Circuit 9 nights program – Season 2017
QUITO/ OTAVALO/ AMAZONIA/ BAÑOS/ ALAUSI/ CUENCA/ GUAYAQUIL
Long road time driving through mountains between certain stages. The scenery is wonderful but we prefer to inform our customers.
For Galapagos: accommodation in one hotel and boat trips every day to visit the nearest islands. From 2 to 4 hours of sailing per day.
Day 1: Arrive in Quito.
Day 2: Quito / Equinoctial Line / Quito (1h30).
Day 3: Quito / Otavalo / Cuicocha / Otavalo (3 hours drive).
Day 4: Otavalo / Amazon (road about 5:00).
Day 5: Amazon / Puyo / Baños (3:30 drive).
Day 6: Baños / Riobamba / Chimborazo / Alausí (6 hours drive in all).
Day 7: Alausí Market / Train Andes (1:30 train) / Ingapirca / Cuenca (about 4 hours drive).
Day 8: Cuenca City.
Day 9: Cuenca / Guayaquil (4 hours drive).
Day 10: Guayaquil Out/( volnot included).
Extension Galápagos : Please take into account 2-4 hours of sailing per day
Standard hotel located strategically in the commercial area of the city, near hotels, banks, malls, museums, galleries, theaters and other tourist sites. Our 30 year experience in customer service allows our visitors to feel truly at home. The hotel offers comfortable single, double, triple rooms, suites and apartments all equipped with hot water. Wi-Fi access in rooms and a safety box are also available.
Web Site: www.hoteles-embassy.com/
EL INDIO INN***
Small hotel located in the heart of Otavalo at only 300 m (1/5 mile) of the famous Otavalo Market. It has 33 comfortable rooms with private bathroom and hot water. The hotel has a restaurant where you can try the exquisite Ecuadorian flavors and some international meals. Security box is available at the lobby.
Web Site: www.hotelelindioinn.com
HUASQUILA LODGE ***
Excellent location on the border of the Andes and the Amazon. It’s possible to make excursions to the discovery of completely different ecosystems from the lodge. 20 comfortable cabins with terrace built in Kichwa style with natural materials. Restaurant.
Web site: www.huasquila.com
La Floresta Hotel in Baños in the Province of Tungurahua is amply blessed with natural beauty. Here, at any time of the year, you will experience a wide variety of adventures as we enjoy the pleasure of serving you and other tourists from all over the world.
La Floresta is situated in a safe and quiet residential zone, near downtown and two blocks from financial and commercial services. The minute you arrive you will find yourself at home in a small hotel that feels like a comfortable private residence. 29 rooms.
Web site: www.lafloresta.banios.com
This hotel is located in the city of Alausi formerly important point of connection between Quito and Guayaquil for travelers who ventured to take the train of the Andes. Its architecture is the result of mixing between the coastal and Andean style of the late 19th century. Built with local materials: adobe, small variety of bamboo, cedar, wrought iron, tile, corrugated sheet, etc. Three old houses were restored according to their original structure, and in a friendly atmosphere. It has 13 double rooms with 2 king size beds, 4 double rooms with 1 queen size bed and 2 triple rooms with king beds. Each room has a private bathroom with hot water 24 hours. The property offers free wi-fi service, free access to computers, laundry facilities and a central patio for meals with a capacity of 50 people.
Web Site: http://alausi.hotelelmolino.com.ec/
The hotel has a magical and elegant atmosphere with a quarter century of service. The “Inca Real” was recently declared part of the architectural heritage of the city of Cuenca. In this wonderful place you will enjoy the charm of fifty years of history and comfort along with all the installations of a modern hotel. You will find 25 delightful rooms, each one with bathroom and hot water showers, television and telephone. Security box is available in the lobby. Wi-Fi Internet access.
Web site: www.hotelincareal.com
The Continental Style is the product of one family’s 50 years old tradition in the hotel business.
The Hotel Continental was inaugurated in 1974 and during its existence it has been relentless in making sure that all its services offered to customers be the very best.
Architecturally speaking the Hotel is a complex that projects itself with its own personality and versatility allowing us to incorporate new technologies in different areas of service.
The Hotel is literally surround by very interesting buildings and facilities as: the Parque Seminario, The Metropolitan Cathedral, the Post Office and Telecommunications building, the new Malecon 2000 and the Cristal Palace Hall. It is actually located right in the heart of the banking and commercial district, which is very convenient, whether you are in the City for pleasure or on business.
check out 12h00
Web site: www.hotelcontinental.com.ec
Day 1 – Arrival in Quito
Arrival at Quito airport. Meet your English -speaking guide and transfer to hotel. Free dinner. Overnight at the hotel EMBASSY*** or SIMILAR.
Day 2 – Quito / Equinoctial Line / Quito
Breakfast at the hotel.
Visit the historic center of Quito, World Heritage site by UNESCO. Discover its architectural heritage dating from the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries. Walk on the Independence Square where the Cathedral and the Archdiosese, embellished with arches and fountains. Continue to La Compañia (Church of the Company of Jesus), a Mudejar baroque jewel whose interior contains a golden fairy. Walk on the esplanade which is always lively, located opposite the Church of San Francisco, built on the foundations of an Inca palace whose interior is home to masterpieces of Latin American religious art and surrounded by pretty colonial houses.
Lunch in a traditional restaurant.
Departure to the Middle of the World, which was established with precision crossing the Equator line in 1735 by French Geodesic Expedition. Visit the small ethnological museum that tells the Ecuadorian ancestral culture.
Dinner in town. Overnight at the hotel EMBASSY*** or SIMILAR.