Day Tours

TOWNS & CULTURAL TOURS

Full Day Otavalo Indian Market

Ecuador's most famous Indian Market and the surrounding communities, like Peguche, Carabuela, San Antonio de Ibarra, Cotacachi and Cuicocha Crater lake. It is a FULL day of fun, learning and shopping!

Saquisilí Indian Market

Famous Thursday market which fills this town's small plazas & streets. Lots of Bartering and indigenous people in local wear. Early depart for Animal market.

Mindo Nature Reserve

A full day tour of the luscious surroundings of the Mindo Nature Reserve. 

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Pujili Indian Market with Cotopaxi National Park

A smaller, but still exciting market town only on Wednesdays. On the way we can stop and visit the town of Latacunga and the famous hacienda of La Cienega

City Tour + Equatorial Monument

See the bustling city of Quito (both the Modern and Colonial). Visit Churches, Parks & Museums. Also visit of the Equatorial Village. Scenic Outlook of Pululahua Crater  5-6 hours 

Half Day City Tour 3-4 hours

See the bustling city of Quito (both the Modern and Colonial). Visit Churches, Parks & Museums.

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ANDES DAY TOURS

ADVENTURE TOURS

White Water Rafting

Spectacular day of rafting on the Toachi or Blanco river.  Enjoy the tropical scenery and the thrill of Class III-IV rapids. The trip will take you to the coastal plains.   Lunch & gear Included.

Horseback Riding

Horseback riding along trails in the colonial times.  Try the Garcia Moreno trail, the ancient trail used by Presidents to go to the coast.  The trail will take you through breathtaking scenery and the Cloud Forest.  Lunch included.

Mountain Biking

Mountain biking through the rolling hills of the Andes, on the the northern flanks of Pichincha volcano. Great views of the Andes and Cloud Forest. Trout lunch included. 

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Trekking

Easy to moderate hiking through the rolling hills of the Andes under the stunning Pichincha volcano.  Great views of the Andes and of the Cloud Forest.  Great program for acclimatization.   Lunch included. 

Cloud Forest Canopy Tour

Over 2 kms of suspended cables allowing for a fun way to experience the Cloud forest.   Excursion also includes an optional hike through primary cloud forest & a hearty Lunch.

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AND OTHER EXCITING ADVENTURES!

We're not just the 'Crash Course' Tour... 
we offer lots of Day Tripping options as well as a few other more adventurous tours! 

Papallacta Hot Springs

2 Hours East of Quito, nestled on the ridge of the Continental divide of the Andes, you'll fin thermal baths.  Also: Hiking to lakes, Cloud forest & views of Antisana.

Cayambe Mountain

Take a beautiful drive through the Paramos up to the refuge hut.  Be on the Equator & a glacier at the same time!! Cayambe is the third highest peak in Ecuador.

Cotopaxi Park & Refuge Hut

You`ll enjoy spectacular views of Cotopaxi and other peaks. We reach 4,600m by vehicle. If you like, you can hike to the Refuge Hut & Glacier.  Cotopaxi is the highest active volcano in the world and the second highest in Ecuador.

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Guagua Pichincha Crater

An exciting 4X4 drive up to the rim of the active crater.  After a short hike we will see the dome, smell the fumaroles & fantastic views of the surrounding peaks.

Oyacachi Thermal Springs

Enjoy an incredible drive through the Ecuadorian highlands & indigenous communities on the way to a secluded hot spring hidden amongst towering hills & the Cloud forest.  A very highly recommended trip. 

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