Head for the clouds – cloud forest, that is. Experience it from your lodge in the middle of the Mindo forest, sitting at a comfortable 1200m in altitude. Try river tubing, rappelling, hiking, or horseback riding, or just take a more relaxed pace enjoying the jungle atmosphere. The Mindo area is known for its amazing bird-watching and more orchids than you thought possible.
A perfect add-on to any Ecuador or Galápagos adventure, set off along the "Avenue of the Volcanoes" to the highlands. Visit the bustling lanes of the Otavalo market, gaze at the perfectly shaped Cotopaxi volcano, and get an introduction to the culture, history and spectacular scenery of Ecuador. Our expert CEO will lead the way and we’ll take care of the hassles, which means you can focus on the highlights – and the shopping, of course.
• 3 days
Take a drive through Ecuador's breathtaking scenery, stopping along the way to take photos and soak up the truly amazing and diverse landscapes! Head for Otavalo Market and experience the local way of shopping as you barter for handicrafts and many other items!
• 8 hours
Experience Quito’s highlights on a 3-hour sightseeing tour with a knowledgeable guide. Drive through diverse neighborhoods for a look at both colonial and modern Quito, and visit top Quito attractions such as Independence Plaza and the Presidential Palace. You’ll be amazed by panoramic views throughout your tour, accompanied by informative commentary from your guide about the history and culture of Ecuador's capital.
• 4 hours
Discover the flavors of Quito on this culinary tour packed with sweet treats and tasty tamales. Meet artisan bakers and talented cooks and learn the secrets to making popular Ecuadorian dishes. Admire the historical architecture of Quito as you walk from place to place and take a cooking class with a local master chef. This flavor-filled food tour is a perfect introduction to the Ecuadorian food scene.
• 6 hours
Visit the Old Town Quito and discover some of the city's most historic buildings as well as the local food culture on this full-day walking tour! Tour the Monastery of San Francisco and learn about its impressive history from your expert guide. Admire the Independence Monument, Archbishop's Palace and Government Palace while at Independence Plaza. Taste authentic Ecuadorian food at lunch and try exotic fruits and vegetables at a local farmers’ market.
• 4 hours
Get the best of all worlds and combine history, nature and shopping on a full day guided tour from Quito. You'll witness spectacular scenery, see the active volcano Cotopaxi and the Limpiopungo Lagoon - all before returning back to Quito!
• 8 hours
Enjoy a full-day city tour of Quito and visit the famous Middle of the World monument, known as Mitad del Mundo. You will be accompanied by a bilingual certified guide and have private transportation from and to your hotel.
• 7 hours
Enjoy a day trip to Cotopaxi Volcano located in Cotopaxi National Park. Departing from Quito, admire the beautiful Andes mountain range and enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Your tour includes transportation and a professional guide.
• 8 hours
Learn about the history, architecture and customs of the people of Quito in this trip. You will have the best view of the city once up on the top of Teleférico at over 13,400 feet (4090 m) above sea level. Experience new things at the Intiñan Museum in Mitad del Mundo excursion.
• 9 hours