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THE ULTIMATE ANDES EXPERIENCES

THE ULTIMATE ANDES EXPERIENCES

Day by day activities

THE ULTIMATE ANDES EXPERIENCE

 6 DAYS / 5 NIGHTS

When German naturalist and explorer Alexander Von Humboldt visited Ecuador, he was immediately seduced by the breathtaking views of the Andes, particularly its beautiful lineup of monumental volcanoes. He called it the “Avenue of the Volcanoes.” Revisit the explorer’s footsteps and stay at beautiful historic Haciendas along the way. End your trip at the beautiful colonial city of Cuenca.

 DAY 1

Pick up at your hotel in order to hit the road to the South of the Andes cordillera, to the “Avenue of the Volcanoes”

Visit the Cotopaxi National Park and walk around the Limpiopungo lagoon

Stay over at a local Hacienda and have a complete immersion to life in the Andes

Accommodation: Hacienda at the skirts of the Cotopaxi

Meals included:  breakfast, lunch

 

DAY 2

After breakfast continue along the Avenue of the Volcanoes

Stop at Tigua to visit a specialized center that preserves traditional art techniques from the area

Continue to Quilotoa, a turquoise water-filled caldera inside a crater

Enjoy a box lunch

Arrive to Baños to spend a relaxing night at a Spa Resort at the flanks of the Tungurahua Volcano

Accommodation: Baños Spa Resort

Meals included:  breakfast, picnic lunch  

 

DAY 3

After breakfast, visit the swing at the end of the world for the best view of the Tungurahua volcano.

Follow the the avenue of the cascades until you reach the powerful “Pailón del Diablo”

Enjoy a box lunch

Continue your journey until you reach Riobamba where you will spend the night at another Hacienda

Accommodation: Hacienda in Riobamba

Meals: breakfast, box lunch 

 

DAY 4

Transfer to Alausí

Train ride to the Devil’s Nose, a zig zag road in between the mountains

Lunch in the charming little town of Alausí

Continue to the fascinating Ruins of Ingapirca, the largest Cañari-Inca ruins in Ecuador

Arrive to Cuenca to spend the night a Colonial House in the Historic Centre

Accommodation: Colonial House Boutique Hotel in the Historic Centre

Meals: breakfast, lunch

 

DAY 5

After breakfast, start the tour of the beautiful cobblestone city of Cuenca

Visit the Plaza of San Sebastian, a colorful artisans market, where handicrafts are sold

Continue to the blue-domed Cathedral, the Court of Justin, the Municipal Palace, the Governor’s Palace and the Church of El Sagrario

For lunch, visit one of Ecuador’s most acclaimed restaurants

Visit the ceramic shop of Vega then explore a museum and a workshop where Panama straw hats are made

Accommodation: Colonial House Boutique Hotel in the Historic Centre

 Meals included:  breakfast, lunch

 

DAY 6  

Transfer to Cuenca airport

Domestic flight to Quito

Meals included:  breakfast

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TOUR INCLUDES

  • Deluxe Hotel accommodation in Cotopaxi, Baños, Riobamba, and Cuenca
  • Private transportation and guidance
  • Bilingual English – Spanish guide
  • Meals detailed on the program
  • Domestic flights

TOUR does not INCLUDE

  • Beverages
  • Tips, gratuities and personal expenses
  • Travel Insurance