A country of contrasts

Tour in detail

> 9 days - 8 nights

> 23 meals included



Day 1: Fly overnight to Quito

Day 2: Quito – Otavalo

  • Visit Quito, a UNESCO world heritage city.
  • Take an excursion to Mitad del Mundo.
  • Continue travelling to Otavalo.

Day 3: Otavalo Market − Quito

  • Explore the bustling Otavalo market.
  • Visit Condor Park and enjoy a bird of prey demonstration.

Day 4: Otavalo – Papallacta - Amazon

  • Travel over the Andean high plains to the luxurious vegetation of the Amazon rain forest.
  • Stop at the Papallacta hot springs for a moment of relaxation.
  • Installation in a confortable lodge of the Amazon rain forest.

Day 5: Amazon rain forest

  • Explore the Amazon
  • Discover the local lifestyle, plants and animals.
  • Visit amaZOOnico, an animal protection and rehabilitation centre.

Day 6: Amazon rain forest − Banos

  • Raft on the Jatun Yacu River.
  • Travel to Banos.

Day 7: Banos

  • Hike surrounded by exotic fruit trees.
  • Discover the town of Banos and the waterfall route.
  • Visit a local school.

Day 8: Lasso − Quito − Otavalo

  • Travel to the Cotopaxi Volcano.
  • Experience a spectacular climb of the volcano in a 4X4 and on foot.
  • Travel to Quito through the magnificent volcano avenue.

Day 9: Fly back home

The package include:

  • Return flight to Montreal/Toronto, including taxes.
  • Bus transportation for all excursions.
  • Full board accomodation in hotels and hostels
  • Visits and admission to the attractions listed in the itinerary.
  • Services of a professional English speaking guide.
  • Detailed documentation for the organizer.
  • 24-hour emergency assistance from Voyages Objectif Terre.
  • The 0.10% contribution to the travel agent’s collective security fund.
  • Free trip for organizers at a rate of 1 per 10 paying participants.