Ecuador Winter Break Trip Package!

September 25, 2018

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WHY GO?

 

If you're going to visit Ecuador, do it right! This 10-day trip leads you through the Andes Mountains to see the highlights of Ecuador. Along the way, you'll be staying in hand-picked accommodations and taking excursions personally recommended by Gavin. You'll stand in two different hemispheres at once, climb volcanoes, relax in hot springs underneath cascading waterfalls, and enjoy some of the most picturesque scenery you've ever seen. Ecuador is truly one of the most unique and spectacular places on Earth. 

 

YOUR TRIP INCLUDES:

 

  • -9 nights in hand-picked accommodations

  • -10 free and delicious meals

  • -Transportation (mostly private) 

  • -Several fun excursions (see the trip itinerary for more details below) 

  • -Free Expert Flight Locating 

 

All for the price of $399 per person!

Message me at the bottom of the page for group discounts.

 

Dates:

 

January 4th - January 13th

 

 

Trip itinerary

 

Day 1: FLIGHT

  • Highlights 

    • -Arrive in Quito, the capital of Ecuador at an elevation of 9,250 feet in the stunning Andes Mountains. Let the adventure begin!

    • -Private transportation from the airport to the highly awarded hostel included.

    • -Grab a drink at the rooftop bar of the nationally awarded hostel for the sunset. Enjoy the breathtaking views overlooking Quito. 

    • -Meet everyone in the group and grab an affordable communal dinner. 

 

Enjoy your first look at the amazing city of Quito over drinks at sunset. 

 

 

 

 

Day 2: QUITO

  • Highlights 

    • -Enjoy the free walking tour offered in the morning.

      • -Meet your tour guide in the lobby of the hostel.

      • -Visit La Compañía de Jesús, the most fascinating church in the city. 

      • -Tour the Centro Histórica and learn about the history of the city while walking along the preserved colonial streets. 

      • -Finally, you will also visit the Plaza Granda, home to the President's palace, Palace de Gobierno. 

  • Recommended Optional Excursions:

    • -Explore more of Quito by visiting Mitad del Mundo. Here you can stand on the Equator and tell your friends via Instagram that you were in two hemispheres at once!

    • -Experience the nightlife in Quito! The hostel provides a party bus and fishbowl drinks for only $2. This is a great opportunity to enjoy the city and make amazing friends from across the world.

 

You can't miss checking out the Lively music and dancing in Quito!

 

 

 

Day 3: COTOPAXI

  • Highlights

    • -Private transportation to Cotopaxi Volcano included. Cotopaxi National Park is an iconic destination for those traveling in Ecuador. Here you will find volcanoes that reach 19,388 feet tall. There are many ways to experience the area with hiking, biking, and horseback riding, but Cotopaxi is also a great place to kick back and relax. 

    • -Get settled into the world famous hostel with wine by the fire before your complimentary lunch.

    • -Enjoy an included 2 hour welcome tour to beautiful waterfalls in the area. 

    • -Stay hydrated and refreshed with included tea, coffee, and drinking water throughout the day.

 

There are views of the volcano from every turn in Cotopaxi National Park. 

The Secret Garden Cotopaxi. “View from Condorcam.” The Secret Garden Cotopaxi, secretgardencotopaxi.com/.

 

 

 

Day 4: COTOPAXI

  • Highlights

    • -Enjoy delicious complimentary breakfast, lunch, and dinner today.

    • -Take in the stunning views of the surrounding volcanoes today. 

    • -Take the exciting included excursion to the peak of Pasochoa Volcano. The guide, entrance fees, drinks and snacks are all included in this amazing experience. 

    • -Afterwards, relax in the heated Jacuzzi at the hostel. 

  • Recommended Optional Excursions:

    • -Take a horseback riding excursion for even more stunning views. 

 

You can't help but be in awe of the amazing scenery in Cotopaxi National Park. 

PC:  Jorgen Munch Jenson | IG: @jorgen_mj

*Optional Excursions that aren't marked as free are not included

 

 

 

Day 5: BAÑOS

  • Highlights

    • -Today you'll enjoy a large complimentary lunch. 

    • -You will have the morning to do more optional activities and enjoy the beautiful scenery of Cotopaxi. 

    • -Depart to Baños in the afternoon with transportation included. 

    • -Baños has everything to offer. You can hike through lush forests, unwind in thermal springs heated by a volcano, enjoy a bike ride through the mountains, see a waterfall at every turn, or even enjoy a massage in town. 

    • -Get settled in the hostel by laying in a hammock or playing some pool in the main room! 

 

Baños is the adventure capital of Ecuador!

Photo from Trip Advisor (https://www.tripadvisor.com/LocationPhotoDirectLink-g312857-d314428-i226158795-Pailon_del_Diablo_Devil_s_Cauldron-Banos_Tungurahua_Province.html) 

*Optional Excursions that aren't marked as free are not included

 

 

Day 6, 7, 8: BAÑOS

  • Highlights

    • -Wake up to a complimentary breakfast everyday. 

    • -Day 6 includes a free dinner at the hostel. This is a great  opportunity to meet more friends to experience Baños with. Everyone gathers together in the common room in the evenings to meet each other, play games, and exchange stories of their adventurous day. 

    • -Explore, experience, and enjoy all of that Baños has to offer. 

    • -Just a 10 minute walk from the hostel are relaxing natural hot springs with a beautiful waterfall as the backdrop. Entrance to these hot springs is only $1.50, so prepare to be a frequent visitor! 

 

Soar above the clouds at the Swing at The End of The World in Baños!

Photo by Mike Theiss @ExtremeNature

  • Recommended Optional Excursions:

    • -Take advantage of being in the adventure capital of Ecuador!

    • -Canyoning, River Rafting, Hot Springs, Rock Climbing, Paragliding, Horseback Riding, and many more...

      • -The hostel provides easy access to sign up for all of these activities right in the main lobby. Each tour will include direct transportation from the hostel and back. 

    • -Swing off the end of the world at La Casa Del Arbol, only a short taxi ride from the hostel. 

    • -Grab your new friends and bike the Rio Verde waterfall route to Devils Cauldron, a 250 foot waterfall. You can even climb up behind the waterfall for an amazing view. 

    • -For only $20, you can swing jump off a 300 foot bridge that stretches across the main river in Baños.

 

Baños is an amazing place to try new things and face your fears!

Photo by: Vistazo (vistazo.com) June 2017  

*Optional Excursions that aren't marked as free are not included

 

 

Day 9: QUITO 

  • Highlights 

    • -Enjoy another complimentary breakfast in Baños.

    • -Transportation back to Quito in the afternoon is included. 

    • -You have almost reached the end of your journey, but every day counts! Enjoy one last sunset and happy hour in Quito with the group. Take in all that you have experienced in beautiful Ecuador.

 

This sunset view is one that you will never forget!

 

 

Day 10: FLY HOME

  • Highlights

    • -Private transportation from the hostel to the airport included. 

    • -Fly home with hundreds of unforgettable memories and so many new friends!

 

Ecuador is one of the most spectacular places on Earth with rich history, unique scenery, and unforgettable experiences. 

 

For more details, questions, or booking options, message me through this website below or email me at travelwithgavin@gmail.com! Find me on Instagram @travelworldcultulre and check out the hashtag #travelworldculture! 

 

Apply at the below for payment details and to save your spot!

 

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    ​*$399 package includes shared rooms at all hostels (more private options available upon request)

     

     

     

     

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    Hey there, we are Gavin and Jess. After graduating from the University of Texas, we quit our jobs, moved out of our apartments, sold our cars, and packed two backpacks to live life on the road. We've traveled all over the world and have learned many lessons about life and travel along the way. These experiences led to the idea behind Travel World Culture. The goal behind our business is bringing affordable travel to anyone. We create organized group trip packages with the goal in mind of growing and mentoring those who want to see the world. TWC tours give the comfort and guidance needed to begin traveling. Along the way, the travelers gain the confidence and knowledge that they need to begin creating their own trips and adventures.

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