A delightful tour which incorporates so much of beautiful Ecuador. Enjoy the many excursions in and around Quito: the Equatorial monument, the famous Otavalo India Market, the Papallacta Hot Springs and the Cotopaxi National Park. The train ride from Riobamba to Cuenca is a great way to see the countryside and after a stay in the lovely city of Cuenca travel to Guayaquil where your tour ends or we suggest a 3 night Galapagos extension.
On arrival in Quito you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
Half day city tour including Equatorial monument
Transfer to Otavalo. On arrival visit to the handicraft market and in the afternoon enjoy a visit of the Cuicocha Lagoon and the little village Cotacachi.
Transfer to Papallacta, famous for its thermal springs. En route visit a school project in Peguche and a flower farm.
Drive along the “Avenue of the Volcanoes” to the South. Visit the Cotopaxi Natioanl Park and enjoy a walking tour at Laguna Limpiopungo.
Visit to the Indian market of Zumbahua and to the volcanic lake Quilotoa. Transfer to Riobamba
Journey on board the autoferro train for a journey along the Devils nose. Bus transfer to Cuenca with a lunchbox included. En route visit the ruins of Ingapirca.
Half day excursion to visit the main sights including the flower market and a Panama hat factory.
Transfer to Guayaquil including a visit of Cacao project enroute. Enjoy a short panoramic sightseeing tour upon arrival.
Transfer to the airport or extend your stay by visiting the Galapagos Islands.
Departure dates 2013
The departure date from Ireland may be the day before due to the arrival time of your flight and we will advise this at time of enquiry.
June - 3rd
July - 15th
August - 12th
September - 2nd and 23rd
October - 21st
We suggest adding on a Galapagos stay to your tour for an unforgettable trip. Please follow the link below for details on these extensions.
Middle Class – 3 * Hotels
Double/Twin Share - from €1953 per person
Single - from €2357 per person
Comfort Class – 4* Hotels
Double/Twin Share - from €2368 per person
Single - from €2920 per person
**Flight specials come out from time to time which may reduce the price above so please check with us on 0818 300123 or 021 4279188**
Price Per Person Based on 2 Sharing Includes:
Meals & Tours as outlined above
English-speaking local guide
International flight taxes of approximately €449
Domestic Departure Taxes – payable at the airport only
Prices are subject to availability and taxes are subject to change