Multi-Day Tour

Inland & Amazon (14 days)

G Adventures Inc.

Quito, Ecuador To Quito, Ecuador

Valid for Departures: 03 Aug 2018 - 28 Dec 2019

Inland & Amazon (14 days)

Day 3

Baños

Day 4

Baños/Tena

Day 5

Tena

Day 6

Tena/Papallacta

Day 7

Papallacta/Quito

Day 10

Cotopaxi/Alausí

Day 11

Alausí/Cuenca

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Quito, Ecuador
None None
Day 1 Quito: There are no activities planned until the evening welcome meeting. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2
Quito, Ecuador
None Breakfast
Day 2 Quito/Baños: Travel to Baños and be spoiled for choice with optional outdoor activities like hiking, ziplining, and canyoning. Or, take it easy and relax in the hot springs. Transport: Local bus (4.00 hour(s))
Day 3
Baños
None None
Day 3 Baños: Enjoy another free day to take full advantage of all the activities in this adventurous town.
Day 4
Baños/Tena
None Lunch, Dinner
Day 4 Baños/Tena: Descend into the Amazon Jungle region. Notice the scenery change dramatically heading from the mountains into the lush, tropical Amazon rainforest. Stay with a Quichua family and enjoy the hospitality of these wonderful people, and experience life in the jungle firsthand. Included Activities: Amazon Jungle Homestay Transport: Local bus (3.50 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (0.75 hour(s))
Day 5
Tena
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5 Tena: Spend a full day in the Amazon learning about life at a homestay. Enjoy nature walks and visits with the local shaman. Included Activities: Amazon Jungle Homestay
Day 6
Tena/Papallacta
None None
Day 6 Tena/Papallacta: Take a local bus to Papallacta and relax in the natural mineral hot pools with volcanic views. Transport: Local bus
Day 7
Papallacta/Quito
None Breakfast
Day 7 Papallacta/Quito: Enjoy a relaxing morning at the hot springs before travelling back to Quito for free time to explore. Included Activities: Papallacta Hot Springs Visit Transport: Local bus (1.50 hour(s))
Day 8
Quito, Ecuador
None Breakfast
Day 8 Quito/Otavalo: Explore the largest handicraft market in South America, Otavalo market. Villagers from the surrounding countryside come every week to sell handmade goods as well as livestock, fruits, and vegetables. Included Activities: Otavalo Handicrafts Market Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s))
Day 9
Otavalo, Ecuador
None Breakfast
Day 9 Otavalo/Cotopaxi: Travel by bus to Cotopaxi National Park. Opt to visit a lagoon at elevation, hike national park trails or mountain bike with views of Cotopaxi Volcano. Spend the night in a mountain lodge near the national park. Transport: Local bus (2.00 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s))
Day 10
Cotopaxi/Alausí
None Breakfast
Day 10 Cotopaxi/Alausí: Enjoy the morning in Cotopaxi before continuing on to Alausi. Transport: Private Vehicle (4.50 hour(s))
Day 11
Alausí/Cuenca
None Breakfast
Day 11 Alausí/Cuenca: Board the train for an included excursion bound for the Devil's Nose, enjoy the ride on the switchbacks carved into the mountainside. After, head to Cuenca and marvel at its colonial architecture. Included Activities: Devil's Nose Excursion Transport: Local bus (3.00 hour(s))
Day 12
Cuenca, Ecuador
None Breakfast
Day 12 Cuenca: Explore the city’s sights, including cobblestoned streets, red-tiled roofs, art galleries, flower markets, shaded plazas, and museums.
Day 13
Cuenca, Ecuador
None Breakfast
Day 13 Cuenca/Quito: Fly back to Quito and enjoy the night in this historical city. Transport: Flight (1.00 hour(s))
Day 14
Quito, Ecuador
None Breakfast
Day 14 Quito: We recommend booking pre or post nights in Quito for additional time to explore. The optional activities may require additional time, speak to your CEO for assistance booking these activities on trip.

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Description

It’s quite poetic that Ecuador is the centre of this big, beautiful planet of ours. In so few kms the peaks of the Andes, the jungles of the Amazon, and historical cities all have some square footage here and with this 14-day journey you can see some of it all. Get to know the Amazon during a homestay with a friendly Quichua family, find treasures at a local handicraft market, and later slip into a world of "ahh" in a mountain hot spring.

About Us

G Adventures is an adventure travel pioneer offering the widest selection of affordable small group tours, safaris and expeditions all over the world. Founded by entrepreneur owner Bruce Poon Tip in 1995 and powered by an international team of passionate change makers, G Adventures was the first adventure travel company to offer 100% guaranteed departures in 2013. With nearly 700 itineraries and 110,000 travelers each year, G Adventures' award-winning trips put travelers on a first-name basis with the planet’s people, cultures, landscapes and wildlife. For more information, please visit: www.gadventures.com.

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