A Travellerspoint blog

Ecuador March 2010

Full Trip Itinerary

Friday

  • Depart U.S., arrive Quito, overnight Le Parc Hotel

Saturday

  • Quito city tour and equator, Vivarium and botanical gardens at La Carolina park, overnight Le Parc Hotel

Sunday

  • Drive to Hacienda Santa Rita, canopy tour (zip line), overnight Hacienda El Porvenir

Monday

  • Morning horseback riding and afternoon hike to waterfalls, overnight Hacienda El Porvenir

Tuesday

  • Transfer to Banos via Quisapincha (leather market), overnight Sangay Spa Hotel

Wednesday

  • Buggies to waterfalls, hot springs, overnight Sangay Spa Hotel

Thursday

  • Bus to Quito, overnight Mercure Hotel

Friday

  • Day in Quito (TeleferiQo and Old Town) , overnight Mercure Hotel

Saturday

  • Day trip to Chaski Antawa train, overnight Mercure Hotel

Sunday

  • Fly to Galapagos, San Cristobal/Ochoa Beach (snorkel) and Kicker Rock from boat, overnight Flamingo I

Monday

  • Galapagos: Genovesa Island/Darwin Bay (hike and snorkel) and Prince Phillips Steps (hike) + kayaking

Tuesday

  • Galapagos: Fernandina Island/Punta Espinosa (hike) and Isabela Island/Tagus Cove (snorkel)+kayaking

Wednesday

  • Galapagos: James Island/James Cove (hike/snorkel), Chinese Hat and Egas Port (snorkel), Bainbridge

Thursday

  • Galapagos: Bartolome (hike/snorkel), North Seymore (hike/snorkel)

Friday

  • Galapagos: Santa Cruz (highlands, lava tunnels, Charles Darwin Station)

Saturday

  • Galapagos: Espanola Island/Punta Suarez (hike) and Gardner Bay (snorkel)

Sunday

  • Galapagos: San Cristobal Interpretive Center, fly to Quito, dinner Rincon La Ronda, overnight Swissotel

Monday

  • Fly Quito-Coca, afternoon butterfly house, night hike, overnight Sacha Lodge

Tuesday

  • Morning hike to canopy walk, afternoon hike to wooden tower, evening canoe, overnight Sacha Lodge

Wednesday

  • Morning hike to Yasuni parrot lake, afternoon canoe, overnight Sacha Lodge

Thursday

  • Transfer from Sacha Lodge to Coca, fly to Quito, drive to Otavalo, overnight Hacienda Pinsaqui

Friday

  • Otavalo Market, Cotacachi (leather shops), drive to Quito, overnight Swissotel

Saturday

  • Transfer to Quito Airport, depart

Thanks to Adventures Within Reach for putting together such an amazing trip!

Posted by bolderwork 12:17 Archived in Ecuador Tagged family_travel Comments (0)

(Entries 26 - 26 of 26) « Page 1 2 3 4 5 [6]