Ecuador Highlights

Galapagos | Andes | Indigenous Cultures

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Ecuador Highlights

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Duration:
14 days - 13 nights
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From:
AUD $ 5,496
p.p. Twin Room Share, Excludes Flights

ecuador galapagos islandsOur Ecuador Highlights 14 Day Itinerary will not disappoint. This private tour is perfect as a stand alone itinerary or can be combined with other destinations in South America. Add our Ecuador’s Amazon Jungle 4 Day Itinerary for the ultimate itinerary through this beautiful country.

This Ecuador Highlights tour gets started in the UNESCO listed Galapagos Islands. Spend 5 days visiting different islands and seeing a huge variety of wildlife and marine life. Return the mainland Ecuador to tour Quito, the capital, and nearby Otavalo for a glimpse into the world of indigenous Ecuadorians with its animal market and traditional handicrafts. Your journey continues in the Andes as you explore the Cotopaxi volcano, visit Quilotoa’s beautiful crater lake and see the many waterfalls in Banos before spending a night in the Ecuadorian Amazon.

This itinerary ends with a visit to the hot springs of Papallacta to rejuvenate while enjoying the beauty of the snow-capped volcanoes before your tour concludes with a transfer to Quito airport on your last day.

This itinerary is completely flexible – activities and departure dates will be modified to your travel preferences. Contact us for an obligation free quote.

Overview

Day 1

Flight arriving into Quito
Assisted Transfer Quito Airport to Hotel
Overnight Quito – 3.5* Hotel

Day 2

Breakfast Included at Hotel
Private Transfer from Hotel to Quito Airport with Assistance
Galapagos Taxes Information
Flight from Quito to Baltra
Private Transfer + Santa Cruz Island Highlands Tour (L)
Lunch Included on Tour
Overnight Santa Cruz- 3* Hotel

Day 3

Breakfast Included at Hotel
Galapagos Island Excursions by Boat – Important Note
Full Day Boat Tour to North Seymour Island (L)
Lunch Included on Tour
Overnight Santa Cruz- 3* Hotel

Day 4

Breakfast Included at Hotel
Full Day Boat Tour to South Plazas Island (L)
Lunch Included on Tour
Overnight Santa Cruz- 3* Hotel

Day 5

Breakfast Included at Hotel
Full Day Boat Tour to Santa Fe Island (L)
OPTIONAL: Tortuga Bay Tour
Lunch Included on Tour
Overnight Santa Cruz- 3* Hotel

Day 6

Breakfast Included at Hotel
Private Twin Craters Tour & Airport Transfer
Flight from Baltra to Quito
Private Transfer from Hotel to Airport
Overnight Quito – 3.5* Hotel

Day 7

Breakfast Included at Hotel
Shared Full Day Quito City Tour & Middle of the World Museum
Overnight Quito – 3.5* Hotel

Day 8

Breakfast Included at Hotel
Shared Full Day Otavalo Indigenous Market Tour
Overnight Quito – 3.5* Hotel

Day 9

Breakfast Included at Hotel
Private Transfer from Quito to Cotopaxi
Overnight Cotopaxi- 3* Hotel

Day 10

Breakfast Included at Hotel
Private Transfer from Cotopaxi to Quilotoa
Overnight Quilotoa – 3* Hotel

Day 11

Breakfast Included at Hotel
Private Transfer from Quilotoa to Banos
Overnight Baños – 3.5* Hotel

Day 12

Breakfast Included at Hotel
Private Transfer from Banos to Tena via the Santa Rita Community (L)
Lunch Included on Tour
Overnight Tena – 3* Hotel

Day 13

Breakfast Included at Hotel
Private Transfer from Tena to Papallacta
Overnight Papallacta – 4* Hotel

Day 14

Breakfast Included at Hotel
Private Transfer from Papallacta to Quito Airport
Flight departing Quito
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Itinerary

Map

Included

  • All ground transportation as detailed in the itinerary
  • Accommodation in 3 to 4 star hotels (pricing based on a twin share room)
  • Daily Breakfast and additional meals where indicated in the itinerary
  • Tours with an English Speaking guide
  • All Entry Fees for National Parks, Museums or Important Sites on Tours as indicated in descriptions
  • Access to Travel Just 4U Emergency Assistance Line available 24 hours a day

Not Included

  • Flights*
  • Additional Meals or Drinks
  • Personal Expenses
  • Galapagos Conservation Tax – $100 USD pp payable in cash only upon arrival to the Galapagos
  • Tips (not mandatory, but they are customary in Latin America)

    *Note that we will quote flights for you when provided with your desired travel dates. Costs will vary depending on your travel dates. 

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