Highlands of Ecuador

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Group
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Quito, Ecuador
  • Ends Quito, Ecuador
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HIGHLIGHTS
  • Wander Quito and colonial cities.
  • Marvel at an active volcano.
  • Shop at the Otavalo Market.
  • Ride the famous Devil's Nose train.
Starting and ending in Quito, the Highlands Of Ecuador tour is a guided explorer trip that takes 8 days. You will travel through Otavalo, Cuenca and Alausí in Ecuador. Highlands Of Ecuador is a small group tour which 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.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT G ADVENTURES
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 96 reviews
James' review for another G Adventures tour
5 - Excellent
  • James
  • From Australia
  • On May 31 2018
“Truly loved Spain and Portugal. Morrocco was exciting as well, but more from a cultural perspective. Really pleased with the overall tour - it was fab! Thanks-”
SANJAY's review for another G Adventures tour
5 - Excellent
  • SANJAY
  • From USA
  • On Sep 17 2018
“Excellent”
Review for another G Adventures tour
4 - Very Good
  • Anonymous
  • From British
  • On Feb 01 2020
“Good trip....worth the money. Tour leader Hendri is a great guy who never loses his warm smile.”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Quito
  • Day 2: Quito/Otavalo
  • Day 3: Otavalo/Cotopaxi
  • Day 4: Cotopaxi/Alausí
  • Day 5: Alausí/Cuenca
  • Day 6: Cuenca
  • Day 7: Cuenca/Quito
  • Day 8: Quito
WHAT'S INCLUDED Download PDF Brochure
Accommodation
  • Hotels (5 nts), rustic mountain lodge (2 nts).
Meals
  • 7 breakfasts
    Note: Allow USD200-260 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Local bus, plane, private vehicle.
Staff & experts
  • 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
  • Devil's Nose train excursion
  • Orientation walk 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.
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GOOD TO KNOW
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

A deposit may be required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 61 days before 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 travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

Age Requirement

You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Travel Style : ClassicAll of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.
  • 2. Service Level : StandardComfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.
  • 3. Physical Grading : 3 - AverageSome tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.
  • 4. Trip Type : Small GroupGroup 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. Check individual trips for details.
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