4 days 3 nights
Andes + Amazon

Cotopaxi, Quilotoa, Baños, and Amazon, with hotel and activities included.
This is a short 4-day and 3-night trip through the Andes and Amazon.

Every day

4 days, 3 nights

Medium activity

English and Spanish

What you'll do
In just four days, you will be able to observe landscapes of the Andean moors and the Ecuadorian Amazon. It is an adventure through the main attractions of these regions.
  • This is a short trip of 4 days through the Andes and the Amazon.
  • On the way from Quito to Baños, we will make stops at the impressive Cotopaxi Volcano and Quilotoa Lagoon, an incredible turquoise lake in the caldera of an active volcano.
  • Once in Baños, you will enjoy a series of wonderful activities against a beautiful backdrop of waterfalls and tropical vegetation.
  • After Baños, we will visit the Amazon, and we will be able to visit a reserve of rescued animals and an Amazonian community.
  • This short tour is the best option to travel around Ecuador.

Day 1

Quito - Cotopaxi


Pick-ups at hotels located in the 3 main areas: Carolina, Plaza Foch, Plaza Grande: Carolina, Plaza Foch, Plaza Grande



Avenue of the Volcanoes

Travel along the Avenue of the Volcanoes, and if the weather allows it, admire the second-highest volcano in Ecuador, Cotopaxi.


Limpiopungo lagoon

Inside the park, visit the Limpiopungo lagoon.


Treking to Refugio Jose Rivas

Make the trek to 4,864msnm to reach the refuge of the volcano.



Lodging night at the Chuquiragua Lodge or similar.


Free time

Time to enjoy the common areas of the inn.

Day 2

Cotopaxi – Quilotoa - Baños



Quilotoa Lagoon

Visit the community and its art of Tigua.

Then we will visit the magical Quilotoa lagoon with turquoise waters.


Swing at the end of the world

Climb the “Swing at the end of the world” at La Casa del Árbol, from where you can see the epic mountain of the Tungurahua volcano. 


Piscinas de aguas termales

Enjoy a relaxing bath in the natural hot spring pools.


Night accommodation in Baños

Día 3

Baños - Misahuallí



Cable car

Travel in a cable car over the Pastaza River to get extraordinary panoramic views of waterfalls, mountains, and beautiful jungle landscapes.


Pailón del Diablo

Take the waterfall route and visit the impressive Pailón del Diablo waterfall.


Free time to enjoy Baños

Free time for extreme activities in Baños.


Yanacocha Rescue Center
We will visit the Yanchoca reserve, and you will be able to be very close to the animals of the area.
In Yanacocha, they are in charge of protecting and conserving wild flora and fauna species victims of illegal trafficking in the Ecuadorian Amazon. More than 250 specimens are under the care of specialists, biologists, and veterinarians who are in charge of the daily care of small cats, primates, macaws, toucans, turtles, alligators, and other species that are traded or retained in the Ecuadorian Amazon.

Reserva Yanacocha


Night in Misahualli

Day 4

Misahuallí – Tena - Papallacta - Quito



Canoe ride

Canoe ride and a visit to the community.


Visit the community

Visit the Monkey Island in Misahualli.


Papallacta pools

Visit and relax in the Papallacta pools.

Return to Quito

Drop offs in the 3 main areas: Carolina, Plaza Foch, Plaza Grande: Carolina, Plaza Foch, Plaza Grande.

4 days 3 nights
Andes + Amazon

Departures everyday


  • Tourist transport
  • Pick up and drop off at hotels in Quito located in the three zones of Quito: La Carolina, Plaza Foch, Plaza Grande
  • Bilingual guide
  • Entrance to the Cotopaxi
  • National Park
  • Visit Limpiopungo
  • Lagoon
  • Hike to the José Rivas refuge at 4,864 masl
  • Visit traditional shops in the moors
  • Visit an art gallery in Tigua
  • Quilotoa lagoon entrance
  • Waterfall Route
  • Entrance to Pailón del Diablo
  • Tree House Entrance
  • End of the World Swing
  • Cable car over Pastaza river
  • Visit the community in the jungle
  • Canoe ride
  • Visit monkey island in Misahualli
  • Entrance to public swimming pools in Papallzcta
  • 3 hotel nights
  • 4 breakfasts
Not includes
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Extreme activities
  • Other entrances
  • Tips
What to bring
  • Glasses
  • Hat
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Rain jacket
  • Warm clothing
  • Sunscreen
  • Gloves
  • Swimsuit
  • Mosquito repellent
Recent traveler's reviews
Sandra Guerrero
Sandra Guerrero
Muy chévere, lastimosamente, cruzar el centro histórico es demorado y resta tiempo para estar en El Panecillo.
Ruth Moreno
Ruth Moreno
Excelente atención, el recorrido muy bonito, la guía turística eficiente 👏👏👏
Alexita M
Alexita M
It was good, guides need to speak slower when speaking in English so that they are understood. Overall a great hop on and off service.
Jorge Pinto
Jorge Pinto
Muy divertido para conocer parte de nuestra hermosa ciudad
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