Day 1: Transfer Airport / Hotel
Day 2: Breakfast. Excursion to choose:
Northern and south Hemisphere Experience in the Middle of the World
We will start at the northern part of the city heading up to the “Middle of the World City”, where the monument that divides the Northern from the Southern Hemisphere will be observed.
Quito, Culture & Flavors: Route that starts in the northern part of the city, where you can explore, feel and taste a world of flavors and sensations in a tasting of artisan chocolate.
Following this we will move to the Casa Museo Guayasamin, Ecuador's most important artist of the modern era. We will visit to the traditional and historic neighborhood Guápulo where we will walk its quaint cobbled streets and its incomparable landscape overlooking the valleys surrounding the city.
Day 3: Sumerge into Ancestral Otavalo Culture.
Depart from Quito through the Pan-American North Highway until arriving to Cayambe, where the passengers will have the opportunity to taste the delicious “Bizcochos de Cayambe”. Afterwards, we will make a brief stop at “Miralago”, and continues to Otavalo Market.
Day 4: Breakfast. Unique Traditions of Quito.
We will board our original Trolley bus, to reach the historic center, where we will know the church of the Basilica del Voto Nacional and will arrive at the Plaza de la Independencia, visit La Compañia Church (admission included), recognized for its adornments and gold altars.
Later we will visit the Mercado San Francisco, one of the oldest in the city.
Then we visit the museum Casa del Alabado (admission included), dedicated to Pre-Columbian Art and Ecuadorian Archeology.
We will have a typical Ecuadorian homemade lunch, and after lunch, we walk towards the traditional Calle La Ronda to tour their houses full of art, culture and crafty demonstrations.
At night Urban Legends of Quito at night
Then we head to the historic center to admire the spectacle of the illuminated churches and its main tourist attractions (Tickets not included). The tour continues to the Mirador del Panecillo where you can delight with a beautiful view of colonial and modern Quito.
Day 5: Breakfast. Feel the Andes Volcanoes Adventure (Cotopaxi & Quilotoa Volcanoes)
Departure by bus from through the Panamerican Highway admiring the diverse ecosystems of the route. We continue to the Cotopaxi National Park, arriving at the foot of the impressive active volcano.
We reach the Quilotoa Volcano, which has in its crater a stunning turquoise lagoon. We take a short hike to appreciate the magnificent view of the volcano (if weather conditions allow). Free time for lunch (not included).
Day 6: Breakfast at hotel. Transfer Hotel / Airport.
Regular bus services (SIB) leave and return only from the following hotels: Sheraton, Dann Carlton, NH Collection, Swissotel, Holiday Inn, Río Amazonas, Mercure Alameda, Reina Isabel, Nu House, JW Marriott, Howard Johnson, Hilton Colón, Casa Q.
Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.
Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.