MAGICAL NORTH ECUADOR
In this package tour we would love you to discover the diversity of the Northern Ecuadorian landscapes and people. The tour starts with a visit to the old city and Equator line near Quito, witnessing the heritage and past of a colonial city and the present of a modern metropolis. Otavalo Indian Market, one of the most representatives and cultural expressions not only in Ecuador but South America, walking around Cuicocha Lake (Guinea Pig Lake) a sacred old crater lake volcano, and riding over the restored Rail Road Train towards the Afros communities in Imbabura province and finally relaxing in the medicinal “Chachimbiro” Hot springs, will make of this journey the very best and complete experience in the magical Northern territory of Ecuador. All in all, a memorable trip recommended for everyone who is willing an encounter with the roots of the Northern nationality.
NORTH MAGICAL ECUADOR
Day 1.- Arrival Quito,
Arrival in Quito, we will pick you up in the airport and transfer you to reserved hotel ( Tourist Cass)
Day 2.- Quito City tour
Morning city tour, visit of the main churches and squares in the old city, as well as Panecillo hill, a natural look out point of Quito city. In the afternoon we will transfer you to the Equator Line Monument complex and visit the Inti Nan museum. late afternoon we will be back in Quito. Hotel
Day 3.- Quito – Otavalo- Mojanda Lakes Hike
Breakfast and Transfer to Otavalo via Cayambe city, after visiting the Market, we will head to Mojanda Lakes for a short hike in the Paramo. In the afternoon we will be back in our cozy lodge near Otavalo. Diner.
Day 4.- Train Ride – Chachimbiro Hot Springs
Today we will do the traditional Train ride towards Salinas, this is an Afro Village and experience the local gastronomy and folkloric local dances, afternoon transfer to Hot Springs in Chachimbiro Resort. Overnight and diner
Day 5.- Chachimbiro Hot Springs – Quito
Today we will enjoy and relax in the medical hot springs surrounded by Andean vegetation and birds. After lunch we will drive back to Quito via Otavalo and Cayambe cities.