TRIP AROUND ECUADOR 15 DAYS / 14 NIGHTS
DAY 1 .- ARRIVAL IN GUAYAQUIL-TRANSFER
DAY 2 .- GUAYAQUIL-CUENCA
DAY 3 .- CUENCA-CHORDELEG
DAY 4 .- CUENCA – BAÑOS
DAY 5 .- BAÑOS-rafting-canyoning-optional
DAY 6 .- BAÑOS – Saquisilí – COTOPAXI-QUITO
DAY 7 .- QUITO-EQUATORIAL LINE
DAY 8 .- QUITO-CUYABENO
DAY 9 – 10 .- CUAYABENO
DAY 11 .– CUAYABENO-QUITO
DAY 12 .- QUITO-SALINAS
DAY 13 .- SALINAS – MONTAÑITA
DAY 14 .- SALINAS
DAY 15 TRANSFER OUT .- SALINAS
DO WE GOING IN ECUADOR
A.- Guayaquil, Ecuador’s economic hub, big city and beautiful places to visit, the Malecon 2000 place to walk and admire the great Rio Guayas.
B.- Cuenca with its churches and museums, colonial- style streets
Baños with their thermal pools, and many restaurants of various foods
C. Quito colonial city, its churches, its old town center
D. – Cuyabeno, Amazon deep and full of life, the beginning of the Amazon Basin
E.- Salinas, with its beaches to relax and enjoy the Pacific Ocean
1.-GUAYAQUIL DAY – TRANSFER IN
Depending on your flight. Upon arrival you’ll meet your guide and transport and then transfer to our hotel.
DAY 2 .- GUAYAQUIL – CAJAS National Park – CUENCA
We continue our journey visiting the park of the iguanas, the Malecon 2000 and the famous Barrio de las Peñas, Guayaquil and get out of the economic center of Ecuador, pass 0. meters above sea level will look at the banana plantations, and climb up the Andes, you will see the change in the environment. Giving way to the mountains. Visit the Cajas National Park, this is a unique park with a wild landscape of unspoilt moor, where there are about 200 lakes scattered. We can make a quick visit, we could see birds, maybe even the condor, the symbol of the Andes. Here are 30 kilometers to the city of Cuenca
DAY 3 .- CUENCA-CHORDELEG
Many people consider Cuenca, one of the most beautiful cities in Ecuador. Even more than in Quito, literally walking through the city’s colonial past is also a cultural center and home to Ecuador for art galleries and interesting museums, the cathedral is beautiful with its high blue domes. Near the city of Cuenca, visit indigenous peoples in the area. As Chordeleg, where you can buy handmade jewelry and textiles.
DAY 4 .- CUENCA – BAÑOS
We continue our journey in our private transport to the city of Bath, admiring, several mountains and volcanoes Sangay, Altar, Chimborazo, mountain admire nature as grasslands, animals like llamas and vicuñas, a species of Camelid
DAY 5 .- BAÑOS-rafting-canyoning-Optional
Baños is located at 1800 meters at the foot of the volcano Tungurahua. It is built around hot springs, which have a healing effect. Try it yourself and enjoy the cozy atmosphere of the city. Everywhere restaurants of all kinds of food, a full day of activities where you can stroll through the lush canyon of the Pastaza River, horseback riding or rafting or cañioning.
DAY 6 .- BAÑOS – SAQUISILI-COTOPAXI- QUITO
We continue our journey, visiting the weekly market Saquisilí, the most impressive Indian market in Ecuador. Every Thursday changes the normally quiet town in a large bustling market, where not only trinkets, but the cattle market. Then visit the Cotopaxi National Park, the volcano of the same name, with 5897 meters high, the largest active volcano in the world. Our private transportation will take you through various vegetation zones up to 4,500 meters. On foot you can reach a zigzag path to a mountain hut at 4,800 meters. The height makes this walk 300 meters, relatively small we take 1 hour away, but the breathtaking views of the nearby valleys worthwhile, then following north to arrive at the city of Quito, the capital of Ecuador.
7.-QUITO DAY – CITY TOUR – HALF THE WORLD
Today you have all day to explore the city of Quito. Founded in the 16th century and is located on the World Heritage List of UNESCO. You can walk the streets of colonial houses, churches, streets and plazas, with shops and restaurants. Climb the stairs of the church of San Francisco and can buy candles and incense to the Indians.
Quito with a location at 2800 meters can always breathe fresh mountain air. Continue north to reach the monument to the Equator, to visit its museums, and we must take the picture with one foot in the northern hemisphere and the other in the southern hemisphere.
DAY 8 .- QUITO-CUYABENO AMAZON WILDLIFE RESERVE
We took the plane trip to Lago Agrio. Here you start the largest rainforest in the world, the Amazon basin. This is the true primary rainforest left in Ecuador. With local transport we went to the Cuyabeno River Bridge and then took a wooden motorized canoe to get to our lodge in the Cuyabeno National Park. A fantastic place! Here you can really see animals as caciques, alligators, parrots, blue butterflies “Morph”, kingfishers, toucans, parrots, monkeys and piranhas. Even with luck freshwater dolphins Cuyabeno is their habit, so the hoatzin “prehistoric bird.”
DAY 9-10 .- CUAYABENO
Cuyabeno is far from Western civilization. A 400 km. From Quito Siona Indians live here still in its traditional form. A local guide and a naturalist guide will teach you about the use of plants used. We go by canoe to the Laguna Grande, or call the flooded forest, where is the habitat of, anacondas, Arapaima, manatees and piranhas. While we walk and maneuver through macrolobiums “a species of acacia that grow in water. Enjoy the sun fall and all the sounds of the night and go in search of alligators. Her eyes reflect red light a flashlight.
DAY 11 .- CUYABENO – QUITO
Canoe trip and transportation back to Lago Agrio airport for our flight to Quito. Transfer to our hotel.
DAY 12 .- QUITO – SALINAS
With our private transport will continue our trip to the Ecuadorian beaches, cross the Andes to the cloud forest, and thence to the sea level, across many plantations of bananas, coffee, cocoa, and we can also look at shrimp farms (shrimp ) to reach the Pacific Ocean and the city of Salinas.
DAY 13 .- SALINAS-MONTAÑITA
We will move towards the town of Montañita, a friendly and beautiful, for those who wish can surf or diving. Or just enjoy the same look of the place. in the afternoon return to Salinas.
DAY 14.- SALINAS ..
This day will be just rest and enjoy the beach. To prepare for the return a your country of origin.
DAY 15 .- SALINAS – GUAYAQUIL-TRANSFER OUT
Departure to the airport and say goodbye to the land of the Indians, Andes, volcanoes, nature, the Amazon and the Pacific Ocean beaches. But you always take these new experiences ECUADOR Beautiful land of new friends.
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* COMPANION CERTIFICATE GUIDE
* TRAVEL BY ALL MEALS PROGRAM CUYABENO.
* ACCOMMODATION IN DOUBLE
* ROOMS IN SELECTED HOTELS
* AIR TICKET QUTO-LAGO AGRIO or COCA – QUITO
* OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES,
* LUNCH AND DINNER
* TIPS AND TICKETS TO MUSEUMS, CHURCHES. NATIONAL PARKS
THIS PROGRAM CAN BE DONE WITH AN EXTENSION OF THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS 5 or 8 days.
PRICES ARE PER PERSON IN US DOLLARS, UPON REQUEST, SINCE THE PROGRAMS ARE CUSTOMIZED ACCORDING TO THE HOTELS CHOSEN, MAY BE MAY BE TOURIST CLASS HOTEL, SUPERIOR TOURIST CLASS HOTEL, FIRST CLASS HOTEL OF YOUR PREFERENCE.
The route of the Trip and the itinerary are subject to change and can vary depending on the weather, seasonal changes, safety. etc.