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All a wellness travel experience in Ecuador!

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Gildas feeling about this tour

On our wellness packages menu, we have designed wellness, relaxation, and rejuvenation trip to the most restful places in Ecuador. You will have total rest with the Andes Cordillera nature reserves tranquillity and the Amazon exotic atmosphere. You will recharge your batteries and relax to the forest sound to recharge your batteries, yourself … You will share idyllic moments in exceptional and authentic settings. You will experience unforgettable moments with the Andes and Amazon Kichwa communities company. You will be in total harmony with nature.

Physical Difficulty

Culture and Visits

Nature and Activities

Recommended for

Tour highlights :

– 3 nights in the Amazon in the most luxurious lodge in the region.
– Accommodation around well-being theme.
– The most beautiful accommodations in the most beautiful regions.
– A great experience guaranteed.

Indicative route :

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Explore in more detail :

Day by day

Day 1 : Arrival transfer to Quito > Papallacta hot springs

Arrival to Quito. Transfer to the Papallacta thermal baths, in a very nice hotel with natural thermal baths.

Day 2 : Papallacta > Tena > Amazon rainforest

Depart for the Amazon after enjoying a last morning at the thermal baths. You will discover changing scenery (towards the Amazon). You will arrive in one of the most luxurious lodges in the region in the secondary Amazon.

Day 3 and 4 : Amazon rainforest

Two days of rest to the sound of the Amazon and its relaxing atmosphere far from civilization. This lodge swimming pool, as well as the private bungalows, will bring you a beautiful experience.

Day 5 : Amazon rainforest > Baños

You will leave the very special Amazon atmosphere to go to Baños, a spa town. You will be accommodated in the most beautiful SPA hotel in this city, giving you an incomparable Baños city and Tungurahua volcano view. You will take advantage of this hotel to relax, have a massage and simply have a good time.

Day 6 and 7 : Baños

In Baños, for two days, you will enjoy hydrotherapy. You can rest but also enjoy the many activities offered by the city. Two days in this city, on the Andes and Amazon border.

Day 8 : Baños > Cotopaxi National Park

You will leave Baños to go to Cotopaxi National Park heart. You will be able to feel the power of the highest active volcano in the world. You will be accommodated in a superb hacienda with a Cotopaxi Volcano view.

Day 9 : Cotopaxi National Park > San Clemente

Return to the north of the country where you will reach the Otavalo region, more specifically the San Clemente community. You will discover the Andean Kichwa culture with its very “down-to-earth” spirituality.

Day 10 et 11 : San Clemente

“Back to basics” is what you might call your stay in this community. You will participate in these Kichwas daily lives with the land work and the life which is permanently in relation to the “Pacha Mama” (mother earth).

Day 12 : San Clemente > Quito airport

You will reach Quito Airport during the day depending on your international flight schedule.

B: Breakfast
L: Luch
D: Dinner

Guidance

– English-speaking guide

Andes:

–> -> (2/3 pers.) Private excursion and transport with your private local English-speaking guide with his own vehicle (vehicle type 4 × 2 or Hyundai H1).

–> (4 people and more) private excursion and transport with your local English-speaking private guide and a Spanish-speaking driver (vehicle type Hyundai H1, minibus, or bus).

Amazon rainforest:

–> collective transport and visits. Bilingual Spanish / English local naturalist guide. Your English-speaking guide will be with you to do the translation.

– With Spanish speaking driver

Andes:

–> (2/3 pers.) Excursion and private transport with your local Spanish-speaking private driver with his own vehicle (vehicle type 4 × 2 or Hyundai H1).

–> (4 people and more) private excursion and transport with your Spanish-speaking driver (vehicle type Hyundai H1, minibus, or bus).

Amazon rainforest:

–> collective transport and visits. Bilingual Spanish / English local naturalist guide.

Required level

Physical: this trip is focused on rest and well-being. So, there will be no physical difficulty.

Technical: no technical level is necessary during this stay.

Equipment

Clothing :

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

Additional :

-1 water bottle
– sunglasses
– solar cream
– hiking bag (between 25 to 45L)
– hike sticks
– camera
– binoculars

Accommodation

Top of the range/luxury accommodation of the 4/5 ***** type offering impeccable quality service. The rooms or cabins are superb, spacious, and with a particular history.

Observations

– Transfers and visits times are indicative.
– For every not included meal, foresee between $5 -popular- and $45 -gourmet- 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.