Highlands of Ecuador

Resort: Highlands of Ecuador
Operator: G Adventures
Destination: Ecuador
Price From: £577.15

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If youre short on time it doesnt mean your cultural experience in Ecuador shouldnt be colossal. This eight-day tour mixes exciting stuff like cities listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, lively markets, and natural wonders like Cotopaxi volcano, so you get to soak in impressive cityscapes as well as sweeping vistas like a well-travelled, insightful sponge.

Itineraries

Day 1
Quito

Arrive at any time.

Day 2
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 3
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 4
CotopaxiAlaus

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

Day 5
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 6
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 7
CuencaQuito

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

Day 8
Quito

Depart at any time.

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