Volcanoes and Galapagos

Visit Cotopaxi, Galápagos


Available as a Self Drive or Escorted Tour holiday

14 nights from £2,499 per person.

ID: TCL-4-480

Description

On this trip we combine the main highlights of Ecuador with a visit to the Enchanted Isles of the Galapagos. We visit bustling Indian markets in Latacunga and Otavalo, tour the colonial capital Quito and explore the spectacular Avenue of the Volcanoes. We also discover the captivating world of the Galapagos Archipelago as we search for rare species of wildlife.

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Package Summary
  • Galapagos Islands – One week getting up close to the remarkable wildlife of Darwin’s unique islands
  • Quito – Majestic Andean colonial capital set in a stunning valley
  • Volcanoes – Picturesque volcanic peaks of Cotopaxi and Tungurahua
  • Banos – Dramatic gateway to the jungles of the Orient
  • Otavalo – Visit the fascinating Indian market
Summary Itinerary
  • Day 1 – Join tour Quito
  • Day 2 – AM Quito city tour
  • Day 3 – Drive to Patate (nr Banos) via Cotopaxi National Park
  • Day 4 – AM visit to Pailon Falls, then drive to Machachi
  • Day 5 – AM drive to Otavalo; PM visit Laguna Cuicocha and Peguche village
  • Day 6 – In Otavalo
  • Day 7 – Drive to Quito via the Equator Line
  • Day 8 – Fly to Baltra; visit Highlands
  • Day 9 – Boat to Isabela – visits on Isabela
  • Day 10 – On Isabela; AM walk up Sierra Negra Volcano; PM snorkel trip Concha y Perla (optional)
  • Day 11 – Tortoise Breeding Centre, Boat to Santa Cruz
  • Day 12 – Visit Seymour Island
  • Day 13 – AM visit Tortuga Bay; PM visit Charles Darwin station
  • Day 14 – Fly to Guayaquil
  • Day 15 – Tour ends Guayaquil

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