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Classic Ecuador Tour
Explore this fascinating Country starting in Quito a City rich in history, culture, and art. Travel across the Equatorian Andes thru beautiful landscapes of snow capped mountains, and volcanoes. Come face to face with Ecuador's indigenous people and their way of life.
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Classic Ecuador Tour

Middle of the World Monument


Galapagos Cotacachi


Otavalo Market - Quito


Cotopaxi Volcano


Devil's Nose Train Ride


Cuenca

Extended Customized Tours
DAY 1
Arrive in Quito. Our Representative will meet and assist you with transfer to your Hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.

DAY 2
Quito Colonial City Tour. Quito the largest Colonial Town of the Americas, visit The City's Historical Center, the Convent of Santo Domingo one of the best examples of architectural and religious art, Metropolitan Cathedral, Monument of Simon Bolivar, and Independence Square. Finish the day with a visit to the "Middle of the World" Monument, situated at 0'0'0 latitude, take that famous picture with one leg on each side of the equator.
Breakfast and Lunch included. Overnight in Quito.

DAY 3
Today Visit:
Peguche Village. Home to the indigenous Kichwa people, known for its beautiful textiles and Andean musical instruments.
Cotacachi Town Located at the foothills of the Cotacachi volcano, famous for it's leather industry, and impressive landscapes.
Magadalena Karanki Among the peaceful slopes of the Imbabura Volcano, home to the indigenous Karanki people, here you will find beautiful embroidery, and learn about their long kept traditions.
Breakfast, Lunch, Diner included. Overnight in Magdalena.

DAY 4
Today Visit:
Otavalo Market, one of the most fascinating and largest indigenous craft markets in the heart of the Ecuatorian Andes.
Chaski Antawa Train Travel aboard while enjoying the magical landscape Arrive in the afro-Ecuatorian village of Salinas surrounded by farms and Sugar cane plantations, this town known for their salt production, visit the Salt Museum. Later transfer to Quito.
Breakfast, Lunch included overnight in Quito.

DAY 5
Today you will visit:
Cotopaxi National Park Here you will find The Cotopaxi volcano one of Ecuador's most active, surrounded by beautiful landscapes and Haciendas. Banos With magnificent views of the Tungurahua Volcano, relaxing hot springs, walk thru lovely scenery with over 60 waterfalls. Drive south and arrive to the town Riobamba.
Breakfast and Lunch included. Overnight in Riobamba.

DAY 6
Highlights of your day:
Riobamba At the foothills of the Chimborazo Volcano, Ecuador's highest Peak, enjoy breathtaking views of the volcano along with strolling the streets rich in architectural beauty.
Devil's Nose Train Ride. Travel thru river valleys and up and down slopes, on one of Ecuador's most unique attractions, the train gets itís name because it crosses a wall of rock known as the "Devils Nose". The ride will take you to Cuenca.
Ingapirca Ruins The most important arqueological site in Ecuador, representative of the Incan civilization.
Breakfast and Lunch included. Overnight in Cuenca.

DAY 7
Today you will visit:
Cuenca, discover this graceful town with cobblestone streets, plazas, and colonial arquitecture. Declared by UNESCO as a world heritage site. Cuenca is home to the famous Panama hats, visit to a Panama Hat Company.
Breakfast, Lunch included. Overnight in Cuenca.

DAY 8
Today's activities and visits:
Cuenca. Discover this graceful town with cobblestone streets, plazas, and colonial arquitecture. Declared by UNESCO as a world heritage site.
El Cajas National Park. Known for its beautiful landscapes and at least 200 lagoons, the most famous one La Toreadora, this area is an ideal spot to observe birds, many of them endemic to this area. The park is 28,544 hectares home to a large variety of mountain plants many of them rare or endemic to Ecuador, also to highly endangered birds like the South American Condor. This Park is a most for nature lovers.
Breakfast and lunch included. Drive to Guayaquil. Overnight in Guayaquil.

DAY 9
Tour Ends. Our representative will assist you with arrangements for your flight back home.
Tour Includes:
  • International flight
  • Meet and assist service
  • All transfers
  • A minimum of 4* accommodations
  • All meals as per itinerary
  • All guided tours as per itinerary
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