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10 d a y s  i n  E C U A D O R 


 

Flights
AUS → Quito (return) https://goo.gl/flights/Q8WW
Quito → Salinas (return - if you want to see the coast) https://goo.gl/flights/ieKs

 

Q U I T O   [2 or 3 DAYS]


STAY:

  • Rumiloma Hacienda – on the slopeside of a volcano, just outside of the city. Beautiful spot to settle in and relax, from here venture into the city for meals and street shopping.
  • Quito Airbnb’s – two options available here 
  • Mashpi Lodge [1 night]  *1 hour 45 minutes from Quito, would be a huge splurge

EAT AND EXPLORE:

THINGS TO KNOW:

  • The elevation here is 9,350 ft. so if altitude sickness is a problem for you, then we can consider new destinations 
  • This is where you will fly into from Austin, only ~5-6 hours travel time
     
 

C O T O P A X I  N A T I O N A L  P A R K  [3 or 4 DAYS]


* Grab a rental car from the airport and drive 1.5 hours from Quito

TAY

EAT & EXPLORE

 

MONTANITa, THE COAST [quick prop plane flight from quito]


The idea here would be to drive back to Quito, drop your car at the airport and catch a small plane to the coast if you want to see the beaches of Ecuador. 

STAY

Nativa Bambu Lodge or Airbnb options  

EXPLORE

  • Yoga, surf, cooking class, horseback ride, scuba dive, spearfishing, VIP Futbol experience
  • Day trip to Los Frailes Beach [1 hour drive, in a national park and supposed to be beautiful]

EAT

  • Ezzio's pizza, Thai Connection, Tiki Grill, Empanada stands, Almuerzos a

 

 

B O N  V O Y A G E !