|Ecuador Itinerary - Part 1: The Imposing Andes|
|4 Star Superior|
|Day 1:||Fri||Arrive in Quito. Transfer to your Hotel||Vieja Cuba|
|Day 2:||Sat||Quito - Otavalo - Quito||Vieja Cuba|
|Day 3:||Sun||Quito City Tour + Middle of the World||Vieja Cuba|
|Day 4:||Mon||Quito - Cotopaxi - Lasso||La Cienega|
|Day 5:||Tue||Lasso - Quilotoa - Baños||La Andaluza|
|Day 6:||Wed||Baños - Riobamba||Sangay|
|Day 7:||Thu||Riobamba - Train - Ingapirca - Cuenca||Santa Lucia|
|Day 8:||Fri||Cuenca: City Tour - Guayaquil*||City Plaza|
|Day 9:||Sat||Guayaquil - Flight back home / Galapagos Extension|
PRICE: $ 1,279
|Prices and Itineraries may change slightly based on season, availability and other factors beyond our control.|
Children under 12 eligible for 25% discount.
|Ecuador Itinerary - Part 2: Majestic Galapagos Extension|
|Day 09:||Sat||Quito*- Galapagos: Baltra Island - Tortuga Bay||Mainao|
|Day 10:||Sun||Galapagos: Sail to North Seymour Island||Mainao|
|Day 11:||Mon||Galapagos: Highlands of Santa Cruz - Ferry to Isabela Island||La Laguna|
|Day 12:||Tue||Galapagos: Isabela Island - Volcanoes & Concha y Perla||La Laguna|
|Day 13:||Wed||Galapagos: Isabela Island - Baltra Island - Flight - Quito||Nü House|
|Day 14:||Thu||Quito - Flight back home / optional tour extension|
|PRICE: $ 1,795|
|Package includes Galapagos Airfare Roundtrip Ticket from Quito (a $500 value). Prices and Itineraries may change slightly based on season, availability and other factors beyond our control. We will let you know at the time of booking in the rare event the itinerary has changed. *There may be a price variation should you choose to continue your extension to Galapagos from Guayaquil instead of returning to Quito. Contact us for more information.|
When you visit Ecuador, there is so much to see and making a priority plan of sights to experience can be confusing if you try to wing it. Thanks to our traveler's feedback, we have created a package that will allow you to visit the Imposing Andes with the various key attractions along the way. To get the most out of your trip, extend your trip to Majestic Galapagos with our superior Island Hopping Tour. Whether it is 9 days or the full 14 day package, your experience with Zenith Travel is beyond compare. To further extend your trips at either location, let us know and we can customized an improved trip package with this tour as a guideline.
Check our detailed Itinerary for a feel of what you'll experience on an adventure that you will love all the way!
Detailed Itinerary: The Imposing Andes
Day 1: Arrive in Quito
Day 1: Arrive in Quito
Upon arrival to Quito and all entrance formalities are taken care of, we meet with our tour director at the "Mariscal Sucre" Airport before heading on to the transfer vehicle and proceed to our hotel.
Based on your time of arrival, we suggest taking a break to get used to the altitude. This will allow you to enjoy your trip to the fullest.
MAJESTIC GALAPAGOS EXTENSION:
Itinerary Prices Include:
- All Transfers: Airport - Hotel - Airport
- 3 nights Accommodation in Quito
- Double room accommodation at 4-Star Hotels
- Daily Breakfast
- Quito City Tour and Equatorial - Middle of the World - Entrances
- Optional Gay NIght Tours in Quito
- Otavalo Indian Market Tour
- Cotopaxi Volcano Tour - Include Entrances
- Visit to Quilotoa Loop
- Train Ticket to Devil's Nose
- Entrance to Ingapirca Ruins
- City tour of Cuenca
- English Speaking Guide(s)
- Private Transportation
- Airfare Quito - Galapagos - Quito
- All Transfers in Galapagos
- Accommodation in Puerto Ayora and Isabela Islands
- All Meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner) in Galapagos
- Tour of Tortuga Bay and Highlands of Santa Cruz
- Sail tour to North Seymour Island
- Sal tour to Bartholome Island
- Sail tour to Plazas Island
- Snorkeling gear for sail tours
- Transfer to Puerto Ayora (Sta. Cruz Island) - Puerto Villamil (Isabela Is.)
- Tour to Sierra Negra Volcano, Chico Volcano and Concha y Perla
Note: Please make sure to have cash on hand for both the Transit Control Card and National Park fees for every member in your travel party. There are no ATMs at the arriving Airport of Galapagos, so please make sure to ask your guide or at your hotel's lobby about an ATM machine if you need one. While this may change without prior notice, presently credit cards are not accepted for the migration fee at the Galapagos Airports.
You will be required to have your passport on hand in order to receive the transit control card to the islands. Isabela Dock Tax and Aquatic Taxi fees may change at any time without prior notice, as they are independently managed. The complete package, including Galapagos Extension have approximate savings of approximately 35% if bought separately, time of year and acts of nature are locked in with early bookings. Keep in mind that rates are subject to change when each tour package is bought independently or through other means, while booking this and other Zenith Packages, your rate is locked-in at the time of booking.
Remember: you may not take on the flight any seeds, animals, plants or fruits with you. This is to help protect and preserve the Galapagos ecosystem.
If you have any questions not present here, we encourage you to contact us and we'll gladly assist you.