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$179 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Andes 2-Day Tour from Quito with Avenue of the Volcanoes Train

ItineraryDay 1: Quito - RiobambaStop At: Cotopaxi National Park, Cotopaxi ProvinceLocated in the largest volcanic area of Ecuador. In the central part is the Cotopaxi, one of the most active and highest volcanoes in the world. To the northwest is the Rumiñahui and between the two mountains is the Limpiopungo valley. Despite the great height, the Park has numerous species of mammals and birds.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Hostería La AndaluzaA hundred-year-old house that has been declared Cultural Heritage of Ecuador is an exclusive site that houses centuries of history; recalling the roots of Ecuadorian culture, colonial experiences with the Spanish people, longings for freedom and setting of republican goals. The Andean landscapes, the beauty of its architecture combined with the excellence in service make Hostería La Andaluza the ideal place for rest, relaxation.Duration: 12 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Hostería La AndaluzaDay 2: Alausi - Devil’s NoseStop At: La Nariz del DiabloAn engineering work, unique in the world, for its peculiar form of zig-zag, cataloged as the route of the most difficult train to build in the world.Duration: 2 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

$25 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Private Transportation with Driver to Explore Ecuador

Dear Travelers,This is a customized trip which offers private transportation with a spansih speaking driver who will take you to visit the highlights places of Ecuador such: • Cities: Quito, Cuenca, Guayaquil, Otavalo, Riobamba, Tena, Puyo, Baños • National parks: Volcanoes & Reserves: Cotopaxi, Chimborazo, Cuicocha, Cajas, Antisana • Markets: Otavalo, Pujili, Saquisili, Guamote, Pujili, Zumbahua • Lakes: Cuicocha, Quilotoa, Cajas • Archeological ruins: Ingapirca, Cochasqui • Train Routes: Devils Nose (Nariz del Diablo), Tren de la Libertad at Ibarra, Boliche at Cotopaxi area. Please febore confirming the trip we request you let us know your prior route in order to quote the right price or if you need assistance to design a customized trip please feel free to contact us.

$89 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Chimborazo Volcano Private Day trip

If you are visiting Ecuador, you should know that the Chimborazo Volcano is a must on your route to visit our country. We are sure that you would like this private day tour for to know the highest volcano in Ecuador. The tour starts at 7 am, we pick up you at your hotel in Baños and transfer you by private transport for 3 hours to the entrance to the Chimborazo wild life Reserve, then we will take a 30-minute road to reach the first refuge on the Chimborazo Volcano. On the way you can see a beautiful landscape the Andes of Ecuador and hopefully you can see the vicuñas. When we arrive the first refuge at 4800 meters above sea level we start the hike by approximately 1 hour until we arrive the second refuge at 5000 . You will have time to try the famous coca tea that will help you recharge your batteries. if you want to go further up, on this private tour you have the option to do so, the guide will take you to the highest point allowed until 5080 meters above sea level. Then we will return to the first refuge, and we will leave the reserve and we go to take a delicious local lunch. The tour does not end, and our guide will take you to see another attraction, which you can choose at the moment between Laguna de Colta, or the train station of Urbina the highest in Ecuador. Finally we return to the city of Baños, we will arrive at approximately 6pm and we will drop off you at your Hotel, you can also choose drop off you at your hotel in Riobamba.

$25 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Private Transportation with Driver to Explore Ecuador

Dear Travelers, This is a customized trip which offers private transportation with a spansih speaking driver who will take you to visit the highlights places of Ecuador such: • Cities: Quito, Cuenca, Guayaquil, Otavalo, Riobamba, Tena, Puyo, Baños • National parks: Volcanoes & Reserves: Cotopaxi, Chimborazo, Cuicocha, Cajas, Antisana • Markets: Otavalo, Pujili, Saquisili, Guamote, Pujili, Zumbahua • Lakes: Cuicocha, Quilotoa, Cajas • Archeological ruins: Ingapirca, Cochasqui • Train Routes: Devils Nose (Nariz del Diablo), Tren de la Libertad at Ibarra, Boliche at Cotopaxi area. Please febore confirming the trip we request you let us know your prior route in order to quote the right price or if you need assistance to design a customized trip please feel free to contact us.

$1399 Day Trips & Excursions

6-Day Hiking in the Ecuadorian Andes

Day 1 (L, D): Trekking in IsinliviToday we'll have very nice car ride from Quito to the avenue of volcanoes; including the Pasochoa, Rumiñahui, Illinizas and others. After arriving in Isinlivi, we'll enjoy our lunch and go for our first trekking exploration. Trekking time: 3hour Accommodation: Hostal Llullu Llama Day 2 (B,L,D): Trekking through the Toachi Canyon & Chugchilan The magic Andean mountain landscapes inspire us today on a trek along the Toachi canyon. We'll hike down to the canyon of the Toachi River and then back up to the main road that will take us to Chugchilan, a small town located on the middle of the Quiltoa loop. In the afternoon we can explore the village. Trekking time: 4hour Accommodation: Hostal Mama Hilda Day 3 (B,L,D): Chugchilan to Quilotoa After breakfast, we'll begin our hiking adventure for 11km (6,9 miles) on small trails blazed by the mountain people and still used by locals to transport products and to travel across canyons to reach neighboring communities. We'll hike down across impressive canyons to later climb back up to the top of the crater rim, where you will be rewarded with beautiful views of the Quilotoa Lake. Trekking time: 4.5-hours Accommodation in Chukirahua HostelDay 4 (B): Trekking to Quilotoa's LagoonAfter breakfast, we'll take a hike down to the base of the Quilotoa crater. Following this path, you will have an awesome view of the lake and many chances to take pictures of the turquoise water-filled caldera. In the afternoon we get a transfer to the area of Riobamba, located in the central part of the Ecuadorian highlands. Trekking time: 2.5-hours Accommodation in Hacienda AndaluzaDay 5 (B,L): Chimborazo Volcano and Baños Hot SpringsIn the morning, we'll drive through valleys and farming villages towards the Chimborazo Volcano, the highest mountain in Ecuador (6310 meters above sea level), whose summit is the world farthest point from the center of the earth. On the hike to the glacier, we can spot animals such as the Andean condor, cara-cara, hummingbirds, and the timid wild Vicuñas. In the evening we will soak in the famous hot springs of Baños and experience the thriving night life of this town. Trekking time: 2.5-hour Accommodation in Casa de Luis HotelDay 6 (B): Hike Through the "Waterfalls Roads" Baños is very well known for its spectacular location right on the foothills of the Tungurahua active volcano. This morning we'll hit the road of the waterfalls. The first stop will be at the Bride's Veil waterfall where we'll take the Tarabita (cable car) to get across the Pastaza River. Then we'll hike down for 1-hour to the Pailon del Diablo waterfall, the second highest in Ecuador. In the afternoon drive back to Quito.

$460 Private & Custom Tours

Inca Trail - Ecuador

Day 1.- Baños- Riobamba-AchupallasWe depart from Baños at 5:00 am and drive to Achupallas (3400 m). We will get there at 10:00 am and start our 5 hour hike to Cuchi Corral. Later we will have dinner and enjoy the night under the start at our campsite.Day 2 - Laguna Tres Cruces-Paredones ruinsWe will  hike 5 hours to Paredones ruins, where we will explore the ancient site. Then we will relax and have dinner, while camp is pitched.Day 3- Paredones -Tambo Cajon-IngapircaToday we will hike to Ingapirca! We will stop for lunch at the small village of Tambo Cajón. From there, we will be able to see the distant Inca Walls. At 4.00 pm we will arrive there. We will enjoy a guided tour of the site and explore the cultural museum. Then we will drive back to Cuenca or Riobamba.