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This 9 day program is designed for guests who would like to experience the majestic Andes with its snow capped mountains and condors. With this program you will also get to know the local indigenous culture, which has its roots from the Incas. There are some sporty activities like hiking and biking but you will have the comfort at night where you will stay in Haciendas or at a comfortable hotel in Quito.

PROGRAM

Day Itinerary Accommodation & Meals
1 After your flight to Quito you will be picked up by one or our drivers and he takes you safely to your hotel in Quito. Tourist class hotel in Quito
2 After breakfast you will discover the beauty of the colonial historical centre of Quito. Lunch will be eaten at a local ‘almuerzo’ place and in the afternoon you will visit the Equator and it’s Inti-Nan Museum. Tourist class hotel in Quito, breakfast and lunch included.
3 Early in the morning you will go to your first Andes Adventure. You will go on a biking tour in the Cotopaxi National Park (if the volcano is safe). This is a shared tour, so there will there will be other guests too. If you want to have it private it will cost 100 USD pp extra. Andes Lodge; breakfast and lunch included
4 Today you will visit the Quilotoa Crater lake. This beautiful lagoon is formed by an eruption about 800 years ago. You will go on a hike down to the crater lake where you can explore the shore and then you will hike up again. You can also rent a donkey who will bring you up again. This hike down and up takes about 3 hours. In this area there are still a lot of indigenous people with their beautiful clothes and culture. This is a shared tour, so there will there will be other guests too. If you want to have it private it will cost 100 USD pp extra. Andes Lodge; breakfast and lunch included
5 After breakfast you will go to a Hacienda in the north of the country close to Cotacachi. You will stop underway at a viewpoint of Lago San Pablo and you will visit the market of Otavalo, where you can buy the most beautiful local handicrafts. After a very local 2 course lunch the driver takes you to the Peguche waterfall and drops you off in the lodge. Andes Lodge; breakfast and lunch included
6 Free day and possibility to hike around (without a guide) to Cotacachi, Cuicocha Crater, or go again to Otavalo. Andes Lodge; breakfast included
7 Today you visit Mojanda lagoon for a small hike before you go back to Quito. Tourist class hotel in Quito, Breakfast included
8 Today you have a day off to explore the city yourself, to go shopping or to take an optional day trip (Mindo, PapallactaBanoshorse back riding) Tourist class hotel in Quito, Breakfast included
9 Transfer out to the airport to take your flight back home. Only breakfast is included today

 

The Andes lodge where you will stay is beautifully located in the mountains and very comfortable.

INCLUDED
4 nights in a tourist class hotel in Quito (Hotel Fuente del Piedra, Hotel Sierra Madre of private apartment)
4 nights in an Andean Lodge (Oro Azul hacienda & Papagayo Sur)
Bilingual naturalist guide
Meals according the itinerary
All the activities and excursions as described
Tea, coffee, purified water available all day in the Andean lodge.

NOT INCLUDED
Optional activities
Optional tips for guide
Additional food and beverages

PRICE
999 USD per person based on 4 guests or more
1.099 USD per person based on 2 or 3 guests
* For children under 12 years old we can offer a discount. Please contact us for the exact amount.

TRAVEL STYLE
This multiple day tour is a Shared Group Tour. This means you might have a different guide every day. It will be a mix between group day tours and individual private day tours. You will be with different guests at the group tours.

ADVANTAGES OF BOOKING WITH REBECCA ADVENTURE TRAVEL

  • Personal attention: the team would like to get to know the customers so they can create the perfect holiday;
  • The staff: the staff use their passion and own travel experiences to create tours of high quality;
  • Authenticity: the tours are personally selected by Rebecca and are a unique and authentic experience;
  • Tailor made: tell the team your preferences and they will create an unforgettable experience;
  • 24/7 assistance: our team can be contacted 24/7 by phone in case of emergencies or unexpected situations (they speak English, Spanish and Dutch!);
  • Insurances: customers will be traveling safely with Rebecca Adventure Travel because they are insured by Dutch guarantee funds (GGTO & VvKR).

When you book (the moment you sign the registration form or submit a booking request through Anyguide) a tour with Rebecca Adventure Travel you agree on the following terms and conditions: https://www.rebeccaadventuretravel.com/conditions/

*It is important that you will have current travel insurance including personal medical insurance. Please inform us of any known medical conditions you have.

 

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