Ecuador Beaches, Amazon & Highlands

14 days*
From 14354 SEK
Overview
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Overview
Reach new highs on this 14-day adventure through Ecuador that takes you from highlands to beaches and the Amazon jungle. See wildlife that rivals the Galápagos on Isla del Plata, choose your own adventure with thrilling activities in Baños, and learn about local life in the Ecuadorian Amazon by staying in a small village with a Quichua family. Ecuador is a multifaceted country and this itinerary gives you the opportunity to take in as many of its rich, fascinating perspectives as you can in two weeks.
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Overview

  • Departs/Ends: Quito to Quito
  • Travel style: Classic
  • Physical rating: 3
  • Age requirements: You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.
  • Trip type: Max 16, avg 12

What you get

  • Accomodation: Hotels (11 nts), simple village cabañas/homestay (2 nts, multi-share).
  • Transport: Local bus, private vehicle, plane.
  • Meals: 11 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Team leader: CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.

Extras

  • The international flight to and from start and finish city is not included in the tour price. Allow USD290-380 for meals not included.

Map & Itinerary

Day 1 Quito
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Quito/Manta
Take an early morning flight to Manta. Located on Ecuador's central coast, Manta is port city known for its fishing industry. Get familiarized with this bustling city with a guided tour of the Cancebi Museum and Tagua workshop, and a visit to Montecristi. Meals included: breakfast
Day 3 Manta/Puerto López
Travel to Puerto Lopez. On the way, visit the Agua Blanca Community. Hike, check out the museum and take a mud bath. Enjoy lunch in the community before continuing to Puerto Lopez. Enjoy free time on arrival. Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Day 4 Puerto López
Embark on a day-trip to Isla del Plata, home to a variety of seabirds including blue-footed boobies and fantastic snorkelling that rivals the Galápagos. Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Day 5 Puerto López
Enjoy free time to explore. Optional activities include hiking in Machalilla National Park, relaxing on white-sand beaches, or whale- watching (when in season). Meals included: breakfast
Day 6 Puerto López/Quito
Transfer to Guayaquil and fly back to Quito. The rest of the day is free to explore on your own. Options include taking a city tour, riding the cable car up the nearby volcano, or relaxing in one of the city's many cafés and restaurants. This evening, opt to enjoy a night out on the town with the group. Meals included: breakfast
Day 7 Quito
Enjoy a free day to get out and explore the many sights Quito has to offer. Meals included: breakfast
Day 8 Quito/Baños
Travel to Baños and be spoiled for choice with optional outdoor activities like hiking, ziplining, and canyoning. Or, take it easy and relax in local hot springs. Meals included: breakfast
Day 9 Baños
Enjoy another free day to take full advantage of all the activities in this adventurous town.
Day 10 Baños/Tena
Travel by bus into the Amazon Jungle. Spend two nights in rustic jungle huts in a local Quichua community. Enjoy nature walks and learn about local culture. Meals included: lunch, dinner
Day 11 Tena
Enjoy a full day in the Amazon learning about local life in the jungle. Spend the night in rustic jungle huts in a Quichua community. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 12 Tena/Papallacta
Cycle to the nearby community of Shandia and discover the beauty of the Amazon with a member of the community as your guide. Later, take a local bus to Papallacta and relax in the natural mineral hot pools with volcanic views. Meals included: breakfast
Day 13 Papallacta/Quito
Enjoy a relaxing morning at the hot springs before travelling back to Quito for free time to explore. Meals included: breakfast
Day 14 Quito
Depart at any time. Meals included: breakfast
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Overview

Reach new highs on this 14-day adventure through Ecuador that takes you from highlands to beaches and the Amazon jungle. See wildlife that rivals the Galápagos on Isla del Plata, choose your own adventure with thrilling activities in Baños, and learn about local life in the Ecuadorian Amazon by staying in a small village with a Quichua family. Ecuador is a multifaceted country and this itinerary gives you the opportunity to take in as many of its rich, fascinating perspectives as you can in two weeks.

Is this trip for me?

  • Departs/Ends: Quito to Quito
  • Travel style: Classic
  • Physical rating: 3
  • Age requirements: You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.
  • Trip type: Max 16, avg 12

What you get

  • Accomodation: Hotels (11 nts), simple village cabañas/homestay (2 nts, multi-share).
  • Transport: Local bus, private vehicle, plane.
  • Meals: 11 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Team leader: CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.

Extras

The international flight to and from start and finish city is not included in the tour price.

Allow USD290-380 for meals not included.

Map & Itinerary
Day 1 Quito
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Quito/Manta
Take an early morning flight to Manta. Located on Ecuador's central coast, Manta is port city known for its fishing industry. Get familiarized with this bustling city with a guided tour of the Cancebi Museum and Tagua workshop, and a visit to Montecristi. Meals included: breakfast
Day 3 Manta/Puerto López
Travel to Puerto Lopez. On the way, visit the Agua Blanca Community. Hike, check out the museum and take a mud bath. Enjoy lunch in the community before continuing to Puerto Lopez. Enjoy free time on arrival. Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Day 4 Puerto López
Embark on a day-trip to Isla del Plata, home to a variety of seabirds including blue-footed boobies and fantastic snorkelling that rivals the Galápagos. Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Day 5 Puerto López
Enjoy free time to explore. Optional activities include hiking in Machalilla National Park, relaxing on white-sand beaches, or whale- watching (when in season). Meals included: breakfast
Day 6 Puerto López/Quito
Transfer to Guayaquil and fly back to Quito. The rest of the day is free to explore on your own. Options include taking a city tour, riding the cable car up the nearby volcano, or relaxing in one of the city's many cafés and restaurants. This evening, opt to enjoy a night out on the town with the group. Meals included: breakfast
Day 7 Quito
Enjoy a free day to get out and explore the many sights Quito has to offer. Meals included: breakfast
Day 8 Quito/Baños
Travel to Baños and be spoiled for choice with optional outdoor activities like hiking, ziplining, and canyoning. Or, take it easy and relax in local hot springs. Meals included: breakfast
Day 9 Baños
Enjoy another free day to take full advantage of all the activities in this adventurous town.
Day 10 Baños/Tena
Travel by bus into the Amazon Jungle. Spend two nights in rustic jungle huts in a local Quichua community. Enjoy nature walks and learn about local culture. Meals included: lunch, dinner
Day 11 Tena
Enjoy a full day in the Amazon learning about local life in the jungle. Spend the night in rustic jungle huts in a Quichua community. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 12 Tena/Papallacta
Cycle to the nearby community of Shandia and discover the beauty of the Amazon with a member of the community as your guide. Later, take a local bus to Papallacta and relax in the natural mineral hot pools with volcanic views. Meals included: breakfast
Day 13 Papallacta/Quito
Enjoy a relaxing morning at the hot springs before travelling back to Quito for free time to explore. Meals included: breakfast
Day 14 Quito
Depart at any time. Meals included: breakfast
Dates & Prices
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Apr 26
26 Apr 2020 09 May 2020
14 days
7+ left
15326 SEK
  • Departs from Quito
  • Ends in Quito
Price per person 15326 SEK
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May 24
24 May 2020 06 Jun 2020
14 days
7+ left
15326 SEK
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  • Ends in Quito
Price per person 15326 SEK
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Jun 21
21 Jun 2020 04 Jul 2020
14 days
7+ left
16190 SEK
  • Departs from Quito
  • Ends in Quito
Price per person 16190 SEK
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