GTLT-30 – QUITO

QUITO & THE ANDES
TWO DAY TO EIGHT DAY TOURS

GTLT-30 – QUITO
Flavors, Aromas, Nature & Traditions
Quito, Otavalo & Mindo

Daily

HIGHLIGHTS

A tour that gives participants a complete life experience on ancient places and typical meals and aromas.
Afternoon tour of Middle of the World Monument and Intiñan Museum
Full day tour of Otavalo colorful native market and surrounding villages
Full day tour to Mindo cloud forest rich in orchid variety, hummingbirds, butterflies and nature
A selection of Hotel Illa Experience (Deluxe Boutique) or Patio Andaluz (First Class Boutique)

ITINERARY

DAY 1: Arrival in Quito

Private transfer from airport to selected hotel
Once you arrived at Mariscal Sucre airport, our local guide would take you to the hotel where you would stay during your time in Quito. The guide would be your personal translator, as well as the person in charge of carrying your luggage and would assist you until arriving at the hotel. On your way to the hotel, the guide would tell you about our wonderful city and country.
Overnight accommodations at selected hotel

DAY 2: Quito

Six Senses Tour and Middle of the World – Private services
Six Senses Tour Quito is a unique and innovative program made up by psycho-sensory experiences in which every perceptive human sense is involved. The Six Senses Tour was born as an innovative experience program by Latin Trails, in which psychology and sensitive methods are combined; giving to our guests a complete life experience on ancient places and typical meals in the marvelous City of Quito. Enjoy a city tour of Quito that offers more than just postcard pictures in your mind.

After having the Lunch, our local tour will continue up north to the Equator line, where you would visit the “Middle of the World” park and its monument. Here you can choose between the Ethnographic museum or the Intiñan museum, both located near by the monument of the Equatorial line. Return to Quito for dinner and overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Overnight accommodations at selected hotel

DAY 3: Quito / Otavalo

Full day tour to Otavalo and surrounding artisan villages – Private services
This morning you will leave Quito with your tour guide, heading to Otavalo, the town famous for its weekly artesian market. On route on the Panamerican Highway we will stop at Calderon, a town where the famous masapan dolls are made, continuing on through Guayllabamba town where you can sample its typical fruit the cherimoyer. We will also stop on the highway to admire the beautiful landscape and snow-capped mountains in the area. We continue on, making a short stop at San Pablo Lake before arriving in Otavalo. Here we will visit the textile market located at the “Plaza of Ponchos”; this is one of the most famous markets in South America. You will find all kinds of handcrafts including tapestries made on the Spanish weaving loom as well as the indigenous backstrap loom. After which you will enjoy some free time for bargaining and buying with the friendly Otavaleños.

In the early afternoon we will visit a colonial hacienda where the lunch will wait for you, before going to the small artisan village of Cotacachi and then we will return to Quito late afternoon/ early evening and you will be taken to your hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Overnight accommodations at selected hotel

DAY 4: Quito / Mindo

Full day tour to Mindo Cloud Forest – Private services
We plan to arise early for breakfast before departing Quito northwest towards Mindo on the Nono-Tandayapa-Bellavista Road. We will take the old scenic road, famous for the many birds that can be spotted en-route. Around midday we will stop for an optional lunch.

Once there, we will visit the exquisite orchid garden to see many beautiful and diverse species of this delicate flower. In addition to hosting the orchid garden, Mindo is a prime place for bird-watching, as it is frequented by many hummingbirds and butterflies as well. We will see some of this unique flora and fauna using the town’s cable car. In the late afternoon we will return to Quito, transferring you to your hotel for dinner and free evening.

DAY 5: Depart Quito

At the appropriate hour transfer from hotel to airport for your flight to your next destination
Meals: Breakfast

GROSS TOUR RATES PER PERSON

GTLT-30 – QUITO Number of Guests
Private Services 1 2 3 4
Quito, Otavalo & Mindo Full day SGL DBL TPL DBL
Hotel Boutique Deluxe – Illa Experience $ 3,506 $ 2,093 $ 2,093 $ 2,058
Hotel Boutique First Class – Patio Andaluz $ 2,260 $ 1,520 $ 1,520 $ 1,485
Hotel Boutique First Class – Anahi $ 1,909 $ 1,326 $ 1,326 $ 1,301

(*) STA=Single traveling alone

TOUR RATE INCLUDES:

Hotel accommodations at selected hotel based for four nights:
Hotel Illa Experience (Deluxe Boutique) or Patio Andaluz (First Class Boutique)
Tours and airport transfers as listed on the program based on private services. English speaking guide + private transportation:
Food Taste during Quito six senses tour. Other meals as indicated in itinerary
Afternoon tour of Middle of the World Monument and Intiñan Museum
Full day tour of Otavalo colorful native market and surrounding villages
Full day tour to Mindo cloud forest
Entrance Fees

NOT INCLUDED:

Early check-in or late check out at hotels; Gratuities, tips to guides and drivers; Expenses of personal nature; Additional visits, meals not indicated in itinerary
Soft drinks at any time or during meals, unless otherwise stated. Alcoholic drinks
Tips, gratuities to guides and drivers
Expenses of personal nature
Travel and medical 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