacu River, well known for its clean water and awesome rapids. You conclude the day with a drive back up to the Andes, stopping by the “Guango” Reserve to visit the paradise of hummingbirds. Finally, you’ll go to the volcanic hot springs resort of Papallacta, where you will spend the night.
Accommodation in Papallacta Hot Springs.

DAY 5 (D):
HIKING THE CLOUD FORREST, HUMMING BIRDS PARADISE & OTAVALO MARKET
After a 2-hour bird-watching tour through the cloud forest, you will visit Otavalo and its amazing indigenous handicraft market, where you will encounter with the local people and learn the traditional way of living while sharing the daily activities with the families. In the evening, you will be transferred to the hacienda, enjoy a welcoming cocktail and have a delicious and authentic dinner.
Accommodation in Pinsaqui Hacienda.

DAY 6 (B, L):
TREKKING THE LOOP OF CUICOCHA CRATER LAKE & BACK TO QUITO
Today, your challenge will be a 5-hour hike around the Cuicocha crater lake with breathtaking views of the active volcano and the amazing valleys, located in Cotacachi-Cayapas ecological reserve. On this trek, you will reach an altitude of 11880ft (3621 mt.) and hike 9 miles around the crater. After that, you will take a boat to the center of the caldera to see the volcano activity and watching bubbles coming up. In the afternoon, you’ll drive back to Quito.

What is included?

  • Accommodation based on double occupancy: 4-star hotel in Baños, homestay in the jungle, 5-star Spa Resort in Papallacta, Colonial Hacienda in Imbabura
    • Trip Leader: Certified English-speaking adventure trip leader and local guides.
    • Private and comfortable land transportation.
    • Meals as described in the itinerary(B= breakfast, L = lunch/lunchbox, D= dinner).
    • Activities as described in the itinerary.
    • Gear: trekking sticks, high-quality MTB (disc brakes, front suspension), helmets, full finger gloves, rubber boots, ropes, harnesses, 7-people-rafts, life jackets, paddles, splash jackets,

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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$3184