Southern Ecuador Highlights

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Southern Ecuador Highlights  - Intrepid Travel
Southern Ecuador Highlights - Intrepid Travel
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Start in Guayaquil and end in Quito! With the in-depth cultural tour Southern Ecuador Highlights , you have a 9 day tour package taking you through Guayaquil, Ecuador and 4 other destinations in Ecuador. Southern Ecuador Highlights includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.
Age range
16 to 99 year olds
Max Group Size
Private Vehicle
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Adventure, Walking Tour, Christmas & New Year
  • Raya Greenbaum's review about another Intrepid Travel tour
    4.0 - Good

    The Galapagos are amazing! Absolutely go, but I would not take a land-based guided tour (like this one) in the future. After visiting, I believe it would be easier and more effective to book your own accommodations, must-do day tours in advance and the... Read more

  • Kenneth Smithies's review about another Intrepid Travel tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    7.5 days on the boat was just about the right amount of time. You do not want to do a shorter trip.

  • Jutta Hinterer's review about another Intrepid Travel tour
    4.5 - Excellent

    Overall an excellent trip. The start and end in Quito is well organized, but the trip really starts upon arrival in Baltra. The Daphne is small but comfortable and the crew outstanding. One of the low points is San Christobal where a longer stay than... Read more

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Guayaquil
  2. Day 2: Cuenca
  3. Day 3: Cuenca
  4. Day 4: Vilcabamba
  5. Day 5: Vilcabamba
  6. Day 6: Vilcabamba / Otavalo
  7. Day 7: Otavalo / Quito
  8. Day 8: Quito
  9. Day 9: Quito

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

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    Was very clear website to navigate, any questions were handled straight away by the chat line and of course the prices and discounts were great



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Useful things to know before you go



Plugs & Adapters



Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.


These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Recommended for Ecuador. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Ecuador. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Recommended for Ecuador. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Ecuador. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Recommended for Ecuador. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Yellow fever
Recommended for Ecuador. Ideally 10 days before travel.


Guayaquil is the starting point and Quito is the endpoint.
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TourRadar only requires a deposit of $99 to confirm this Intrepid Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 18 May 2019 the full payment of $1,158 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1158 for Southern Ecuador Highlights , but the deposit of $99 is non-refundable.
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Covering a total distance of approx 845 km.
  • Guayaquil (Ecuador)
  • 128 km
  • Cuenca (Ecuador)
  • 154 km
  • Vilcabamba (Ecuador)
  • 511 km
  • Otavalo (Ecuador)
  • 51 km
  • Quito (Ecuador)

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