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Ecuador Adventure Holiday

Explore the 'Avenue of Volcanoes' and discover the colonial cities of Quito and Cuenca on this exciting trip to Ecuador. We also visit Otavalo Market and discover Cotopaxi - one of the world's highest active volcanoes (5897m), search for wildlife in the Amazon and travel on the exciting Devil's Nose Railway.
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No visit to Ecuador is complete without visiting the Galapagos. The 18 volcanic islands and 40 islets host an abundance of wildlife and natural wonders not found anywhere in the world. We have a selction of trips exploring the Galapagos from four to seven nights, with four different standards of boats available to suit your budget.

Tour Highlights

  • Quito - Discover Ecuador's colonial Andean capital, surrounded by snow-capped mountains
  • Volcanoes - Picturesque drives through the 'Avenue of the Volcanoes', walking in the shadow of Cotopaxi
  • Otavalo - Visit the fascinating Indian market
  • Banos - Dramatic gateway to the jungles of the Orient
  • Cuenca - Explore this pretty city and visit a panama hat factory

Itinerary

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  • 1
    Join tour in Quito

  • 2
    Tour of Quito's highlights including the Church of San Francisco

  • 3
    Visit the Equator Monument en route to Otavalo

  • 4
    Explore Otavalo Market, walk near San Pablo Lake

  • 5
    Visit Cotopaxi, drive via the Avenue of the Volcanoes to Machachi

  • 6
    Drive to the Amazon, our base for the next three nights

  • 7
    Explore the Amazon by canoe searching for wildlife

  • 8
    Walk along the Misahualli River learning about local plants and visiting an Indian Community

  • 9
    Travel the Waterfall Route to Banos

  • 10
    Visit Chimborazo Forest Reserve, overnight in Riobamba

  • 11
    Travel on the 'Devil's Nose' Train to Alausi before continuing to Cuenca

  • 12
    Cuenca city tour, visit the Panama Hat Factory

  • 13
    Discover Cajas National Park before travelling to Guayaquil

  • 14
    Morning city tour of Guayaquil city tour before the tour ends

Tour notes

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Ecuador Discovery
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Included meals 13 3 3
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Transport
Bus, Train
Accommodation
3 nights Comfortable Hotel
5 nights Standard Guesthouse
2 nights Comfortable Hacienda
3 nights Standard Lodge
Tour Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader
Group Size
Generally 10 - 16