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Day tours

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Quito Day Tour: Downtown Foodie and Culture (half day)

Starting at$59

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Quito Day Tour: Otavalo Market (full day)

Starting at$70

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Quito Day Tour: Cotopaxi (full day)

Starting at$50

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Transfers & Ground Transport

Quito Arrival Transfers

Starting at$19

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Shopping & Fashion

Otavalo Marketplace with Optional Lunch

Starting at$45

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Day Trips & Excursions

1914 Original trolley city tour of Quito

Starting at$15

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Day Trips & Excursions

Cotopaxi Volcano and Limpiopungo Lagoon Excursion from Quito

Starting at$95

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Transfers & Ground Transport

Quito Departure Transfers

Starting at$19

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Multi-day adventures

Lonely Planet Experience

Ecuador to Peru Adventure

Starting at$1,220

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Lonely Planet Experience

South America Explorer

Starting at$6,375

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Lonely Planet Experience

Highlights of Ecuador & Peru

Starting at$4,115

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Lonely Planet Experience

Grand South America

Starting at$9,640

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Lonely Planet Experience

Galapagos Discovery

Starting at$2,155

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Lonely Planet Experience

Galapagos Experience

Starting at$1,090

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Lonely Planet Experience

Ecuador to Peru Explorer

Starting at$2,355

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Active

Galápagos Multisport with Quito

Starting at$2,550

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Adventure travel

How Afro-Ecuadorians shaped the country’s culture – and are changing its future

5 min readPublished 17 Jul 2020

Afro-Ecuadorians make up about seven to 10 % of the country's population, but their impact on Ecuador's food, music and traditions is undeniable. 

Marimba is the popular dance of the town
Adventure travel

10 best peaks for beginner mountaineers

5 min readPublished 7 Jul 2020

For those just starting out as a mountaineer, here are a few ‘fourteeners’ – mountains higher than 14,000ft – to get you started.

Pico de Orizaba volcano, or Citlaltepetl, is the highest mountain in Mexico.
Accessible travel

The sound of silence: where to go for peace and quiet

4 min readPublished 6 Nov 2019

Quiet Parks International seeks to preserve those few places where it’s possible to experience relatively pure silence – just the sounds of nature.

There are only a few places you can get to these days where the noise of other humans fades away and you're left only with the sounds of nature © Hero Images / Getty Images
Food and drink

Festive drinks from around the world to enjoy this holiday season

4 min readPublished 30 Oct 2019

The holiday season is here, so festivities and get-togethers are kicking into high gear – no party is complete without a few favorite seasonal drinks, both alcoholic and nonalcoholic, meant to warm the body and spirit.

A silver pan filled with mulled wine, cinnamon sticks, orange slices and star anise is surrounded by miniature frosted Christmas trees, cranberries and an ornament
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Safety tips for travelers navigating civil unrest abroad

8 min readPublished 16 Oct 2019

Protests and strikes are a fact of life around the world. Find out how to navigate those places where civil unrest might disrupt travel plans - or decide if it's better to stay home.

The Hong Kong protests began in March 2019 © Photolibrary / Getty Images Plus