Best Of Ecuador

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 9 days
  • tour type Group Request as private
  • age requirement 8-95 yrs
  • max group size 22
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-39248
  • 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
  • Enjoy a fascinating tour of Quito, Ecuador’s bustling capital city
  • Stroll through the world-famous indigenous market in Otavalo
  • Relax amid the breathtaking views of the Papallacta Hot Springs
  • Explore the extraordinary Amazon rainforest with a naturalist guide
  • Tour Guayaquil, Ecuador’s largest city and one of the most beautiful
Start in Quito and end in Guayaquil, the "Best Of Ecuador" trip is a guided cultural, religious and historic sites tour that takes 9 days. You will travel through Quito, Papallacta, Guayaquil and 3 other destinations in Ecuador. "Best Of Ecuador" is a group trip which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

This small-group tour will show you the best of Ecuador. Discover some of the most extraordinary cities, famous indigenous markets, and breathtaking landscapes of South America. Begin your journey in Quito, the heart of Ecuador, and the second-highest capital city in the world. Discover various landmarks including La Ronda, the Cathedral, and the Middle of the World, where the equatorial line divides the hemispheres. Enjoy the extraordinary views of this colorful city from Penecillo Hill. From there, you will visit the Otavalo Indian Market and the famous Cuicocha Crater Lake before you travel to Papallacta. Papallacta is known for its gorgeous natural scenery and Hot Springs, where you may enjoy a relaxing bath in the natural waters. Continue your journey to the Amazon and discover the natural beauty of this legendary area with a guide. Visit Amazon Island Park, an environmental interpretation center. Travel to Baños and discover the famous waterfalls of “Manto de la Novia” and “Pailon del Diablo”. Next, you will see extraordinary views of the active Tungurahua volcano before you travel to get a view of Cotopaxi Volcano before going to Quito, where you will end your tour of Ecuador.
  • Day 1: - Quito (arrival)
  • Day 2: Quito
  • Day 3: Quito - Otavalo - Papallacta
  • Day 4: Papallacta
  • Day 5: Papallacta - Amazon
  • Day 6: Amazon
  • Day 7: Amazon - Banos
  • Day 8: Banos - Quito
  • Day 9: Quito (departure) -
  • 08 Nights’ accommodation in a twin sharing basis at listed superior hotels or similar
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • Full board meal plan at the Amazon Lodge
  • All Arrival and departure airport transfers
  • All Transportation in AC modern vehicles
  • Services of English-speaking guide during the tours
  • All sightseeing as per the detailed itinerary
  • All local applicable taxes
  • All entrance fees as per the detailed itinerary
  • Items of a personal nature, tips, and gratuities
  • Visa fees, if applicable
  • Items not mentioned as included
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Best Of Ecuador tour. You can cancel the tour up to 78 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 77 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 17 February 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 17 February 2024, a deposit of 30% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 77 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Best Of Ecuador 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 Best Of Ecuador 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.


All children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Minimum age for children on escorted tours is 8. Minimum age on Safaris is 12. Minimum age for game drives in Kruger National Park (South Africa) is 12. Minimum age for Uganda programs is 15.Please note that many countries have adopted practices to prevent international abductions of children. If a person under the age of 18 years will be travelling with an adult other than his/her parents, or with only one parent, a notarized letter, granting authorization to travel, including the dates of travel should be carried.

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 travelers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed throughout the tour.
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