Ecuador Andes And Amazon Multi-Sport 6-Day Tour From Quito

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 6 Days
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Mercure Hotel Alameda Quito, Vicente Ramón Roca E4-122, Quito 170526, Ecuador
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

This will be an incredible adventure taking you from the Andes Mountains to the Amazon Rainforest with various activities: hiking, rafting, biking, and wildlife spotting. In only 6 days you'll almost see all highlight in the Andes and Amazon. This program is recommended for energetic and sporty people.
*Note: This tour can also be booked as a private tour.

Highlights

  • Get inside tips from a local
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Vegetarian meal option available
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

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Itinerary

Day 1: COTOPAXI HIKING

Stop At: Cotopaxi National Park, Cotopaxi Province
In the morning, youll drive from Quito to the Cotopaxi National Park and then, hike around the lagoon of Limpiopungo which has the most amazing view of the Cotopaxi. Furthermore, depending on the weather conditions you may try to trek the basecamp at 16000 ft (486.8 mt). After lunch, you will drive to Llanganates National Park, which is also known as the sacred mountain, until youll reach Baos, located at the entrance of the Amazon. There, you can enjoy the best nightlife by drinking cocktails and dancing salsa.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Accommodation included: Accommodation in La Floresta Hotel.

Day 2: BIKING AT THE LLANGANATES NATIONAL PARK

Stop At: La Cordillera de los Llanganates
The first activity of the day will be mountain biking and enjoying the beautiful scenery of the cloud forest. While descending into the jungle, you will have a breathtaking view of Baos, that is very well known for its spectacular location right on the foothills of the Tungurahua volcano. In the afternoon, you will have some time to explore the town by yourself and also visit the Swing at the End of the World.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
Breakfast
Accommodation included: Accommodation in La Floresta Hotel.

Day 3: ROAD OF THE WATERFALLS AND CANYONING IN THE AMAZON

Stop At: Pailon del Diablo (Devil's Cauldron), Banos, Tungurahua Province
Today you will hit the road of the waterfalls. The first stop will be at the Brides Veil waterfall, where you will take the Tarabita (cable car) to get across the Pastaza River. Then, it is time to hike down to the Pailon del Diablo waterfall, the second highest in whole Ecuador. After that, you will hike through the tropical jungle, where you will climb along several white-water waterfalls. Your local native guide will tell you more about the incredible nature and wildlife you can admire there.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Accommodation in Casa de Luis Hotel.

Day 4: JATUNYACU RIVER RAFTING AND VOLCANIC HOT SPRINGS

Stop At: Jatunyacu River, Tena, Napo Province
Your fourth day will begin with paddling on the Jatunyacu River. After a safety briefing from your rafting guides, you will start your class III rafting expedition down the Jatunyacu River, well known for its clean water and awesome rapids.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Termas de Papallacta, Papallacta, Napo Province
You conclude the day with a drive back up to the Andes, stopping by the Guango Reserve to visit the paradise of hummingbirds. Finally, youll go to the volcanic hot springs resort of Papallacta, where you will spend the night.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Accommodation included: Accommodation in Papallacta Hot Springs.

Day 5: HIKING THE CLOUD FORREST, HUMMING BIRDS PARADISE & OTAVALO MARKET

Stop At: Otavalo Market, Otavalo, Imbabura Province
After a 2-hour bird-watching tour through the cloud forest, you will visit Otavalo and its amazing indigenous handicraft market, where you will encounter with the local people and learn the traditional way of living while sharing the daily activities with the families. In the evening, you will be transferred to the hacienda, enjoy a welcoming cocktail and have a delicious and authentic dinner.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
Dinner
Accommodation included: Accommodation in Pinsaqui Hacienda.

Day 6: TREKKING THE LOOP OF CUICOCHA CRATER LAKE & BACK TO Quito

Stop At: Laguna Cuicocha, Cotacachi, Imbabura Province
Today, your challenge will be a 5-hour hike around the Cuicocha crater lake with breathtaking views of the active volcano and the amazing valleys, located in Cotacachi-Cayapas ecological reserve. On this trek, you will reach an altitude of 11880ft (3621 mt.) and hike 9 miles around the crater. After that, you will take a boat to the center of the caldera to see the volcano activity and watching bubbles coming up. In the afternoon, youll drive back to Quito.
Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Inclusions

5x Breakfast

2x Dinner

4x Lunch

Accommodation included: 5 nights

Private and comfortable land transportation

Trip Leader: Certified English-speaking and local guides

24/7 assistance in Dutch, English and Spanish Activities:

Accommodation based on double occupancy: 4-star hotel in Baos, 5-star Spa Resort in Papallacta.

Accommodation based on double occupancy: homestay in the jungle, Colonial Hacienda in Imbabura

Gear: trekking sticks, high-quality MTB (disc brakes, front suspension), helmets, full finger gloves

Gear: rubber boots, ropes, harnesses, 7-people-rafts, life jackets, paddles, splash jackets.

Entry/Admission - Laguna Cuicocha

Exclusions

Airport transfers

Travel and health insurance (mandatory)

Meals, Snacks & Drinks not described in the itinerary.

International filghts

Optional tips for guide

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Children rates only applies if the child stays in the same room

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Food restrictions

Medical restrictions

Not wheelchair accessible

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

Inform yourself about food safety when traveling to tropical countries. Take the necessary precaution to avoid food poisoning (always wash your hands before eating, dont eat street food, only eat peeled fruits, etc.).

It is mandatory to have valid travel and medical insurance. Please inform us of any known medical conditions you have.

The operator reserves the right to change the itinerary without previous notice due to weather conditions, availabilities, National Park regulations or notifications and unforeseeable circumstances.

Some activities in the Amazon depend on national park regulations and weather conditions, such as caiman searching.

Please bring your own rain poncho. In the Amazon, the weather could change suddenly in the rainforest and you might get wet.

Please take with you some plastic bags, to protect your Camera and important documents from the rain in the Amazon. Also, a headlight, since it can get very dark during the night.

If you like to enjoy looking at Animals in the Amazon, please get some binoculars (1040 are much better).

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers