A Guide – driver will transfer you from the airport to your hotel, where you get all the information about your trip with us and local dinner
DAY 2: Quito tour & Middle of the world
We will visit the Independence Square flanked by the Cathedral, the Presidential Palace, the Archbishop´s Palace after we will visit the first indian church in Quito call El Sagrario where you can see gold interior, Compania de Jesus church, it is the best known church in this city because of this large central nave, which is abundantly decorated with gold leaves, it is one of the most significant works of Spanish Baroque architecture in South America. It is Quito´s most ornate church and the most beautiful in South America. Continue to San Francisco convent, one of the greatest religious building of the new world. Its impressive facade and atrium lead to its gold interior, a Baroque influence of Moorish style, with the winged Virgin of Quito at this main altar. Afterwards, we will visit the viewpoint of Quito call Panecillo where you can get amazing view of the two parts of Quito old and new. For the afternoon we go to the Middle of the world, where you have the chance to stay on food each hemisphere means the highest part of this line in the world. Back to the hotel
DAY 3: Cotopaxi National Park – Trip to Baños
Breakfast Departure from Quito through the Panamerica highway, enjoying the beautiful landscapes of the place, we drive to the second highest active volcano Cotopaxi (59897 meters). Our first stop will be at the Holy Incas lake Limpiopungo lake where we can do a little walk around lake to see flora and fauna of Andes, Then we will drive to Banos, it is the second most popular city in Tungurahua and is the major turist center. It is known as the Gateway to the Amazonas. Banos is located on the northern foothills of the Tungurahua volcano, at an elevation of 1820 meters. It is named after the hot sprig located around the city, which have same healing properties due to their content of various minerals. The city is surrounded by the Pastaza river and has a humid and hot weather. All these conditions allow the tourist to develop different adventure sports like rafting, kayak, cycling, hiking and more…………… There also you can enjoy the local gastronomy and sweets or toffies melcochas and Candy made with sugar cane and fruits.
DAY 4: Visit the Avenue of Waterfall and tarabita & City tour Riobamaba
This day we will enjoy the scenery along the dusty road that goes through the valley of the Pastaza river, the valley features many waterfalls, we will stop and visit the biggest one, Pailon del diablo and then you have the opportunity of pass the river, approximately 700 meters, through the ravine´s river, then we will finish with the visit. From there we will continue to Riobamba. Once at the city we have a city tour, the place you will spend the night within close proximity to the highest active volcano of the world Chimborazo and more
DAY 5 Riobamba – Devil´s noise train – Ingapirca – CuencaAfter a good early breakfast we will start to drive to Cuenca on the way we will take the train in Alausi to the most famous Devil´s noise area, afterwards continue to the oldest archaeological complex of the country call INGAPIRCA quechua for “WALL ROCKS OF INCA” the most important and well preserved of Ecuador Cañari`s ruins located in north of Cuenca, we have time to walk and know more about this complex between Incas and local Indians of Ecuador, After the visit we will continue to Cuenca which takes about 2 hours.
DAY 6: Cuenca city tour – Cajas National Park – Guayaquil
At the morning we will visit the downtown with its beautiful churches and squares, charming markets, handicraft store and flowers market, admire magnificent historic houses perched on cliffs high above the rushing Tomebamba river conclude with a visit to Panama hat Factory and ceramic art gallery then we will drive through the Cajas National park which is located to the west in the park there are about 200 lakes, which are the remains of the last ice age, small rivers, whose crystal clear water flow into the Pacific, connect the lakes. We will have short time to take some picture.After we will continue to the west to the city of Guayaquil, it is Ecuador´s largest city situated at the sea level and it is port PUERTO MARITIMO is the main sea port of the country. Commercial and industrial center of Ecuador and lies on the west bank of the river Guayas about 60 km from outflow in the Gulf of Guayaquil.
DAY 7: Transfer from Guayaquil to airport end of services or Galapagos option.