Andes to Amazon

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4.8 Based on 14 Reviews
  • duration 14 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-95 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-7458
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Quito, Ecuador
  • Ends Guayaquil, Ecuador
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Visit colonial Quito, the Otavalo indigenous market and Cuenca's Unesco reserve
  • Stay overnight in the peaceful Bellavista Cloud Forest Reserve
  • Spend two nights soaking up the sounds of the Amazon Rainforest
  • Visit the ruins of Ingapirca and Cajas National Park
  • Take a mangrove boat trip by the Pacific coast and visit a cacao plantation
Start in Quito and end in Guayaquil, the "Andes To Amazon" trip is a guided cultural, religious and historic sites trip that takes 14 days. You will travel through Ingapirca, Puembo, Liana Lodge and 6 other destinations in Ecuador. "Andes To Amazon" is a small group trip which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Andean ranges, colonial landmarks, effervescent indigenous markets and verdant cloud forests are just the start of the wonders we see on this Ecuadorian adventure. We also follow the Avenue of the Volcanoes where we glimpse the snow-capped peaks of Cayambe and Chimborazo, and stay in the Amazon Rainforest, which we share with monkeys and more. It finished on the Pacific coast, where we take to boats to navigate mangroves and visit a cacao plantation – a fitting end to a trip packed with adventure and culture.
  • Day 1: Start Quito
  • Day 2: Quito city tour; Bellavista Cloud Forest Reserve
  • Day 3: Spot birds in Bellavista; to hacienda
  • Day 4: Visit San Clemente indigenous community
  • Day 5: Walk at Cuicocha Crater Lake; visit Otavalo
  • Day 6: Visit Papallacta Hot Springs; to Amazon Rainforest
  • Day 7: Rainforest exploration; AmaZoonico Animal Rescue Centre
  • Day 8: To Baños; visit Devil's Cauldron waterfall
  • Day 9: Walk in Chimborazo National Park
  • Day 10: To Ingapirca and Cuenca
  • Day 11: Half-day city tour of Cuenca
  • Day 12: Walk in Cajas National Park; to Las Chorreras
  • Day 13: Mangrove boat trip; visit cacao plantation
  • Day 14: Depart Guayaquil
  • All accommodation
  • 13 breakfasts, five lunches, three dinners
  • All transport and listed activities
  • Airport arrival transfers
  • Tour leader throughout
  • Travel insurance
  • Single accommodation (available on request)
  • Visas or vaccinations
4.8 - Excellent
Based on 14 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On Nov 24 2019
5 - Excellent
Excellent trip with great variety
We loved our holiday to Ecuador because of the very varied itinerary, the stunning scenery, a very friendly group and because Eddy was a capable and enthusiastic tour leader. In addition, the quality of the food and accommodation... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Apr 16 2017
5 - Excellent
Andes to Amazon
This was an excellent introduction to this very diverse country, including different landscapes, culture and wildlife.
  • Anonymous
  • On Apr 16 2017
5 - Excellent
Amazing Ecuador
If it's variety you're after, in one country, with no worries about getting around, this is the trip to choose. Every day brings something different, whether at fairly high altitude in the snowy peaks of Chimborazo National ... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Apr 16 2017
5 - Excellent
Fantastic trip!
This was one of my best ever trips. Ecuador is a beautiful country with many different kinds of scenery, interesting cities, fabulous bird life, fascinating indigenous people, colourful markets and much more.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Andes to Amazon tour. You can cancel the tour up to 93 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 92 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 25 July 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 25 July 2024, a deposit of 25% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 92 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Andes to Amazon tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Andes to Amazon 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 traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Group sizes are kept small to maintain a low risk ‘small group bubble’, with an average of 10 guests in each group.
  • Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
  • All travellers will be required to be fully vaccinated no less than two weeks prior to travel.
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