Highlands of Ecuador

8 days*
From 7071 SEK was 8314 SEK
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Overview
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.

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 (5 nts), rustic mountain lodge (2 nts).
  • Transport: Local bus, plane, private vehicle.
  • Meals: 7 breakfasts
  • 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.
  • Your own room
  • Allow USD200-260 for meals not included.

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
Dates & Prices
All years
18 Sep 2020
25 Sep 2020
7548 SEK 8869 SEK
7+ left
  • Departs from: Quito
  • Ends in Quito
  • DG Departure guaranteed ?
  • Double shared room ?
Price per person 7548 SEK 8869 SEK -15%
02 Oct 2020
09 Oct 2020
7548 SEK 8869 SEK
7+ left
  • Departs from: Quito
  • Ends in Quito
  • DG Departure guaranteed ?
  • Double shared room ?
Price per person 7548 SEK 8869 SEK -15%
16 Oct 2020
23 Oct 2020
7548 SEK 8869 SEK
7+ left
  • Departs from: Quito
  • Ends in Quito
  • DG Departure guaranteed ?
  • Double shared room ?
Price per person 7548 SEK 8869 SEK -15%
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Highlands of Ecuador

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Overview

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: 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.
Your own room

Allow USD200-260 for meals not included.

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
All years
Sep 18
18 Sep 2020 25 Sep 2020
8 days
7+ left
8869 SEK 7548 SEK
DG
  • Departs from Quito
  • Ends in Quito
  • DG Departure guaranteed ?
  • Double shared room ?
Price per person 8869 SEK 7548 SEK
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Oct 02
02 Oct 2020 09 Oct 2020
8 days
7+ left
8869 SEK 7548 SEK
DG
  • Departs from Quito
  • Ends in Quito
  • DG Departure guaranteed ?
  • Double shared room ?
Price per person 8869 SEK 7548 SEK
Request to book
Oct 16
16 Oct 2020 23 Oct 2020
8 days
7+ left
8869 SEK 7548 SEK
DG
  • Departs from Quito
  • Ends in Quito
  • DG Departure guaranteed ?
  • Double shared room ?
Price per person 8869 SEK 7548 SEK
Request to book
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