Quito & Otavalo Post Voyage Extension

Ecuador’s Beautifully Preserved Colonial Capital and Otavalo in the Andean Highlands

Follow the mystery and magic of Galápagos with a 3-day cultural experience in the Andes of Ecuador on this post-voyage extension.


Day 1

Galápagos/Quito

Continue by air from Galápagos to Quito, the capital and cultural center of Ecuador. Heralded as one of Latin America's most beautifully preserved cities, the historic center of Quito is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Upon arrival, transfer to the modern Hotel Hilton Colon in the convenient Mariscal neighborhood. This evening we venture into the center for a festive welcome dinner and panoramic overview of the colonial plazas, impressive churches and baroque splendors.

Day 2

Otavalo

After breakfast this morning drive north with our guide through the Andean highlands to Otavalo—crossing the Equator along the way. We take the day to explore the celebrated handicraft markets, visit a nearby weaving village and relax over lunch at a historic hacienda. Evening at leisure.

Day 3

Quito/Home

This morning transfer to the airport for flights home. You may also elect to extend your stay in Quito at additional cost.

Cost & What's Included

Extension Cost Per Person

  2018-19
Double Occupancy $425
Single Occupancy $650
Cost includes:

Accommodations, meals as indicated, sightseeing tours, gratuities, transfers in conjunction with group recommended flights.

Not included:

Personal Items, international or domestic airfare (return flight to Galápagos may be extended from Guayaquil to Quito at no additional charge). 

 

Note: Quito is at 9,200 feet and Otavalo at 8,400 feet. Temperatures are constant throughout the year with daytime temperatures in the 70s°F and nighttime temperatures in the 50s°F.

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