Extreme Ecuador Adventure Standard 12D

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Introduction

The Extreme Ecuador adventure tour is an adrenalin rush from start to finish, packed with a diverse range of active & fun activities that any adventure junkie will love!

  • Mountain biking down Andean slopes, & through lush cloud forest
  • Trek into Quilotoa volcanic crater, with optional kayaking at the lake inside
  • Climb to the peak of Cotopaxi, the world’s highest active volcano
  • Kayaking & hiking in the Amazon rainforest
  • Canyoning in Baños’ famous valley of the waterfalls
  • Finish with a well-deserved soak in the Papallacta hot springs

Short Itinerary: 

  • DAY 1: Arrival Quito: Transfer to your hotel. Free time to relax and acclimatize to your new surroundings.
  • DAY 2 : Papallacta & San Rafael biking: 3-hours riding with views of the Antisana Volcano.
  • DAY 3: Papallacta & San Rafael biking : across paramo, and down through stunning cloud forest, traversing steep Andean slopes as you descend down into the Amazon basin.
  • DAY 4: Saquisilí market (Thursday) or Zumbahua market (Saturday) + Quilotoa Lagoon Trek.
  • DAY 5: Cotopaxi National Park: trek to the refuge, prepare for tonight’s tough climb.
  • DAY 6: Cotopaxi summit: early morning ascent to the peak of Cotopaxi Volcano. Afternoon transfer to the green town of Baños.
  • DAY 7: Baños canyoning tour: the perfect way to explore some of Ecuador’s most fantastic waterfalls!
  • DAY 8: Tena rainforest: transfer to rainforest lodge + Arajuno river kayaking + Night forest hike.
  • DAY 9: Tena rainforest: Kayaking to visit the animal rescue center.
  • DAY 10: Tena rainforest: visit the parrot claylick + rainforest hike + visit to Kichwa indigenous family.
  • DAY 11: Papallacta: Hummingbird reserve visit + time to relax at Papallacta hot springs + transfer back Quito.
  • DAY 12: Transfer to Quito airport for your flight out.

 

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12 Days / 11 Nights

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