Ecuador & Galapagos in Depth

Ecuador

Discover the diversity of Ecuador's nature. Stand on the middle point of the world in Quito, then spot some of the most exotic animals and floral species of the world in Bellavista Cloud Forest and the majestic Amazon Rainforest. Explore ancient Inca ruins at Ingapirca and discover the amazing Galapagos Islands.

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21 days from RM23,474/pax

Signature tour

  • Quito 5 days
  • Bellavista Cloud Forest 1 day
  • Otavalo 1 day
  • Papallacta 1 day
  • Amazon Jungle 3 days
  • Cotopaxi 1 day
  • Riobamba 1 day
  • Cuenca 3 days
  • Guayaquil 1 day
  • Galapagos 4 days

Highlights

  • Stay in the Amazon Jungle
  • Explore the incredible Galapagos Islands
  • Discover Inca ruins at Ingapirca
  • Spot rare flora and fauna in Bellavista Cloud Forest
  • Hike the highest volcanic peak in the world, Cotopaxi

Day to day

Day 1

Arrive Quito

Upon arrival be privately transferred to your hotel.

Enjoy some leisure time with independent activities.

Day 2

Quito

Go on a tour around the Middle of the World. Walk around the Colonial District of Quito and visit the Independence Plaza and its attractions: Quito La Basilica, Santo Domingo Square and church and the statue of Independence, Hero of Mariscal Sucre. Explore the traditional life of La Ronda Street.

Breakfast

Day 3

Quito - Bellavista Cloud Forest

Head out and visit the Bellavista Cloud Forest. Enjoy the views of the forest and waterfalls as you hike to the central dome to spot the various species of humming birds.

Enjoy some leisure time for some relaxation or do some hiking of your own.

Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 4

Bellavista Cloud Forest - Quito

Go out early and spot the rare "cock of the rock" as well as interesting bird species. Distinguish different types of orchids and explore the reserve at your own choices of adventure.

Transfer back to Quito in private and check in to your hotel.

Breakfast, lunch

Day 5

Quito - Otavalo

Make your way to Otavalo and check in to your hotel.

Visit the local attractions of Otavalo and see the Otavalo Indian Market, Cotacachi Village, Cuicocha Lake, Condor Park, Peguche Waterfall, Molino San Juan and Rose Plantations.

Breakfast, dinner

Day 6

Otavalo - Papallacta

Visit more of Otavalo's surroundings. Later, depart for Papallacta by heading through the Eastern Cordillera mountain range. Check in to your accommodation upon arrival.

Enjoy some leisure time and have the option to enjoy the facilities of the Spa Resorts.

Stay at the Termas de Papallacta and choose to enjoy its amazing amenities of volcanic thermal pools and spas.

Breakfast

Day 7

Papallacta - Quito

Enjoy the day at leisure. Choose to enjoy the exclusive services of Terma Papallacta or go hiking to the Canyon Ranch.

Transfer back to Quito and to your hotel.

Breakfast

Day 8

Quito - Amazon Jungle

Transfer for your flight to the Amazon Jungle. Upon arrival, transfer to your lodge.

Enjoy your time and observe wildlife in one of the most biologically diverse regions of the world.

Your stay at the Jamu Lodge gives you the opportunity to enjoy spectacular views of the Amazon forest as well as the chance to go canoeing, hiking and spotting wild animals.

Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 9

Amazon Jungle

Enjoy a full day exploring the amazing rainforests of the Amazon.

Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 10

Amazon Jungle

Enjoy a full day to explore the amazing rainforest of the Amazon.

Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 11

Amazon Jungle - Quito - Cotopaxi

Transfer for your flight back to Quito and then transfer by road towards Cotopaxi. Enjoy the views of the Avenue of Volcanoes along the way. Check in to your hotel upon arrival.

Enjoy leisure time with your own activities.

Breakfast, dinner

Day 12

Cotopaxi - Riobamba

Head to the Cotopaxi National Park and visit the Park Natural Musuem, Limpiopungo Lake, Cotopaxi Volcano, Saquisili Indian Market and the Quilotoa Lake. Enjoy exploring the area before transferring to Riobamba.

Enjoy some leisure time.

Breakfast

Day 13

Riobamba - Ingapirca - Cuenca

Take an exciting journey through the Chimborazo communities and admire the Andean landscapes. Go by Guamote and Alausi before you descend to the incredible Devil's Nose towards Ingapirca. Explore ruins and enjoy the cultures of the Canaris. See the Temple of the Sun and the Cara del Inca before finally arriving at Cuenca.

Breakfast

Day 14

Cuenca

Go on a city tour of Cuenca and enjoy the heritage sites. Visit the New Cathedral and the local museum before heading to the Tomebamba riverbank. Explore some Canari and Inca ruins and then go up El Turi for some spectacular views of the city. Later learn how the famous Panama hat fabrics are made.

Enjoy the rest of the day at your own leisure.

Breakfast, lunch

Day 15

Cuenca - Cajas National Park - Cuenca

Take a drive to visit the amazing Cajas National Park and enjoy views of its landscapes and forests. Go hiking through the streams and rocks and spot its diverse vegetations. Check the Polylepis forest extension and see the oldest and highest growing tree species in the world. Later transfer back to Cuenca.

Enjoy the evening at your own leisure.

Breakfast, lunch

Day 16

Cuenca - Guayaquil

Make your way towards Guayaquil. En route, stop by to see a banana plantation. Upon arrival at Guayaquil, visit the Malecon 2000 waterfront and take in its attractions of monuments, museums and other amenities. Then check out the Las Penas neighbourhood, Santa Ana Hill, Centenario Park and the Civic Center. Check in to your hotel thereafter.

Breakfast

Day 17

Guayaquil - Galapagos Islands

Transfer for your flight to the Galapagos. Upon arrival, transfer on board your Galapagos cruise.

Enjoy your time on board the cruise and take in the amazing scenery and wildlife.

Go on board the Galapagos Voyager cruise and enjoy its well equipped amenities while taking in the fantastic views of the Galapagos.

Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 18

Galapagos Islands

Enjoy full day guided excursions. Spot the endless variety of the exotic wildlife that can be spotted on the islands. See animals like giant tortoises, sea lions, penguins and marine iguanas.

Enjoy leisure time with amenities of the cruise.

Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 19

Galapagos Islands

Enjoy full day guided excursions. Spot and attempt to recognize the different types of bird species.

Enjoy leisure time with amenities of the cruise.

Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 20

Galapagos Islands

Enjoy full day guided excursions.

Enjoy leisure time with amenities of the cruise.

Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 21

Galapagos Islands - depart Quito

Transfer back to mainland and then to Quito for departing flights

Breakfast

Middle of the world monument Middle of the world monumentView of Quito View of Quito Sea lions at the Galapagos Sea lions at the GalapagosOtavalo food market Otavalo food marketCuicocha Lake Cuicocha LakeHike up Cotopaxi Hike up CotopaxiAmazon rainforest Amazon rainforestDevil's Nose train Devil's Nose train

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Termas de Papallacta

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Our prices indicate how much this particular itinerary will cost at a certain level of accommodation. If you budget is higher, we can tailor your holiday to make it more memorable.

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  3. Refine

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    We offer comprehensive insurance coverage with all our tours. However you can opt for your own coverage if you wish.

  • Why can't I organise this trip myself?

    You can. However what we can offer is the reassurance of our professional service so you don't have to worry if anything goes wrong. For example, if a flight is delayed, it is up to us to rearrange the flight.

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