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Avenue of the Volcanoes Independent Adventure

6 days, Quito to Quito

Cotopaxi Mountain during the sunrise
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From the outdoor playground of Baños to the bustling lanes of the Otavalo market, get an introduction to the culture, history, and spectacular scenery of Ecuador on this six-day adventure. Venture along the "Avenue of the Volcanoes," checking each off your list: active (Cotopaxi), green (Cuicocha), water-filled (Quilotoa) and extinct (Cayambe). Because we have years of experience in Quito and an established operational office, we’ll take care of the hassles – just focus on the highlights. And, with an expert CEO to lead the way and time for optional excursions, this adventure offers up a great combination of must-see highlights and free time to do your own thing.

6 days

Quito to Quito

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Trip Code: TSEVVC

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From the outdoor playground of Baños to the bustling lanes of the Otavalo market, get an introduction to the culture, history, and spectacular scenery of Ecuador on this six-day adventure. Venture along the "Avenue of the Volcanoes," checking each off your list: active (Cotopaxi), green (Cuicocha), water-filled (Quilotoa) and extinct (Cayambe). Because we have years of experience in Quito and an established operational office, we’ll take care of the hassles – just focus on the highlights. And, with an expert CEO to lead the way and time for optional excursions, this adventure offers up a great combination of must-see highlights and free time to do your own thing.

Is this tour for me?

Travel Style: Classic

All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.

Service Level: Upgraded

Quality accommodations and more inclusions than on other G Adventures tours, like meals, private transport, and activities.

Physical Rating: 2 - Light

Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.

Trip Type: Independent Travel

Independent trips are either entire trips you take privately or solo extensions to a group tour. Local staff are available on standby 24/7.

Age requirement: 2+

All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Visa Requirements

6 days

Quito to Quito

Sold Out

There are no departure dates currently available for the rest of this season. Some tours only run during parts of the year.

Trip Code: TSEVVC

Need a flight? We can help.

Call us to book your flights! We'll find you the best option!

Map of the route for Avenue of the Volcanoes Independent Adventure

Places visited

Itinerary

Day 1Quito/Otavalo

Depart early from Quito and travel north along the Pan-American Highway with a stop at Quitsato Sundial and set foot on both sides of the equator line. Opt to shop for handmade clothing and handicrafts at the Otavalo market, South America’s biggest. Overnight in a historic hacienda outside of town.

Day 2Otavalo/Cotopaxi National Park

Spend the morning driving along the Avenue of the Volcanoes searching out the peaks of Pichincha, Iliniza, and the gigantic Antisana. Venture into Cotopaxi National Park travelling around the base of the cone-shaped, snow-capped volcano, considered the highest active volcano in the world. Spend the evening near Ecuador's beautiful Cotopaxi Volcano.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 3Cotopaxi National Park/Baños

Continue along the 'Avenue of Volcanoes' to Baños, named for the numerous thermal springs that originate from the base of an active volcano. Flanked by snow-capped ridges, this is the perfect setting for outdoor pursuits including optional horseback riding, hot springs, hiking, and mountain biking.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 4Baños

Free day to enjoy Baños.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 5Baños/Quito

In the morning, enjoy free time in Baños to pursue some optional activities before transferring back to Quito for the evening.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 6Quito

Depart at any time.

Meals included:

Breakfast
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What's Included

  • Your Discover Moment: Baños
  • Overnight in an historic hacienda
  • Otavalo handicraft market
  • Visit Quitsato Sundial located at the equator line
  • Visit a traditional leather town
  • Visit Cotopaxi National Park
  • Scenic drive along the "Avenue of the Volcanos
  • " All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Accommodations

Upgraded hotels (3 nts), historic hacienda (2 nts).

Meals

5 breakfasts
Allow USD230-300 for meals not included.

Transportation

Private car/van, walking.

Staff & experts

Chief Experience Officer (CEO)/driver throughout.

Departures

There are no departure dates currently available for the rest of this season. Some tours only run during parts of the year.

Please Contact Us to inquire about dates for next season, or to discuss other tour options.

Avenue of the Volcanoes Independent Adventure

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