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Tours

Tour El Teleférico/Mitad del Mundo

Visit the Middle of the World and have the experience of being in the center of the earth, as well as visiting other wonderful places such as the pululahua crater and the Quito cable car.

Itinerary

Itinerario:

 

* 12h00 Salida desde el meeting Point BULEVAR CALLE JUNIN. Centro Histórico Quito

* 12h15 Lunch en Mercado Central (opciones a escoger 3 + vaso de jugo)

* 13h30 Llegada a teleférico

* 15h30 arribo a la ciudad mitad del mundo

* 16h30 visita del crater del pululahua y museo intiñan

* 17h30 retorno a Quito

* 18h30 arribo al BULEVAR CALLE JUNIN

It includes

* Private transport
* Bilingual guide
* Lunch

Does not include

* Tips
* Tickets to different places or museums
* Snacks or meals not described in the itinerary

Does not include

What to bring:

* Warm clothing
* Comfortable shoes
* Glasses
* Photo camera

 

Note: schedules may vary depending on weather conditions
Note 2: shared tours apply for 4 people or more

Tour Cotopaxi 1 Day

The Cotopaxi volcano, an almost perfect snowy cone, at 5,897 meters of altitude something unique on the planet. Enjoy a day full of adventures and adrenaline in our all-inclusive tour.

Itinerary

  • 7:00 Departure
  • 8:30 Arrival at the National Park -Control Caspi
  • 9:30 Ascent to the first Jose Rivas refuge
    Optional (Downhill Cycling)
  • 11:30 Visit to the Limpiopungo lagoon at 3,800 meters
  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 14:30 Return to Quito

It includes

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Certified Guide (English)
  • Transport

Does not include

  • Dinner
  • Snacks and extra drinks
  • Tips

Required Equipment

  • Warm clothing
  • Sunglasses
  • Photographic camera
  • Walking shoes
  • Gloves
  • Windbreaker jacket
  • Sunscreen

NOTE: The schedule may vary depending on the physical condition of the tourists and activities that may occur.

IMPORTANT: In case of not completing the minimum number of participants, the reprogramming will be notified via email.

Tour Mindo

A very famous site for birdwatchers is Mindo with 19,200 hectares protected, making it one of the most biodiverse places on the planet.

Itinerary

  • 7: 00 Departure to Mindo
  • 10: 30 Time of various activities such as Canopy, Mindo Nambillo Waterfall, among others. (Not included in the price)
  • 13: 00 Tarabita.
  • 14: 00 Lunch
  • 15: 00 Visit to the Butterfly Farm or Chocolate Tour
  • 16: 00 Departure to Quito

It includes

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Certified Guide (English)
  • Transport

Does not include

  • Dinner
  • Snacks and extra drinks

Required Equipment

  • Comfortable clothes
  • Sunglasses
  • Photographic camera
  • Walking shoes
  • Bathing suit
  • Sunscreen
  • Repellent

NOTE: The schedule may vary depending on the physical condition of the tourists and activities that may occur.

IMPORTANT: In case of not completing the minimum quota of participants will be notified via email.

Tour Otavalo

Otavalo known primarily for the Plaza de los Ponchos, or Mercado Indigena, is the scene of the largest craft fair in northern Ecuador. Textile production, handmade in clay, paint, wood, jewelry, goldsmiths, saddlery, marzipan, ceramics, etc.

Itinerary

  • 7: 00 Departure from Hostal to Quitzato
  • 8: 30 First stop Quitzato, the INCA Mitad del Mundo solar clock
  • 10: 30 “Plaza de los Ponchos” (free time)
  • 12: 30 Lunch
  • 13: 30 Visit to the Peguche Waterfall
  • 16: 00 Tasting of typical “Biscuits and cheese”.
  • 16: 30 Departure to Quito

It includes

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Certified Guide (English)
  • Transport

Does not include

  • Dinner
  • Snacks and extra drinks

Required Equipment

  • Comfortable clothes
  • Sunglasses
  • Photographic camera
  • Walking shoes
  • An extra change of clothes (preferable)
  • Sunscreen

NOTE: The schedule may vary depending on the physical condition of the tourists and activities that may occur.

We can arrange the collection of accommodation for an additional cost. In case of groups more than 5 people this service can be included

Cuyabeno 4D3N

Dare to a unique and exciting 4d3n adventure in the Amazon rainforest in the magical Cuyabeno Reserve.

It includes

  • Private transport and canoe from Lago Agrio to the lodge and back.
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Accommodation in a room with double bed and private bathroom.
  • Rain poncho, life jacket and rubber boots.

Does not include

  • Transfer Quito-Lago Agrio and back.
  • Tips
  • Alcoholic or extra drinks and snacks.

Required Equipment

  • Extra clothes
  • Sunglasses.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Swimwear.

NOTE: The itinerary may change due to inclement weather and the physical condition of tourists.

If the client wishes to transport Quito-Lago Agrio-Quito, it can be coordinated for an additional value

Galapagos Hopping Islands 7d 6n

Santa Cruz, Isabella, Floreana, And Cristobal Islands

Itinerary

DAY 1 – Santa Cruz Island

  • Transfer to the airport
  • Pick up from the airport in Baltra island
  • Transfer to Santa Cruz Island
  • Opcional costo extra: Visita al volcan los gemelos
  • Transfer to your place of accommodation
  • Visit Charles Darwin Station
  • A visit to the dock

 

DAY 2 STA. CRUZ ISLAND

  • Breakfast
  • 2 water bottles
  • Bahia tour by yourself: Las grietas – canal del amor – La
  • Visit Tortuga Bay by yourself
  • Lobería
  • Lodging

 

DAY 3 – Isabella Island

  • Breakfast
  • 2 water bottles
  • Transfer to Isabela Island 07:00 am
  • Visit by yourself to “Muro de las Lagrimas-El Estero-El Mirador”
  • Includes bicycle if you want
  • Lodging in Isabela Island

 

DAY 4 ISABELA-STA. CRUZ ISLANDS

  • Breakfast
  • 2 water bottles
  • A visit to the Tortoise Breeding Center
  • A visit to the lake of flamingo birds
  • Time on the beach
  • Transfer to Santa Cruz Island
  • Lodging

 

DAY 5 FLOREANA

  • Breakfast
  • 2 water bottle
  • Day tour in Floreana (It includes lunch, bilingual guide, and snorkeling equipment)
  • Lodging

 

DAY 6 – SAN CRISTOBAL

  • Breakfast
  • 2 water bottles
  • Transfer to Sant Cristobal Island 07:00 am
  • A visit by yourself to cerro tijeras, Los Alemanes Beach, snorkeling in Punta Carola, or La Lobería
  • Visita opcional costo extra Leon Dormido
  • Includes snorkel equipment
  • Lodging

 

DAY 7

  • Breakfast
  • 2 water bottles
  • Morning of so you can visit the beach
  • Come back to the hotel
  • Transfer to the airport
  • Shuttle from the airport to Quito old town

It Includes

  • A guide on the first and last day
  • Breakfast and lodging every day
  • Transfer among islands

Does not include

  • Lunch and dinner
  • Air tickets
  • Snacks
  • Extra activities
  • taxes

Note: If you pay with credit card, will be a 6,5% recharge over the price.

Tour Baños-Misahualli Weekend 2d 1n

Enjoy an excellent weekend knowing part of the Amazon, you will find nature, sport, and culture.

Itinerary

DAY 1

  • 6: 00 Departure from the Accommodation
  • 9: 00 Breakfast in Baños
  • 10: 00 Waterfall Tour (Rio Blanco, mantle of the bride, Pailon del Diablo and Tarabita) (Optional canopy)
  • 13: 30 Check in hotel
  • 14: 00 Lunch
  • 14: 30 Visit to the Tree House and columbium of the end of the world
  • Back to the hotel
  • 18: 00 Visit to the Central Park and the Cathedral
  • 18: 30 Optional Visit to the Hot Spring Spa

 

DAY 2

  • 6: 30 check out and departure to Misahulli
  • 9: 00 Breakfast
  • 9: 30 Arrival at Misahualli port – Via motorboat on the Napo River-Visit Museum and Ethnocultural Zoo and Ancestral Botanical Park
  • 10: 30 Visit Quichua Community and traditional dance (Optional Shaman cleaning)
  • 13: 30 Lunch in Puerto Misahualli
  • 14: 30 Visit Jumandy Caverns
  • 15: 30 Return to Quito

It Includes

  • Foods
  • Transportation
  • Guide (English)

Not Included

  • Meals or extra drinks
  • Entrance tickets to tourist places
  • Second day dinner

Required Equipment

  • Comfortable clothes and extra clothes
  • Walking shoes and extra shoes
  • Photographic camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Sunglasses

NOTE: The itinerary may vary depending on the physical state of the tourists and extra activities that may arise.

IMPORTANT: In case of not completing the minimum quota required, tourists will be notified of the rescheduling of the tour via email.

* minimum 2 pax