Ecuador: Amazon, Hot Springs & Volcanoes

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Run by: G Adventures

Reference number: SEANG

From: £1129.00

Get in touch with the power of the planet on this nine-day adventure packed with many of Ecuador’s natural wonders. Hike through the greener-than-green Amazon jungle with a local naturalist guide at your side, slip into the celebrated (and restorative) hot springs of Papallacta, enjoy lunch with the residents of an Andean community, and spend a night at a historic hacienda. Let this force of nature blow you away.

Day 1 Quito

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

Day 2 Quito/Otavalo (1B, 1L)

Drive to the highlands with a stop at the community of Peguche for a local lunch. Continue to Otavalo and visit the famous handicraft market. Stay the night at a historic highlands hacienda.

Day 3 Otavalo/Papallacta (1B)

Visit the home and studio of Don Miguel to learn how the Indigenous people of the Otavalo region have used the backstrap loom to create their woven goods. Continue to the Papallacta Hot Springs Resort for a dip in hot springs, optional spa treatments, and hiking excursions. There is plenty of time to soak, relax, and enjoy the mountain views.

Day 4 Papallacta/Tena (1B, 1L, 1D)

Visit the Guango private cloud forest reserve for a walk with your CEO to learn about the unique flora and fauna of the region. Enjoy a visit to Misahualli to visit the cheeky Capuchin monkeys who call this town home. Continue to Tena to catch our motorized canoe to the Amazon lodge. Settle in and receive a briefing from a local naturalist guide about the lodge and area. After, embark on a night walk with the naturalist guide to learn about the nocturnal creatures of the Amazon.

Day 5 Tena (1B, 1L, 1D)

Depart early by canoe to visit a parrot clay lick (Saladero). With our naturalist guide, view parrots and parakeets who gather to eat the mineral-rich clay which helps them digest fruit and seeds. Return to the lodge for breakfast then continue on to visit AmaZOOnico, an animal rescue centre that rehabilitates, reintroduces, and cares for animals who are victims of illegal trafficking. Later, enjoy a unique cultural experience at a local family’s home. Meet the family to learn about their traditions and what daily life is like in the Amazon.

Day 6 Tena/BaÑos (1B)

Depart the Amazon to BaÑos, a stunning town surrounded by volcanoes. Along the way, visit the Omaere Ethnobotanical Park and discover ethnobotany — the study of the relationship between cultures and the plants around them.

Day 7 BaÑos (1B)

Free day to explore BaÑos where there are numerous optional€tivities such as hiking, horseback riding, visits to hot springs, and mountain biking.

Day 8 BaÑos/Quito (1B)

Drive back to Quito along the scenic Avenue of Volcanoes with a visit to Cotopaxi National Park en route. Enjoy stunning views of the perfectly shaped volcano (it’s one of the highest€tive volcanoes in the world).

Day 9 Quito (1B)

Depart at any time.

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
16/11/2018 24/11/2018 0 £1129.00
14/12/2018 22/12/2018 8 £1169.00
04/01/2019 12/01/2019 8 £1149.00
01/02/2019 09/02/2019 0 £1149.00
15/02/2019 23/02/2019 0 £1149.00
22/02/2019 02/03/2019 0 £1149.00
01/03/2019 09/03/2019 12 £1149.00
15/03/2019 23/03/2019 15 £1149.00
05/04/2019 13/04/2019 0 £1149.00
26/04/2019 04/05/2019 11 £1149.00
17/05/2019 25/05/2019 16 £1219.00
24/05/2019 01/06/2019 15 £1219.00
27/05/2019 04/06/2019 6 £1219.00
07/06/2019 15/06/2019 13 £1219.00
05/07/2019 13/07/2019 12 £1219.00
26/07/2019 03/08/2019 16 £1219.00
09/08/2019 17/08/2019 16 £1219.00
23/08/2019 31/08/2019 11 £1219.00
06/09/2019 14/09/2019 16 £1219.00
20/09/2019 28/09/2019 16 £1219.00
04/10/2019 12/10/2019 16 £1149.00
18/10/2019 26/10/2019 10 £1149.00
01/11/2019 09/11/2019 14 £1149.00
08/11/2019 16/11/2019 16 £1149.00
22/11/2019 30/11/2019 16 £1149.00
20/12/2019 28/12/2019 16 £1219.00
27/12/2019 04/01/2020 14 £1219.00
03/01/2020 11/01/2020 16 £1149.00
17/01/2020 25/01/2020 16 £1149.00
31/01/2020 08/02/2020 16 £1149.00
07/02/2020 15/02/2020 16 £1149.00
21/02/2020 29/02/2020 16 £1149.00
28/02/2020 07/03/2020 16 £1149.00
06/03/2020 14/03/2020 16 £1149.00
13/03/2020 21/03/2020 16 £1149.00
20/03/2020 28/03/2020 16 £1149.00
27/03/2020 04/04/2020 16 £1149.00
10/04/2020 18/04/2020 16 £1149.00
24/04/2020 02/05/2020 16 £1149.00
01/05/2020 09/05/2020 16 £1219.00
15/05/2020 23/05/2020 16 £1219.00
29/05/2020 06/06/2020 16 £1219.00
05/06/2020 13/06/2020 16 £1219.00
19/06/2020 27/06/2020 16 £1219.00
26/06/2020 04/07/2020 16 £1219.00
03/07/2020 11/07/2020 16 £1219.00
17/07/2020 25/07/2020 16 £1219.00
31/07/2020 08/08/2020 16 £1219.00
07/08/2020 15/08/2020 16 £1219.00
14/08/2020 22/08/2020 16 £1219.00
28/08/2020 05/09/2020 16 £1219.00
11/09/2020 19/09/2020 16 £1219.00
25/09/2020 03/10/2020 16 £1219.00
02/10/2020 10/10/2020 16 £1149.00
16/10/2020 24/10/2020 16 £1149.00
30/10/2020 07/11/2020 16 £1149.00
06/11/2020 14/11/2020 16 £1149.00
20/11/2020 28/11/2020 16 £1149.00
27/11/2020 05/12/2020 16 £1149.00
04/12/2020 12/12/2020 16 £1219.00
18/12/2020 26/12/2020 16 £1219.00
25/12/2020 02/01/2021 16 £1219.00

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