Ecuador Andes And Amazon Multi-sport 6-day Tour From Quito

Ecuador Andes and Amazon Multi-Sport 6-Day Tour from Quito

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We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

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Itinerary

Day 1: HIKING QUILOTOA CRATER LAKE

Stop At: Laguna Quilotoa, Laguna de Quilotoa, 070701 Ecuador
You start your Multisport Ecuador by driving for 3 hours to the heart of the Andes along the Avenue of the Volcanoes. The ride will take you to Quilotoa, the highlight of the Ilinizas Ecological reserve. Tucked in between rolling mountains of greens and golds, lies this beautiful turquoise Crater Lake, a real gem. You will hike for an hour down into the crater. At the bottom, you will have the option to rent a kayak to go paddling in the lake, and enjoy a jaw-dropping 360-degree perspective. After enjoying this masterpiece of Mother Nature, you will hike back up. There is also the option to hire a mule to take you back up. Once at the top, you will have lunch, and then visit the local handicraft and paintings market before going to the Hacienda where you will stay overnight.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
Accommodation included: La Cienega Hacienda or similar

Day 2: HIKE TO COTOPAXI GLACIERS

Stop At: Cotopaxi National Park, Parque Nacional Cotopaxi, Latacunga 050150 Ecuador
After acclimatizing the day before at Quilotoa, you are ready to take on our next challenge: climbing up to the Cotopaxi glacier. Your day starts with a soothing cup of coca tea, which according to locals helps to ward off altitude sickness, while taking in our surroundings in the beautiful Cotopaxi National Park. Afterwards, you are ready to hit the trail, starting at around 15,000 and going up to almost 17,000 feet. Due to the steepness of the trail, it will take about two hours to finish.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Banos, Banos, Tungurahua Province
In the afternoon, you will head to Baños de Agua Santa, a lovely town tucked between towering mountain ridges and surrounded by ever flowing waterfalls. Baños is filled with charming restaurants and is a great place to have a night on the town.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: La Floresta Hotel or similar

Day 3: BIKING AT THE LLANGANATES

Stop At: La Cordillera de los Llanganates, Ambato 856, Baños de Agua Santa, Ecuador
Today, you will start your day by driving up high into the Llanganates National Park for a day of biking. In the first hour, there will be a gradual uphill followed by two hours mostly downhill, giving you the chance to catch the breeze, and enjoy the fresh Andean mountain air. The total descent is about 5000 feet, and has spectacular views of the Tungurahua Volcano.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: La Casa del Arbol, Runtun village, Banos 010151 Ecuador
In the afternoon, you will go to the famous “swing at the end of the world” at Casa del Arbol. Dare yourself to take a ride and fly high over the trees and into the clouds. If time allows it, there may be the option of zip lining.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: La Floresta Hotel or similar

Day 4: CANYONING IN THE AMAZON

Stop At: Pailon del Diablo (Devil's Cauldron), Rio Verde - 18Km From Banos, Banos Ecuador
You start the day by visiting the Pailon del Diablo, a raging cascade tucked between canyon walls.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Llanganates, Tena, Ecuador
Afterwards you will take a scenic and awe-inspiring drive into the Amazon basin: a megadiverse ecosystem full of different species of plants and animals. You will have a traditional lunch, and afterwards go explore on foot one of multiple spectacular canyons in the area. After your exploration, we have a treat in store. You will head to a bonfire and learn how to make chocolate fondue. Cacao is an important commodity export for the country, which produces some of the finest chocolate in the world, the sweetest way to end the day!
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Amazon Lodge

Day 5: RAFTING JATUNYACU

Stop At: Jatunyacu River, Cesar Augusto rueda y 15 de Noviembre In fron of the Ministerio de Turismo, Tena 150150 Ecuador
This day is the most action-packed day of your Multisport Ecuador adventure as you will paddle down the Jatunyacu River. This river is a class lll originated from the Llanganates Mountains. Legend says there is a hidden Inca treasure in this area, and although many explorers venture in trying to find it, it has yet to be found. A picnic will be served on the river bank, and then you will drive for one hour to your lodge for some relax time at the pool. At night you will have a delicious dinner, and after that, you will venture into the night to search for amphibians and insects.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Amazon Lodge

Day 6: HUMMINGBIRDS AND HOT SPRINGS – BACK TO QUITO

Stop At: Guango Lodge, Papallacta 150205, Ecuador
In the morning, you will go hiking nearby the lodge to learn about medicinal plants and their importance in the indigenous culture. After that, you will head back to the highlands. On the way, you will stop at the Guango forest reserve where many species of hummingbirds live. Did you know that Ecuador is home to over 100 species of hummingbirds? This will be a great opportunity to see them up close in their natural habitat.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Termas de Papallacta, Km. 65 vía Quito - Baeza, Papallacta 150753 Ecuador
Rounding out our day, you will stop at Papallacta Hot springs. Known for its healing capabilities, Papallacta is a natural spring sourcing from the Cayambe and Antisana volcanoes. You will have the chance to relax in one of the many pools or, if you choose so, we can arrange a massage for you (at extra cost). You will arrive in Quito in the late afternoon.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Leaving from Quito

Capital of Ecuador, declared World Heritage by the Unesco. One of its main features is the baroque architecture of the site. It has beautiful natural landscapes where the snowy volcanoes abound, one of the most famous is Cuicocha.

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