Tours in Ecuador

Our mainland operations are considered one of the most dynamic due to the flexibility we provide to pick and choose the best extensions before or after our cruise trip. We provide different options to suit any traveler’s taste. Visit the highlands which is the home to the majestic Andes; go to the Pacific Coast to enjoy delicious cuisine and blue watery beaches; make a stop by Cuenca the third largest city in the country, or go into an adventure in the Amazon Jungle. Peru is also a popular destination to visit iconic landmarks such as Macchu Picchu, Cusco and Lima.

QUITO & SURROUNDINGS

Quito is the charm of the country, situated on a valley surrounded by active volcanoes and mountains and with the best preserved colonial city center of Latin America. The city has an attraction for all the tastes, historical neighborhoods, as well as, modern attractions such as museums, monuments, cable car, and many more!
In the surroundings there are adventures waiting to happen, visiting volcanoes and snowcapped mountains to trek and explore. Subtropical climates that show off their unique biodiversity with dazzling waterfalls, unique flora, and natural sceneries. Take a break to enjoy thermal volcanic waters and relax in the Spa or experience the authentic life of the highlands with cross-cultural experiences in the biggest Indigenous market in Otavalo and the Karanki Magdalena community.

Cotopaxi Volcano

Home to the highest active volcano on earth and it's the country’s most visited mainland park.

Cotopaxi National Park & Quilotoa lagoon

Day 1: Quito - Cotopaxi National Park - Lasso.
Day 2: Lasso - Tigua - Zumbahua - Quilotoa - Quito. (B)

Otavalo & Karanki Magdalena Community Cultural Connection

Otavalo Indigenous Market, Karanki Magdalena Community - choose one activity: mountain bike or horseback riding then Harvesting Techniques. (L)

“Chaski Route”, Mindo Cloud Forest & Middle of the World Monument

Day 1: Quito - Otavalo - Peguche - Cuicocha - Harvesting Techniques - Karanki Magdalena Community accomm. (D)
Day 2: Karanki - Train ride - Salinas - Ibarra - Quito Hotel accomm. (B, L)
Day 3: Pululahua - El Pahuma Reserve - Mindo Cloud Forest - Mitad del Mundo - Quito. (B)

Roses, Birds & Colonial Haciendas

Day 1: Quito - Rose Plantation - Otavalo Market - Cuicocha Lagoon -
Cotacachi - Pinsaqui accomm.
Day 2: San Antonio de Ibarra - Magdalena - Harvesting Techniques -
Condor Park - Quito. (B, L)

Mindo Chocolate Cacao & Coffe tours

Farmers are connecting forests by carbon farming and producing the best Ecuadorian shade-grown coffee in the mountains of the Chocó-Andean region. (L)

Pathway through the Andes & Baños descending to the Coast

Day 1: Quito - Baños - Riobamba.
Day 2: Riobamba - Alausí - Ingapirca Ruins - Cuenca. (B, BL)
Day 3: Cuenca. (B)
Day 4: Cuenca - El Cajas National Park - Guayaquil. (B)

Family Theme Parks

Colonial Quito, Compañía Church - Yaku “Water Museum”, Telefériqo Cable Car & Vivarium.
Enjoy with your family three of Quito’s theme parks.

Volunteer Program at Karanki Magdalena Community

Day 1: Quito - Otavalo Indigenous Market - Cotacachi Leather market. (D)
Day 2: Magdalena School and English lessons. (B, L, D)
Day 3: Magdalena longhouse; painting and cleaning. (B, L, D)
Day 4: Magdalena’s houses and orchards cleaning. (B, L, D)
Day 5: Magdalena - Ibarra Salinas by train - Quito. (B, L)
Karanki Magdalena Community & accomm - 4 nights.

Folkloric show & Legend at night - Jacchigua Ballet

Dance and music of Jacchigua ballet on Wednesdays.

City Pack Quito - Hotel Quito First Class  2 nights, 2 breakfast, city tour, tax

Day 1.- Hotel Quito Accommodation.

Day 2.- Colonial Quito 4 hours. Accommodation Hotel Quito 

Day 3.- Breakfast

Colonial Quito & the Middle of the World and Lunch

Quito, World Cultural Heritage and the Middle of The World monument.

Quito Transfer in (airport - hotel)

Welcome, meet and greet at the airport with a private guide and transportation. Please look for a Kleintours´ board sign with your group’s name.

Colonial Quito
(KTQ002)

World cultural heritage. Visit some of its mos important churches in Quito.

Quito & its Highlights

Quito full day; Oldtown, Middle of the World, Guayasamin Museum, “Telefériqo” Cable Car (BL)

Colonial Quito & the Middle of the World

Quito, World Cultural Heritage and the Middle of The World Complex.

Colonial Quito plus dinner

Panoramic Quito at night - dinner with a great view of Historic Downtown.

Quito - Wine & Roses

Religious Art, Colonial Architecture, History, Plantation roses and winery.

Otavalo Indigenous Market

Otavalo is Ecuador’s most famous indigenous market. It is comprised of a mosaic of colors, ethnic groups and crafts.

Quito Traditional & its Gastronomy

Museums, churches and traditional neighborhoods with its delicious flavors. (L)

Pathway through the Andes & Baños descending to the Coast

Day 1: Quito - Cotopaxi - Baños - Robamba - Abraspungo accomm

Day 2: Riobamba - Alausí - Devil's Nose Train - Ingapirca Ruins - Cuenca - Carvallo accomm. (B, BL)

Day 3: Cuenca - El Cajas National Park - Guayaquil. (B)

Otavalo Relax
(KTQ022)

 

Day 1: Quito –San Pablo Lake -Condor Park -Sacha Ji accomm 

Day 2: Yoga Classes and Healing therapy or Andean cleansing-Otavalo Market - Quito

 

Orchids & Birdwatching within Cloud Forest - Pahuma Reserve

 Exotic species of birds, moths and butterfl ies, and fl owers in bloom such as orchids and bromeliads.

Otavalo Indigenous Community & Chaski Route

Day 1: Quito – Ibarra – Train ride  - Salinas – Magdalena-horseback riding-Karanki Community accommodation-.

Day 2: Magdalena Karanki–San Antonio de Ibarra-Otavalo- Peguche- Cotacachi–Quito 

Otavalo Indigenous Market, “Chaski Route” & Train

 Visit the famous and colorful Otavalo Indigenous, travel to Ibarra and the adventure will start on board the train down to Salinas. (L)

Papallacta Hot Springs

1½ hours from Quito - terms & birds or simply enjoy the landscape.

Antisana - Home to the Andean Condor

Observe the variety of flora and stunning landscapes watered by the streams flowing from the snowy peaks above. (BL)

“Chaski Route” & Otavalo Treasures

Day 1: Quito - Otavalo - Cuicocha lagoon - Harvesting Techniques - Karanki Magdalena Community accomm. (D) 
Day 2: Ibarra - Train ride - Salinas - Peguche - Quito. (B, L)

Northern Andes, Otavalo, “Chaski Route” & Train

Day 1: Quito - Otavalo - Cuicocha - Karanki Magdalena Community accomm. (D)
Day 2: Magdalena - Train Ride - Salinas - Ibarra city tour - Harvesting Techniques - Karanki Magdalena Community accomm. (B, L, D) 
Day 3: Peguche - Condor Park - Quito. (B)

 

Baños - Gateway to the Amazonia

Day 1: Quito - Cotopaxi - Baños.
Day 2: Baños (1820msnm) - Devil’s Cauldron Waterfall - Quito
(180km). (B)

Papallacta Hot Spring & Antisana Ecological Reserve

Day 1: Quito - Antisana Ecological Reserve - Papallacta. (BL)
Day 2: Papallacta Hot Springs - Quito. (B)

 

Pathway through the Andes & Baños

Day 1: Quito - Cotopaxi - Baños - Riobamba
Day 2: Riobamba - Alausí - Ingapirca Ruins - Cuenca. (B, BL)
Day 3: Cuenca. (B)

Highlander Otavalo & across the Andes to Cuenca

Day 1: Quito - Otavalo - Peguche - Ibarra - Magdalena. (L, D)
Day 2: Magdalena - Cotopaxi National Park. (B, L)
Day 3: Chimborazo Reserve - Riobamba. (B)
Day 4: Riobamba - Alausí - Ingapirca Ruins - Cuenca. (B, BL)
Day 5: Cuenca. (B

Highlander - Otavalo & across the Andes to the Coast

Day 1: Quito - Otavalo - Peguche - Ibarra - Magdalena. (L, D)
Day 2: Magdalena - Cotopaxi National Park - Rose Plantation -
Lasso - La Cienega accomm. (B, L)
Day 3: Lasso - Chimborazo Reserve - Riobamba. (B)
Day 4: Riobamba - Alausí - Ingapirca Ruins - Cuenca. (B, BL)
Day 5: Cuenca. (B)
Day 6: Cuenca - El Cajas National Park - Guayaquil. (B)

Highlights of Ecuador & descending to the Coast

Day 1: Quito - Ibarra - “Chaski Route” Train - Salinas - Otavalo -
Magdalena Karanki Community. (L)
Day 2: Otavalo - Papallacta - Amazon Rain Forest Lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 3: Amazon Rain Forest. (B, L, D)
Day 4: Amazonia - Baños - Riobamba. (B, L)
Day 5: Riobamba - Alausí - Train - Ingapirca Ruins - Cuenca. (B)
Day 6: Cuenca. (B)
Day 7: Cuenca - El Cajas National Park - Guayaquil. (B)

Volcanoes, the Highest Andes & Indigenous Communities


Day 1: Quito city tour-Otavalo-Cotacachi-Peguche-San Antonio de Ibarra-Magdalena

Day 2: Magdalena – Ibarra – Train – Salinas - Magdalena 

Day 3: Magdalena – Papallacta Hot Springs 

Day 4: Papallacta–Ecological Reserve Antisana – Cotopaxi – Lasso

Day 5: Lasso–Quilotoa Lagoon – Baños 

Day 6: Baños - Riobamba 

Day 7: Riobamba –Alausí–Tren-IngapircaRuins - Cuenca 

Day 8: Cuenca

Day 9: Cuenca - El CajasNational Park- Guayaquil