11 DAYS – Ecuador Package – Jungle Kayaking and Mountain Biking and Hiking

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Perfect Tour, combine kayaking in warm water, five different rivers, eight different cities, camping, expeditions, biking, hiking, volcanos, great acommodations and good food.

 

Price per person: 2.200 usd  

8 Different Cities: Papallacta + Baeza + Archidona + Tena + Baños + Chugchilan + Quilotoa + Puembo
5 Different rivers: Inchillaqui + Jatunyacu + Upper Misahualli + Jondachi + Hollin
ALL INCLUDED, exept alcoholic beverages and tips. Minimum 2 people.

 

Itinerary:

Day 1 – 

Pick up in Quito. We will start our journey to Archidona (About 4 hours from the Quito airport)

We will visit Termas de Papallacta.

Lunch in Baeza then continue to San Rafael  waterfall.

This will add an extra 2 hours drive and 1 hour and a half min hike to the falls.

Drive to Archidona (About 2 hours and a half hours from San Rafael waterfall’s)

In Archidona we will stay in a nice hotel with swimming pool and air conditioning, Yurak.

Dinner and Lodging in Archidona.

Day 2 – 

Breakfast.

At 9:00am We will go to our base to try out the kayaks.

We will leave our base to:

FIRST RUN: INCHILLAQUI RIVER

Monkey Island in the afternoon.

Dinner and Lodging in Archidona.

Day 3 and 4 – 

Breakfast.

At 9:00am we will leave Archidona:

SECOND RUN: 2 DAYS JATUNYACU RIVER CAMPING EXPEDITION

We will finish around 4pm .

Dinner and Lodging in Archidona.

Day 5 – 

Breakfast.

At 9:00am we will start our journey to:

THIRD RUN: UPPER MISAHUALLI RIVER

We will finish around 4pm.

Dinner and Lodging in Archidona.

Day 6 – 

Breakfast.

At 9:00am we will start our journey to:

FOURTH RUN: JONDACHI & LOWER HOLLIN RIVERS

We can kayak or raft this class IV river.

We will finish around 4pm.

Dinner and Lodging in Archidona.

Day 7 – Our van will accompany you from the day 7 to 11.

Breakfast.

At 9am we will start our journey to Baños de Agua Santa (About 4 hours from Archidona).

Activities in the way to Baños:

  • Pailón del Diablo Waterfall hike (this is a must see if you come to Ecuador)
  • Tarabita and canopy beside a waterfall.
  • Tree House Swing (with Volcano Tungurahua view),

We will go to our hotel and you have free afternoon to go walking and shopping in the town.

Dinner and lodging in Baños.

Day 8 – 

Breakfast.

At 9am we will start our journey to Chugchilan  (About 4 hours from Baños).

We will stay in Black Sheep Inn. Lunch.

In the afternoon we will hike to Canyon Plateau. Walking to the plateau from Black Sheep Inn only takes about 35 minutes.  Once you’re on the plateau, you can spend hours following the edge, with views into arroyos and down cliffsides into the Rio Toachi Canyon. Since this hike is mostly on level ground, it’s a good first hike, to see how your body is adjusting to the high altitude.

Dinner and lodging.

Day 9 – 

Breakfast.

At 9am We will drive to Laguna Quilotoa and will hike down to the crater.

Lunch.

In the afternoon we will bike Laguna Quilotoa to Chugchilán, now only 16 km with the new paved road, is a steep fast downhill ride. When you’ve seen enough of the lake, get on your bike and race back to Chugchilán.

Dinner and lodging.

Day 10 – 

Breakfast.

At 9am We will drive to Zumbahua to the market. (About 1 hour from Chugchilán). Lunch.

In the afternnon Horseback Riding. Riding horses with a local native guide is a great way to take in the landscape.  You can walk or gallop across the high paramó, descend steeply into the canyon, or take a relaxing ride out onto the plateau.  All riders are welcome, from novices to experts.  The guides have many years of experience, and so do the horses.

Dinner and lodging.

Day 11 –

Breakfast.

At 9am We will drive to Cotopaxi area. Lunch.

In the afternoon we will drive to Puembo to Zaysant Ecolodge.

Dinner and lodging.

Day 12 – 

Breakfast.

End of the tour.

 

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