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Highlands of Ecuador

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If you’re short on time it doesn’t mean your cultural experience in Ecuador shouldn’t be colossal. This eight-day tour mixes exciting stuff like cities listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, lively markets, and natural wonders like Cotopaxi volcano, so you get to soak in impressive cityscapes as well as sweeping vistas like a well-travelled, insightful sponge.

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 (5 nts), rustic mountain lodge (2 nts).
  • Transport: Local bus, plane, private vehicle.
  • Meals: 7 breakfasts
  • Team leader: Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.


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

Wander Quito and colonial cities, marvel at an active volcano, shop at the Otavalo Market, ride the famous Devil’s Nose train.

Map & Itinerary
Day 1 Quito
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Quito/Otavalo
Explore the largest handicraft market in South America, Otavalo market. Villagers from the surrounding countryside come every week to sell handmade goods as well as livestock, fruits, and vegetables. Meals included: breakfast
Day 3 Otavalo/Cotopaxi
Travel by bus to Cotopaxi National Park. In the afternoon, opt to explore the area or mountain bike with views of Cotopaxi Volcano. Spend the night in a mountain lodge near the national park. Meals included: breakfast
Day 4 Cotopaxi/Alausí
In the morning, visit Cotopaxi National Park before continuing on to Alausi. Meals included: breakfast
Day 5 Alausí/Cuenca
Board a train for an included excursion bound for the Devil's Nose, enjoy the ride on the switchbacks carved into the mountainside. After, head to Cuenca and marvel at its colonial architecture. Meals included: breakfast
Day 6 Cuenca
Enjoy a free day to explore beautiful Cuenca. Opt for a city tour, go hiking in Cajas National Park, or soak in nearby hot springs. Meals included: breakfast
Day 7 Cuenca/Quito
Fly back to Quito and enjoy the night in this historical city. Meals included: breakfast
Day 8 Quito
Depart at any time. Meals included: breakfast
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Dates & Prices
Aug 02
02 Aug 2019 09 Aug 2019
8 days
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7865 SEK
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Price per person 7865 SEK
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Aug 16
16 Aug 2019 23 Aug 2019
8 days
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7865 SEK 5899 SEK
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Price per person 7865 SEK 5899 SEK
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Aug 30
30 Aug 2019 06 Sep 2019
8 days
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7865 SEK
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Price per person 7865 SEK
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