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Quilotoa Daily Tour

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Cotopaxi Tour

 

 

 

 

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“3DCB” Chugchilán Trekking and Baños Extreme

3 DAYS / 2 NIGHTS

Itinerary

DAY 1

At 07:30 Pick Up Any Hotel
At 09:00 Breakfast in La Cienega Estate
At 10:00 Tour inside of La Cienega Estate

La Cienega is one of Ecuador's oldest colonial haciendas, over 400 years old. Situated near the slopes of majestic Cotopaxi volcano and its National Park, this mansion has been the scene of important events in the scientific and social history of the country. 

At 11:30 Visit the Center Potter La Victoria in Pujilí
The Pottery has its origin in the El Tejar neighborhood. There foreigners of the Andean Mission some years ago installed a ceramic factory in which some artisans of the place worked, who learned the process of making ceramic objects.
With the passage of time and when the missionaries left, these craftsmen put their own workshops in which toy production predominated and then meet the demands of construction such as tiles and textiles, to the utilitarian and decorative type: as the Pots, pans, pots, dishes, ashtrays, pots, piggy banks, etc.

At 12:40 Visit the Condor Enamorado gallery in Tigua
The gallery of the artists is located in the province of Cotopaxi. It is a Cultural Center (Condor Huasi), where visitors can admire masks, typical costumes of the community. Alfonso Toaquiza compiled in his book 'The Condor in Love', legends and stories of the grandparents of Tigua. This trilingual book (Quichua, Spanish, and English) is illustrated with his works. The price of the paintings of these artists varies between 300 to 3,000 dollars. In the 70s was used the leather of sheep to made the obras, years later, began to work in leather tanned. This technique is estimated to last 200 years

At 13:40 Time to lunch (included)

At 14:40 Visit the Quilotoa Lake

The Laguna del Quilotoa is one of the 15 lagoons of volcanic origin appreciated as the most beautiful in the world according to Twistedsifter. The Quilotoa is the westernmost volcano of the Ecuadorian Andes, within its crater has formed a caldera with a diameter of almost 9 km. This is the product of the collapse of the volcano, which occurred about 800 years ago.

At 16:30 Arrive to the Hotel in Chugchilán

At 19:00 Time to Dinner (included)

 

DAY 2


At 07:00 Breakfast in the Hotel
At 08:30 Trekking from Chugchilán to Isinlivi

Hike from Chugchilan to Isinlivi (4 to 6 hours). This hike follows the Toachi canyon and you will hike a great part along the river and pass through small highland villages.

At 13:40 Time to lunch (included)

At 15:30 Tastings of ice cream and pinol in Salcedo.

An ice cream with different fruit flavors such as naranjilla, coconut, taxo, blackberries, mango, in the shape of a glass and with a wooden stick is the reference of San Miguel de Salcedo. Salcedo's ice creams are the letter of introduction of this canton, located in the province of Cotopaxi.

At 17:30 Arrive to the Hotel in Baños

At 18:30 City by Night in Baños

Baños de Agua Santa is located in the province of Tungurahua only 180 km from Quito and 35 km from Ambato. The tourist town is located in a valley with waterfalls and hot springs next to the Tungurahua volcano with a height of 5.016 meters.
Baños has a population with 20,000 inhabitants, is at a height of 1,826 meters and has average temperatures of 20 ° C. The Canton invites you to rest in its pools of hot springs and spas, adventure for the whole family or extreme sports such as rafting, Climbing, canyoning, canopy, trekking, mountain biking or bungee jumping.

At 20:00 Time to Dinner (Not included)

DAY 3

At 08:00 Breakfast in the Hotel

At 09:00 Waterfalls Tour

A route where you can travel through the jungle, waterfalls, rivers located between two National Parks such as El Sangay and Los Llanganates, located on the road Baños-Puyo. In this ecological corridor you can admire each of the waterfalls as: Agoyán, Mantle of the Bride, Pailón del Diablo and Machay, after doing this tour you can perform activities such as canopy, tarabita, cayoning and bunjee jumping.

At 13:00 Time to Lunch (Included)

At 14:15 Visit the House’s tree

It is a perfect place to enjoy a PICNIC with friends or family, likewise enjoy the fabulous views of Tungurahua volcano and the mountains that surround the city of Baños Ecuador, and if you like and are not afraid of heights and adrenaline you can go up to the most famous swing that Ecuador has.
If you are lucky you will be able to witness an interesting talk about the number of eruptions that have arisen over the last 15 years by the expert and watchman of the Military Geographical Institute Mr. Carlos Sanchez, in this conversation you will be able to observe the different type of volcanic rocks Expelled, the eruptive phases, and to know in depth the majestic Mama Tungurahua.

At 19:00 Arrive to the Hotel in Quito

 

RATE PER PERSON

First Class
Tourist Superior Class
Tourist Class
Economic Class
1 Passanger
$1350
$1170
$1013
$948
2 Passangers
$768
$676
$567
$521
4 or more Passangers
$528
$432
$353
$308

 

Equipment:

  • Warm clothes
  • Gloves / cap of wool
  • Sun glasses
  • Sun cream
  • Hiking shoes or boats
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Water
  • Candies or chocolate
  • Extra snaks
  • Camera

 

Includes:

  • Guide
  • Transport
  • Lunch
  • Box lunch

Not includes:

    • Extra meals or drinks
    • Tips

 

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Photos: Galapagos Natural Life / Fabricio Cuasapaz

 

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