Ecuador & North Peruvian Wanderer

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4.5 Based on 17 Reviews
  • duration 20 days
  • tour type Group
  • minimum participants 2
  • age requirement 18+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Lima, Peru
  • Ends Quito, Ecuador
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • 3 night stay in a community run eco lodge to explore the Amazon Jungle
  • Go white water rafting, canyoning or trekking in Banos
  • Try horse back riding or mountain biking around the stunning landscape
  • Visit the crater lake of Quilotoa
The tour Ecuador & North Peruvian Wanderer starts in Lima and ends in Quito. This is a trekking tour that takes 20 days taking you through Lima, Punta Sal, Cuenca, Chugchilán and 6 other destinations in Peru and Ecuador. This is a guided group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Ecuador is all about its Andean heartland and its pristine Amazon jungle and its cities house some of South America's finest colonial masterpieces. Both Quito and Cuenca, home of the Panama hat, have the most beautiful churches and plazas on the continent. Ecuador is best known for the Galapagos, and if you start or finish this tour in Quito, you must try to add on a trip to the islands.

The Ecuadorian Andes are both verdant and magnificent and it is well worth spending time, trekking, climbing or rafting here before heading into the rain forests of the Amazon.

Crossing into Northern Peru, you leave the greenery behind you and head into dry deserts with the ancient civilisations and monuments of the Moche and the Chimu Indians; Indeed Chan Chan , capital of the Chimu's is the largest Adobe city in the world. Towering above the desert are the mighty Cordillera of the snow capped Andes, ideal for trekking in the Huaraz region.

This trip visits the Huasquila Ecolodge, which promote ecotourism in the area.

4.5 - Excellent
Based on 17 reviews
5 - Excellent
  • Simon J
  • On Aug 01 2018
“The trekking up Laguna 69 and the Quilota Volcano were excellent, as of course were both the excellent crew and fellow travellers.”
5 - Excellent
  • Simon J
  • On Jul 29 2018
“Overlanding may not be for everyone as it is very much a shared travelling experience. This was our second trip with Dragoman after hopping off the truck in Santiago and travelling independently for a couple of months before re-joining the same truck in Lima. As before, we very much enjoyed the whole journey and also the wonderful crew and fellow travellers, who are all now active personal friends on social media well after the trip.”
5 - Excellent
  • Dennis R
  • On Jul 08 2018
“Very good as usual.”
Very Good
4 - Very Good
  • Bryony S
  • On Jun 15 2018
“The days in the Amazon were the highlight”
Select Tour Version:
  • Day 1: Lima
  • Day 2: Huaraz
  • Day 3: Huaraz
  • Day 4: Huaraz
  • Day 5: Huanchaco
  • Day 6: Huanchaco
  • Day 7: Punta Sal
  • Day 8: Punta Sal
  • Day 9: Cuenca
  • Day 10: Cuenca
  • Day 11: Chugchilán
  • Day 12: Chugchilán
  • Day 13: Rio Verde
  • Day 14: Rio Verde
  • Day 15: Rio Verde
  • Day 16: Ecuadorian Amazon
  • Day 17: Ecuadorian Amazon
  • Day 18: Ecuadorian Amazon
  • Day 19: Quito
  • Day 20: Quito
  • Overland Expedition Vehicle, Boat
  • Two Dragoman Crew Members, Local Guides where necessary
  • 15 Breakfasts
  • 12 Lunches
  • 12 Dinner
  • Any international flights to Lima and from Quito are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Ecuador & North Peruvian Wanderer tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Ecuador & North Peruvian Wanderer tour. You can cancel the tour up to 61 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 60 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 28 January 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 28 January 2021, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 60 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Ecuador & North Peruvian Wanderer tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Ecuador & North Peruvian Wanderer tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

Local Payment The local payment is a group fund, paid separately from the trip price on the first day of the tour. It covers everything that the group does together on the ground. This is primarily hotel accommodation and campsite fees, meals whilst camping (but not while eating in restaurants), and included activities and puts money directly back to the local community. The local payment, or kitty system, is unique to overlanding tours and provides maximum flexibility and best value on the road - you can see exactly what is being paid for, you get everything at cost price, it keeps costs competitive by leveraging group expenses and saves on administrative costs. The fund is run by the tour guide, and any excess left over at the end is returned equally to the group. Local prices are estimated in USD when we print the brochure then reviewed monthly as local costs and exchange rates vary throughout the year. It's therefore important once you book your trip to check the website regularly and just before departure for any changes to the amount.

If you have any question about this tour or need help with planning a trip, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We're ready to help.
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