From the AMAZON to THE ANDES (4 Days) – Quito – Napo – Baños – Alausi
Departures: Tuesdays / Minimun 2 pax
Possible Activities: Adventure, Walks/Hikes, Shopping, Cultural, Family, Photography, Landscapes, Gastronomic, Guided, Nature, Flora and Fauna, Train, Natural Parks, Relax, Panoramic Trip, Flights.
Day 1. QUITO – NAPO RIVER – AMAZON
Day 2. AMAZON – Napo River
Day 3. AMAZON – Napo River – BAÑOS
Day 4. BAÑOS – ALAUSI – Nariz del Diablo Train – QUITO
Tourist transport throughout the circuit from Quito
2 Nights of Accommodation in Casa del Suizo with hotel activities and all meals.
1 Night of accommodation in Baños with breakfast.
National Tourism Guide and local guides throughout the Circuit.
Pailón del Diablo Waterfall, Agoyan Teleférico, Nariz del Diablo Train
Meals or visits not mentioned, personal expenses and tips.
Supplement transfer from Alausí to Cuenca or Guayaquil, the same day $ 50 pp
Day by Day Itinerary
07:30 Departure from Quito (4 hours approx) to the Ecuadorian Amazon. Arrival to the Napo River where we will board a canoe until we arrive at the Lodge, Welcome Lunch. In the afternoon, through the Amazon Rainforest, we will find several species of medicinal plants and insects of all kinds. With luck we will be able to observe large numbers of birds with the native guide, return to the lodge, or we will visit the “Butterfly farm” of the community.
Overnight: Casa del Suizo Meals: Lunch, Dinner
We will prepare our equipment, boots and water ponchos to start our adventure. In canoe we go downstream, through the Napo River to the Arajuno River. Visit to the Amazon Animal Rescue Center, we will see toucans, parrots, parrots, monkeys of various kinds, jaguars, capybaras. Lunch. Opportunity to swim in the river, we will visit a Quichua family, their ancient ancestral customs about the washing of gold and the elaboration of ceramics, preparation of “chicha” of Yuca and use of blowpipe for hunting. Return to the Lodge enjoying a short tour of the secondary forest.
Overnight: Casa del Suizo Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
09:00 Departure from the Lodge and transfer to Puyo another amazon city, we will see there, crafts in “Balsa”, we will continue to the city of BAÑOS, time to have lunch and walk in the waterfall of “Pailón del Diablo”, then, crossing in tarabita on the PASTAZA River in the “Manto de la Novia” waterfall or in the “Agoyan”. Panoramic visit of the city of BAÑOS.
Overnight: Baños Meals: Breakfast
We will leave very early, from the road we will take a panoramic view of Chimborazo, the city of Riobamba and until arriving Alausí, where we will board the train with daily departures 11:00, there we will enjoy an adventure going through the exciting “Devil’s Nose” (Train ticket included), then by land we will go to the city of Quito.