Start in Quito and end in Vilcabamba! With the discovery tour Ecuador Andean Jewels 10 Days Tour , you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Quito, Ecuador and 12 other destinations in Ecuador. Ecuador Andean Jewels 10 Days Tour is a small group tour that includes accommodation as well as flights, an expert guide, meals, transport.
Come and Discover the Enchanted Andes with us!!!
This is a unique tour program which includes most of the Andean best landscapes , cussine and culture than any other one. It is priced comprehensive and also it is a fantastic opportunity to admire the Ecuadorian Andes and its Unique Jewels.
ARRIVAL DAY TO QUITO
This is the arrival day for all of our tour participants and depending of your flight arrival times you can have a day exploring one of the UNESCO heritage sites in world (Quito’s Old Town) or simply rest at the Hotel before our Tour Guide meet you at the Lobby at 6:30 pm for our Orientation meeting and briefing before the starting of the tour. During this meeting you can clarify everything as you might be concerned or curious to know about the tour overall. We can still assist you arranging a full day in Quito or surroundings if you let us know in advance.
OTAVALO MARKET & SURROUNDINGS
COTOPAXI NATIONAL PARK VISIT
After breakfast we will drive towards Cotopaxi National Park, which consists of 34,000 hectares, and has a large variety of trails, lakes, rivers, waterfalls, and, of course, it’s Volcano, which will captivate you with its majesty and beauty. In the area of the lagoon, Limpiopungo, at 3830 meters above sea level, you will find an enormous diversity of flora and fauna – it is also possible to hike around the lagoon´s shore, where native birds of the Andes are plentiful. Then we will drive higher up to Cotopaxi Staging Area, at 4500 masl. In the Staging Area, it is often possible to admire a Condor in flight. From this point it is possible to climb to the basecamp. Finally we will drive to the hotel for overnight.
VISIT TO CHIMBORAZO VOLCANO
DEVILS NOSE TRAIN – INGAPIRCA – CUENCA
The main attraction today will be the Train ride from Alausi to Sibambe Station. It is one of the Engineering Marvels of the twentieth century. The entire ride is breathtaking, and you will definitely admire the beautiful scenery which displays the ethnic and natural richness of the country. On the final section of tracks, you will experience what is known as the Devil’s Nose, where the actual shape of the mountain is similar to a nose. At the end of the train ride, we will continue our journey towards to Ingapirca Archeological Complex, the most important Pre-Inca stop in the entire Ecuador finally we will drive to Cuenca city for overnight.
CUENCA CITY TOUR – DRIVE TO VILCABAMBA
FLIGHT BACK TO QUITO
Early in the morning , we will continue our drive to Catamayo Airport for your flight back to Quito. Upon arrival you will be transfer for your last nightb in Quito City. Unfortunately we have to say good bye after we arrive in Quito and we invite you to see one of our other tours in Ecuador Mainland and Peru Tours.. However if you desire to add one more night in Quito City or extend your staying in Ecuador , we can always help you out with free advise to make sure you optimize the time and continue exploring this paradise called Ecuador. PLEASE REMEMBER THAT FOR NEXT DAY CHECK OUT IS AT 11 am TRANSFER OUT IS NOT INCLUDED IN PACKAGE
GUARANTEED DEPARTS EVERY DAY !!!!!
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THE PROGRAM INCLUDES
- 10 Days / 10 Nights hotel accommodations (Tourist Superior Category) TWIN or DBL
- Welcome to Orientation Meeting
- Full meals every day including snacks during day time.
- Transfers and transportation provided by GUIDECUADOR
- Private Spanish/English speaking naturalist guide
- Entrance fees according to itinerary
- All Sightseeing & visits specified in program
- Air Fare from LOJA TO QUITO
NOT INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM
- International airfare to Quito
- Meals not specified in itinerary
- Gratuities for the Tour Staff ( Tour Guide & Driver )
- Personal expenses such as laundry and phone calls
- Any Activity or visit not specified in program
AGE RANGE : 4 to 80 year olds
ACCOMMODATION: Hotel, Lodge
MIN GROUP SIZE : 2 ( IF YOU ARE SOLO TRAVELER , PLEASE ASK FOR SINGLE RATE)
MAX GROUP SIZE : 16
TRANSPORTATION : Coach / Plane
PHYSICAL RATING :Standard
TRAVEL STYLE: Discovery, In -Depth-Cultural