Tours

Ultimate Adventure Tour Ecuador

Dates: 24th November 2017 (Other dates available on request)
Duration: 12 Nights
Price: USD$3,900 per person (twin share) (Special price for November departure)

We Visit: This Ultimate Adventure Tour Ecuador has it all - Exploring the Avenue of Volcano's, Summit Cayambe Volcano (5790m), White Water Rafting, Horse riding, Day Hikes, Cultural Visits, Cooking class, Canyoning and like all Prestige World Tours finishing the day's off in 5 star comfort.

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Ultimate Adventure Tour Ecuador (with 5 star comfort)

Ultimate Adventure Tour Ecuador – Fixed Departures:  24th November 2017

Other Departures: In additional to the above date other dates are available on request

**New Tour – 24th November special price USD $3900 per person / based on 12 travelers.

 

24th November 2017
Day 1: Arrival in Quito, Otavalo

Welcome to Ecuador. Your ultimate adventure tour Ecuador tour of course starts off with a transfer from Quito to the picturesque town of Otavalo. This town is famous for its surrounding volcano’s and equally important handicraft market.

Overnight – Hacienda Cusin or similar

 

25th November 2017
Day 2: Exploring Otavalo

First of all we explore the town of Otavalo and its surrounding neighboring villages and local traditions. Afterwards we put our cooking skills to use with a unique cooking class creating some of Ecuador’s best dishes.

Overnight – Hacienda Cusin or similar
Includes – Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

26th November 2017
Day 3: Hike Cuicocha Loop – Quito

This morning we continue on our ultimate adventure tour Ecuador for another adventure and hike the Cuicocha loop for uniquely breathtaking views of the Cotacachi Volcano.

Overnight – Hotel Boutique Le Parc or similar
Includes – Breakfast & Lunch

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27th November 2017
Day 4: Explore Quito

Of course we start exploring the capital of Quito. We walk in the steps of the locals on our walking tour of the city. We visit historical places and in addition take a short hike at the Teleferico for a another unique view of the Quito City.

Overnight – Hotel Boutique Le Parc or similar
Includes – Breakfast & Lunch

 

28th November 2017
Day 5: Cayambe Mountain

At last we finally start our preparation to summit Ecuador’s third highest Volcano, the Cayambe Volcano. This is a must for any ultimate adventure tour Ecuador as you will be standing on Ecuador’s third highest mountain. We meet our expert guide and afterwards hike to acclimatize at Posochoa.

*Cotopaxi volcano at the time of print (May, 2017) has been closed for climbing due to its recent activity.

Overnight – Papagayo Lodge or similar
Includes – Breakfast & Box Lunch

 

29th November 2017
Day 6: Cayambe Mountain

Day two of our acclimitization for Cayambe.

Overnight – Papagayo Lodge or similar
Includes – Breakfast & Box Lunch

 

30th November 2017
Day 7: Cayambe Mountain (5790 meters)

A especially relevant day as we take another short morning walk. Then at midnight we start our summit walk to the top of Cayambe Volcano (5790 meters).

Overnight – Refugio
Includes – Breakfast, Box Lunch & Dinner

 

01st December 2017
Day 8: Cayambe Mountain Summit & Hot Springs

This morning we return back to base and travel to the truly beautiful Papallacta thermal springs. Your  afternoon is about relaxing, enjoying the hot springs, spa treatments where at last you can take off those hiking boots and relax.

Overnight – Termas de Papallacta
Includes – Breakfast

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02nd December 2017
Day 9: Adventure in Banios

We continue on our ultimate adventure tour Ecuador journey and depart for the adventure capital of Banios. This town is certainly home to many adventure seeking activities such as white water rafting, canyon swing, zip lining, mountain bike riding, hiking and more! First of all we travel past Cotopaxi and if the conditions are o.k we will of course travel into the national park. (In May 2017, Volcano Cotopaxi had volcanic activity and this itinerary may alter pending conditions).

Overnight – Hotel Sangay
Includes – Breakfast & Lunch

 

03rd December 2017
Day 10: Adventure in Banios

Another full fun filled day exploring Banios with a visit to the waterfalls.  Afterwards you have the afternoon at leisure.

Overnight – Hotel Sangay
Includes – Breakfast & Lunch

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04th December 2017
Day 11: Adventure in Banios

Today we embark on yet another equally fun horse riding adventure in the mountains. Afterwards we go canyoning in the afternoon.

Overnight – Hotel Sangay
Includes – Breakfast & Lunch

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05th December 2017
Day 12: Adventure in Banios

Another truly unique experience in Ecuador with a half day white water rafting in the nearby level 3 rapids. Afterwards you have the afternoon at leisure to perhaps choose another activity or soak up the Banios atmosphere.

Overnight – Hotel Sangay
Includes – Breakfast & Lunch

 

06th December 2017
Day 13: Departure

Of course your journey has come to an end with a transfer back to Quito and completion of your truly ultimate adventure tour Ecuador.

 

Ultimate Adventure Tour Ecuador Price:

Prices are based in USD

24th November 2017 – USD $3,900 per person (based on twin share)

*If you are wanting to travel on a another date please email as other dates are available on request.

 

Minimum & Maximum Travelers on this Tour

A minimum of 2 Adults is required to be booked/paid deposit for this Ultimate Adventure Tour Ecuador to run.

**Groups between 2-6 Adults local guides will be used to guide the group

**For groups between 8-12 Adults a personal group tour leader will be with the group for the entire duration of the tour + also using the local guides.

**There is a maximum of 12 Adults for this tour + tour leader

**For Cayambe Summit – Pasochoa & Corazon acclimatization days will be 1 guide for 6 Adults / 2 guides for 8-12 Adults. For Cayambe Summit maximum of 1 guide for each 2 passengers.

 

Program Includes:

  • Private transportation
  • Bilingual guide/local guide for the program
  • Climbing guide (as per ratio below)
  • Meals mentioned in above itinerary
  • National park entrance fees
  • In Banios Canyoning, horseback riding and white water rafting will be in a shared basis with other travelers
  • Accommodation mentioned above or similar class hotels (pending availability when booked)
  • Breakfast daily & local taxes
  • Sightseeing tours as mentioned above

Program Excludes:

  • Expenses for other meals not mentioned in above itinerary + drinks
  • Personal expenses + tips
  • Additional tours/services you have personally organised with your guide
  • International flights + taxes
  • Travel Insurance
  • Other equipment for trek, eg. trek poles/back pack/camel back
  • Vaccinations
  • Visa’s (please check if this is valid for you)
  • Any amendments

Extension / Add on

In addition to this tour, perhaps you want to explore more of Ecuador. We can put together custom itineraries for exploring more of the Andes mountain range, Exploring Ancient Ruins, Visiting the Galapagos Islands or something a little different and exploring the Ecuadorian Amazon Rain-forest in a luxury riverboat

Anakonda River Cruise 

Galapagos Cruising 

 

Terms & Conditions

Travel restrictions apply for this 12 night ultimate adventure tour Ecuador. Prices and taxes are correct as at 28th May 2017. Prices quoted are on sale until 28th August 2017 unless otherwise stated or sold out prior. Valid for selected dates, other dates on request and may alter in price.

Price is subject to change, availability, alteration and international currency fluctuations without notice. Prices are quoted in USD as this is the operators/country’s local currency. Single supplement is USD$1500. A deposit of USD$1000 is payable at time of booking.

While this deposit secures a place on the tour, it does not guarantee the final price. Final price is confirmed once paid in full. Tour price is based on a minimum of 2 Adults and a maximum of 12 Adults plus a tour leader for over 8 Adults on tour. Offer may be withdrawn at any time. All prices are based on per person, based on twin occupancy and only for passengers over the age of 18 years.

Travel insurance is strongly recommended and can be arranged for you on request if you are a Australian citizen. Visas and vaccinations may be required and it is your responsibility to check this prior to booking. For full terms and conditions contact your MTA Travel Expert and creator of these tours Tanya Kellen – +61 421 986 733 or tkellen@mtatravel.com.au www.mtatravel.com.au/tkellen