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Ecuador - Nature & Relax

(15 Days)

Quito | Otavalo | Coca (Amazon) | Baños | Papallacta | Galapagos Islands

Day Routing
01 Quito - Otavalo

Arrival in Quito and transfer to the hotel near Otavalo. On the way through this wonderful landscape you can see the Lago San Pablo with its great background – the rock massive Taita Imbabura. Overnight at Hotel Sachaji.

02 Otavalo

Enjoy a relax program at the hotel with yoga class and healing therapy. In the late afternoon relish the stunning view of San Pablo Lake and surrounding mountains from the hot-tub. After dinner you can join the bonfire with a herbal tea and listen to ancient myths of this region.

03 Quito - Coca / Amazon

This morning, guests fly into Coca, gateway to the Amazon jungle. Transfer by car & canoe to the lodge.

04-05 Amazon

During your stay at La Selva Amazon Eco Lodge and Spa, enjoy wildlife viewing, rainforest hikes, birdwatching, canoe rides, or even Yoga sessions (on request). Drink in the peaceful sound of the Amazon.

06 Coca- Quito

Flight back to Quito. Overnight at Hotel.

07 Quito

Experience the colourful history of colonial Quito during a city tour. Continue to the middle of the world monument, Mitad del Mundo, where the southern and northern
hemispheres meet. Tonight enjoy one of the finest dining experiences in Quito at the classic restaurant Theatrum.

08 Quito - Baños

Embark on a fascinating drive south through the "Avenue of Volcanoes“. This stunning area is home to the perfectly symmetrical cone of the Cotopaxi volcano. Visit to the Cotopaxi National Park. After lunch, continue to Baños. This idyllic town offers green mountains, beautiful waterfalls and thermal hot springs. Relax at Luna Runtun spa.

09 Baños

Several activities at choice: hiking, mountain biking, or pure relaxation with a steaming thermal bath.

10 Baños - Papallacta

Transfer to the small Andean village Papallacta, famous for its thermal baths. Visit the baths of the Hotel Termas
de Papallacta, which are located 3,220 m above sea level. Enjoy the pleasant effect of the warm, odourless thermal water surrounded by a wonderful landscape.

11 Papallacta - Galapagos

Transfer to Quito airport and flight to Galapagos. To top off their Ecuador nature experience, guests will embark on the luxury yacht MV Santa Cruz II, to discover the Galapagos Islands, a remote wildlife paradise.

12-14 Galapagos Islands

During their cruise, guests will see a wide variety of species, such as sea lions, turtles, penguins, iguanas and blue-footed boobies. Close encounters included.

15 Galapagos Islands - Quito

Return to Quito or Guayaquil and international departure.