Amazon & Quito - 7 Days

Ecuador is a country straddling the equator on South America’s west coast. Its diverse landscape encompasses Amazon jungle, Andean highlands and the wildlife-rich Galápagos Islands. In the Andean foothills at an elevation of 2,850m, Quito, the capital, is known for its largely intact Spanish colonial center, with decorated 16th- and 17th-century palaces and religious sites, like the ornate Compañía de Jesús Church.

The Amazon is an accessibility challenge but Travel-for-All can make it accessible for you.The Amazon rainforest, covering much of northwestern Brazil and extending into Colombia, Peru and other South American countries, is the world’s largest tropical rainforest, famed for its biodiversity. It’s crisscrossed by thousands of rivers, including the powerful Amazon. River towns, with 19th-century architecture from rubber-boom days, include Brazil’s Manaus and Belém and Peru’s Iquitos and Puerto Maldonado.

Choose Ecuador as your holiday destination! This beautiful country is a paradise everywhere you look at it. Let yourself be amazed by its culture expressed majestically in its churches, buildings and heritage cities

For example, in Quito, discover the Best Preserve Historic Center in South America. In the Coast you’ll fall in love with its views, beaches and the abundance of fauna that they enclose. Increase your adrenaline by practicing a variety of adventure sports that Ecuador has to offer. And do not forget to delight yourself with the taste of its gastronomic diversity, which you’ll find while touring this country full of magic and charm…

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  • Engage, dance, and eat with an indigenous community in the Amazon
  • Discover the mysterious world of the Amazon
  • Raft the Amazon rivers with a native guide
  • Visit Quito’s Colonial Center, declared World Culture Heritage
  • Visit the middle of the world and straddle the line separating the northern and southern hemispheres at the ¨Mitad del Mundo¨ monument

Tour overview:

Day 1: Arrive in Quito

Day 2: Quito city tour

Day 3 – 5:  Amazon

Day 6: Papallacta

Day 7: Quito – Middle of the World

Day 1
Arrive in Quito

Welcome to Ecuador! We will pick you up from the airport and drive you to your hotel. Once settled in, we will enjoy dinner in Quito and have a briefing about the tour to prepare for the adventure ahead.

Dinner

Day 2
Quito Colonial Center – Amazon Hummingbirds

In the morning we will discover Quito´s famous historical center and admire its unique colonial architecture. We will enter one of its churches and several plazas from the Spanish time. After this we will leave towards an encounter with colorful and incredible active hummingbirds, This is the great opportunity to shoot pictures of this vibrant birds in their natural habitat. We will arrive at the 100% accessible “Huasquila Amazon Lodge” and have a welcome cocktail.

Breakfast & Dinner

Day 3
Amazon – Jungle Hike

Prepare to go off-road! With the use an off-road wheelchair, we will go hiking through the secondary rainforest and learn about medicinal plants from a native guide. The path into the rainforest is maintained by the lodge and it includes stops along the way. After lunch, we will visit an animal rescue center and know many species of this region.

Breakfast & Dinner

Day 4
Amazon - Rafting

We will start the day with a 1.5 hour drive to the Anzu River. There, we will raft down the calm river, giving us the chance to admire the surrounding flora and fauna; truly one of the best ways to experience the magnificence of the Amazon.

During the trip, we can stop at several points of interest to take pictures and relax on the river.

We will finish our journey around 3:00 pm. Dinner and the rest of the evening are for relaxing and chatting at the lodge (play games, cards, etc.) while enjoying delicious tropical juice or wine.

Note: Even though the river is very calm, for safety reasons, we will raft down the river with a security kayaker at all times. Additionally, each traveler will wear a safety jacket, helmet, and all safety equipment. For the transfer in and out of the boat, we manually assist the guest by using a sliding board and/or manually lifting the guest into the boat.

Breakfast & Dinner

Day 5
Napo River - Kallari - Tena - Guayusa

Today, we will visit an association called Kallari, which is famous for producing, processing, and selling cocoa-chocolate bars. What makes Kallari unique is the fact that they produce cocoa within the Amazon Region and all of its members produce the beans in order to have a source of income as well as serve as a long-term, sustainable alternative to traditional cacao farming.

We will start the day by visiting Kallari offices, then head out to visit a couple of plantations to see firsthand the social, financial, and cultural role of the cacao production. Finally, we will visit the collection center where the beans are received, fermented, and dried. Throughout the process, we will have the chance to sample these delicious beans.

Breakfast & Dinner

Day 6
Amazon –Papallacta - Quito

We will leave the tropical rainforest to enjoy a half day in the Andes at one of the best thermal baths and spa of Ecuador in Papallacta. Here you can enjoy a chocolate bath or deep massage as well as the mineral healing volcanic pools. In the afternoon we will arrive in Quito, once at the hotel we will give you final information.

Breakfast & Dinner

Day 7
Quito – Middle of the World

In the morning we will visit the “Mitad del Mundo” (Middle of the World), where we can get a photo straddling the line separating the northern and southern hemispheres. We will also participate in different experiments in the interactive museum and have some time to wander around the central plaza to buy local souvenirs or enjoy a cup of coffee.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Includes:

  • • Accommodation based on double room with breakfast (single supplement between $600 – 800 depending on the availability)
  • • Wheelchair assistance at Galapagos and Amazon plus off-road wheelchair transportation to all locations where needed.
  • • Transfers airport – hotel - airport
  • • Ground transportation from and to all tours
  • • All tours with entrance fees where needed
  • • Certified bilingual guide at all activities (Spanish – English)
  • • Meals specified in program

Does Not Include:

  • • Any airfare tickets (international and national)
  • • Travel insurance (mandatory by Ecuadorian law)
  • • Any medical expenses
  • • Drinks (alcoholic and non alcoholic)
  • • Tips
  • • Extra services at hotels (like massages at spa, laundry, etc)

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Amazon & Quito

Trip Facts

  • Accessible Transportation included
  • Groups or individuals
  • Mid Level
  • Mixed
  • 4-star
  • Price is subject to change

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