Ecuador Classic 8 Days Tour

Ecuador Classic tour was designed for guest ,who look for an overview of Ecuador. You will enjoy a full city tour of Quito and the Equator Museum. then you will visit Otavalo Indian Market and  Cuicocha Crater Lake. Next, you’ll journey to Cotopaxi Volcano for wonderful views of the famous Avenue of the Volcanoes. Then visit the Amazon gateway known as Baños and its waterfalls. After stunning views of more volcanoes , also a magical train ride , finally Cuenca , city declared a world heritage site by Unesco  and Guayaquil , the largest City of Ecuador.

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Tour Information

Price per person

USD 1,600

Tour length

8 DAYS

Physical rating

All year round

Season

All year round

Group size

1 – 16 pax

Travel style

Start

Quito

Finish

Guayaquil

Tour code

GE-ECT

Tour highlights

Discover with us the Ecuadorian wonders!!! with a classic tour around the Andes of Ecuador . See all the sceneires along the way , with marvelous colours and people. Visit Ecuador and see pure life
Day 1
ARRIVAL DAY TO QUITO
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Transfer In - International flight to Quito
Once you arrive to Ecuador, our guide will be at the Airport to meet you and take you to the chosen hotel for overnight.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included: B

Accommodation included: Overnight at Mercure Hotel ****

Day 2
QUITO CITY TOUR & EQUATOR LINE
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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, Compañía 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 Site to visit the famous Inti Ñan Museum ( The trail of the Sun ) where we can learn more about the line and step right on the middle of the world. After we will go for lunch in a Typical Restaurant. Finally we will return back to the Hotel for overnight.

Duration: 7 hours

Meals included: B

Accommodation included: Overnight at Mercure Hotel ****

Day 3
OTAVALO INDIAN MARKET & SURROUNDINGS
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After breakfast on this day, we will drive to the Imbabura Province, stopping a few times along the way for pictures. We will continue our drive towards to visit Otavalo Indian Market, where you will have time to browse the local crafts, such as blankets, sweaters, shirts, and wall hangings made from lama and alpaca wool. You will also have the time to explore the fruit & vegetable market, and to walk through this lovely and scenic town. After this market we will stop in Cotacachi town known as “the Leather Town” where we can have lunch in one of the Typical restaurants. Finally we will visit Cuicocha Crater lake and later we will drive back to Quito city for overnight.

Duration: 8 hours

Meals included: B

Accommodation included: Overnight at Mercure Hotel ****

Day 4
COTOPAXI NATIONAL PARK VISIT
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After breakfast we will drive towards Cotopaxi National Park, which consists of 99,000 acres, 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 12,700 feet, 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 14,850 feet. 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 arrive to the hotel for overnight in Baños.

Duration: 8 hours

Meals included: B

Accommodation included: Overnight at Floresta Hotel ***

Day 5
WATERFALLS ROUTE
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This morning, we will take the mount bikes and peddle down to the Avenue of the Waterfalls. On the way ,it is possible to cross the River Canyon on Zip Line or just take the Cable car to admire the scenery, then we will continue to Rio Verde village, where the most beautiful waterfall is located (Pailon Del Diablo); the water for this waterfall flows from the Llanganates National Park. We will then hike to the base of Pailon Del Diablo to admire the impressive water drop. We will take some time for lunch, and finally we will head back to the hotel for overnight in Riobamba. (On this day it is possible to combine with some other activities like: Water Rafting, Canyoning, Hiking, Motor Tour, etc. Because the Waterfalls are possible to see after the other activities on way back to the hotel.)

Duration: 8 hours

Meals included: B

Accommodation included: Overnight at Bambu Hotel ***

Day 6
DEVILS NOSE TRAIN RIDE TOUR
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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 Cuenca city for overnight.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included: B

Accommodation included: Overnight at Victoria Hotel ****

Day 7
CUENCA CITY TOUR & SURROUNDINGS
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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 Aborigenes). The Ethnographic Museum is a must-see because of its unique art collection from across the country. we will start our journey towards to Guayaquil city. On the way we will stop in some beautiful views to admire the Andes and the Coastal regions.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included: B

Accommodation included: Overnight at Continental Hotel ***

Day 8
FLIYING HOME DAY
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Our guide will drive you back to Guayaquil´s international Airport, for your flight home…
END OF THE SERVICES!!!
ALSO YOU CAN ADD MORE DAYS TO YOUR TOUR OR JUST FLIGHT BACK TO QUITO. IF SO PLEASE LET US KNOW IN ADVANCE

The program includes

  • 8 Days / 7 Nights hotel accommodations ( Standard Hotels)
  • Welcome to Ecuador Orientation meeting
  • Breakfast every day of the tour , Lunch  specified in program
  • Transfers and transportation provided by private transports
  • Private Spanish/English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees according to itinerary mentioned as INCLUDED
  • All Sightseeings according itinerary
  • Travel Assistance
  • Cotopaxi Tour
  • All hikes mentioned in program

Not included in Program

  • International airfare to Quito
  • Meals not specified in itinerary
  • Gratuities
  • 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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Tour Overview

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AGE RANGE : 4 to 80 year old

ACCOMMODATION: Hotel

MIN GROUP SIZE : 2  ( IF YOU ARE SOLO TRAVELER , PLEASE ASK FOR SINGLE RATE)

MAX GROUP SIZE : 16

TRANSPORTATION : Coach / Bus, Private Vehicle

PHYSICAL RATING  :Easy

TRAVEL STYLE:  Classic , Discovery

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