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Ecuador & Colombia Highlights 

26 Days Quito-Cartagena 
Departs: 30May 2018  

32 Days Guayaquil -Cartagena  
Departs: 24 May 2018


The largest mega-diversity on the planet makes it home in Ecuador, the center of the world. With a privileged climate and the most breathtaking landscapes, the essence of Latin America merge to create a unique and unforgettable destination. The Andes in Ecuador has an area of approximately 600 km in length; it has elevations ranging from the 1500m in the subtropical valleys to elevations that exceed the 5000m at the summits of the highest volcano.

There is the option to  visit Galapagos prior to the start of the tour.
From Guayaquil on the coast   to Cuenca in the highlands Cuenca fuses culture, nature and tradition. 

For an unforgettable journey in the Andes, travel along Ecuador's Avenue of the Volcanoes, ride the Devils Nose Railway, explore around  Banos and Mt Cotopaxi. Then to its capital Quito. We then travel  through the land of the Otavalenos. The indigenous Otavaleños are famous for weaving textiles, usually made of wool  which are sold at the famous Saturday market. Stay in beautiful country haciendas.The colourful diversity of Ecuador is simply "stunning"

Colombia -"South America's best kept secret", has undergone many changes in the last 10 years and is now the continent's  3rd biggest economy. A tropical country of incredible diversity and charm. Its ever-changing geography, a history loaded with mystery and adventure, its people and cultures, have fascinated the world for centuries.Friendly people , diverse landscapes, great music make this an ideal place to travel through.
Our journey takes us through the colonial white city of Popayan, the coffee region of Armenia to fashionable Medellin. Then to its capital Bogota, one of the worlds leading cycling cities . Through the breathtaking Boyaca & Santander regions  with lovely colonial towns, big canyons(Chichamocha 2nd largest in world) and great hiking trails. Then down to the Caribbean Coast  and visit the old trading ports of Santa Marta and lovely Cartagena de Indias, rated one of the top cities in the world to visit.

Inclusions:
ALL transport (boats, buses, taxis, trains etc)   ALL accommodation 3 star hotels/lodges 
(twin/double share)
ALL entrance fees as per itinerary

Medellin-Bogota airfare 
ALL national park entrance fees   
ALL sightseeing as per itinerary ALL transfers as per itinerary 
Services of experienced local guides Breakfasts daily,9  lunches , 1 dinner   
Services of experienced Tour Leader              

Does not include:
Tips (allow US$225 ), Insurance, Laundry, Personal Spending, Medical Expenses,Meals not specified above,optional excursions
NB These costs based on you flying internationally to/from South America with LAN Airlines. Should you travel on another airline a surcharge may apply 

Ecuador & Colombia Highlights 


26 Days  Quito-Cartagena  
32 Days Guayaquil-Cartagena 


• Cuenca - stunning colonial vistas
• Ecuador's dramatic Avenue of the Volcanoes 
• Devils Nose Railway
• Mt Cotopaxi & Banos
• Quito & Indian Markets -Otavalo
• Stunning country haciendas 
• Medellin -city of eternal spring 
• Colombia's Coffee Country
• Bogota -city of contrasts ,vibrant
• Discover South America's best kept secret "Colombia"
• Cartagena on the Caribbean coast

Abbreviated Itinerary


Day 1: Guayaquil
Day 2: Guayaquil-Cuenca
Day 3: Cuenca
Day 4: Cuenca -Riobamba
Day 5: Riobamaba-Patate
Day 6: Patate- Banos- Cotopaxi
Day 7: Cotopaxi-Quito
Day 8: Quito
Day 9: Quito-Tumbaco-Otavalo
Day 10:Otavalo-Salinas
Day 11: Salinas

Day 12  Salinas -Ipiales
Day 13: Ipiales-Popayan
Day 14: Popayan 
Day 15 Popayan- San Agustin
Day 16: San Agustin

Day 17: San Agustin-Armenia
Day 18: Armenia-Salento
Day 19: Salento - Medellin 
Day 20: Medellin
Day 21: Medellin- Bogota 

Day 22: Bogota 
Day 23: Bogota -Villa Leyva 
Day 24: Villa Leyva 
Day 25: Villa Leyva -Barichara 
Day 26:Barichara 
Day 27: Barichara -Bucamaranga  
Day 28:Bucamaranga -Santa Marta  
Day 29: Santa  Marta 
Day 30 Santa Marta -Cartagena 
Day 31 Cartagena
Day 32  Depart Cartagena

Detailed Itinerary & Prices
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