11-Day Hidden Treasure Ecuador Group Tour

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Quito Mariscal Sucre Airport UIO to Guayaquil Airport

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This tour takes you to all the best parts of Ecuador in just 11 days. You will go to places where other tours will not take you. You will find out what the hidden treasures of this tour are when you arrive at the airport. Enjoy one of the most biodiverse countries in the world, you will visit the cloud forest, the andes mountains, some volcanoes, beautiful cities, the pacific coast and a local market. The highlights of this tour will be:Historical cities: you will visit Quito and Cuenca, beautiful historical cities.Cloud forest: here you can enjoy the amazing nature and different animal species.Volcanoes: take the perfect photos at three different volcanoes.Local villages: Guamote local market and the Tigua community will be visited.Pacific Coast: visit Guayaquil to enjoy the best weather and seafood dishes.
B = Breakfast includedL = Lunch includedD = Dinner includedDAY 1: AIRPORT PICKUP – TRANSFER TO HOTELPick up at Mariscal Sucre International Airport (UIO). Transfer to your hotel.Accommodation in Hotel City Art or similar.DAY 2 (B, L):HISTORICAL CENTER – COOKING CLASS – CAPILLA DEL HOMBREBreakfast at the hotel. Learn how to cook local dishes. Afternoon: visit the Capilla del Hombre.Accommodation in Hotel City Art or similar.DAY 3 (B, L, D):INTIÑAN MUSEUM – PULULAHUA – CLOUD FORESTMorning: Intiñan Museum and Pululahua volcano visit. Afternoon: Transfer to the cloud forest. Afternoon hike and optional evening tour.Accommodation in Maquipucuna Reserve Lodge or similar.DAY 4 (B, L, D):BIRD WATCHING – HIKE TO WATERFALL / SELF GUIDED WALKMorning: Birdwatching and breakfast/ Afternoon: A hike to the waterfall. Alternatively: Go to Mindo!Accommodation in Maquipucuna Reserve Lodge or similar.DAY 5 (B, L):COTOPAXI – HORSEBACK RIDINGMorning: Breakfast & drive to Cotopaxi National Park. Afternoon: Horseback riding tour in the slopes of the Ruminahui volcano.Accommodation in Hacienda El Porvenir or similar.DAY 6 (B, L, D):COTOPAXI NATIONAL PARK – LIMPIOPUNGO LAGOON – ISINLIVIMorning: Breakfast & visit the Limpiopungo Lagoon. Afternoon: Drive to Isinlivi & Lunch. Evening: Hike & Dinner.Accommodation in the LluLlu Llama Mountain Lodge or similar.DAY 7 (B, D):QUILOTOA – TIGUA – GUAMOTE – CHIMBORAZOMorning: visit the Quilotoa Loop & visit Tigua, a local community. Afternoon: Guamote & underway the chance to see the Chimborazo volcano.Accommodation in Inti Sisa or similar.DAY 8 (B):GUAMOTE – CUENCAMorning: Narriz del Diablo train ride. Afternoon: Ingapirca ruins & transfer to Cuenca.Accommodation in Hotel Victoria or similar.DAY 9 (B):CUENCA Today you will have a very relaxing day. Discover one of the most beautiful cities of Ecuador. Later you will go to Piedra de Agua Spa Circuit, where you will enjoy several hot springs.Accommodation in Hotel Victoria or similar.DAY 10 (B):CUENCA – GUAYAQUIL
After breakfast, you will spend a half day at Cajas National Park.Then you will continue your way to Guayaquil.Accommodation in Wyndham Guayaquil or similarDAY 11 (B):TRANSFER OUT TO THE AIRPORTEnd of services.

What’s included

  • Accommodation in a single, double or triple room.
  • Private bilingual guide during the activities
  • Private transportation
  • Free entrance to: museums in Quito, Piedra de Agua Spa in Cuenca.
  • Guided horse tour on healthy strong horses for all levels
  • Helmets
  • Meals as described in the itinerary (B= breakfast, L = lunch/lunchbox, D= dinner).
  • All the activities and excursions as described in the itinerary.
  • 24/7 assistance in Dutch, English, and Spanish.
  • Airport transfers to/from Quito airport

What’s not included

  • International flights.
  • Personal travel & health insurance (mandatory).
  • Food & drinks that are not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Optional mules rent ($10) at Quilotoa
  • Optional 30 min. kayak trip in the lagoon ($5) at Quilotoa
  • Personal health & travel insurance.
  • Optional tips for guide.