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Ecuador: Build Your Own Adventure (4 - 21 days)

Quito CotopaxiCustomizing your Ecuador adventure - colonial heritage, Amazon jungle, remote Andean villages, Pacific Coast or the lush Mindo cloud forests.

Select one or more of these short travel programs to create your ideal holidayL

  • 3 days in Quito, the capital of Ecuador, with its 16th century churches and colonial architecture
  • 3 days in Otavalo combining the famous Otavalo market with a 2 night stay at the 16th century Hacienda Cusin
  • 3-4 days birdwatching in the Mindo Cloud Forests
  • 3 days in the Southern Highlands city of Cuenca
  • 3 days in the thermal resort of Papallacta
  • 4 days on the Pacific Coast at Mantaraya Lodge

2017 - 2018 Departure Dates & Cost

Otavalenas

Departures any day of the week based on 2 or more persons

  • QUITO 3 DAYS $ 425 USD
  • OTAVALO MARKET & HACIENDA CUISIN 3 DAYS - $875 USD
  • MINDO CLOUD FOREST /BELLAVISTA CLOUD FOREST 4 DAYS - $ 540 USD 
  • CUENCA 3 DAYS - $485.00 USD (airfare from Quito $ 155 additional)
  • PAPALLACTA THERMAL RESORT 3 DAYS - $540 USD
  • PACIFIC COAST/MANTARAYA LODGE 4 DAYS - $ 900 from Guayaquil or Manta

Each of these short programs includes accommodation, transfers, daily tours and most most cases all meals - ASK FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS
Galapagos & Amazon Extensions are also available on an individual basis.


Itinerary

QUITO - 3 days/2 nights
Includes transfers, 2 nights accommodation in first class hotel, breakfast daily and 2 lunches, city tour and full day visit to Otavalo market.

OTAVALO MARKET & HACIENDA CUSIN - 3 days/2 nights
Includes transfers from Quito, 2 nights accommodation at historic Hacienda Cusin, breakfast daily, 3 lunches and 2 dinners, Otavalo market and Artisan village visits, Andean horse riding.

HummingbirdCUENCA - 3 days/2 nights
Includes transfer to Riobamba (overnight), train adventure, stop at Inca ruins of Ingapirce, 1 night hotel in Cuenca, colonial city tour, visit to Cajas National Park, breakfast daily, 2 lunches, transfer to Guayaquil.

MINDO CLOUD FOREST/BELLAVISTA  - 4 days/3 nights
Includes transfers from Quito, 3 nights accommodation at Bellavista Lodge or similar, all meals and daily guided bird watching excursions including a special private reserve tour.

PAPALLACTA THERMAL RESORT - 3 days/2 nights
Perched in a high Andean valley, 1 1/2 hours drive from Quito, the surrounding scenery is nothing short of spectacular. Enjoy 2 nights of themal pools, walks in the surrounding forests of the Cayambe-Coca Ecological Reserve and scrumptious dining. Our 3 day package includes transfers from Quito, 2 nights accommodation at Papallacta Resort, breakfast daily, 2 lunches and 2 dinners.

PACIFIC COAST/MANTARAYA LODGE 4 DAYS