• Take the historic Devil´s Nose train journey

  • Enjoy the comforts of Ecuador's highland haciendas and lodges

  • Visit the Chimborazo Reserve

  • Hike through the remote volcanic region of Quilotoa

  • Visit the largest Indian market of Ecuador at Saquisili

  • Hike in the magnificent Cotopaxi national park

  • Get off the beaten track in Ecuador

  • Relax in the hot springs of Baños, at the foot of Tungurahua

We had an absolutely amazing trip and everything was perfect.

Highlights – there were loads of highlights. We loved Quito – especially the morning we went up the Teleferico. We could see for miles over the city to snow capped volcanoes beyond. Our Ecuador guide and driver were brilliant – Miguel and Memo. They went out or their way to make sure we saw as much as possible – we wouldn’t have seen or learned as much without them. We saw humming birds, toucans, tangers and more. The hotels were all excellent. We ate in some lovely restaurants and the guides picked some lovely places to stop for food.

I hope we benefited the local communities. We enjoyed our trips to the coffee plantation and the chocolate factory and certainly brought plenty of chocolate and coffee back with us. Everything worked out perfectly. We had a totally brilliant time. I think it is all still sinking in...

L. Keany, UK, Aug 2019

Lodge Based 11 day Trekking Tour, Ecuador

  • Day 1

    Walk the Pita river. Overnight at CotopaxiPungo or similar (L,D)

  • Day 2

    Walk through woodlands to Hacienda Porvenir. Overnight at Hacienda el Porvenir or similar  (B,L,D)

  • Day 3

    Walk in Cotopaxi national park. Overnight Tambopaxi or similar (B,L,D)

  • Day 4

    Climb Ruminahui peak, overnight Tambopaxi or similar.  (B,L,D)

  • Day 5

    Saquisili market, half day walk, Overnight at Llullu Llama or similar (B,L,D)

  • Day 6

    Walking day. Overnight Mama Hilda or similar. (B,L,D)

  • Day 7

    Walk to Quilatoa, night at Samay Quilotoa lodge or similar. (B,L,D)

  • Day 8

    Drive to Estrella del Chimborazo, afternoon walk. Chimborazo Lodge or similar (B,L,D)

  • Day 9

    Chimborazo hike to Whymper Needles. Overnight at La Casona de Alausi or similar (B,L,D)

  • Day 10

    Devils Nose train journey. Overnight in Baños (B,L,D)

  • Day 11

    Free morning, return Quito. (B)

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What's Included?

All transport by private vehicles during the programme,  support vehicle to transport bags, an expert Ecuadorean English speaking guide, all accommodation: in double shared room basis (depending on availability), all food on the trek, permits and park fees, train fee.


What's Not Included?

International flights, travel insurance, airport transfers, accommodation in Quito, meals while in Quito, alcoholic drinks, extras, laundry, tips


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