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This trip is being discontinued in 2013. If you are interested in this life changing experience for next year, have a peek at the southbound tour that we are offering - tour code SEQM.

Ecuador and Peru Experience

16 days,Lima to Quito

Sample the seafood in Lima, Chill out on the beach or surf in Mancora and Huanchaco, Colonial cities, Towering volcanoes, Outdoor activity mecca of Baños, Mingle with the locals at a homestay in the Amazon.


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Discover the best of Ecuador and Peru as you explore the Andes, Amazon and Pacific coast on this 16-day adventure from Lima to Quito. Explore pre-Incan ruins, walk the colonial streets and get an introduction to the Amazon and its people with time in a jungle community. Tear up the scenery on mountain–bike, raft wild rivers, surf the big waves and get your adrenaline pumping on exciting optional excursions. You’ll have plenty of free time to explore these remarkable countries on your own and create the ultimate adventure.

What's Included

  • Amazon Jungle excursion in a local community (3 nights)
  • 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners. (Allow USD300-480 for meals not included.)
  • Simple hotels (10 nts), Buses (2 nts), Jungle lodge (3 nts).
  • Public bus, Boat, Truck, Motarized Canoe.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
  • Small group experience; Max 16, avg 10.
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Places Visited

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Reverse Itinerary

This trip also runs in reverse from Quito to Lima. See Ecuador & Peru Experience

Day 1 Lima

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Lima

Free day in Lima for an optional city tour or individual exploration before boarding a nightbus north to Huanchaco.

Day 3-6 Huanchaco/Mancora

Optional activities in Huanchaco include a visit pre-inca sites such as Huaca de la Luna and Chan Chan, visit nearby Trujillo, surf lessons or relax on the beach. Continue by overnight bus further north to Mancora for some optional surfing, horseback riding or relaxing on the beach.

Day 7-8 Cuenca

Travel by bus and cross the border into Ecuador, arriving at Cuenca. Optional day trips to Cajas National Park or to the Inca ruins of Ingapirca.

Day 9-10 Baños

Continue by bus to Baños. Numerous outdoor optional activities available like hiking, horseback riding and mountain biking, or soak in the nearby hot springs.

Day 11-14 Amazon Jungle Homestay/Quito (3B,3L,3D)

Travel by bus to the jungle city of Tena, then continue by truck and motorized canoe to a local community in the jungle. 3 days of guided nature walks to spot wildlife and to learn about the traditions of life in the jungle while staying in a homestay. Carry on by bus to Quito on day 15.

Day 15 Quito

Free day in Quito for individual exploration or time to relax. Optional activities include a day trip to the "Middle of the World" monument, a cable car ride up a nearby volcano or a city tour, among others.

Day 16 Quito

Depart at any time.