The 6-day itinerary lets you feel lots of adrenaline running through your veins, relaxing between the activities, and enjoying the amazing places you are going to experience intensely! Choose the level of Adventure & Confort.
Adventures & Highlights:
Canopy Zip Line, Rafting, Caving, Birdwatching, Hot Springs, Trekking, Adventure, Gastronomic Adventure Taste ( Guinea Pig, Jungle Warms, Maito, Potato Soup), Adventures Spas.
|ITINERARY ULTIMATE ECUADOR ADVENTURE 6D/5N|
|Day 1:||PAPALLACTA HOT SPRINGS – GUANGO BIRD RESERVE – JUMANDY CAVES.|
|Day 2:||RAFTING JATUNYACU RIVER – MISAHUALLI|
|Day 3:||ZIPLINING – BAñOS DE AGUA SANTA.|
|Day 4:||TOUR ALONG WATERFALLS ROAD – DEVIL’S THROAT HIKE.|
|Day 5:||CANYONING – BAÑOS SIGHTSEEN|
|Day 6:||HIKE IN THE COTOPAXI NATIONAL PARK – QUITO|
|PAPALLACTA, TENA, MISAHUALLI, BAÑOS, COTOPAXI, PUYO|
|Clothes for very cold and very warm, Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket, sunscreen, swimsuit.|
|$ 1,600 USD per person, in Tourist Class accommodation
$ 2,200 USD per person, in First class accommodation.
|Escorted tour with driver guide english speaker
All adventure gear
Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
5 nights of accommodation
|Meals not mentioned in the itinerary, personal expenses
Tips, Survenirs, additional drinks.
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DAY 1: PAPALLACTA HOT SPRINGS – GUANO BIRD RESERVE – JUMANDY CAVES
In the morning, we pick you up at your hotel in Quito and head southeast towards the Amazon basin close to Tena, an intimate village surrounded by a series of ancient Kichua tribes. On the way, stop in Papallacta hot springs day and enjoy views on the beautiful cloud forest. Then we visit “Guango Bird reserve,” where we can see hundreds of hummingbirds flying around, as Ecuador is a bird paradise. After a delicious lunch in Baeza, we go to the Jumandi cave named after a courageous Inca named Jumandi, who fought against the Spanish conquistadores as a resistance fighter. Walk and swim through the fantastic cave system with many stalactites and stalagmites that have created interesting rock formations. Smear the therapeutic mud on your face, which is reputed to be good for the skin and wash off your negative energies in a waterfall! Night near Tena.
(Meals included: hostel class – L, tourist, and first-class – B, L, D)
DAY 2: RAFTING JATUNYACU RIVER – MISAHUALLI
In the morning after breakfast, the adventure starts with a rafting tour (class III) on the beautiful Jatunyaku river! Great rapids, big waves, and the beautiful jungle scenery will make your day, have lunch on the shore of the river, and go to Misahuallí at the end of the rafting. Spend the night in a lovely lodge along the river, relax in the pool or enjoy a cold beer lying in a hammock listening to the jungle sounds. Then visit Misahuallí and a local Kichua community, where you can observe their customs, traditional meals, monkeys capuchinos in the central park, preparation of “maito” traditional. You can try exotic food like the “Chontacuros” (a warm that grows in the Chonta palm) also “Chicha de yuca” ( a drink made from a native root). You can also buy crafts made by the women of the community 🙂 Night near Tena.
(Meals included: hostel class – B, BL, tourist, and first-class: B, BL, D)
DAY 3: ZIPLINING – BAñOS DE AGUA SANTA
In the morning, after a fantastic breakfast drive to Baños via Puyo, one of the most popular tourist spots in the country. You will soon fall in love with this pleasant little town surrounded by green mountains. Passing by the Avenue of the Waterfalls, we head to the ziplining court close to Banos. This trajectory of 2000 meters of wire is divided into six circuits located in squally and humid geographic structure with unique flora and fauna, waterfalls and clear water rivers. In the evening you can relax, visit the hot springs (optional) and have dinner.
(Meals included: hostel and tourist class – B, L, first-class, B, L, D)
DAY 4: TOUR ALONG WATERFALLS ROAD – DEVIL’S THROAT HIKE
After breakfast, you’ll be ready for the next adventure: we will drive along the Avenue of the waterfalls making several stops on different viewpoints and hike down to the Pailon del Diablo waterfall (Devil’s throat) and go by cable car for amazing views of the canyon. Back in Banos – in the late afternoon or evening – enjoy a full-body massage in a spa and stroll through the little streets for some souvenir shopping. Night in Banos.
(Meals included: hostel and tourist class – B, L, first-class, B, L, D)
DAY 5: CANYONING – BAÑOS SIGHTSEEN
Baños is the perfect location for adventure sports, and canyoning is one of the best tours to do, after breakfast, your local guides will take you to do the canyoning. After lunch, we stay in baños to enjoy the city. Night in Baños
(Meals included: B, L)
DAY 6: HIKE IN THE COTOPAXI NATIONAL PARK
Have a great breakfast and then drive back to Quito on the way we will enter the Cotopaxi National park. We can visit the Limpiopungo Lake and see from the base one the most active volcanoes on the world, enjoying a typical Andes highlands scenery. Transport back to Quito. Drop off at your hotel.
(Meals included: B )
Levels of Activity:
Relaxed: These trips are a relaxing break. You don’t have to worry about doing anything physically demanding unless you want to.
Easy: Some easy physical activities included in your trip. No physical preparation is required to make the most of the journey.
Moderate: This trip will raise your heartbeat. Moderate physical activities are included, and a good level of fitness is required.
Prepared: Be prepared for some physical activity. The fitter you are, the more you’ll enjoy it, as most activities will be challenging.
Challenging: Our highest physical rating. Get ready for a heart-pumping adventure with plenty of challenges and some extreme conditions. You’ll be required to be seriously fit or have previous experience for this trip as difficult activities are included.
Our styles of travel – Budget, Young, Active, Classic, Family, and Comfort – cover a whole gamut of travel experiences. To find out which one is best for you depends on several factors, depends if you are traveling for example in a couple or in a group, for a big group we need a bigger hotel with more services to give all the comfort possible to guests so they can rest for the next day tour, also if there are children or a family usually we choose hotels with a pool so the child can spend all their energies in the pool, instead if there is a couple we will select more intimate private hotels or boutique hotels more romantic style.
Depends on your budget, we can adapt to your budget without losing any part of the trip. We also have budget hotels family-owned with outstanding service clean and secure.
Another type of trip is the Active adventure trip was during the trip you stay in campings, tents or mountain lodges into the wild.
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