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Ecuador: Amazon, Hot Springs & Volcanoes

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  • No booking fees
  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 9 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-5161
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
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  • Starts Quito, Ecuador
  • Ends Quito, Ecuador
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Visit the Otavalo Weaving studio and get a lesson from Miguel Andrango.
  • Explore villages and learn about traditional handicrafts and folk art from locals.
  • Traverse the Amazon jungle with a local naturalist guide.
  • Learn about the relationship between cultures and the plants around them at the Omaere Ethnobotanical Park.
  • Be surrounded by towering volcanoes
The trip "Ecuador: Amazon, Hot Springs & Volcanoes" starts and ends in Quito. It is a wildlife trip that takes 9 days taking you through Otavalo, Papallacta and Banos in Ecuador. "Ecuador: Amazon, Hot Springs & Volcanoes" is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Ecuador is a small country that packs a punch when it comes to natural beauty, biodiversity, and indigenous heritage. Discover this South American jewel on a memorable adventure, travelling from the emerald-clad Andes to the Amazon’s thriving jungles. Come face-to-face with unique creatures on a nighttime walk through the forest and on a tour of an animal sanctuary; hike through awe-inspiring Cotopaxi National Park, crowned by the soaring Cotopaxi Volcano; and delve into indigenous culture on a visit to an Amazonian community and Omaere Ethnobotanical Park.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Quito
  • Day 2: Quito/Otavalo
  • Day 3: Otavalo/Papallacta
  • Day 4: Papallacta/Tena
  • Day 5: Tena
  • Day 6: Tena/Baños
  • Day 7: Baños
  • Day 8: Baños/Quito
  • Day 9: Quito
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotels (4 nts), historic hacienda (1 nt), jungle lodge (2 nts), hot springs resort (1 nt).
Meals
  • 8 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners
    Note: Allow USD250-325 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Private van, motorized canoe, walking.
Guide
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.
Included activities
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Otavalo Weaving Lesson
  • Otavalo
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Amazon Home Experience
  • Tena
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Visit the Omaere Ethnobotanical Park
  • Baños
  • Your Wellness Moment: Papallacta Hot Springs Visit
  • Papallacta
  • Arrival transfer
  • Overnight in an historic hacienda
  • Explore the Otavalo handicraft market
  • Cloud forest reserve visit
  • Two nights at an Amazon lodge with jungle excursions
  • Excursion to Cotopaxi National Park
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to/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: Amazon, Hot Springs & Volcanoes tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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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:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
  • Protected Travel within your own bubble.
  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
  • Privacy Enjoy a tour focused solely on you or your travel group.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Ecuador: Amazon, Hot Springs & Volcanoes tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 07 October 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 07 October 2022, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Ecuador: Amazon, Hot Springs & Volcanoes 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.

Visa

For this Ecuador: Amazon, Hot Springs & Volcanoes 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.

Age Requirement

minimum 12 years old

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Service Level : Upgraded Quality accommodations and more inclusions than on other G Adventures tours, like meals, private transport, and activities.
  • 2. Physical Grading : 2 - Light Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
  • 3. Trip Type : Small Group Group trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip.
  • 4. Travel Style : National Geographic Journeys Greater exploration, insider access, and the freedom to roam – all without sacrificing comfort.
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.
  • Elevated hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected.
  • This tour requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before your departure day or have a negative PCR test within 96 hours before your departure day.
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