Andes Adventure “Sierra Centro” with Mindo Cloudforest

Andes Adventure “Sierra Centro” with Mindo Cloudforest

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With so much to offer and the diversity to keep you busy for a lifetime, we are providing an itinerary that packs a punch.  From the highlands to the lowlands, reaching almost 5,000 meters and dropping below 3,000 m.  Imagine everything that is possible in-between.  Lush forest, rich cultures and open & vast landscapes, snow cap volcanoes & pushing those edges of the phenomenal world. It all begins in the capital city Quito, Ecuador. You came to feel the fragrance of life, you are just a click away.


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Ecuador Itineraries

5 Days & 4 Nights
  • DAY 1, ARRIVAL QUITO: Our driver will meet you in the airport arrivals area and transport you to Casa Carpedm Hotel -a charming colonial-style hotel close to the old town, Free time to relax and acclimatize to your new surroundings
  • DAY 2, THE WONDERS OF THE OLD CITY QUITO: In the morning enjoy a tour around the Historical Center of Quito, after a box lunch visit the equator line -stand literally on the middle of the world!. We will visit the unique Inti Ñan museum and Ciudad Mitad del Mundo
  • DAY 3, OTAVALO - INDIGENOUS MARKET OTAVALO: Full day around Otavalo begins visiting the animal market followed by time to shop at the indigenous market of Otavalo, In the afternoon visit Cuicoha lagoon.
  • DAY 4, MINDO: Drive through spectacular Andean scenery, you will go from the paramo down to the cloud forest where you will varius options for activities
  • DAY 5, COTOPAXI NATIONAL PARK - HIKING-BIKING: A spectacular day visiting one of the highest active volcanoes in the world. In the morning we go up to the refuge After the hike, mountain biking from the parking lot to Limpiopungo Lake. And finally i return to Quito


Trip Outline

Tour to discover the most interesting points along the spectacular Ecuadorian Andes:

Day Two

  • Breakfast
  • Tour in the Historical Center of Quito
  • Box lunch
  • Visit Ciudad Mitad del Mundo
  • Visit Intiñan museum
  • Return to casa carpedm

Day Three

  • Drive to Mindo
  • Vistit the humming birds
  • ziplines.
  • Chocolate factory
  • Waterfall walk
  • Lunch
  • butterfly house
  • Return to Quito

Day Four

  • Breakfast
  • Visit  indigenous market  in Saquisili
  • Visit traditional  house
  • Hiking  to the Quilotoa  Lagoon
  • Kayak ( optional)
  • Lunch
  • Return to Quito

Day Five

  • Breakfast
  • Hike up to the refuge from the parking lot
  • Return to parking lot
  • Biking
  • Arrive at Limpiopungo lake
  • Lunch
  • Return to Quito
  • Breakfast - Lunch
  • Transport (land) accommodation
  • English Guide
  • Activities
  • Entrance Fees
  • Accommodation