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An exceptional and luxurious discovery of Ecuador..!

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Antoine feeling about this trip.

This luxury trip will take you over 10 days, to come and discover Ecuador through the most beautiful and charming accommodations in the country. We have selected for you the most beautiful haciendas of the Andes Cordillera with two places full of history and mystery. We take you to discover the Otavalo region Kichwas in a hacienda belonging to two former Ecuadorian presidents’ families.

Then you will fly to discover what makes Ecuador’s biodiversity, the Amazon rainforest in the most beautiful lodge of the Yasuní National Park. There you will take part in out-of-this-world activities through the thick jungle.On your return, you will be at the heart of colonial history with the chance to observe the condor. Then you will descend to the Cotopaxi National Park to a hacienda that will take you back to the colonial era with a building built on Inca walls … a step back in time.

Physical Difficulty

Culture and Visits

Nature and Activities

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Tour highlights :

Completely private tour with English speaking guide -in the Andes-
– Exceptional accommodations in every region of Ecuador.
– 4-days discovery of the Amazon Rainforest.
– Visits to magnificent sites: Cotopaxi Park, Quilotoa lake, and the Cayambe region.

Indicative route :

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Explore in more detail :

Day by day :

Day 1 : Transfer-in to Quito

Upon your arrival at Quito airport, transfer to the most beautiful hotel in the Ecuadorian capital.

Day 2 : Quito visit

Visit Quito Historic Center, its many churches, its squares. You will discover a special atmosphere! In the afternoon, possibility to visit the magnificent Banco Central museum or to go to Mitad del Mundo.

Day 3 : Quito > Coca > Amazon rainforest (Yasuní reserve )

You will take a flight to the front door of the Yasuni reserve. You will then take a motor boat to reach a sublime lodge in the heart of the largest forest in the world.

Day 4 : Amazon rainforest (Yasuní reserve )

You will explore the Amazon rainforest with the activities planned by the lodge.

Day 5 : Amazon rainforest (Yasuní reserve )

You will explore the Amazon rainforest with the activities planned by the lodge.

Day 6 : Amazon rainforest (Yasuní reserve ) > Coca > Quito > Zuleta

You will return to Quito during the day, you will go directly to the north of the country to reach the most beautiful hacienda in the country.

Day 7 : Zuleta

You will have a free day to enjoy the many Hacienda activities (condors, horseback riding, mountain biking, etc.)

Day 8 : Zuleta > Cayambe > Lasso

You will head towards Cotopaxi National Park. On the road you will stop in a rose garden, Ecuador is one of the world’s leading exporters of roses. You will arrive in the afternoon in your beautiful hacienda with Inca walls.

Day 9 : Lasso > Quilotoa > Cotopaxi National Park > Lasso

You will visit the magnificent Quilotoa Lake & the famous Cotopaxi National Park with the highest active volcano in the world, reaching 18631ft altitude.

Day 10 : Lasso > Quito Airport

Depart transfer, on time to take your international flight.

B: Breakfast
L: Lunch
D: Dinner

Guidance

– Andes:

–> (2/3 people)) You will be with your private English-speaking guide. He will also be your driver during this stay (4 × 2 vehicle)

–> (4 + people) You will be with a private English-speaking guide and a Spanish-speaking driver. (Hyundai H1 type vehicle, mini-bus or bus depending on the number of people)

– Amazon rainforest:

–> Transport and collective visits with a bilingual Spanish / English guide.

Required level

Physical: since the tour consists of a few easy steps, there are no physical constraints.

Technical: no technical level is necessary. You will not have climbing or ice climbing. We recommend walking shoes.

Equipment

Clothing :

-1 or 2 light walking trousers
-1 or 2 warm walking trousers
-2 Fleece jackets
-1 breathable warm jacket(type softshell)
-1 waterproof jacket (type gore-tex)
– light t-shirts
– hike shoes
– casual shoes
-1 pair of gloves for high altitude walks
-1 warm hat for high altitude walks
– cap

Additional :

– water bottle – sunglasses
– solar cream
– hiking bag (between 25 to 45L)
– hike sticks
– camera
– binoculars

Accommodation

High-end accommodation type 4/5 * offering an irreproachable quality service. The rooms or cabins are superb, spacious, and clean.

Observations

– Transfers and visits times are indicative.
– Foresee between $ 5 and $ 30 per meal not included, per person.
– Tips: we recommend between $ 10 and $ 20 per worked day for a guide, and between $ 5 and $ 10 per worked day for a driver.