Multi-Day Tour

Quito to Lima Adventure (15 days)

G Adventures Inc.

Quito, Ecuador To Lima, Peru

Valid for Departures: 26 Jun 2018 - 28 Dec 2019

Quito to Lima Adventure (15 days)

Day 3

Tena

Day 4

Tena

Day 5

Tena/Baños

Day 6

Baños

Day 7

Baños/Cuenca

Day 10

Máncora

Day 11

Máncora/Huanchaco

Day 12

Huanchaco

Day 13

Huanchaco/Lima

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Quito, Ecuador
None None
Day 1 Quito: Spend the first day of your trip wandering Ecuador’s capital city. Meet the group in the evening at the hotel. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2
Quito, Ecuador
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 2 Quito/Tena: Travel overland to Tena, located on the edge of the Amazon. From there, transfer for 45 minutes by truck to the local community of Pimpilala that will be our home for three nights. Stay with a Quichua family, enjoy the hospitality of these wonderful people, and experience life in the jungle first-hand. Included Activities: Amazon Jungle Experience Transport: Local bus
Day 3
Tena
None None
Days 3-4 Tena: Head out on nature walks and learn about local traditions at an overnight homestay. Included Activities: Amazon Jungle Experience
Day 4
Tena
None None
Days 3-4 Tena: Head out on nature walks and learn about local traditions at an overnight homestay. Included Activities: Amazon Jungle Experience
Day 5
Tena/Baños
None Breakfast
Day 5 Tena/Baños: Baños is the perfect setting for outdoor pursuits, including horseback riding, canyoning, hiking, mountain biking, climbing, and rafting in the surrounding mountains and on the River Patate. Transport: Pickup truck Local bus
Day 6
Baños
None None
Day 6 Baños: Opt to soak in the nearby hot springs or get active by hiking, horseback riding, or mountain biking.
Day 7
Baños/Cuenca
None None
Day 7 Baños/Cuenca: Ecuador's third largest town, Cuenca, retains a pleasant provincial air with its colonial architecture, art galleries, and museums. The surrounding countryside is an outdoor playground. Visit national parks, take walks in the beautiful countryside, and see Ecuador’s only Inca ruin site. Explore the city’s sights including cobbled streets, red-tiled roofs, art galleries, flower markets, shady plazas, and museums. Transport: Local bus Local bus
Day 8
Cuenca, Ecuador
None None
Day 8 Cuenca: Enjoy a free day to visit Cajas NP or the Inca ruins of Ingapirca.
Day 9
Cuenca, Ecuador
None None
Day 9 Cuenca/Máncora: The adventure continues as we travel from Cuenca through the busy border town of Huaquillas and across the Peruvian border into Mancora. We follow the Pan-American Highway south to the seaside town of Mancora, a village populated by fishermen and surfers from around Peru and the world. Enjoy the relaxing beach atmosphere. Included Activities: Border Crossing (Ecuador - Peru) Transport: Local bus Local bus
Day 10
Máncora
None None
Day 10 Máncora: Opt to relax on the beach, discover Mancora, go horseback riding, or take a surf lesson.
Day 11
Máncora/Huanchaco
None None
Day 11 Máncora/Huanchaco: Free time in Mancora. Overnight bus to Huanchaco. Transport: Overnight bus
Day 12
TBD
None None
Day 12 Huanchaco: We continue heading south along the coast to Trujillo, the largest city in northern Peru. It is known for its beautiful colonial structures and nearby attractions of Chan-Chan ruins and the resort town of Huanchaco, where we spend the night.
Day 13
TBD
None None
Day 13 Huanchaco/Lima: Full day in Huanchaco before boarding a night bus to Lima. Transport: Overnight bus
Day 14
Lima, Peru
None Breakfast
Day 14 Lima: To get a feel for colonial Lima, take a cab to the Plaza de Armas and watch the changing of the Palace Guard in the afternoon. Walk around the streets surrounding the Jirón de la Unión for great examples of Spanish-colonial architecture and to experience life in a large South American city. There are many fine museums in and around the city, including the Museo Rafael Larco Herrera. An optional city tour visits many of the cities highlights.
Day 15
Lima, Peru
None Breakfast
Day 15 Lima: Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day

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Discover the best of Ecuador and Peru as you explore the Andes, Amazon, and Pacific coast on this 15-day adventure from Lima to Quito. Explore pre-Inca ruins, walk the colonial streets, and get an introduction to the Amazon and its people with time in a jungle community. Tear it up on mountain bikes, raft wild rivers, catch big waves, and get your adrenaline pumping on exciting optional excursions. You’ll have plenty of free time to explore these remarkable countries on your own and create th...

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