When leaving Quito, we will be able to appreciate the continuous and drastic changes in vegetation and weather conditions until we reach the Cloud Forest of Mindo.
Leaving from Quito, about an hour and a half on the route that leads to the Amazon, cruising through different areas and landscapes we arrive at Papallacta Lake, which is nestled in the ‘paramo’; therefore being quite windy and cold. When we get to the hotel the cold weather will contrast with
Through the Panamerican Highway, after a quick stop at Calderon where we visit the famous MAZIPAN HANDCRAFTS, we continue our journey to Guayllabamba and Cayambe crossing through beautiful valleys, snowcapped volcanoes, and gorgeous Andean landscapes like San Pablo lake.
In the morning we leave the hotel heading towards the Old Town / Historic Centre to visit the main Churches and Monuments. We will visit a Museum of Religious Art: either San Francisco or Santo Domingo.
CITY TOUR (3 hours) We travel through the northern residential neighborhoods and main avenues of the city, up to Guapulo view point. We continue to the Old Town through the Gran Colombia Avenue. Our first stop is at the BASILICA [...]
NIGHT CITY TOUR (2 hours) We start our tour at the Guapulo viewing point, we continue to the colonial part of the city where we can admire the lit tops of the churches. We then continue to the Panecillo to [...]
Early in the morning we head out to Cotopaxi, in this trip we will travel through different towns, and landscapes; weather permiting we will be able to see other mountains on route.