Optional Trip Packages
Enjoy more of Ecuador. We are happy to offer you optional 2-3 days Special Trip Packages to some of the most beautiful locations in the region. All trips begin at the conclusion of the Andes Summit on June 23rd.
- Option 1: Center of the World, Cloud Forest, Tsachila Community
- Option 2: Wellness and Nature
- Option 3: Amazon Gateways
All three trip packages Include: Certified English speaking tour guide, double room accommodations (For single rooms add $120), all meals, entry fees, water and snacks.
Please note: Andes Summit's participants are welcome to arrive earlier or stay longer at Hacienda Chorlavi at their own expense. Registered participants can contact us to make arrangements.
CENTER OF THE WORLD / CLOUD FOREST / tsachila community
3-days-2 Nights; $660 per person, Minimum 6 –maximum 14 people in each group.
Day 1 - Visit Mitad del Mundo (Middle-of-the-World Monument), and the Intiñan Solar Museum (a 2.5 hour drive), from there we will drive (1.5 hours) to the magical Cloud Forest Reserve. There, we will stay overnight in the Bellavista Lodge, a unique tree-house, where you will be surrounded by beautiful orchids, hummingbirds and many other birds, in a primary, pristine forest with stunning mountain views. After dinner, enjoy the opportunity to see mammal species up close as they come to the trees' fruit feeders.
Day 2 – Take an early morning leisurely walk to observe a glorious sunrise above the clouds and mountaintops; a great time for deep sunrise meditation. After a delicious breakfast at Bellavista Lodge, we’ll drive 3 hours to the town of Santo Domingo de los Colorados. We’ll have lunch along the way, and check in at the comfortable Zaracay Hotel. Then we will visit the Tsachila community. You will have the opportunity to have La Limpia healing or an Ayahuasca Ceremony (Optional, and not included in the trip’s price). Stay overnight at the Zaracay hotel.
Day 3 – Breakfast, free time to relax. After lunch drive back to Quito or transfer out for your international flight. (90 Minute drive)
WELLNESS AND NATURE
2 days -1 night; $480 per person. Min. 6 people - Max. 14 people in each group.
Day 1 - Drive (3.5 hours) to the renowned Termas de Papallacta resort and Spa on the breathtaking Andes Papallacta Pass towards the Amazon. Arriving in late afternoon right on time for hot water dip in the mineral thermal pools - 36°C to 38°C (97°F to 100.4°F). Enjoy the magnificent sunset or enjoy a very relaxed afternoon at its Spa services (Not included-you want to book in advance). Enjoy sumptuous dinner and relaxed night. Watch the stars as you dip in the thermal waters.
Day 2 - After a buffet breakfast, you can visit the spa services (Not included) or take a nice hike up the mountain along primary forest and grasslands where you may see llamas, birds and other wild life. Observe many different varieties of orchids and watch several waterfalls. Or visit some hummingbird feeders and enjoy the magnificent nature. After lunch, check out at 1:00 pm. You will be transfered either to Quito or to the airport. (45-60 minute drive)
2 days - 1 night; $480 per person. Min. 6 people - Max. 14 people in each group.
Day 1 - Drive (5 hours) towards the picturesque town of Baños through the well-known Avenue of the Volcanoes. Lunch will be served on the bus. We arrive in Baños at sunset. After settling in to our hotel, we will have time to relax in the public thermal water pools, walk to the waterfalls, or just explore this lively town for shopping and sightseeing until late hours.
Day 2 - After breakfast we will visit the magical Pastaza River and the fantastic Pailon del Diablo waterfall, simply an incredible nature walk. Back to Baños for lunch, then drive back to Quito or transfer out for your international flight. (2.5 hours ride)