Overview

DAY ONE

ARIVAL QUITO

Our driver will meet you in the airport arrivals area and transport you to Casa Carpedm Hotel – a charming colonial-style hotel close to the old  town, Free time to relax and acclimatise to your new surroundings

DAY TWO

QUITO – THE WONDERS OF THE OLD CITY

In the morning enjoy a tour around the Historical Center of Quito, after a box lunch visit the equator line -stand literally on the middle of the world!. We will visit the unique Inti Ñan museum and  Ciudad MItad del Mundo

DAY THREE

OTAVALO – INDIGENOUS MARKET

Full day around Otavalo begins visiting the animal market followed by time to shop at the indigenous market of Otavalo, In the afternoon visit the  Cuicoha lagoon.

DAY FOUR

QUILOTOA

In the morning we visit the animal market and the traditional house, next, Quilotoa which  is a real highlight of the tour that will literally take your breath away! An emerald green lagoon inside a crater of an extinct volcano

DAY FIVE

COTOPAXI NATIONAL PARK – HIKING-BIKING

A spectacular day visiting one of the highest active volcanoes in the world. In the morning we go up to the  refuge
After the hike,  mountain biking from the parking lot to  Limpiopungo Lake.

AND FINALLY I RETURN TO QUITO

Itinerary

DAY ONE

  • Arrival to Quit0
  • Transfer to the Casa Carpedm Hotel
  • Free time

DAY TWO

  • Breakfast
  • Tour in the Historical Center of Quito
  • Box lunch
  • Visit Ciudad Mitad del Mundo
  • Visit Intiñan museum
  • Return to casa carpedm

DAY THREE

  •  Breakfast
  • Visit Animal Market of Otavalo
  • Plazas de Ponchos – Otavalo.
  • Cotocachi Leather Market
  • Lunch
  • Cuicocha lagoon or peguche´s Waterfall
  • Return to Quito

DAY FOUR

  • Breakfast
  • Visit  indigenous market  in Saquisili
  • Visit traditional  house
  • Hiking  to the Quilotoa  Lagoon
  • Kayak ( optional)
  • Lunch
  • Return to Quito

DAY FIVE

  • Breakfast
  • Hike up to the refuge from the parking lot
  • Return to parking lot
  • Biking
  • Arrive at Limpiopungo lake
  • Lunch
  • Return to Quito

What’s Included:

  • Breakfast – Lunch
  • Transport (land) accommodation
  • English Guide
  • Activities
  • Entrance Fees
  • Accommodation

What’s Not Included:

  • Snacks / Additional Drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Horse rental
  • Kayak
  • Transfer outside
  • Breakfast and lunch of the first day.
  • Dinners
  • Tips

What to bring:

  • Warm clothing
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Gloves, scarf, hat
  • Hiking boots or trekking shoes
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Extra snacks and water.
  • Enough clothes

Costs:

  • $466  per person with minimum 4 people – shared tour