GTGE – 35 – QUITO & CLOUD FLOREST

QUITO & THE ANDES
TWO DAY TO EIGHT DAY TOURS

GTGE – 35 – QUITO & CLOUD FLOREST
Quito & Mindo
Traditions, Culture & Nature
Four Days/ Three Nights – Private

Daily

HIGHLIGHTS

Two night accommodations at selected hotels in Quito:
Hotel Casona de la Ronda, Casa Gardenia or Patio Andaluz (Boutique Hotels) or Hotel Swissotel (Deluxe)
One night accommodations at hotel in Mindo area: Hotel Sachatamia or similar
Quito City Tour & Cable car or Equator Line or Museum – Private services
Two days / One night Mindo program – Private services
English speaking guides for all tours and transfers
Round trip transfer between airport and hotel – Private services

ITINERARY

DAY 1: Arrival in Quito

Assistance and transfer airport/hotel with English speaking guide – Private services
Overnight accommodations at selected hotel

DAY 2: Quito

Day tour of Quito City combined with Cable car or Equator Line or Museum – Private services
Meals: Breakfast
Overnight accommodations at selected hotel

DAY 3 & DAY 4: Quito / Mindo / Quito

Two days program to Mindo’s cloud forest including overnight in Mindo fully escorted locally. English speaking guides. Transfers – Private services
Meals: Breakfast
Overnight accommodations at selected hotel in Mindo

DAY 4: Mindo / Quito

Morning birth watching and exploring Mindo
Meals: Breakfast, lunch
Overnight accommodations at selected hotel

DAY 5: Depart Quito

Transfer to the airport for your flight to your next destination or to extend your stay in Quito or the Andean region
Meals: Breakfast

GROSS TOUR RATES PER PERSON

GTGE-35 – QUITO & MINDO–Private Services Number of Guests
Three nights Quito / One night Mindo STA 1 2 3 4
Hotel Casona de la Ronda / Quito– First Class $ 2,024 $ 1,736 $ 986 $ 934 $ 934
Hotel Patio Andaluz / Quito – First Class $ 2,080 $ 1,776 $ 1,011 $ 958 $ 958

STA=Single traveling alone. Overnight in Mindo at Hotel Sachatamia or similar

TOUR RATE INCLUDES:

Private transport and tour with English-Speaking Guide,
Two night accommodations at selected hotels in Quito:
Hotel Casona de la Ronda, Casa Gardenia or Patio Andaluz (Boutique Hotels) or Hotel Swissotel (Deluxe)
One night accommodations at hotel in Mindo área: Hotel Sachatamia or similar
Quito City Tour & Cable car or Equator Line or Museum – Private services
Two days / One night Mindo program – Private services
English speaking guides for all tours and transfers
Round trip transfer between airport and hotel – Private services
Daily breakfast

NOT INCLUDED:

Land services and meals not indicated in itinerary
Expenses of personal nature. Gratuities to guides and drivers
Travel insurance

GTGE – 35 – QUITO & CLOUD FLOREST
Quito & Mindo
Traditions, Culture & Nature
Four Days/ Three Nights – Private

Daily

Detailed Itinerary

DAY 1: Arrival in Quito

Transfer airport to hotel – Private services
On arrival at Quito’s Mariscal Sucre Airport, you will be welcomed by one of our professional guides who will assist you with the private transfer to your hotel and help you accommodating and giving helpful information for your stay in this world heritage city.
Accommodation at hotel Casona de La Ronda or Casa Gardenia including breakfast.

DAY 2: Quito

City Tour & Cable car or Equator Line or Museum – Private services
This tour will depart early in the morning with a panoramic view of Alameda Park and a visit to the Basilica where you can have nice photos of the city, followed by a walk down the street of the Seven Crosses, then continue with a short visit of the Independence Square. From here, we can admire the presidential palace and the main cathedral. After this, we will visit the amazing La Compañía Church and its gold-plated interior, San Francisco Church and its surrounding area that are the reasons why in 1978 Quito was declared an UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Around midday, the tour will continue to the cable car or teleferico to admire the city and enjoy a good time at the Pichincha mountain, Another alternative is to take you to the monument at the Middle of the World, you can visit either the Ethnographic or the Intiñan Museums, both located near the monument or if you prefer, we can take you to one of the well-known museums in Quito, our recommendations are: El Alabado, Men Chapel or City Museum.
There is opportunity to stop for a traditional Ecuadorian lunch (lunch not included). Return to your hotel and our guide will be happy to offer you alternatives for the rest of the day and night. There are many places to enjoy the city.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation at hotel Casona de La Ronda or Casa Gardenia including breakfast.

DAY 3: Quito / Mindo Cloud Forest

After breakfast we will go northwest on the Nono-Tandayapa-Bellavista road towards Mindo. This is a scenic road full of nature, on route we can watch many birds, butterflies and orchids. Once at this wonderful town, we will start our trekking up to the hill to enjoy wildlife and nature. Mindo is a bird-watcher’s paradise as it is frequented by many hummingbirds. You will also watch orchids and butterflies.
Meals: Breakfast
Overnight at Sachatamia hotel or similar including American breakfast.

DAY 4: Mindo / Quito

If you are interested in watching birds, our guide will wake up us very early in the morning. If you will prefer, you can take one of the activities after breakfast but most of the people is visiting Mindo to watch birds. Some of the species we can find here are the toucan-barbet, the cock-of-the-rock and the golden-headed quetzal. Then, we will have breakfast and after that, we can take one of the activities we can have here: cloud forest walking, visit the butterfly farm, orchids garden, tubbing, biking, cable car, horseback riding, canopy or just have some relax enjoying the nature sounds. In the afternoon we will return to Quito transfer to hotel for overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch
Accommodation at hotel of your preference including breakfast.

DAY 5: Depart Quito

Transfer to the airport for your flight to your next destination or to extend your stay in Quito or the Andean region
Meals: Breakfast

GROSS TOUR RATES PER PERSON

GTGE-35 – QUITO & MINDO–Private Services Number of Guests
Three nights Quito / One night Mindo STA 1 2 3 4
Hotel Casona de la Ronda / Quito– First Class $ 2,024 $ 1,736 $ 986 $ 934 $ 934
Hotel Patio Andaluz / Quito – First Class $ 2,080 $ 1,776 $ 1,011 $ 958 $ 958

STA=Single traveling alone. Overnight in Mindo at Hotel Sachatamia or similar

TOUR RATE INCLUDES:

Private transport and tour with English-Speaking Guide,
Two night accommodations at selected hotels in Quito:
Hotel Casona de la Ronda, Casa Gardenia or Patio Andaluz (Boutique Hotels) or Hotel Swissotel (Deluxe)
One night accommodations at hotel in Mindo área: Hotel Sachatamia or similar
Quito City Tour & Cable car or Equator Line or Museum – Private services
Two days / One night Mindo program – Private services
English speaking guides for all tours and transfers
Round trip transfer between airport and hotel – Private services
Daily breakfast

NOT INCLUDED:

Land services and meals not indicated in itinerary
Expenses of personal nature. Gratuities to guides and drivers
Travel insurance

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G T TOURS OFFICES:

Plantation, Florida  
13494 NW 7th Street
Plantation, Florida 33325

Miami, Florida 
9930 SW 142 Street
Miami, Florida 33176

Toll Free USA & Canada:
(800) 666 8687
Local Number: 
(305) 436 0933 
Fax:     
(305 436 0843

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G T TOURS OFFICES:

Plantation, Florida  
13494 NW 7th Street
Plantation, Florida 33325

Miami, Florida 
9930 SW 142 Street
Miami, Florida 33176

Toll Free USA & Canada:
(800) 666 8687
Local Number: 
(305) 436 0933 
Fax:     
(305 436 0843

Send us a Message

ENQUIRE NOW

We will be happy to answer your questions or comments.

G T TOURS OFFICES:

Plantation, Florida  
13494 NW 7th Street
Plantation, Florida 33325

Miami, Florida 
9930 SW 142 Street
Miami, Florida 33176

Toll Free USA & Canada:
(800) 666 8687
Local Number: 
(305) 436 0933 
Fax:     
(305 436 0843