|– Please Note: For 1 to 3 passengers, a bilingual guide will also be the driver. For more than 3 passengers, a driver and a bilingual guide will be provided.|
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Cuenca (Ecuador)|
Morning time – Pick up at hotel in Cuenca.
|PACKING TIPS||Walking shoes
Raincoat or rain poncho
Warm hat and gloves
- Our Hotels:
Alausi: Rincon de Isabel 1 night.
Baños: Alisamay 2 nights.
Alausi: La Quinta 1 night.
Baños: Sangay Spa Hotel 2 nights.
* Passengers requesting a hotel in another category, please consult.
Your tour guide will pick you up at your hotel or meeting place in the morning.
After a one and a half hour drive we will arrive at Ingapirca. You will have enough time for exploring, so you can admire and learn about the Inca ruins.
Later we’ll drive through the Ecuadorian highlands with their beautiful views to arrive in Alausi. This charming town is known for the “Devil’s Nose Train” which is one of the most challenging railways in the world. After lunch you will board this famous train for an exciting ride that will take about 2 ½ hours. Upon your arrival at the train station in Sibambe be ready to enjoy the rich cultural, folklore and handicrafts made and performed by local people.
Upon your arrival back in Alausi your guide will take you to the Hotel.
Later, depending on the weather, you will be able to take pictures of snow-capped mountains, including Tungurugua and Chimborazo, the highest peak in Ecuador.
Upon arrival in Baños, check in at your hotel and enjoy a free afternoon to relax at the hot springs, in your hotel, or take a walk to explore the city and surroundings on your own.
If you wish, we can visit Baños view point in the evening.
After a half an hour drive we will take a short hike to visit the “Treehouse” where the National Geographic photo contest winner was taken.
Later we will drive for about an hour, making several stops along the waterfalls route, before reaching “Pailon del Diablo” waterfall. After a two kilometer hike we will reach this magical place, one of the ten largest waterfalls found around here.
After lunch we will drive to Puyo and the Amazon Rainforest. Once there, we will visit a rescue center where you will learn about the flora and fauna of the area.
Return to Baños.
After a trip full of adventure, we will depart at 9:00 am and return to Cuenca.
4 to 6 pax:
- Contact us for bigger groups.