Incentive in the Marvellous Quito and Andes

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  • Duration: 5 days

Code: CTL-019

Definitely one of the best options to begin this incentive trips is in the city of Quito, located to 2800 mts of altitude, appointed by the Unesco as Cultural Heritage of the Mankind, here you will visit the historical centre one of the best conserved of Latin America, and the Middle of the World, situated on the equinoctial line crossing.

Continuing with our trip you will travel to the north of Andes mountain to visit the native market of Otavalo, one of the most recognized in the world by his handicrafts. Along the Andes mountain at the south we find big volcanoes, between one of them the Cotopaxi Volcano, constituted a national park that possesses an ecosystem of paramo conserving his flora and fauna endemic of the zone. In a small trip you will have the opportunity to visit the best tourist attractions that Ecuador has to offer, turning it in the best option of incentive trip for your collaborators.

Day 1
Arrive to Quito

Arrival to the International airport Mariscal Sucre of Quito, assistance and transfer to the Hotel Patio Andaluz in our private tourist transport. Welcome cocktail and check in. In your rooms you found some obsequies and a welcome letter.At night the dinner realized in the Hotel Patio Andaluz in a private environment.Accommodation. Hotel Patio Andaluz.

Day 2
City tour + Middle of the World

Breakfast. The city of Quito, capital of Ecuador declsred by the UNESCO like “cultural Heritage of the Mankind”, invites you to meeting two worlds between his modern and colonial neighborhoods that conform the historical centre of Quito one of the biggest and better conserved of America. We will begin visiting: The Palace Legislative, the Square of the Independencies, Palace of Carondelet, Cathedral Metropolitan, and Church of The Company, San Francisco and the Panecillo, that possesses an unique sight of all the city.

The lunch will be at ‘’the Crater Restaurant’’ located on the edge of the Pululahua’s volcano crater, the only crater inhabited of the world. Later we will visit the city “Middle of the World” situated in the equatorial line; here the tourist will have the opportunity to be at the same time in the north hemisphere and the south hemisphere.
Return to the Hotel. At night you will enjoy the dinner in Lo Nuestro Restaurant which have a typical and elegant environment of the Ecuadorian gastronomy. after the dinner a traditional chiva awaits for you with the band to embark on a panoramic visit of the city at the rhythm of the typical Ecuadorian party.
Return to the hotel. Accommodation Hotel Patio Andaluz.

Day 3
Full day Otavalo

Breakfast. In the journey to Otavalo youbwill visit the town of Calderón which is known by his handicrafts of Mazapán. Later we will realize a small visit to Cayambe. Continuing to Otavalo you will visit his traditional market of ponchos known worldwide by the commercialization of textile handicrafts that are elaborated by the natives of Otavalo. The lunch will be at the Hacienda Cusin accompanied of folkloric music and dancers that will enliven the afternoon.
Return to Quito. At night transfer to the Theatrum, where you will have dinner enjoying the presentation of the ballet Jachigua one of the most recognized of the country.
Return to the hotel. Accommodation Hotel Patio Andaluz.

Day 4
Cotopaxi National Park

After Breakfast, drive to the Cotopaxi National Park, which possesses one of the most active and higher volcanoes the world. We Will change of transport to a 4×4 car to get to the highest point, to begin our adventure in bicycle, using all the protections needed: helmets, gloves, pads. During the route will be able to appreciate the landscape of the paramo, until arriving to the point of meeting for a tasteful lunch near some Incas ruins that are located to 3700 meters above sea level. If the luck accompanies us will be able to observe condors or caracaras.
Finally we will arrive to the Limpiopungo lake, through a forest of pines, where our transport is waiting for us to return to Quito. Dinner in the Hotel Patio Andaluz and accommodation.

Day 5
Transfer out at airport

Breakfast. Pick up at the Hotel Patio Andaluz to be taken to the Airport Mariscal Sucre for international returning flight.

Itinerary
Day 1 Arrive to Quito
Day2 City tour + Middle of the World
Day 3 Full day Otavalo
Day 4 Cotopaxi National Park
Day 5 Transfer to the airport

 

Included
  • Bilingual guide
  • Private Transportation
  • Entrance Feesd
  • Full board
  • Described accommodation

 

Not Included
  • Additional meals and beverages
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses
  • International flights
  • Additional activities