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Destination for this trip:
Ecuador; Quito, Ecuador
Length of trip:
Approximate price of this trip per person:
from $ 1599 to $ 1599
Best travel dates to go:
January, February, March, September, October, November, December
Detailed Description of this trip:
2-day biking excursion on Mt. Chimborazo, 3-day Ingapirca trek with local guide, cook and porters. Guided tour of Ingapirca, 3-day whitewater rafting trip on the Jondachi and Quijos River (level IV-IV +). Day trip to Otavalo market. ***Requires high level of physical fitness***
This Trip is Recommended for:
Day 1 - Quito
Arrive QuitoArrive in Quito
Arrive in Quito at any time.
Day 2 - Ecuador
Biking Cotopaxi VolcanoBiking Cotopaxi Volcano
Enjoy views of 8 different volcanoes including the world's highest active volcano. Starting at 4,420 m, bike downhill through vocanic ash, paramo, and pine forests, spotting condors.
Day 3 - Ecuador
Biking Mount Chimborazo/Urbina Mountain RefugeBiking Mount Chimborazo/Urbina Mountain Refuge
Bike through the town of Guano before hitting the area's rugged terrain. Enjoy a picnic with Quichua families before coninuing. Stay in a mountain refuge.
Day 4 - Ecuador
Urbina Mountain RefugeUrbina Mountain Refuge - Chill
At 6,310 m, Mt. Chimborazo is Ecuador's highest point. Enjoy the views from the Urbina Mountain Refuge at its base.
Days 5-6 - Ecuador
From Achupallas, trek to Ingapirca, Ecuador's most important Inca site. Pass through remote highlands, indigeous communities, mountain landscapes and lakes.
Days 7-8 - Ecuador
Take a guided tour of Ingapirca ruins and explore. Relax in the famous thermal hot springs and enjoy scenery with a coffee at an outdoor cafe. Optional hiking, biking, rafting and horseback riding are possible.
Day 9 - Ecuador
En Route to Tena.En Route to Tena
En Route to Tena watch tthe scenery change from towering mountains to lush jungles.
Days 10-11 - Ecuador
Whitewater raftingJondachi and Quijos River Rafting Trip
Navigate both the wild Jondachi and Quijos River and the cloud forest. The cool water and air make this an excellent change from the tropical Amazon climate.
Day 12 - Ecuador
Hot SpringPapallacta Hot Springs
Head to the Papallacta hot springs for a well-deserved soalk with stunning views of snowcapped mountains and a glass of wine.
Day 13 - Ecuador
Visit the town of Otavalo and the famous market where you can purchase handmade wares.
Day 14 - Ecuador
Return to Quito
Return to Quito.
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