Ecuador and Peru Classic 10 Days
This is a Classic tour which visits two countries , starting in Quito , the Andes , some volcanoes , indian markets , historical buildings , National Parks and off course Machu Picchu and more.Ecuador with its four worlds and Peru the land of the Incas , both have a lot of attractions that you will love during this trip.
Price per person
Once you clear customs you’ll meet one of our Guides, then you´ll be taken to the hotel in Quito. The hotel is located in the heart of Quito´s business district and it has many facilities to make your stay very pleasant.
Early in the morning we will start our city tour at Panecillo viewpoint to admire the Quito´s wonders from above, then we will walk around two hours visiting the highlights of the old city such as; San Francisco Church, Compañia de Jesús Church and Sagrario Church located on “Calle de la Siete Cruces” or Garcia Moreno Street. Then we will visit the Presidential Palace lobby at Quito´s main Square. Finally we will visit the first Gothic Church of Ecuador, considered the highest one in the city. This is another beautiful viewpoint to observe “The Avenue of the Volcanoes”. Then we will drive towards to the Equator Line Museum, finally we will return back to your hotel for overnight.
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 Riobamba for overnight.
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.
In the morning, we will visit Cuenca City (declared a Cultural Heritage Site in 1999 by UNESCO). The most representative sites in Cuenca are: Calderon Park (Central Square), the Modern and Old Cathedrals, the Flower Market, and Larga Street with its colonial houses, all of which are unforgettable. We will also visit the Tomebamba River and the Broken Bridge, since they are famous landmarks. Of course an attraction impossible to skip is the Ethnographic Museum (Museo de las Culturas Aborigines). The Ethnographic Museum is a must-see because of its unique art collection from across the country. Finally we will drive towards to Guayaquil City for your last overnight in Ecuador.
Early in the morning we will transfer you to Guayaquil’s International Airport for your flight to Cusco trough Lima. Upon your arrival, one of our Peru Guides will meet you at the Airport to take you to the hotel in downtown Cusco. In the afternoon, you will go on a tour around the City well known as the Capital of INCAS and for all its treasures. You will visit the centric part of Cusco and also several Inca Temples such as : Koricancha, Saqsayhuaman, Q’enqo and Tambomachay. Finally back to the Hotel for overnight.
In the morning you will go on tour to the famous Sacret Valley at Urubamba valley : we will visit Ruins Pisac, Urubamba & Ollantaytambo Temple. Buffet lunch at Tunupa´s Restaurant in Urubamba Then you will take the Train Expedition from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes Overnight in Aguas Calientes
Early in the morning we will transfer you to take the bus , that will take you with the our Guide to the most beautiful Archeological complex known as Machu Picchu or Montana Sagrada , at this point you will have a guided tour through the site. You will have plenty of time to get best picture for memories. After this you will be taken back to Aguas Calientes , where you can enjoy the town on your own visiting the markets around. Then you will take the Train back to Cusco for overnight, Enjoy the memorial views of the Andes !!!
Early morning flight to Lima , then our expert guide we’ll take you to a fascinating walking tour around our historical center. It’s different as classic and unique, we will show you Palaces and castles our city hides, we are also going to take you to our great Saint Francisco Monastery and the impressive underground Catacombs! “The Main Square”,”San Martin Square”, Archbishop’s Palace and the Municipal Palace, other great places you will visit are: the Train Station Palace, unique old fashioned “Cordano Bar”, colorful mansion palaces, Jiron del Union Pathway, First Fotoshop Palace in southmerica, Post Office Palace, Domenicans tower, Historical Rimac Bridge and lovely surrounded wooden Balconies and the next big project in the City the Under river subway.
Our guide will drive you back to Lima´s international Airport, for your flight home… END OF THE SERVICES!!! From this day we can add more other excursions such as; Jungle Adventure 3 Days / 2 Nights, Galapagos Luxury Package 5 Days / 4 Nights. (We hope to see you soon in one of our other Destinations)
The program includes
- 10 Days / 9 Nights hotel accommodations (Tourist Superior CATEGORY rooms) DBL / TWIN Ask for single supplement
- Welcome to Ecuador Orientation meeting
- Breakfast every day of the tour , Lunch specified in program
- Transfers and transportation provided by GUIDECUADOR /GUIDEPERU
- Private Spanish/English speaking guide
- Entrance fees according to itinerary mentioned as INCLUDED
- All Sightseeings according itinerary
- Travel Assistance
- All hikes mentioned in program
- Machu Pichu Admission Fee
- Sacred Valley Tour
Not included in Program
- International airfare to Quito
- One way ticket Guayaquil – Lima
- Round Trip ticket to Lima – Cusco – Lima
- Meals not specified in itinerary
- Any personal expenses such as laundry and phone calls
- Any activity not specified in program
- Any hotel nights before or after our Tour Program , if you would like to add ons please let us know in advance
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24/7 Booking Phone Number: +1-888-469-2230
AGE RANGE : 10 to 80 year olds
ACCOMMODATION: Hostel, Hotel
MIN GROUP SIZE : 2 ( IF YOU ARE SOLO TRAVELER , PLEASE ASK FOR SINGLE RATE)
MAX GROUP SIZE : 15
TRANSPORTATION : Train & Rail, Coach / Bus, Private Vehicle, Plane
PHYSICAL RATING :Easy
TRAVEL STYLE : In-depth Cultural