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Meet our representative at the Quito airport for a transfer to your comfortable hotel in the city. Relax at your hotel or explore Quito at your leisure.
Meet your tour guide for a visit to Quito’s UNESCO-recognized Historic Center. Highlights include the neo-gothic Basilica, the exquisite Jesuit Church, and Plaza San Francisco which is shadowed by Pichincha Volcano.
After breakfast transfer to the beautiful colonial city of Cuenca. The city is a leading producer of Panama hats and you can spend the day admiring the city’s architecture, exploring parks and plazas, and browsing handicraft shops.
Meet your guide for a tour of Cuenca’s beautiful historic center. Main sights include the New Cathedral and the residential district bordering the Tomebamba River. At the end of the tour, drive to Turi for panoramic views over the city.
Travel to Guayaquil via Cajas National Park, a vast lunar-like expanse that includes lakes and ponds.
On arrival to Guayaquil, you’ll be taken to your hotel for check-in. Spend the rest of the night exploring this tropical city.
Upon arrival at Baltra airport, meet your guides for a transfer to your cruise ship. Enjoy lunch as you set sail on the first adventure. Ride a dinghy boat from shore to a tranquil lagoon bordered by mangroves where pelicans, herons, and egrets feed. In the calm waters, you’ll see turtles swimming among white-tipped reef sharks.
Note: This itinerary gives you an idea of your activities by day. Your cruise itinerary may vary.
Make a wet landing on Sullivan Bay and walk on a path through extensive lava flows formed in the 19th century. You’ll have time to snorkel and swim in the water.
Enjoy a memorable walk on the dark red beach of Rabida Island. Take a dinghy ride to observe nesting seabirds and then snorkel off the coast amid the thriving marine life.
In the morning, make a wet landing on a volcanic black sand beach and explore the uplifted coral reef where you may find giant tortoises, land iguanas, and flightless cormorants. Snorkel with sea turtles, sea lions and tropical fish.
After lunch, walk to a saltwater crater lake with views of Isabel island’s volcanic cones. Then take a dinghy ride to see colonies of blue-footed boobies and Galapagos penguins.
Cross the Bolivar Channel and land on the rocky shore of Fernandina to see marine iguanas mingling with sally lightfoot crabs on the lava terrain. Enjoy snorkeling with diverse endemic sea fauna.
Take a dinghy ride to observe a variety of sea and coastal birds. Enjoy deep-water snorkeling in one of the richest marine havens on Earth.
Land at Puerto Ayora and drive into the Santa Cruz highlands. Enjoy a short walk through the lush green hills to see wild giant tortoises.
Transfer to Baltra airport to catch your flight back to mainland Ecuador. On arrival at the Quito airport, meet your driver and transfer to your hotel.
Meet our representative for a transfer from your hotel to the airport for your flight back home onward to your next destination.
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Experience all tours in private, unless otherwise indicated.
Knowledgeable, professional and passionate staff and guides.
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|Double||$ 6,249||$ 5,449||$ 4,749|
|Single||$ 9,249||$ 8,249||$ 7,009|
Superior hospitality, elegance, location, and premium facilities – these are the standard features of all Inca Expert Travel’s handpicked hotels. Browse our list and find your perfect hotel. If you have a hotel in mind that you don’t see here, just let us know and we can book a room for you in any hotel in Ecuador.
"It exceeded my expectations and I loved the people I met there. The hikes were so well organized, food was amazing, and the guides were super caring even getting the cooks to make a cake for me on my birthday on the Lares trek."
Traveled to: Lima, Cusco, Lares, Machu Picchu, Rainbow Mountain
"Based on the trip you organized, the historical knowledge, the people, the food, the culture and the natural beauty of Peru, it was simply the best trip I’ve ever taken. This trip will forever be in my memory."
Traveled to: Lima, Puerto Maldonado, Cusco, Sacred Valley, Lares Trek, Machu Picchu
"We wouldn’t stop talking about how well executed and planned everything was. I personally loved the Inca trail addition and I am so glad you gave that to us as an option. The hike to Huayna Picchu was also a group favorite."
Natasha Mehta & friends
NY & PA, USA
Traveled to: Cusco, Lares + 2-day Inca Trail Trek, Machu Picchu
"Cusco was amazing and hiking to Machu Picchu was a day I will remember for the rest of my life. Our guides were fantastic! All were so knowledgeable and accommodating to our large group. The trip was well organized and any questions we had were answered quickly."
Tracy Janess & family
Traveled to: Lima, Cusco, Sacred Valley, 2-day Inca Trail, Machu Picchu
"We had a wonderful trip! Everything was perfect! Working with your company was great! The transportation/drivers made traveling so easy. They were always on time, friendly, and made getting around very stress free!"
Traveled to: Lima, Sacred Valley, 2-day Inca Trail, Machu Picchu, Cusco
"Thank you for your help in organizing our trip! It was fantastic. We all had a great time! The tours (and guides) were amazing. We will definitely recommend you to our friends and family!!"
Maria Migliore & family
Traveled to: Lima, Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu
"We loved our tour very much. All of our guides were terrific and very knowledgeable and fun to be with! The vans were very spacious and the driver’s were courteous."
Traveled to: Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu
"All in all we had an absolutely amazing time and the trip completely blew my expectations out of the water. The hotels were all fabulous with beautiful views. Thank you sincerely for the trip of a lifetime!"
Traveled to: Lima, Paracas, Cusco, Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley
"Our trip to Peru was nothing short of magnificent. As for our favorite part, we loved it all. Machu Picchu was everything we thought it would be and more. We had a wonderfully successful trip to Peru!"
Traveled to: Amazon, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Cusco