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17 Day Luxury Ecuador & Galapagos

Duration17 Days
Price From $10,349
Highlights
  • checkGalapagos CruiseDiscover the different islands of the Galapagos through a beautiful cruise.
  • checkCotopaxi VolcanoOne of the highest active volcanoes in the world, covered with an iced peak.
  • checkHistorical Centre of QuitoQuito has the biggest and most well preserved historical center in South America.
  • checkOtavalo’s MarketStroll through one of the biggest indigenous markets in South America and buy your typical Ecuadorian souvenirs.
  • checkIngapirca RuinsEcuador’s best-preserved pre-Columbian ruins.
  • checkHacienda ZuletaDiscover the condors, horses and the indigenous village of Hacienda Zuleta. 
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Itinerary
  • DAY 1 AIRPORT QUITO
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Quito

    Today is your first day of your Ecuador & Galapagos tour. You will have a pick-up at the airport and a drop off at a Boutique hotel in Quito.

    • TransportTransportCar.
    • mealMealBreakfast.
    • AccommodationsAccommodationsIlla Experience Hotel or similar.
  • DAY 2 QUITO
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Quito's Old Town

    Today you will go on a city tour with one of our English guides. You will visit Quito’s Old Town with its beautiful churches, the Pululahua Crater and the Equator and its museum.

    • ActivityActivitySightseeing.
    • TransportTransportCar.
    • mealMealBreakfast, Lunch.
    • AccommodationsAccommodationsIlla Experience Hotel or similar.
  • DAY 3 OTAVALO – HACIENDA ZULETA
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Otavalo Market

    After breakfast you will go to Otavalo, the city in the north where a lot of Indigenous people sell their beautiful handicrafts. After lunch at La Mirage you will visit Cotacachi where you can buy amazing leather products. You will stay in the famous Hacienda Zuleta. Here you have a chance to visit the condors, ride horses, visit the local community, go mountain biking or just enjoy a good wine and the home made cheese. 

    • ActivityActivityExploring, Sightseeing.
    • TransportTransportCar.
    • mealMealBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodationsHacienda Zuleta or similar.
  • DAY 4 HACIENDA ZULETA
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Hacienda Zuleta

    Today you can do optional activities around the hacienda or just relax.

    • ActivityActivityRelaxing.
    • mealMealBreakfast, Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodationsHacienda Zuleta or similar.
  • DAY 5 COTOPAXI – HACIENDA PORVENIR
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Cotopaxi National Park

    In the morning you will head in southern direction again until you reach the Cotopaxi National Park. Here will have an optional horseback ride, hike or you can go mountain biking. 

    • ActivityActivityExploring, Hiking.
    • TransportTransportCar.
    • mealMealBreakfast.
    • AccommodationsAccommodationsHacienda El Porvenir or similar.
  • DAY 6 QUILOTOA LAGOON – GUAMOTE
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Quilotoa Lagoon

    After breakfast you will visit the Quilotoa lagoon, a big turquoise crater lake. You can walk all the way down to the lake. For the way up you can walk as well or hire a mule. After a basic local lunch you will drive to Guamote, a little town full of indigenous people. Every Thursday you have a big local market in all the streets in the city centre.

    • ActivityActivityExploring, Hiking.
    • TransportTransportCar.
    • mealMealBreakfast, Lunch.
    • AccommodationsAccommodationsInti Sisa or similar.
  • DAY 7 NARIZ DEL DIABLO – INGAPIRCA – CUENCA
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Devil's Nose

    Early in the morning you will be picked up and you go to Alausi where the Nariz del Diablo train starts. This is an interesting train ride of about 2,5 hours where you can enjoy beautiful Andean views. After this you drive to Ingapirca where you will visit the Inca Ruins of Ingapirca. Around 7 PM you will arrive in Cuenca where you will stay in a beautiful Boutique Hotel.

    • ActivityActivitySightseeing.
    • TransportTransportCar, Train.
    • mealMealBreakfast.
    • AccommodationsAccommodationsBoutique Hotel Mansion de Alcazar or similar.
  • DAY 8 CUENCA HISTORICAL CENTER
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Cuenca

    Today you have a half day city tour in the historical town of Cuenca. The rest of the day off to explore yourself, you can go to one of the spa’s, go shopping or enjoy the delicious restaurants.

    • ActivityActivitySightseeing.
    • TransportTransportCar.
    • mealMealBreakfast.
    • AccommodationsAccommodationsBoutique Hotel Mansion de Alcazar or similar.
  • DAY 9 CUENCA – CAJAS – GUAYAQUIL
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Cajas National Park

    After breakfast you go to the National Park of Cajas to do a short hike. From here you will drive all the way down to Guayaquil.

    • ActivityActivityExploring, Hiking.
    • TransportTransportCar.
    • mealMealBreakfast.
    • AccommodationsAccommodationsBoutique Hotel Del Parque or similar.
  • DAY 10 GALAPAGOS CRUISE
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Galapagos Cruise

    On day 10 of your Ecuador & Galapagos tour, you will have a flight to the Galapagos Islands. You will embark to a luxury class boat for 6 days and depending on the itinerary you will see a lot of wildlife.

    • ActivityActivityCruising, Exploring, Relaxing, Wildlife Watching.
    • TransportTransportCruise.
    • mealMealBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodationsPrivate cabin on board of a luxury yacht.
  • DAY 11 GALAPAGOS CRUISE
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Galapagos Cruise

    Activities depending on the itinerary from the cruise you will embark.

    • ActivityActivityCruising, Exploring, Relaxing, Wildlife Watching.
    • TransportTransportCruise.
    • mealMealBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodationsPrivate cabin on board of a luxury yacht.
  • DAY 12 GALAPAGOS CRUISE
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Galapagos Iguana

    Activities depending on the itinerary from the cruise you will embark.

    • ActivityActivityCruising, Exploring, Relaxing, Wildlife Watching.
    • TransportTransportCruise.
    • mealMealBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodationsPrivate cabin on board of a luxury yacht.
  • DAY 13 GALAPAGOS CRUISE
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Baby Sea Lion

    Activities depending on the itinerary from the cruise you will embark.

    • ActivityActivityCruising, Exploring, Relaxing, Wildlife Watching.
    • TransportTransportCruise.
    • mealMealBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodationsPrivate cabin on board of a luxury yacht.
  • DAY 14 GALAPAGOS CRUISE
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Galapagos Blue Footed Boobie

    Activities depending on the itinerary from the cruise you will embark.

    • ActivityActivityCruising, Exploring, Relaxing, Wildlife Watching.
    • TransportTransportCruise.
    • mealMealBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
    • AccommodationsAccommodationsPrivate cabin on board of a luxury yacht.
  • DAY 15 PUERTO AYORA
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Galapagos Beach

    Today your cruise ends, but your Ecuador & Galapagos tour continues. To enjoy the Galapagos just a little bit more you will stay two days in Puerto Ayora in a beachfront hotel.

    • mealMealBreakfast.
    • AccommodationsAccommodationsGalapagos Habitat Hotel or similar.
  • DAY 16 PUERTO AYORA
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Snorkeling in Galapagos

    Free day to do an optional day tour or just to relax.

    • ActivityActivityRelaxing.
    • mealMealBreakfast.
    • AccommodationsAccommodationsGalapagos Habitat Hotel or similar.
  • DAY 17 TRANSFER OUT
    Rebecca Adventure Travel Transfer Baltra

    Today is the last day of your Ecuador & Galapagos tour. You will have breakfast and transfer to the airport where you take your flight back to Quito or Guayaquil.

    • TransportTransportBoat, Bus, Car.
    • mealMealBreakfast.
Inclusions
  • Meals Meals as described in the itinerary.
  • Accommodation 11 Nights of accommodation in Haciendas or Boutique Hotels.
  • Accommodation 5 Nights of accommodation onboard of a luxury cruise boat.
  • Plane Round trip flights: Guayaquil - Baltra - Quito/Guayaquil
  • Bus Transport Private transportation with an English speaking driver.
  • Bus Transport Airport transfers as described.
  • Tour Guide English speaking guide during the activities.
  • Activities All activities as described in the itinerary.
  • Gear Equipment Snorkeling equipment: mask, snorkel, fins and life vest.
  • assistance 24/7 assistance in English, Dutch and Spanish.
  • Exclusion Exclusions

    + Food & drinks that are not mentioned in the itinerary.
    + Entrance fee for the Galapagos National Park: $ 100 p.p. (cash only).
    + Migratory Control Card / Ingala Transit Card: $ 20 p.p. (cash only).
    + Isabela dock fee $10 p.p. (cash only).
    + For rent: wetsuit (recommended between May – November).
    + Personal travel & health insurance.
    + Personal expenses.
    + Optional tips for the guide.

Additional information

TOUR SUMMARY

This high-end, luxe travel around Ecuador and its Galapagos Islands shows you all the highlights and jewels of this amazing country in the Andes. You will stay in Boutique hotels, ancient colonial haciendas and you will enjoy 6 days on one of the most beautiful cruise boats on the Galapagos Islands. Some of the famous places you will visit are Hacienda Zuleta, Le Mirage, Hacienda La Danesa, Hacienda El Porvenir, Experience Hotel Illa, and of course you will visit the Galapagos Islands onboard a luxury yacht. Get to know Ecuador & Galapagos in the most luxurious and comfortable way possible. Enjoy a great time with our Ecuador & Galapagos tour.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • For children under the age of 12, there is a 10% discount.
  • It is important that you will have current travel insurance including personal medical insurance. Please inform us of any known medical conditions you have.
  • Please note that tap water in the Galapagos might contain bacteria so we recommend always using bottled water, even when brushing your teeth.
  • Informing yourself about food safety when traveling to tropical countries and taking precaution measurements on how to avoid food poisoning (e.g. always wash your hands always before eating, don’t eat things on the kiosks on the street, only eat peeled fruit, etc.).
  • Rebecca Adventure Travel can not take any responsibility for any illnesses or missed meals & tours due to an illness.
  • Rebecca Adventure Travel reserves the right to change the itinerary without previous notice due to weather, National Park regulations or notifications and unforeseeable circumstances.
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Price Based on Number of Guests:
2 guests$ 11241 p.p.
3 or more guests$ 10349 p.p.
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