Inland & Amazon

Resort: Inland & Amazon
Operator: G Adventures
Destination: Ecuador
Price From: £891.65

Over View

Its quite poetic that Ecuador is the centre of this big, beautiful planet of ours. In so few kilometres, the peaks of the Andes, the jungles of the Amazon, and historical cities all have some square footage here and with this 14-day journey you can see some of it all. Learn about the traditional Quichua culture in the Amazon, find treasures at a local handicraft market, and later slip into a world of ahh in a mountain hot spring.

Itineraries

Day 1
Quito

Arrive at any time.

Day 2
QuitoBaos

Travel to Baos and be spoiled for choice with optional outdoor activities like hiking, ziplining, and canyoning. Or, take it easy and relax in local hot springs.

Day 3
Baos

Enjoy another free day to take full advantage of all the activities in this adventurous town.

Day 4
BaosTena

Travel by bus into the Amazon Jungle. Spend two nights in rustic jungle huts in a local Quichua community. Enjoy nature walks and learn about local culture.

Day 5
Tena

Enjoy a full day in the Amazon learning about local life in the jungle. Spend the night in rustic jungle huts in a Quichua community.

Day 6
TenaPapallacta

Cycle to the nearby community of Shandia and discover the beauty of the Amazon with a member of the community as your guide. Later, take a local bus to Papallacta and relax in the natural mineral hot pools with volcanic views.

Day 7
PapallactaQuito

Enjoy a relaxing morning at the hot springs before travelling back to Quito for free time to explore.

Day 8
QuitoOtavalo

Explore the largest handicraft market in South America, Otavalo market. Villagers from the surrounding countryside come every week to sell handmade goods as well as livestock, fruits, and vegetables.

Day 9
OtavaloCotopaxi

Travel by bus to Cotopaxi National Park. In the afternoon, opt to explore the area or mountain bike with views of Cotopaxi Volcano. Spend the night in a mountain lodge near the national park.

Day 10
CotopaxiAlaus

In the morning, visit Cotopaxi National Park before continuing on to Alausi.

Day 11
AlausCuenca

Board a train for an included excursion bound for the Devil’s Nose, enjoy the ride on the switchbacks carved into the mountainside. After, head to Cuenca and marvel at its colonial architecture.

Day 12
Cuenca

Enjoy a free day to explore beautiful Cuenca. Opt for a city tour, go hiking in Cajas National Park, or soak in nearby hot springs.

Day 13
CuencaQuito

Fly back to Quito and enjoy the night in this historical city.

Day 14
Quito

Depart at any time.

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