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Andes + Coast + Galapagos

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Andes + Coast + Galapagos

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Embark on a journey of a lifetime as you explore the enchanting wonders of Ecuador! From the historic streets of Quito to the vibrant markets of Otavalo, and the breathtaking landscapes of Antisana and Riobamba, this tour is a feast for the senses. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Ingapirca, marvel at the beauty of Cuenca, and soak up the coastal charm of Guayaquil. But the adventure doesn’t end there – set sail for the pristine Galapagos Islands and discover a world teeming with unique wildlife. Join us for an unforgettable expedition through Ecuador’s diverse treasures!

  • Destination
  • Included
    Andes + Coast + Galapagos
    English-speaking local guide
    Double accommodation
    Meals as described in this itinerary
    All entrance fee
    Optional Tours
1
Day 1: Quito – arrival transfer
Meet and greet at the airport upon arrival outside of customs. Assistance and transfer to the selected hotel. Meals included: none
2
Day 2: Quito Colonial & the Intiñan Museum
Explore Quito's Historical Center, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site, with iconic places like Plaza Grande and colonial buildings. Then, visit the Intiñan Museum at the Equator. Enjoy free time in Quito. Meals included: breakfast
3
Day 3: Northern Highlands
Head to the Northern Highlands for the Otavalo Market, known for colorful textiles and handicrafts. Explore Peguche, a town famous for weaving. Lunch at a Hacienda. Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch
4
Day 4: Central Highlands
Travel to Riobamba through the Avenue of the Volcanoes, with stunning views of volcanoes and landscapes. Visit the Antisana Ecological Reserve. Continue to Riobamba for the night. Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch
5
Day 5: Riobamba - Ingapirca - Cuenca
Depart Riobamba, stop at Colta and visit the Balbanera church. Explore Ingapirca, an Inca archaeological site, and its Temple of the Sun. Reach Cuenca, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch
6
Day 6: Cuenca, half day city tour
Take a half-day city tour in Cuenca, exploring its colonial charm, churches, and artisan centers. Enjoy free time in the afternoon. Meals included: Breakfast
7
Day 7: Cuenca - Guayaquil
Transfer from Cuenca to Guayaquil, enjoying scenic views. Explore Guayaquil, visit Las Peñas, the Riverfront, and more historical sites. Meals included: Breakfast and lunch
8
Day 8: Guayaquil – Puerto Lopez
Travel from Guayaquil to Puerto Lopez along the Route of the Sun. Explore Puerto Lopez, known for ecotourism and whale watching. Meals included: Breakfast and lunch
9
Day 9: Puerto Lopez - Isla de la Plata
Visit Isla de la Plata, a rich ecosystem resembling Galapagos, with blue-footed boobies, frigate birds, sea lions, and more. Enjoy snorkeling and other activities. Meals included: Breakfast and boxlunch
10
Day 10: Puerto Lopez – Guayaquil
Overland transfer from Puerto Lopez to Guayaquil. Meals included: Breakfast
11
Day 11 - 15: Guayaquil – Galapagos Islands
Explore the Galapagos Islands with various activities and programs, including visits to unique ecosystems, wildlife encounters, and more. Accommodations and meals vary Meals included: it depends on the selected program – Please inquire information
12
Day 15: Galapagos Islands – Guayaquil or Quito
Transfer from the Galapagos Islands to mainland Ecuador, connecting with international flights. Meals included: Breakfast

ADDITIONAL INFO

INCLUDED
  • Ecuador mainland services: All transfers and excursions in private service, unless otherwise indicated in the itinerary.
  • Galapagos services: All transfers and excursions in sharing basis
  • English-speaking local guide.
  • Double accommodation at selected hotels or similar.
  • Meals as described in this itinerary.
  • All entrance fee included in our activities mentioned in the itinerary
NOT INCLUDED
  • Optional Tours
  • Early Check-in or late check-out
  • International and domestic airfare
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips for guides, drivers and waiters
  • Mini bar and laundry services
  • Activities not mentioned in itinerary
  • Meals not mentioned in itinerary
  • Beverages during the meals
  • Airport taxes
  • Anything not listed in the program
  • Entrances not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Porters at the airport
  • Galapagos National park entrance fee
  • Ingala transit card
  • Snorkeling equipment & Wetsuits