MULTI-SPORT & TREKKING

An action packed tour for the outdoor enthusiast, this trip has you trekking, cycling and horse riding your way through the Ecuadorian Andes… with the occasional rest day to make the most of thermal spas and hammocks along the way!

Introduction / Multi-sports 13 days

An action packed tour for the outdoor enthusiast, this trip has you trekking, cycling and horse riding your way through the Ecuadorian Andes… with the occasional rest day to make the most of thermal spas and hammocks along the way!

Day 1 Arrival to Quito
  • Transfer to hotel and introduction to tour

Activity length: Approx 2 hrs

Overnight: Quito

Days 2 Quito and Guagua Pichincha (teleferico)
  • City tour of Quito, UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Short walk at Guagua Pichincha

Highlights # history, architecture, walking, culture, scenery#

Activity length: Approx 8 hrs

Overnight: Quito

Day 3 Mindo cycling & hummingbirds
  • Cycling in Mindo area(3-4 hrs)
  • Observation of hummingbirds

Highlights # adventure, adrenaline, scenery, birds#

Activity length: Approx 9 hrs

Overnight: Machachi area

Day 4 Cotopaxi National Park
  • Visit to Cotopaxi National Park
  • Hike to first refuge, depending on weather conditions, and visit to Limpiopungo Lake
  • Horse riding

Highlights # scenery, hiking, riding, nature, photography #

Activity length: Approx 8 hrs

Overnight: Cotopaxi area

Day 5 Quilotoa
  • Visit to the stunning Quilotoa crater lake
  • Hike around the crater
  • Visit to local Tigua art galleries

Highlights # scenery, culture, hiking, art #

Activity length: Approx 8 hrs

Overnight: Latacunga area

Day 6 Baños rafting or canyoning
  • Rafting or canyoning in one of the rivers close to Baños
  • Short walk to Pailon del Diablo waterfall

Highlights # walking, relax, adrenaline, river#

Activity length: Approx 8 hrs

Overnight: Baños

Day 7 Leisure day in Baños
  • A free day to enjoy the delights of Baños, from adrenaline sports to pure relaxation

Highlights #waterfall views, shopping, crafts, thermal baths, relax, bungee#

Activity length: Depending on your chosen activities

Overnight: Baños

Day 8 Chimborazo
  • Walk up to the second refuge, optional further hike to the glacier
  • Mountain biking down the volcano path-optional

Highlights # hiking, scenery, volcano, biking#

Activity length: Approx 8 hrs

Overnight: Alausi area

Day 9 Devil´s Nose train & Cycling, Ingapirca Complex
  • Ride the famous Devil’s Nose train
  • Enjoy the Cañar landscapes whilst enjoying a moderate bike ride
  • Visit to the Cañari and Incan archaeological complex of Ingaprica

Highlights # scenery, zigzag train track, archaeology, history, sport#

Activity length: Approx 11 hrs

Overnight: Cuenca

Day 10 Cuenca City Tour & Canyoning or Rock climbing
  • Morning - adventure sport close to Cuenca
  • Afternoon city tour – Cuenca, UNESCO Cultural Heritage Site

Highlights # architecture, culture, history, sport#

Activity length: Approx 8 hrs

Overnight: Cuenca

Day 11 Horse riding & Cooking class
  • Enjoy the beautiful Azuay landscape from horseback
  • Visit to organic product centre/restaurant, with cooking class

Highlights # nature, scenery, food, horses #

Activity length: Approx 8 hrs

Overnight: Cuenca

Day 12 El Cajas National Park & Cycling or walking in Guayaquil
  • Visit to El Cajas National Park, including a hike
  • Journey to Guayaquil through spectacular scenery, descending from the Andes to the coast
  • Cycling or walking in the tropical coastal region

Highlights # hiking, mountain scenery, flora and fauna, glacial lakes, tropical journey #

Activity length: Approx 9 hrs

Overnight: Guayaquil

Day 13 Transfer to Guayaquil airport
  • Transfer to Guayaquil airport for connections home or Galapagos, or Amazon extension tours (please ask for details)

Activity length: Approx 1 hr

This tour is also possible in the reverse direction – Guayaquil to Quito

We keep our itinerary pages short and sweet, please contact us for the full detailed version or with any questions you may have.

* Tailor-made itineraries are also available*

TOUR DETAILS

Price: from $2750 p/p

Min: 2 people/Max: 10 people

INCLUDED

  • Private transportation
  • Bilingual guide
  • Accommodation based on double occupancy
  • Visits and excursions detailed in the itinerary
  • Breakfast is included in all packages
  • Other meals may be included, depending on your choice of package

NOT INCLUDED

  • International flights
  • Personal expenses
  • Soft & Alcoholic drinks
  • Additional activities
  • Meals (other than breakfast), depending on your choice of package
  • Tips
Introduction - Trekking Ecuadorian Highlands 11 days

The Ecuadorian Andes, creating a natural divide between Amazon and Coastal regions, is an area of astounding beauty and diversity. The striking peaks of the volcanoes provide a magical backdrop to the rolling hills and patchwork fields of the valleys. This region has an extensive range of tempting trekking and walking options… from a stroll along an Andean valley to the heights of Chimborazo!

Day 1 Arrival to Quito
  • Transfer to hotel and introduction to tour

Activity length: Approx 2 hrs

Overnight: Quito

Day 2 Quito
  • City tour of Quito, UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Short acclimatisation hike on Guagua Pichincha

Highlights # history, architecture, shopping, culture, hiking #

Activity length: Approx 8 hrs

Overnight: Quito

Day 3 Quilotoa Crater
  • Quilotoa Crater hike

Highlights # spectacular views, hiking, nature #

Activity length: Approx 8 hrs

Overnight: Latacunga

Day 4 Baños
  • Camino de contrabandistas hike
  • Visit to the wonderful ‘Pailón del Diablo’ waterfalls

Highlights # waterfall views, hiking, nature #

Activity length: Approx 9 hrs

Overnight: Baños

Day 5 Baños
  • Free day to simply relax, or try out some of the adrenaline activities on offer in the town

Highlights # relax, thermal baths, adrenaline activities, valley views #

Activity length: Depending on your chosen activities

Overnight: Baños

Day 6-8 Inca trail Achupallas - Ingapirca
  • 3 day hike along the historical Ecuadorian Inca trail, with horse to carry equipment

Highlights # Inca trail, history, culture, lagoon landscapes #

Activity length: Approx 5 hrs per day

 Overnight: nights 6 & 7 camping along the trail, night 8 Cuenca

Day 9 Cuenca
  • Half day city tour of Cuenca, UNESCO Heritage Site
  • Afternoon to explore Cuenca further or relax in the thermal baths of Baños de Cuenca

Highlights # history, culture, architecture, relax #

Activity length: Approx 4 hrs

Overnight: Cuenca

Days 10 El Cajas National Park & Inca trail
  • Hike on a section of the Inca trail found within El Cajas National Park

Highlights # Inca trail, hiking, wildlife, land of lagoons, history #

Activity length: Approx 8 hrs

Overnight: Guayaquil

Day 11 Transfer to Guayaquil airport
  • Transfer to Guayaquil airport for connections home, or Galapagos, Amazon or Northern Ecuador extension tours (please ask for details)

Activity length: Approx 1 hr

This tour is also possible in the reverse direction – Guayaquil to Quito.

We keep our itinerary pages short and sweet, please contact us for the full detailed version or with any questions you may have.

* Tailor-made itineraries are also available*

TOUR DETAILS

Price: from $2420 p/p

Min: 2 people/Max: 16 people

INCLUDED

  • Private transportation
  • Bilingual guide
  • Accommodation based on double occupancy
  • Visits and excursions detailed in the itinerary
  • Breakfast is included in all packages
  • Other meals may be included, depending on your choice of package

NOT INCLUDED

  • International flights
  • Personal expenses
  • Soft & Alcoholic drinks
  • Additional activities
  • Meals (other than breakfast), depending on your choice of package
  • Tips
Introduction - Trekking Inca Trail 8 days

This trek follows the Ecuadorian Inca Trail for some days visiting the most important archaeological complex of Ecuador ¨Ingapirca of Cañar¨, also in this amazing trekking tour you will visit one of the nicest national parks in Ecuador ¨El Cajas¨ where there is another important portion of the Inca trail... experience the authentic...

Day 1 Arrival to Quito
  • Transfer to hotel and introduction to tour

Activity length: Approx 2 hrs

Overnight: Quito

Day 2 Quito & Avenue of Volcanoes
  • City tour of Quito, UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Journey along the ‘Avenue of Volcanoes’ to Alausi

Highlights # history, architecture, shopping, culture, stunning scenery #

Activity length: Approx 9hrs

Overnight: Alausi

Days 3 - 5 Inca Trail, Achupallas - Ingapirca
  • 3 day hike along the historical Ecuadorian Inca trail, with horse to carry equipment

Highlights # Inca Trail, history, culture, lagoon landscapes #

Activity length: Approx 5 hrs per day

Overnight: nights 3 & 4 camping along the trail, night 5 Cuenca

Days 6 Cuenca
  • Free day to enjoy the UNESCO heritage site of Cuenca
  • An optional trip to a thermal Spa in Baños de Cuenca can also be arranged

Highlights # history, culture, architecture, relax #

Activity length: Depending on your chosen activities

Overnight: Cuenca

Days 7 El Cajas National Park - Inca trail
  • Hike on a section of the Inca trail found within El Cajas National Park

Highlights # Inca trail, hiking, wildlife, land of lagoons, history #

Activity length: Approx 4 hrs

Overnight: Guayaquil

Day 8 Transfer to Guayaquil airport
  • Transfer to Guayaquil airport for connections home, or Galapagos, Amazon or Northern Ecuador extension tours (please ask for details)

Activity length: Approx 1 hr

*This tour can also be connected to the north hiking tour,starting in Guayaquil*

We keep our itinerary pages short and sweet, please contact us for the full detailed version or with any questions you may have.

* Tailor-made itineraries are also available*

TOUR DETAILS

Price: from $1760 p/p

Min: 2 people/Max: 16 people

INCLUDED

  • Private transportation
  • Bilingual guide
  • Accommodation based on double occupancy
  • Camping equipment
  • Visits and excursions detailed in the itinerary
  • Breakfast is included in all packages
  • Other meals may be included, depending on your choice of package

NOT INCLUDED

  • International flights
  • Personal expenses
  • Soft & Alcoholic drinks
  • Additional activities
  • Meals (other than breakfast), depending on your choice of package
  • Tips
Introduction - Trekking North Ecuadorian Highlands 7 days

The Ecuadorian Andes, is an area of astounding beauty and diversity. The striking peaks of the volcanoes provide a magical backdrop to the rolling hills and patchwork fields of the valleys. This region has an extensive range of tempting trekking and walking options, showing the beauty of the higest mountains and outstandings landscapes of this part of Ecuador. Experience the authentic...

Day 1 Arrival to Quito
  • Transfer to hotel and introduction to tour

Activity length: Approx 2 hrs

Overnight: Quito

Day 2 Quito & Chugchilán
  • Morning city tour of Quito, UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Visit to Chugchilán

Highlights # history, architecture, shopping, culture, volcanic scenery #

Activity length: approx 8 hrs

Overnight: Chugchilán area

Day 3 Chugchilán & Quilotoa
  • Hike from Chugchilán to Quilotoa

Highlights # culture, volcanic scenery, hiking, wildlife #

Activity length: approx 6 hrs

Overnight: Quilotoa area

Day 4 Riobamba
  • Free day to explore Riobamba/rest

Highlights # history, architecture, relax #

Activity length: Depending on your chosen activities

Overnight: Riobamba area

Day 5 El Altar, Capac Urco refuge
  • Hike to the ‘Capac Urco’ refuge at El Altar

Highlights # nature, hiking, wildlife, snow-capped peaks #

Activity length: approx 6 hrs

Overnight: Capac Urco refuge – very basic

Day 6 El Altar, Valle de Collanes
  • Hike across the Valle de Collanes to Laguna Amarilla

Highlights # nature, hiking, wildlife, stunning lagoon #

Activity length: approx 6 hrs

Overnight: Riobamba area

Day 7 Chimborazo & Quito
  • Visit Ecuador’s highest volcano, Chimborazo, including short walk
  • Transfer to Quito International Airport for connections home, or Galapagos, Amazon or Southern Ecuador extension tours (please ask for details)

Highlights # volcanic scenery, vicuñas #

Activity length: approx 8 hrs

*This tour can also be connected to the Inca Trail trek tour*

We keep our itinerary pages short and sweet, please contact us for the full detailed version or with any questions you may have.

TOUR DETAILS

Price: from $1540 p/p

Min: 2 people/Max: 16 people

INCLUDED

  • Private transportation
  • Bilingual guide
  • Accommodation based on double occupancy
  • Visits and excursions detailed in the itinerary
  • Breakfast is included in all packages
  • Other meals may be included, depending on your choice of package

NOT INCLUDED

  • International flights
  • Personal expenses
  • Soft & Alcoholic drinks
  • Additional activities
  • Meals (other than breakfast), depending on your choice of package
  • Tips