ECUADOR - 16 DAYS
As one of the world´s most diverse countries, Ecuador has a lot to offer. A rich culture, impressive volcanoes, captivating landscapes from the Andes to the coast and the unique Galapagos Archipelago. Beautiful rose plantations, cobblestone streets in colonial cities, dazzling viewpoints and secret hideaways also make Ecuador a country of enchantment and romance.
PROGRAMME CAN BE CUSTOMISED TO YOUR REQUIREMENTS
DAY 1 Quito – Arrival in Quito, meet & greet and transfer to your hotel where a romantic surprise awaits you in your room.
DAY 2 Quito (B/D) – City tour with Independence Square, Cathedral, La Compañia church and San Francisco church. Visit La Ronda street with its workshops and galleries to meet local artists. Romantic dinner at the hotel.
DAY 3 Quito (B) – Enjoy a fun day of adventure at Mindo cloud forest, with zip line, waterfalls, bird watching, river tubing, cable car ride and more…
DAY 4 Quito – Otavalo (B/L/D) – Transfer to Otavalo, famous for its centuries old market tradition. On the way, you will visit the Jesuit hacienda La Compañia de Jesus and its colourful rose plantation including lunch at the hacienda. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.
DAY 5 Otavalo – (B/D) – Today you will visit the famous handicraft market in Otavalo and hike around the scenic Cuicocha crater lake. Dinner at the hotel.
DAY 6 Otavalo – Cotopaxi (B/D) – Drive along the “Avenue of the volcanoes” towards Cotopaxi. Checi into your hotel and either relax or take a horse-riding tour to explore the area. Dinner at the hotel.
DAY 7 Cotopaxi- Baños (B/D) – Explore the Cotopaxi National Park, walk along the Limpiopungo lake and visit a typical market. Continue on to Baños and take time to relax at the hotels Spa facilities before a romantic dinner.
DAY 8 Baños (B/D) – Visit the waterfall “Pailon del Diablo” and the tree house “Casa del Arbol” to observe the Tungurahua volcano. Romantic dinner at the hotel.
DAY 9 Baños – Quito (B) – Return to Quito and rest of the day at leisure.
DAY 10 Quito – Galapagos (B/D) – Flight to Galapagos and transfer to the Hotel on Santa Cruz Island. Remaining day at leisure to enjoy the hotel and beach. Dinner at the hotel.
DAY 11 Galapagos (B/L/D) – Excursion to visit the Santa Cruz highlands, including the Twin Craters, a lava tunnel and a giant tortoise sanctuary OR walk to Tortuga Bay, one of the most beautiful beaches on the islands. Lunch and dinner are included.
DAY 12 Galapagos (B/L/D) – Wildlife day safari by boat to either North Seymour, South Plazas, Bartholomew or Santa Fe including lunch on board. Dinner will be served at the hotel.
DAY 13 Galapagos (B/L/D) – Wildlife day safari by boat to another of the above islands including lunch on board. Romantic farewell dinner by the pool.
DAY 14 Galapagos – Quito (B) – Flight to Quito and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
DAY 15 Quito (B) – Time at leisure until time for your transfer to the airport to catch your flight.
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