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Day 1:  Arrival in Quito

Day 2: Visit to the Historic District of Quito Unesco Cultural Heritage

Day 3: Flight to Coca city and then by motor canoa down Napo River up to
your selected Lodge

Day 4 and Day 5: Experience the Amazon Rainforest: several activities are
including during the program: walking excursions, night outings to observe
the forest and in search of caymans, motor and paddle canoe rides along
streams and lakes, visit to a local indigenous community and more

Day 6:  Return to Coca and then flight back to Quito. Route to the Northern
Andes, to visit the Otavalo region, Visit to a Roses Growing Farm, Overnight
in a Hotel.

Day 7: Visit to the traditional market and then visit to Allimaki Atelier to
have an experience with local artisans. In the Afternoon return to Quito

Day 8: Tren Crucero:  Enjoy a great adventure along the Volcanoes avenue,
descending to the Lowlands of the Pacific Coast on board the TREN CRUCERO.
Departure from Quito to Cotopaxi region 

Day 9: Tren Crucero: Departure  to Ambato Village named  as the Fruits and
Flowers City, because of the fertile valleys in its surroundings. Visit to
the highest point of the Railroad at Urbina Station.

Day 10: Tren Crucero: Visit to Guamote indigenous market, held every
Thursday, then transfer to Alausi Train station where we will experience the
famous Devil's Nose ride.

Day 11: TRen Crucero:   We will start our descent to the Pacific Basin, we
will visit a Cacao Farm and learn the secrets of its production. Transfer to
Guayaquil city

Day 12: Flight to the Galapagos Islands. In the afternoon visit to the
highlands and a giant tortoise reserve

Day 13 & Day 14: Galapagos: Navigation to a nearby islands and explore the
beauty of this Enchanted Archipielago

Day 15: Visit to the Charles Darwin Research Station and flight back to
Guayaquil and next destinations


Our rates include:

*       Private Transfers from airport to Hotel and back in mainland, shared
transfers during the Amazon Portion, Tren Crucero and Galapagos Program

*       Excursions will be accompanied by an English-speaking guide in
mainland, native and English speaking guide in the Amazon Portion and
English speaking naturalist guide in Galapagos
*       Entrance Fees as detailed in the itinerary according to the program,
except the contribution to the local community in the Amazon Portion and
Entrance Fees to the Galapagos Islands
*       Accommodation at selected Hotels, including daily breakfast and
local taxes, subject to availability
*       Full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner) throughtout the program

Services not included:

*       International and Domestic Air tickets
*       Entrance Fee to National Parks and Natural Reserves not mentioned as

*       Contribution to the Local Community in the Amazon Portion, starting
at $ 30 usd
*       Entrance Fee to Galapagos Park : $ 100 usd subject to change
*       TCT Ingala Migration Card $ 20 usd subject to change

*       Early Check In or Late Check out.
*       Meals not mentioned as included in the itinerary
*       Beverages, Luggage handling, personal expenses, Tips.
*       Services not mentioned as included
*       Any services mentioned as not included in the itinerary must be paid
directly (luggage delays, beverages, etc.)
*       Any change or modification requested by the client may incurred in
extra costs and must be paid locally.
*       It is recommended to bring a Travel Assistance Card
*       Discovering Americas will not be responsible for loss of personal
belongings during the trip
*       Passport must have a validity of 6 at least months