CENTER ANDEAN – 3D/2N
The meeting point for this adventure is Quito city. Then you will be transferred to the center of Highland Region. You can see and touch the glacier of the biggest active volcano of Ecuador, located to 5200 m.a.s.l. In addition you can admire an emerald green lagoon located above the crater of a volcano, practice extreme sports, take pictures on the Swing at the End of the World, do a hike to one of the most beautiful waterfalls of Ecuador and finish your trip relaxing with hot springs in middle of Andean landscapes
Day 1: Cotopaxi National Park – Quilotoa Lagoon
Your trip departs from Quito, at 07h00, to the Cotopaxi National Park. When you arrive to this natural reserve, your accompanying guide gives you some indications before your ascent to the Jose Rivas Refuge, located to 4864 m.a.s.l. On this site, you can taste a hot chocolate, while admiring the landscape. If the physical and climatic conditions allow it, you will ascend until the glacier, located at 5000 masl. Once you have enjoyed taking photographs at this point, you will begin the descent towards the Limpiopungo Lagoon, where your guide explains you about the flora and fauna of the zone. After you have lunch, visit the art gallery in Tigua and you have some time for shooting the Canyon of Toachi River from its viewpoint. Finally, when you arrive to Quilotoa, you can stay at the viewpoint for a few minutes before to start the descent towards the lagoon. Your accommodation is in this zone. (Meals included: Lunch and dinner)
Day 2: Baños de Agua Santa
The day starts with your visit to Manto de la Novia Waterfall, where you will have time for your photographs, or even for the canopy activity offered in the area, if you wish. The next stop is at the Tree House where you can get photographs of yourself on the Swing at the End of the World. Next, you take a walk towards the Pailon del Diablo Waterfall, after crossing hanging bridges and caves you finish under this waterfall of huge presence. In the afternoon, you go to Baños city for visiting its church, museum, tasting its sweets and finishing the day from the viewpoint of the city. Afterwards, you will be transferred to your hotel inside the city (Food included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner)
Day 3: Baños de Agua Santa – Quito
Early you go to the hot springs, where you have a couple of hours for relaxing and enjoying. Then, you visit the Zoo and serpentarium in the city. In the afternoon, you have to prepare for return to Quito city. On the way, you have a first stop in the Yambo lagoon for looking over the landscape, and the last stop will be in Salcedo, for tasting its famous ice creams. Approximate arrival time to Quito 18h30. (Meals included: Breakfast and lunch)
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Double rooms in 3-star and 4-star hotels.
Expert Bilingual Guide with certifications, and local guides.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner according to the description of the itinerary for each day. (A la carte dishes with values until $10)
Land tourist transportation, comfortable and private.
Entrance fees for activities
Cotopaxi National Park
Art Gallery in Tigua
El Manto de la Novia Waterfall
Pailon del Diablo Waterfall
Swing of the End of the World
Baños de Agua Santa Museum
Zoo and Serpentarium in Baños
Hot springs in Baños
Activities outside of itinerary
Entrance fees for extreme sports and additional activities.
Meals and/or beverages not specified in the itinerary.
Additional city tours.
You can purchase travel insurance according to your needs by your own.
Important for considering:
In cases of force majeure and / or fortuitous event, the Operator reserves the right to make the respective modifications in the itinerary, trying to change as little as possible the travel proposal initially presented. Cases of force majeure are those unforeseen situations external to the nature of the tour, such as: natural disaster, adverse weather conditions, fires, floods, damages caused by landslides or earthquakes, pandemics or epidemics, popular demonstrations, road closures and / or factors of risk before which a state authority prohibits the entrance to a certain zone, etc.
It is recommended to purchase travel insurance according to your needs.
In case of cancellation, the penalty is 30% of the total value if it’s made 20 days before the start of the tour and 100% if it’s made 5 days before the tour.
Our tourist packages are adjustable to requirements of tourist.
Rates valid for the Year 2019, apply for holidays.
2 pax 3 pax 4-5 6-9 10+
$: 875 – 700 – 615 – 555 – 495
Children (0 to 1 year 11 months) do not pay, Children (2 to 11 years 11 months) pay 50%, seniors (over 65 years) pay 75%.
To reserve the following information is necessary: copy of passport, email, food restrictions and allergies.
The 50% of the total tour value must be paid at the time of reservation, and 100% of the value 20 days before the start of the tour
If the payment is made with a credit card, you must pay an additional 10% to the total value, for the transaction made.