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Ecuador - Andes to Amazon (Jun To Dec) - Explore!
14 days

Ecuador - Andes to Amazon (Jun To Dec)

From Quito to Guayaquil
Tour Operator:
Explore!
Max group size:
18
Age range:
14 to 85
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
124516
From
US $2,290
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Highlights

  • Wander through the streets of Ecuador's Andean capital
  • Enjoy picturesque drives of the 'Avenue of the Volcanoes
  • Discover hidden treasures at the Otavalo markets
  • Gaze at the dramatic gateway to the jungles of the Orient

Itinerary

Start in Quito and end in Guayaquil! With the discovery tour Ecuador - Andes to Amazon (Jun To Dec), you have a 14 day tour package taking you through Quito, Ecuador and 14 other destinations in Ecuador. Ecuador - Andes to Amazon (Jun To Dec) includes accommodation in a hotel and hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Join trip in Quito
    Start point Hotel Plaza Sucre, Hotel Reception, Sucre 2-36, Quito 170131, Ecuador 19:00
  2. Day 2: Tour of Quito's highlights including the Church of San Francisco
  3. Day 3: Visit the Quitsato Equator Monument en route to Otavalo; visit Peguche Village
  4. Day 4: Explore Otavalo Market and visit Laguna Cuicocha
  5. Day 5: Visit Cotopaxi, drive via the Avenue of the Volcanoes to Quito
  6. Day 6: Drive to the Amazon, our base for the next three nights
  7. Day 7: Explore the Amazon by canoe searching for wildlife
  8. Day 8: Walk along the Misahualli River learning about local plants and visiting an Indian Community
  9. Day 9: Travel the Waterfall Route to Banos
  10. Day 10: Visit Chimborazo Forest Reserve, overnight in Alausi
  11. Day 11: Travel on the 'Devil's Nose' Train before continuing to Cuenca
  12. Day 12: Cuenca city tour, visit the Panama Hat Factory
  13. Day 13: Discover Cajas National Park before travelling to Guayaquil
  14. Day 14: Morning city tour of Guayaquil city tour before the tour ends
    End point Unipark Hotel, Hotel reception, Clemente Ballén 406 y Chile, Clemente Ballén 406, Guayaquil 090313, Ecuador 12:00
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What's Included

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  • Guide
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  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
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Customer Reviews

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  • Itinerary
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    4.5
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.3
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  • A
    · December 23, 2019
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    Trip date: September 2019
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  • A
    · December 23, 2019
    Unfortunately being ill for 36 hours plus meant I missed several planned items in the jungle which I had been looking forward to. I would like to highlight how well our driver (Jesus) did on this trip, he was always cheerful, willing to help and did a... Show more
    Explore! commented on this review
    We're sorry to hear that you were ill during the trip, but thanks for taking the time to send us this great feedback. We will pass on your positive comments back to Jesus.
    Trip date: September 2019
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · May 17, 2019
    think you may be aware by now that you have a superstar tour leader who made my holiday so special...he deserves the accolade of tour leader of the year please award it to him...the only other comments I would like to make is the trip exceeded my... Show more
    Explore! commented on this review
    I'm so glad to hear the feedback about Diego - although you're right, it's not news to us! We're proud to have him tour leading for us, and I'm happy that he made your trip special. Many thanks for your review.
    Trip date: October 2018
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · May 17, 2019
    The trip exceeded expectations. Although the notes could have emphasised the altitude & fact most destinations would have been cold due to altitude
    Explore! commented on this review
    Many thanks for your great review, I'm glad that you enjoyed the trip! The packing section of our trip notes does remind people that altitude can make places a lot colder, and advises to take warm layers. However, we'll have a look at this and see if it... Show more
    Trip date: October 2018
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Dates & Availability

14 days
Ecuador - Andes to Amazon (Jun To Dec)
From Quito to Guayaquil
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    Vaccines

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for Ecuador. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Ecuador. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Ecuador. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Ecuador. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Rabies - Recommended for Ecuador. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    • Yellow fever - Recommended for Ecuador. Ideally 10 days before travel.
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    • For any tour departing before 4 June 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 4 June 2020, a minimum payment of 30% is required to confirm your booking with Explore!. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 65 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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