Quito, Cotopaxi, Quilotoa, Baños, Cuenca: 4-Day Private Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours, Traveler pickup is offered to The tour ends in the hotel in Cuenca

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On this spectacular four-day tour departing from Quito, you will have the opportunity to visit several of Ecuador's tourist attractions, a combination of nature and culture, an ideal tour for people who want to walk along paths with volcanoes, lagoons, waterfalls,  colonial cities, archaeological sites, indigenous markets, etc.We invite you to take this tour and Experience the authentic!Check our tripadvisor photo gallery.ONE WAY: QUITO - COTOPAXI - QUILOTOA - BAÑOS - DEVIL'S NOSE TRAIN - CUENCA
Day 1 Quito-Cotopaxi-Quilotoa07:30 Early in the morning the guide will pick you up from your hotel to start the tour, first visit the Cotopaxi National Park, where depending on the physical conditions we can go up to the refuge (4864masl) or if you can´t walk up to the refuge you will walk around the Limpipungo lake,if the weather is good you will see several volcanoes of Ecuador .After this visit you will go to Quilotoa Lake, for many the most beautiful place in Ecuador, here you will walk to the bottom of the lake and for the return you can rent a horse to ascend. ($ 10).Finally you will travel to Quilotoa or Latacunga to rest in your assigned hotel.Day 2 Latacunga-Baños08:00am-On this day after breakfast you will go to the charming city of Baños to enjoy the famous” Av. De las Cascadas”, after visiting the waterfall of Pailon del Diablo you will take the “Swing at the end of the world”, then you will return to Baños to rest and use the facilities from the hotel or if you prefer you can take a massage (optional).Day 3 Baños-Devil´s Nose Train-Ingapirca-Cuenca 07:00am- The guide will pick you up to travel to Alausi, there you will take the Ecuadorian train tour (11am) what was known as the most difficult train in the world, in this exciting ride you will enjoy beautiful Andean landscapes and also have a show of Andean music.After this you will have time for lunch and then you will travel south to visit the most important archaeological complex of Ecuador "Ingapirca" here you will learn about the Cañari and Inca cultures.Then you will travel for 1:30 min. to arrive to Cuenca to stay at the assigned hotel.Day 4 Cuenca city tour & Cajas National Park or Gualaceo08:30am- On this day you will visit the city of Cuenca considered the most beautiful in Ecuador, here you will visit its historic center that was declared a Cultural Heritage Site in 1999, In the afternoon people can choose between visiting Cajas National Park a place full of lakes and forests of Polylepis or if you prefer you will visit the cantons of Gualaceo and Chordeleg to learn about jewelry and the manufacture of textiles in a traditional technique called IKAT, after that you will return to your hotel in Cuenca. End of the services.  NOTE: If you want you can take an extension to Guayaquil or Vilcabamba for an extra charge.

What’s included

  • 4 nights accommodation based on double occupancy
  • National Park fees
  • Bottled water
  • Breakfast
  • All activities
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • One day courtesy lunch..!!

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Train ticket ($33 each adult - $22 each child)
  • Lunch-dinner
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips