ECUADOR TO ITS FULLEST
ECUADOR TO ITS FULLEST
ECUADOR
10 Days

A delightful journey by rail and road through traditional towns and markets following under the watchful of eye of the magnificient Andean volcanoes, your constant companion.

Tour Highlights
  • QUITO
  • MIDDLE OF THE WORLD
  • OTAVALO MARKET
  • COTOPAXI VOLCANO
  • PRIVATE TOURING
Tour Information
  • Where
    :

    ECUADOR

  • When
    :

    Year Round

  • What
    :

    Nature

Itinerary

Met upon arrival and tranfer to your hotel.

Morning to relax and adjust to the altitude then
have a private tour of the World Heritage city.
After drive north to the Middle of the World where
the equatorial line divides the northern and
southern hemispheres. Visit the Inti Ñan Museum
located on the equator line to have some unique
equatorial fun.
(see page 10 for more information)

Drive north through the lakes area sampling
traditional Andean delights along the way and
over lunch. Visit a project where women share with
you the history and crafts of their culture. Wander
the Otavalo Market, one of the most famous
Indian markets in South America.

Board the Liberty Train for a 30km ride to Salinas.
The train combines comfort with adventure,
through some of the best landscapes in the north.
Visit the happy Afro-Ecuadorian community of
Mascarillas who will share their history and music
with you. Lunch is served before heading to your
hacienda near Cotopaxi.

Touring through Cotopaxi NP to Limpiopungo,
a glacial Andean lake, along the slope of the
volcano. Here you will have a magnificent view of
the volcano. Then visit an organic rose plantation.
Ecuador is one of the world’s largest flower
exporter and its mainly roses. You’ll see and hear how and why and then join staff for a unique rose
seasoned lunch before driving to beautiful Banos
located in a valley with waterfalls and hot springs.

Moring at leisure to try out some of the activities or
walk the trails. In the afternoon you’ll be driven to
Riobamba to be ready for tomorrow’s early start.

Ride on the famous “Devil’s Nose” train, a
masterpiece of railway engineering, know as the most
difficult railway in the world, descending 500m in just
30 minutes. After lunch visit Ingapirca ruins, the bestpreserved
Inca ruins in Ecuador, before arriving in
colonial Cuenca.

Morning tour of this magnificent World Heritage city.
A maze of picturesque plazas, narrow cobblestone
streets, white washed buildings, and 52 impressive
churches (one for each Sunday) can make you think
that time has stood still here. Cuenca is also home
to the Panama Hat, and there are plenty of places to
grab a local souvenir. Afternoon at leisure.

Drive along the spectacular Cajas road. The road
reaches 4,000m, through beautiful Paramo landscape
before descending to the coast city of Guayaquil,
Ecuador’s second city and gateway to the Galapagos
Islands. Brief city tour before arriving at the hotel.

After breakfast transfer to the airport.

Pricing and Inclusions
Prices
    FROM TWIN SGL
    COMFORT< $3,540 $6,170
    INDULGE< $4,270 $7,320
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