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Golf and Culture in the Historical Quito
Golf and Culture in the Historical Quito
Enjoy two rounds of golf at two of the best golf clubs in Quito. Feel inspired with the views each of them offers, especially the magnificent volcanoes. After the tee time in the morning, discover Quito´s history, gastronomy and culture in the afternoon.
DAY 1 - Arrival in Quito
As soon you arrive to Quito an airport representative will be waiting for you at your airplane gate; he will assist during the migration and customs procedures. After customs a representative of Link Experiences will be waiting for you at Quito’s airport in order to welcome and accompany you during the transfer from airport to hotel. Quito’s airport is located 40 minutes away from the main city. Day at leisure to rest. Accommodation Quito Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 2 - Golf and Middle of the World
After breakfast, your local guide will pick you up from your hotel and take you to visit the Middle of the World Monument (Monumento a la Mitad del Mundo), located at 0o0’0” latitude. Take a picture with your feet on both hemispheres before touring the Intiñan Museum, where you’ll see various demonstrations of gravity and balance manifested in the equatorial zone. This is a really fun and interactive museum. Enjoy lunch at the top of the Pululahua Crater After lunch, discover Quito’s beautiful Historic Center (Centro Histórico), named World Heritage Site by the UNESCO. Quito is a city rich in history, concealing the most fascinating legends, forbidden love stories, political insurrection plans, and much more. Learn about the different architecture styles in the Old Town, stroll through cobblestoned streets and meet artisans who’ve kept traditions alive for centuries. Take a private visit to La Compañia, San Francisco and Basilica churches and experience an exclusive tasting of the best chocolate in the world, Ecuadorian Chocolate! Meals included: breakfast, lunch Accommodation: Quito
DAY 3 - Golf and Quito Historic Centre
After breakfast, a local guide will pick up you at the hotel in order to hit the road to the South of the Andes cordillera.
If the weather allows it, you will be able to spot the Cotopaxi volcano. This is a beautiful snow capped formation, one of the tallest active volcanoes in the world. The scenery is beautiful, and during Humboldt’s scientific visits he called it the “Avenue of the Volcanoes.” You will visit the Cotopaxi National Park and walk around the Limpiopungo lagoon. If conditions allow it, climb to the Jose F. Rivas refuge, located at 4,800 meters. It is a 45 minute-hike from the parking lot. Enjoy lunch at a local Hacienda. Afternoon at leisure at the hacienda. Ask the concierge about additional activities. Accommodation: Cotopaxi Meals included: Breakfast, lunch
DAY 4 - End of Services
After breakfast, your local guide will take you to the quaint little town of Baños, at the bottom of the Tungurahua volcano. After that, visit the avenue of the cascades until you reach the powerful “Pailón del Diablo.” Enjoy lunch while absorbing the beauty of the views of Baños at Café del Cielo. Continue your journey until you reach Riobamba. This small city is located right at the heart of Ecuador. Accommodation Riobamba Meals included: Breakfast, lunch
English-Spanish speaking guide
Accommodation at Hotel mentioned in Deluxe room
All transfers & private ground transportation as mentioned in the itinerary
ENTRANCE FEES AND ACTIVITIES:
All excursions as mentioned in the itinerary with private bilingual speaking naturalist guide (English & Spanish)
The golf package includes:
Green fee 18 holes at Arrayanes Country Club, Los Cerros Golf Club, or similar
Golf clubs rental
Golf cart rental
Lunch in the Club
Meals as detailed on the program, Ecuadorian and international gastronomy
Personalized assistance 24/7
Alcoholic and non-alcoholic additional beverages. Meals not stated in the program
International air tickets to Ecuador
Early check-in/Late check-out
Tips, gratuities and personal expenses
If you would like to combine these tours, change some portion of them or experience something totally different, we would be happy to design custom-made journeys according to your request. Please write us at firstname.lastname@example.org for prices and terms
If you would like a golf partner, we can match you with some of our team golfers.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Itinerary is subject to change in case of force majeure caused by exceptional and natural circumstances.
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PAYMENT AND CANCELLATION POLICY
Our cancellation charges for land services will apply as follows:
To confirm reservation: 25% of total price
70 days prior to departure: 75% (full payment)
For tours confirmed within 70 days prior to the starting date of the tour: full pre-payment is required in order to confirm booking
Deposits or payments are non-refundable.
ABOUT THE GOLF CLUBS AND GOLF COURSES
Arrayanes Country Club has an exclusive 18 holes / par 71 golf course, with 34 hectares of soft field. Its original design is from Jaime Villegas architect’s studio.
The golf course offers a challenging round of 6,600 yards with narrow but well defined fairways, middle size greens protected by bunkers and water. This course is suitable for all type of players, from amateurs to professionals. The Andean views are breathtaking through all the round, in addition to the good weather conditions during all year around.
Los Cerros Golf Club is the only one in the country mainly focused on Golf. It has an 18 holes golf course, with a 7163 yards extension, with privileged landscapes, highlighting Quito to the northeast; Cotopaxi volcano (active) to the south and to the east the Antisana (ecological reserve).
Los Cerros is located in Los Chillos Valley, a 30-minutes’ drive from Quito and its situated at an altitude of 2650 m.s.n.m.
The golf course is a par 72 and was designed by Rafael y Jaime Villegas, renowned Colombian architects with extensive experience in international golf courses design. The course is surrounded by lakes and an interesting topography that challenges and delights players.
NOTES: Availability of golf courses is subject to confirmation with private Clubs. The itinerary may be switched or golf courses repeated for reasons that include but are not limited to: course maintenance, difficult weather conditions or scheduled tournaments.