Live the challenge of living 4 worlds full of culture adventure nature and biodiversity
Arrive to QUITO Our drive picks you at airport to go to your Hotel in Quito.
Day1:Quito + Churches Route + Museum Guayasamin
Breakfast and Visit the Churches: Plaza de la Independencia, Sagrario, Compañía, San Francisco, Panecillo and Basílica.
- In the course of these visits we will make a stop, to have lunch in the restaurant the URKO Restaurant or Vista Hermosa Restaurant
Day 2: Middle of the World:
We will continue to Pululahua Crater is home to small agricultural communities and lunch Crater Restaurant.
After lunch we will visit the monument to the Equator. We end our tour at the Intiñan Museum. Here you will be able to participate in a series of experiments that can only be done at Latitude 0°.
Day3: Chocolate Route visiting Pahuma and Mindo Cloud forest
Breakfast and Departure to Pahuma Reserve consists of magnificent cloud forests that are blanketed in spectacular flower and plant life, such as various species of orchids including the mosses, bromeliads and ferns complimented by three calming waterfalls found within the El Pahuma Orchid Reserve.You are able to enjoy a variety of trails leading through the reserve, of which some differ in the length and difficulty.
Visiting Mindo’s butterfly farms and continue to Quetzal Mindo can see our process and learn how chocolate is made from “bean to bar” includes lunch.
Continue our route to Bellavista Cloud Forest www.bellavistacloudforest.com observation of hummingbirds.
Drive back to Quito
Lodging in Quito.
Day 4: Cotopaxi National Park
Breakfast and we will enjoy a day trip to Cotopaxi volcano, in Cotopaxi National Park. Departing from Quito, admire the beautiful Andes mountain range and enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Tour includes: Lunch Box, transportation and a professional guide. After lunch we will return to Quito.
Day 05-06-07-08-09: GALAPAGOS ISLANDS
Day 09-10: Hacienda San Juan & Otavalo Indian Market
Otavalo is one of most visited indigenous markets, rich in traditions and customs that allows you to enjoy the typical, colorful handcrafts and feasts, as well as showing off the fascinating environment and spectacular Andean mountains.
On the way you will briefly stop in Guayllabamba Village and then San Pablo´s Lake viewpoint to enjoy of landscape and try “bizcochos”, cookies typical of the region. Lunch at Sacha Ji. Next stop will be a weaving workshop in Peguche to look at and learn about the local handmade artisanal products, souvenirs and clothes.
You will then take to the road once more and soon arrive at Otavalo Market.
Lunch will be served in Cotacachi Village before heading to the beautiful Cuicocha Lagoon.
Dinner and lodginginto the Hacienda San Juan Mill.
Out: Our driver will direct you to the airport to get your flight back home