Go on a Quito and Ecuadorian Highlands tour and explore the beautiful countryside over a period of six days. Take a scenic ride along Panamericana North Highway, stopping at Calderon where the famous masapan dolls are made, before crossing the equatorial line at Cayambe. Get the chance to barter handicrafts at the Otavalo Marketplace, learn interesting facts behind the division of the Northern and Southern Hemisphere at the Half of the World City monument and visit beautiful Andean landscape along the Avenue of the Volcanoes. Exit Quito through the Avenue of Volcanoes and explore the Andean landscape, stopping by Cotopaxi National Park before being accommodated at Riobamba at a hacienda.
Explore Cotopaxi National Park and be rewarded by the sight of the perfect snow-capped cone after passing by various preserved ecosystems in the forests, mountains and lakes. Cotopaxi is the highest active volcano in the world, and the park pays tribute to its majesty, as well as containing a museum that depicts its history.
For nature lovers, a trip to the Mindo Rainforest is a must, where you can trek through the jungle and witness stunning waterfalls. You can also go to the City of Banos to enjoy the natural hot springs or have a warm and therapeutic bath at the Papallacta Hot Springs, where you can relax and relieve the stress of a busy travel schedule.