Ecuador 2019 – Pre-designed Private Travel
Travel Experience by private car with guide
QUITO • OTAVALO • COTOPAXI • RIOBAMBA • CUENCA • GUAYAQUIL
10 DAYS | PRICES FROM: $4,395 | BEGIN: Quito END: Guayaquil
This itinerary can be modified based on your specific interests, preferred travel dates and budget.
This Pre-Designed Private Travel Experience includes deluxe accommodations, meals as indicated, expert local guides, entrance fees, all transfers and sightseeing excursions by private car. Package price is per person, based on double occupancy. Single supplement applies. Intra-tour air is subject to change. International air fare is additional.
Lakani Signature Experiences include:
- Visit Quisato, the Middle of the World monument and Sun Clock
- See some of South America’s largest and most beautiful gardens
- Walk near snow capped peaks and volcanos in Cotopaxi National Park
- Shop at the Otavalo Indian market and learn the ancient techniques of weaving in Peguche
- Ride the Devils’ Nose train
Prices Starting From
Tour Price includes:
- Accommodations as shown
- Meals as indicated in the itinerary
- All transfers and sightseeing excursions by private car and driver
- Your own personal expert local guides
DAYS 1 – 2 • Quito, ECUADOR---Casa GangotenaTour the historical city center that showcases the city’s rich history. See the Church of La Compañia, and Independence Square. Visit the famous hill of old town, Panecillo (little bread) and see the angel statue “Virgen de Quito”. Wander through the museum, Casa del Alabado. Meals: B
DAYS 3 – 4 • Zuleta---Hacienda ZuletaTravel the Pan-American Highway into the spectacular Guayllabamba gorge and village. See the snow-capped Cayambe volcano. Stop in Quisato to view the Equator Line monument and the Sun clock. Visit the small town of Cotacachi, Ecuador’s center for leatherworks. Shop the world famous Indian handcrafts market of Otavalo. In the little village of Peguche, participate in the process of material preparation for the tapestries and learn the ancient techniques of weaving. Meals: B
DAYS 5 – 6 • Cotopaxi / Riobamba---Hacienda San Agustin/Hosteria La AndaluzaEn route to Cotopaxi, visit Pakakuna Gardens, one of the largest and most gorgeous of all private gardens in South America. Tour Cotopaxi National Park and see some of the highest peaks in Ecuador. Meals: B
DAYS 7 – 10 • Cuenca / Guayaquil---Mansion Alcazar/Hotel Del ParqueTake the famous Devil’s Nose train ride and enjoy the fascinating landscape of the Andes. En route to Cuenca, stop at the Inca ruins of Ingapirca, the most important monument of pre-Spanish culture in Ecuador. Cuenca, founded in 1557 in an ancient Incan valley, is a center of art, ceramics, products of silver and gold, and Panama hats. Encompassing a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the “Todos los Santos” ruins, the flower market, and the main square with the old and new Cathedrals, travelers consider this city the most beautiful in Ecuador. You will also tour a Panama hat factory before continuing on for an overnight in Guayaquil, Ecuador’s largest city. On Day 10 you’ll be transferred to the airport for your departure flight. Meals: B
Casa Gangotena • Quito, ECUADORElegance and luxury of a bygone era, situated in the hart of Quito’s old town.
Hacienda Zuleta • ZuletaStunning 17th century hotel and working-farm of former Ecuador President Galo Plaza Lasso.
Hacienda San Agustin • CotopaxiBuilt on the site of an Inca Palace, in one of the two most important archaeological Inca sites in Ecuador.
Hosteria La Andaluza • RiobambaAndean landscapes and beautiful architecture with centuries of history.
Mansion Alcazar • CuencaThe exquisite interior design and wonderful crystal chandeliers bring back the ambience of one of the oldest and most beautiful cities in Ecuador.
Hotel Del Parque • GuayaquilA beautiful and lovingly restored 19th century property, nestled in a tropical oasis in the city.