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Tip Top Travel

Lufthansa City Center

Telephone: +593 2 / 2563181
Fax:
+593 2 / 2228520
Email:
info@tiptoptravel.ec

Mariscal Foch E7-81 & Diego de Almagro,
Quito
Ecuador

Opening Hours
9:00 am

VOLCANOES AND JUNGLE

DAY 01: Pick up from your hotel at 07:00.  We will take the Ruta Viva Highway towards Papallacta.  We will walk through the forest to observe the flora and fauna inside the Antisana Ecological Reserve, which is part of the 10 “hot zones” of the world because it forms part of an ecological corridor between Cayambe-Coca National Park and Sumaco National Park; this is why this reserve has a high biodiversity.  The Antisana Volcano has an altitude of 19000 ft. over the sea level, snowcapped all year around.  This is the nesting place for the Andean Condor, star hummingbird and spectacled bear.

Lunch at Guango Lodge.  In the afternoon we will walk in the cloud forest.

Dinner and accommodation at Sierra Azul Ecological Reserve.

 

DAY 02: Early in the morning, walk through the trails to enjoy of several species of hummingbirds, tanagers, toucans, flight catchers, and more of Sierra Azul flora and fauna.  Breakfast.  Then we will continue along the Troncal Amazonica to Huasquila Amazon Lodge. Welcome cocktail and lunch at the Lodge.  In the afternoon, hike to a Waterfall inside Huasquila Reserve, you can have an energy bath if you like, and also discover petrified fossils in the rocks. Dinner will be ready at 7:30 pm when the frogs’ concerts start.

Day 03: After a breakfast with typical food, visit a kichwa community, where you can learn typical dances, how to make guayusa and make the famous chicha.  Then we will continue towards Puyo.  Visit to Ethnobotanics Garden Omaere, where you can learn about Shuar and Woaorani’s culture.  Lunch at one Hosteria in Puyo.  In the afternoon we will continue to Baños.  On the way we will visit the Pailon del Diablo waterfall, and in San Jorge Waterfall, you can cross in the tarabita the Pastaza River.  Arrival to Baños.  Dinner and accommodation in Monte y Selva Hosteria.

Day 04: After breakfast, visit to the city, and we will continue toward Cotopaxi National Park.  Visit the Limpiopungo Lagoon and walk to the first shelter.  Lunch in one of the hosterias; and return to Quito.