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Andes & Amazon, the Triangle Route 5 Days / 4 Nights (PRIVATE Trip from Quito)

This tour based in 5 days allows to visit the second highest Volcano in Ecuador, Cotopaxi an active volcano based just 2 hours from Quito, Baños de Agua Santa with different adrenaline activities, from soaking in thermal springs and admiring waterfalls but the Amazon could become the highlight of this trip with so much to offer such as hikes in the rain forest, canoe trips, night walks, cascade visits, river tubing, visits to the local communities and much more.

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  • What's included :
    • 4x Breakfast
    • 3x Dinner
    • 3x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 4 nights
    • Private transportation
    • English Speaking Guide
    • All activities as mentioned in the program
    • Entrance fee to the AmaZOOnico at the Amazon
    • Entrance fee to rose farm
    • Accommodation based in double room
    • Entry/Admission - Cotopaxi National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Amazoonico Animal Rescue Centre
    What's excluded :
    • Personal expenses
    • Meals not mentioned in the program
    • Entrance fees to Casa del Árbol 1 usd pp
    • Entrance fee Pailón del Diablo 2 usd pp
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - La Casa del Arbol
    • Entry/Admission - Cascada el Manto de la Novia
    • Entry/Admission - Pailon del Diablo (Devil's Cauldron)

  • Day 1: Quito - Cotopaxi National Park - Baños Town

    Stop At: Cotopaxi National Park, Ecuador
    We´ll drive from Quito through Andean Volcanoes Avenue heading south to the Cotopaxi National Park; once in the park we'll visit a natural museum to learn about its nature, geology, history and eruptions of Cotopaxi volcano (5897m). Our next stop is at Limpiopungo Lake (3800 mts.) where we'll make an acclimatizing walk while observing some variety of birds like ducks, eagles and Andean gulls. Afterwards we drive to the parking lot (4600 mts.) from here on clear days we have incredible view of the Andean landscape. If our condition is good there is a chance to hike up for 45 minute to the José Ribas refuge (4800 mts.) where you can taste a delicious hot chocolate for warmth. Then in the afternoon continue driving to Baños town which is based 1 1/2 hour far away and consider one of the most visited towns by tourist with many activities to offer.
    Duration: 4 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Baños -3 star hotel

    Day 2: Exploring Baños Surrounding - Tena

    Stop At: La Casa del Arbol, Runtun village, Banos 010151 Ecuador
    This is a super famous place to visit, also known as the Swing at the End of the World located just 20 minutes driving from the main town. It’s a little treehouse with swings on either side that go over the steep slope of the mountain. The swing overlooks the Tungurahua volcano, which is an amazing sight on a clear day.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Cascada el Manto de la Novia, 11 km on the road Baños-Puyo, Banos 180250 Ecuador
    Visit the route known as the “Ruta de las Cascadas”, or “Waterfall Road”. It lives up to its name. There are three tunnels on the way. These are for motor vehicles. If you want to survive the trip, do not enter these tunnels on bike. Along the way, you’ll see tons of really nice waterfalls along the way such as Agoyan, Manto de la Novia and others. These include some cable cars and zip lines sending every visitor over a gorge with a pretty view.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Pailon del Diablo (Devil's Cauldron), Rio Verde - 18Km From Banos, Banos Ecuador
    : Once getting on to the Pailon del Diablo, there are two paths to can take to see the waterfall which offer a different experience. The Lower path takes you down through an area that has a really nice jungle feel to it. It’s a bit more of a hike, but you’ll be able to get to a little suspension bridge that will take you across the river where you can get a really awesome view of the waterfall. If you want a shorter hike and more of a view of the actual waterfall up close, take the upper path. Finally afternoon continue through the last hill towards the great Amazon basin.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Amazon rainforest - 3 star Amazon Lodge

    Day 3: Amazon excursion

    Stop At: Misahualli, Misahualli, Napo Province
    After breakfast, bring your rubber boots. Explore incredible rain forest surrounding the Amazon Lodge. Here, there are a number of walks (with varying levels of difficulty) that can last anywhere from an hour-and-a- half all the way up to four hours, taking you through thick and humid jungle, crossing muddy paths and encountering all sorts of wildlife. All the while your local guide will introduce you to all the hidden secrets and wonders of the jungle.
    Then in the afternoon visit a local community who will share about the jungle way of life of Indigenous Families in this intimate encounter. A Kichwa woman, welcomes guests through an unobtrusive dialogue, we learn about their day-to-day lives, shows us how to make chicha, a typical beverage, and demonstrates the spiritual cleansing rituals still practiced today throughout the surrounding community. Finally, we participate in a blowgun target- shooting contest – try your luck and see if you can hit the monkey target - but don’t expect to beat the natives!. Finally back to the Lodge.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Amazon rainforest - 3 star Amazon Lodge

    Day 4: Amazon excursion

    Stop At: Amazoonico Animal Rescue Centre, Middle Of the Protected Gsr Preserve, Tena 150150 Ecuador
    We board a dugout canoe and navigate 1 hour down the scenic Napo River. The destination is AmaZOOnico. You’ll never get closer to jaguar, ocelot or tapir than you will at this rescue sanctuary for Amazon creatures led by volunteer guides with incredible and sometimes tragic stories. Here some animals can be appreciated such as coatis, capybara, tapirs, and several species of monkey, snakes, boa and a variety of macaws, toucans, parrots, or colorful birds, many of which wander around freely in their natural habitat at close range.

    Afterwards continue on to the Family Kichwa, where a local host shows us how to call the caimans on the lake. We can observe the prehistoric bird “Hoatzin”, woolly monkeys, squirrel monkeys, just to mention a few.
    Return to the Amazon Lodge to enjoy the facilities of the hotel, and of course, at all times we will be on the lookout for tropical birds and interesting vegetation.

    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Amazon rainforest - 3 star Amazon Lodge

    Day 5: Amazon - Rose Farm – Quito

    Stop At: Pifo, Pifo, Quito, Pichincha Province
    In the morning we will depart from Amazon to continue through the lush and green cloud forests of the Eastern Andes. After a quite long drive we will make a stop at a very nice rose-farm based at the highlands that offer much to learn about growing Ecuadorian roses that with combination of high altitude; twelve hours of sunshine; cold nights; and using organic soils and compost helps to harvest strong and tall flowers all year.

    Afterwards going driving through a small town where the local lunch will be served at Colibrí Garden, a cozy house where their hosts grow some vegetables at their own small organic garden to prepare local food for the guests. At Colibrí Garden some hummingbirds can be appreciated such as; Sparkling Violetear, Black-Tailed Trainbearer, Tyrian Metaltail, Sapphire-Vented Puffleg, Sword-Billed and other small tiny birds such as Black Flowerpiercer, Rufus Collared Sparrow and Golden Grosbeak. Afternoon driver toward to Quito or just advise us to be dropped off at the airport in order to catch your next flight.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    The program is based in private basis and the customers are able to detail any address in Quito to set the pick up. Airports
    • Mariscal Sucre Airport, Quito Ecuador
    Departure Time :
    5/25/2020 - 6/21/2022
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • We will have face mask available on car for any emergency.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.



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Organised by Ecuador Local Guide

Activity ID: V-101607P24

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