Here is the discovery program * 14 days and 13 nights in Ecuador. Of course, this proposal can be completed and modulated according to your desires, your needs and preferences.
For our sport friends looking for new sensations, these visits are always planned with activities, walking, cycling, trekking of duration planned in advance with the participants, according to their preferences and always with specialized guides.
For less sports, the walks, walks and hikes are softer and shorter. And those who wish to simply find relaxation, calm associated with a change of scenery will be filled.
IMPORTANT: Visits are never made in a rush or race against the clock :-)
Departure from Paris, arrival Quito at the end of the afternoon. Transfer to your hotel. Rest and small walk in the evening, light dinner. Night in a colonial style hotel.
Visit of Quito, gentle walk, lunch, visit modern Quito, rest, dinner. Night at the hotel.
Departure to the North, Otavalo, Zuleta, craft markets, ponchos, embroidery and explanations by the own craftsmen. Lunch and dinner. Night in a typical Hacienda of the region.
Visit two small towns San Antonio and Cotacachi, rich in colour, local leather and wood craft markets.
We will also visit a family who will develop musical instruments with us. Lunch. Departure to Quito. The evening rest and light meal in Quito. Night at the hotel.
Visit of Quito, Monasteries, Churches, Quito Colonial. Meal. Mitad del Mundo Monument at 00'00'00 'where many unusual experiences await us. Lunch. Rest and light meal and prepare luggage for 9 days departure. Overnight at the colonial style hotel.
Our descent to the south begins, we will walk to the flanks of the volcano Cotopaxi 5897mts., And will go around the beautiful lake Quilotoa, which sleeps in the centre of an imploded volcano. Lunch in a family home, overnight stay and dinner in a typical Ecuadorian Hacienda
After a good breakfast, we will go to the area of Baños, waterfalls, river, thermal baths. An excursion in the Amazon rainforest, you will discover a unique flora and fauna in the world. And we will sail in one of the tributary rivers of the Amazon. Light lunch, dinner in a modern restaurant, overnight in a magnificent hotel facing the famous Cascade de Baños.
A few hours’ drive brings us to the region of Chimborazo 6263mts., The majestic volcano of the same name awaits us, as well as a beautiful rail trip, cogwheel a jewel of ingenuity engineering. Light lunch, dinner in a beautiful hacienda.
Our 9th day results in the discovery of the site Ingapirca. It is in Ingapirca that we will see closely, the mix of Inca and Shyris cultures, Temple of the Sun, Temple of the Moon. The Inca Trail, a site of life and tradition. Light meal, dinner in a beautiful Hacienda / Posada of the region where we will be welcomed by people from the region.
We cannot leave Ecuador without planning a visit to Cuenca. The pink city, blue cupolas, Panama hats (whose origin is well Ecuadorian).
Visit artisans who make the famous "macanas" (species of shawl exit), orchids, craftsmen jewellers. Light meal, dinner at a restaurant famous for its mix of European and Ecuadorian dishes. Night in a colonial hotel.
At 30 kms from Cuenca, we can visit the beautiful Park of El Cajas, about 230 lagoons, a magnificent hike **, a site of healing, where the ancestors went to "recharge", wild animals and the beauty of the indescribable landscapes.
Light meal, dinner and overnight in Cuenca, in a colonial hotel.
Departure to the Ecuadorian coast, changing vegetation, climate, culture, you will live one of the worlds changes and you will understand why Ecuador is the country of the four worlds.
We will make the chocolate route, make plates of chocolate with a local artisan and enjoy a day of beach and sun. Light meal, overnight stay and local dinner.
Quietly in the morning, we will go to the city of Guayaquil, the commercial, modern port of Ecuador.
Visit of the city, meal, and departure to Quito. Overnight and dinner in Quito.
The last day, any visit to finish his purchases, small photos and others are planned. The departure from Quito is at the end of the day. Light meal, we pick you up at the hotel and we go to the airport. Departure to Paris