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Family Tour

When you’ve always been a traveller, settling for the traditional kiddie themed breaks might not be for you. Here at Polylepis Tours we provide an adventure to enchant both the kids, and the bigger kids of the family. If you are looking for unforgettable experiences to share, look no further…. experience the authentic!

  •  Transfer to hotel and introduction to tour

Activity length: Approx 2 hrs

Overnight: Quito

  • City tour of Quito, UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Visit chocolate restaurant to enjoy the treats on offer
  • Visit to equator, Mitad del Mundo

Highlights # history, architecture, shopping, culture#

Activity length: Approx 8 hrs

Overnight: Quito

  • Visit to eco-farm in the Machachi area
  • Horse ride through the countryside

Highlights # agriculture, the country life, stunning scenery #

Activity length: Approx 8 hrs

Overnight: Lasso/Latacunga area

  • Walk in the ‘fairy-tale’ Polylepis forest
  • Visit to Chimborazo, including optional short walk to the second refuge

Highlights # volcanic scenery, wildlife, forest #

Activity length: Approx 8 hrs

Overnight: Riobamba

  • Ride the famous Devil’s Nose train
  • Visit to the Cañari and Incan archaeological complex of Ingaprica

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

Activity length: Approx 10 hrs

Overnight: Cuenca

  • Morning – horseback riding and cooking class
  • Afternoon – city tour – Cuenca, UNESCO Cultural Heritage Site

Highlights # colonial architecture, history, shopping, horses #

Activity length: Approx 8 hrs

Overnight: Cuenca

  • Visit to El Cajas National Park, including walking and fishing activities
  • Visit to cacao plantation
  • Cycling or walking activity in Guayaquil

Highlights # scenery, walking, fishing, agriculture, cycling #

Activity length: Approx 9 hrs

Overnight: Guayaquil

  • Transfer to Guayaquil airport for connections home, or Galápagos or Amazon extension tour (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*

Price: from $1760 p/p (children under 11 years old receive a discount of 15%)
Min: 2 people /Max: 16 people


  •      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


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

Polylepis Tours

Polylepis Tours is a Tour Operator dedicated to delivering the best of Ecuador’s four regions to our clients. Bringing together the finest of our local providers, to showcase the amazing diversity that this wonderful country has to offer.