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Exploring the Ecuadorian Cloud Forest & North Area (Quito and Mashpi) (7 days)

Abercrombie & Kent Ecuador

Quito, Ecuador To Imbabura, Ecuador

Valid for Departures Now Through: 14 Dec 2018

Exploring the Ecuadorian Cloud Forest & North Area (Quito and Mashpi) (7 days)

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Quito, Ecuador
Casa Gangotena None

Arrival at the airport and transfer to the hotel

Day 2
Mashpi, Ecuador
Quito, Ecuador
Mashpi Lodge Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Transfer to the Mashpi Reserve, which extends to 1,300 hectares. This is simply an amazing place to see wildlife and biodiversity After lunch, the afternoon activities begin. These will depend on factors such as group size, physical abilities and weather conditions

Day 3
Mashpi, Ecuador
Mashpi Lodge Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Following breakfast, we head out to the woods to explore, and come back for lunch and a rest, before enjoying an afternoon amid Nature, then dinner, night walks and sleep.

Day 4
Imbabura, Ecuador
Mashpi, Ecuador
Hacienda Zuleta Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Enjoy an early breakfast before checking out of the lodge We will then get back on the main, and drive towards the immense lake San Pablo for lunch.

Day 5
Imbabura, Ecuador
Hacienda Zuleta Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Enjoy activities such as a tour to the organic garden, where you will learn about permaculture and see where Zuleta’s delicious meals come from.

You will explore the farm, feed the calves, count sheep, and talk to the vaqueros before going on another hike, horseback or bicycle ride.

If you are an early morning person, enjoy a short hike before breakfast and try to spot some endemic birds, including rare species such as the black-crowned night heron or the black-chested buzzard eagle.

Day 6
Imbabura, Ecuador
Hacienda Zuleta Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Enjoy activities such as a tour to the organic garden, where you will learn about permaculture and see where Zuleta’s delicious meals come from.

You will explore the farm, feed the calves, count sheep, and talk to the vaqueros before going on another hike, horseback or bicycle ride.

If you are an early morning person, enjoy a short hike before breakfast and try to spot some endemic birds, including rare species such as the black-crowned night heron or the black-chested buzzard eagle.

Day 7
Imbabura, Ecuador
None Breakfast

One of today’s highlights will be Hacienda La Compañía, where we will have lunch and visit their rose plantation. This gorgeous property originally belonged to the Jesuits.

The day will end with a transfer to the airport of Quito for your homebound flight.

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Description

* Recommended departure time: after 8:00 pm

* Blackout dates apply (Christmas and New Year)

* Rates are net, based on double occupancy, minimum 2 pax * Subject to availability

About Us

A&K Ecuador was established in Quito in September 2004, and has now grown to have 20 full-time employees, as well as numerous seasonal staff across the country to handle larger groups and monthly fluctuations. Meaning that we are big enough to handle the largest of operation, such as congresses, incentives and cruise operations, but we are also small enough to offer a specialized, tailor-made and personal service without losing sight of the finer details.

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