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Highlands of Ecuador

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  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-10562
  • 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
  • Wander Quito and colonial cities.
  • Marvel at an active volcano.
  • Shop at the Otavalo Market.
The "Highlands Of Ecuador" tour starts and ends in Quito. It is a cultural, religious and historic sites tour that takes 8 days taking you through Otavalo, Cuenca and Cotopaxi National Park in Ecuador. "Highlands Of Ecuador" is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

If you’re short on time it doesn’t mean your cultural experience in Ecuador shouldn’t be colossal. This eight-day tour mixes exciting stuff like cities listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites, lively markets, and natural wonders like Cotopaxi volcano, so you get to soak in impressive cityscapes as well as sweeping vistas like a well-travelled, insightful sponge.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Quito
  • Day 2: Quito/Otavalo
  • Day 3: Otavalo/Cotopaxi
  • Day 4: Cotopaxi/Cuenca
  • Day 5: Cuenca
  • Day 6: Cuenca
  • Day 7: Cuenca/Quito
  • Day 8: Quito
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotels (5 nts), rustic mountain lodge (2 nts).
Meals
  • 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch
    Note: Allow USD190-250 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Local bus, plane, private vehicle.
Guide
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.
Included activities
  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Otavalo Handicrafts Market visit
  • Cotopaxi volcano stay
  • Cotopaxi National Park visit
  • City Tour of Cuenca
  • Internal flight
  • 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 Highlands of Ecuador tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
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Based on 1 review
  • Andrew Christopher
  • From USA
  • On Feb 27 2022
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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.
Request a private and/or personalized departure To design a private tour, we'll ask you some more information in the following steps.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes
CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Highlands of Ecuador 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 06 September 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 06 September 2022, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Highlands 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.

Visa

For this Highlands 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.

Age Requirement

minimum 12 years old

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Travel Style : Classic All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.
  • 2. Service Level : Standard Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.
  • 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. Physical Grading : 3 - Average Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.
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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