Ecuador - Andes to Amazon

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  • No booking fees
  • 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-17191
  • 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
  • A two-week tour of all the natural and cultural highlights of mainland Ecuador
  • Explore traditional Andean villages and colonial architecture
  • Visit Cotopaxi National Park and sleep in the Amazon Jungle
The trip "Ecuador - Andes To Amazon" starts from Quito and ends in Guayaquil. It is an active and outdoor trip that takes 14 days taking you through Guayaquil, Quito, Cotopaxi National Park and 6 other destinations in Ecuador. "Ecuador - Andes To Amazon" is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Next to the giants of Peru and Brazil, Ecuador is a tiny pocket of underrated beauty. Our ambitious journey encompasses a wealth of culture and nature, taking in traditional Andean villages, snow-capped volcanic peaks, lush jungle landscapes and a fascinating colonial history.

Volcanoes - Drive through the spectacular Avenue of the Volcanoes and walk in Cotopaxi National Park

Indigenous Communities - In the mountainous surroundings of rural Otavalo, discover the indigenous heart of Ecuador

Amazon - Explore Ecuador's Amazon Jungle at a lodge in Misahualli

Extend your trip - Spot wildlife in the Galapagos on one of our seven-night cruises
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  • Day 1 : Join trip in Tumbaco, near Quito
  • Day 2 : Travel to Otavalo; explore the rural Andean surroundings on foot and visit the local market
  • Day 3 : Walk at the Laguna Cuicocha; share in rural life at indigenous highland communities
  • Day 4 : Return to Quito; walking tour of the UNESCO Heritage Old Town
  • Day 5 : Drive the Avenue of the Volcanoes to Cotopaxi National Park; walks at the Limpiopungo Lagoon
  • Day 6 : Drive to the Amazon via the thermal pools at Papallacta
  • Day 7 : Walk along the Misahualli River learning about local plants and bird spotting
  • Day 8 : Explore the Amazon by canoe and look for wildlife
  • Day 9 : Travel to Banos and drive the 'waterfall route' to the Pailon del Diablo falls
  • Day 10 : Visit Chimborazo Forest Reserve; continue to Riobamba
  • Day 11 : Visit the indigenous community of Palacio Real and the Inca ruins of Ingapirca before continuing to Cuenca
  • Day 12 : Explore Cuenca on foot; visit the Diez de Agosto food market
  • Day 13 : Free time in Cuenca; fly to Quito
  • Day 14 : Trip ends in Quito
  • 13 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 3 Dinners
  • Ilalo Garden Hotel (3 nights)
  • Hostal Riviera Sucre (2 nights)
  • Ikala Quito Hotel (1 night)
  • Jardin Aleman (3 nights)
  • La Floresta Hotel (1 night)
  • Hotel Rio (1 night)
  • Hotel Balcones (2 nights)
  • Driver(s)
  • Bus
  • Train
  • Explore Tour Leader
  • Local Guide(s)
  • Any international flights to Quito and from Guayaquil 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 - Andes to Amazon tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
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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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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Ecuador - Andes to Amazon tour. You can cancel the tour up to 63 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 62 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 25 June 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 25 June 2024, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 62 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Ecuador - 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 Ecuador - 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.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • The average size of this tour is just 12 people.
  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be either fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure or have taken a negative test (rapid antigen or PCR)  within 72 hours of departure.
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