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

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

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Overview
This will be an incredible adventure taking you from the Andes Mountains to the Amazon Rainforest with various activities: hiking, rafting, biking, and wildlife spotting. In only 6 days you'll almost see all highlight in the Andes and Amazon. This program is recommended for energetic and sporty people. *Note: This tour can also be booked as a private tour.
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Stop At: Cotopaxi National Park, Ecuador

In the morning, you’ll drive from Quito to the Cotopaxi National Park, passing along the gorgeous Avenue of Volcanoes, and then, you will hike around the lagoon of Limpiopungo which has the most amazing view of the Cotopaxi, the highest active volcano in the world. Furthermore, depending on the weather conditions you may try to trek the basecamp at 16000 ft (486.8 mt). After lunch, you will drive to Llanganates National Park, which is also known as the sacred mountain, until you’ll reach Baños, located at the entrance of the Amazon. There, you can enjoy the best nightlife by drinking cocktails and dancing salsa.

Duration: 8 hours

Stop At: La Cordillera de los Llanganates, Ambato 856, Baños de Agua Santa, Ecuador

The first activity of the day will be mountain biking from the Llanganates National Park down to the Pastaza River Canyon, and enjoying the beautiful scenery of the cloud forest. While descending into the jungle, you will have a breathtaking view of Baños, that is very well known for its spectacular location right on the foothills of the Tungurahua volcano. In the afternoon, you will have some time to explore the town by yourself and also visit the “Swing at the End of the World”.

Duration: 6 hours

Stop At: Pailon del Diablo (Devil's Cauldron), Rio Verde - 18Km From Banos, Banos Ecuador

Today you will hit the road of the waterfalls. The first stop will be at the Bride’s Veil waterfall, where you will take the “Tarabita” (cable car) to get across the Pastaza River. Then, it is time to hike down to the “Pailon del Diablo” waterfall, the second highest in whole Ecuador. After that, you will hike through the tropical jungle, where you will climb along several waterfall canyons. Your local native guide will tell you more about the incredible nature and wildlife you can admire there. *Note: The accommodation of this day is a very basic. You will have your own room, but will have to share the bathroom. There is no electricity in the room, but there is a social area where you can charge your batteries.

Duration: 8 hours

Stop At: Jatunyacu River, Cesar Augusto rueda y 15 de Noviembre In fron of the Ministerio de Turismo, Tena 150150 Ecuador

Your fourth day will begin with a session of rafting on the “Jatunyacu” River. After a safety briefing from your rafting guides, you will start your class III rafting expedition down the Jatunyacu River, well known for its clean water and awesome rapids. At the end of the paddling journey, you will enjoy a picnic prepared by your guides. You conclude the day with a drive back up to the Andes, stopping by the “Guango” Reserve to visit a paradise of hummingbirds. Finally, you’ll go to Papallacta where you will have the chance to relax in volcanic hot springs. Here you will spend the night.

Duration: 8 hours

Stop At: Otavalo Market, Plaza de los Ponchos, Otavalo 100450 Ecuador

In the morning, you will explore the cloud forest nearby the Cayambe Coca Ecological Reserve. During this activity, you can appreciate the flora that includes colorful orchids, and if you are lucky, you will observe beautiful birds too. After a stop by the equatorial line where you can stand in both hemispheres at the same time, you will visit Otavalo and its amazing indigenous handicraft market. Here you will interact with the local people and learn the traditional way of living while sharing the daily activities with the families. In the evening, you will be transferred to the hacienda, enjoy a welcoming cocktail and have a delicious and authentic dinner.

Duration: 6 hours

Stop At: Laguna Cuicocha, Cotacachi 100450 Ecuador

After breakfast, your challenge will be a 5-hour hike around the Cuicocha crater lake located in Cotacachi-Cayapas ecological reserve. Along the trail, you will enjoy breathtaking views of the active volcano and the amazing valleys. On this trek, you will reach an altitude of 11470 ft (3496 mt.) and hike 7.5 miles around the crater.
 After that, you will take a boat to the center of the crater where you will see the volcano activity in the form of bubbles coming up. In the afternoon, you’ll drive back to Quito, where your Multisport Ecuador tour ends.

Duration: 8 hours
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Important Information
Departure Point
Mercure Hotel Alameda Quito, Vicente Ramón Roca E4-122, Quito 170526, Ecuador
Duration
6 days
Inclusions
  • Dinner
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Private and comfortable land transportation
  • Trip Leader: Certified English-speaking adventure trip leader and local guides.
  • Accommodation based on double occupancy.
  • 24/7 assistance in Dutch, English and Spanish.
  • Activities as described in the itinerary.
  • Trekking Gear: trekking sticks
  • Biking Gear: Trek X Caliber MTB (hydraulic brakes, front suspension), helmets, full finger gloves.
  • Canyoning Gear: rubber boots, ropes, harnesses.
  • Rafting Gear: 7-people-rafts, life jackets, paddles, splash jackets.
Exclusions
  • Airport transfers
  • Travel and health insurance (mandatory)
  • Meals & Drinks not described in the itinerary.
  • International filghts
  • Optional tips for guide
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Children rates only applies if the child stays in the same room
  • In order to process your reservation please help us with all this information:
  • Arrival and departure information of international flights
  • Room type (twin, matrimonial) or triple (in case of a group with 3 or more guests)
  • Whatsapp phone number (in case you use Whatsapp and would like us to contact you that during your stay via Whatsapp)
  • For all guests:
  • Passport numbers
  • Date of birth
  • Nationality
  • Food restrictions
  • Medical restrictions
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Inform yourself about food safety when traveling to tropical countries. Take the necessary precaution to avoid food poisoning (always wash your hands before eating, don’t eat ‘street food’, only eat peeled fruits, etc.).
  • It is mandatory to have valid travel and medical insurance. Please inform us of any known medical conditions you have.
  • The operator reserves the right to change the itinerary without previous notice due to weather conditions, availabilities, National Park regulations or notifications and unforeseeable circumstances.
  • Some activities in the Amazon depend on national park regulations and weather conditions, such as caiman searching.
  • Please bring your own rain poncho. In the Amazon, the weather could change suddenly in the rainforest and you might get wet.
  • Please take with you some plastic bags, to protect your Camera and important documents from the rain in the Amazon. Also, a headlight, since it can get very dark during the night.
  • If you like to enjoy looking at Animals in the Amazon, please get some binoculars (10×40 are much better).
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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Key Details
  • Cotopaxi National Park, Pailon del Diablo (Devil's Cauldron), and 3 more
  • Duration: 6 days
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