Quito - Ecuador
Butterfly Mindo
Quilotoa - Ecuador

Tour Quito City Stay 6 Days / 5 Nights - Ecuador

Our exclusive tour promises an unforgettable journey through the heart of this diverse and captivating country. From the enchanting cloud forests of Mindo to the breathtaking Quilotoa Lake's volcanic crater, and the majestic landscapes of Cotopaxi National Park, you will be immersed in the wonders of Ecuador's natural treasures. Delight in the vibrant energy of Quito's Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site boasting colonial charm and ancient history. Let us take you on a voyage where awe-inspiring landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and thrilling adventures await. 

Day by day

You will arrive in the captivating city of Quito, a destination that seamlessly blends history, culture, and natural beauty to create an enchanting travel experience. Situated amidst the majestic Andean mountains of South America, Quito stands as a living testament to Ecuador's rich and storied past. Founded by the Quitus tribe in ancient times and rebuilt as one of the most important colonial cities in the 16th century, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is a fascinating tapestry of ancient civilizations and colonial architecture.

As one of the highest capitals in the world, Quito offers breathtaking panoramic views and a pleasant climate year-round. Its well-preserved historic center, with its cobbled streets and ornate churches, transports visitors back in time, while the modern neighborhoods buzz with contemporary energy. Boasting a vibrant arts scene, delectable cuisine, and a warm embrace of indigenous traditions, Quito presents a unique blend of the past and the present.

You will be met by our guide and transferred to your hotel.

Overnight in Quito

Start your day with an early breakfast as we embark on a mesmerizing journey from Quito to Mindo, heading northwest on the Nono-Tandayapa-Bellavista Highway. Nestled in the cloud forest is the enchanting Mindo Valley, which is home to a variety of bird species, butterflies, and mammals.

A cable car ride offers a panoramic view of this natural wonderland's diverse fauna, flora, and wildlife. Enjoy a visit to an orchid garden where you can see a variety of species in their full splendor. The captivating butterfly garden is another must-visit. It's a haven with vibrant colors and delicate wings.

Take a lunch break to recharge before you embark on an exciting adventure or extreme sport. Mindo offers a wide range of adrenaline-fueled activities, including tubing, hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, and trekking.

Join us for an unforgettable day trip to Mindo. The allure of nature’s wonders and thrilling adventures awaits at every turn. Enjoy the thrill of extreme sports and the magic of the cloud forests, with their vibrant biodiversity.

Meals: Breakfast

After breakfast, a transfer will take you to Cotopaxi National Park.

The Cotopaxi Volcano, the highest active volcano on earth, is a major landmark in Ecuador. The area is home to a variety of endemic fauna and flora, including wild horses, deer, and llamas.

The Cotopaxi Volcano forms part of the Cotopaxi National Park. This park was created in 1975 to protect biodiversity and the natural wonders of the area. The park covers approximately 33,393 acres (82,560 hectares) and features a variety of ecosystems, including forests, grasslands, and paramo (high-altitude grassland).

Hiking and trekking: Cotopaxi National Park offers a variety of trails to explore the park's stunning landscapes. You can choose from a variety of hikes, ranging in difficulty from short walks to multiday treks.

Horseback Riding: Immerse yourself in local culture and experience the Andean mountains on horseback. Horseback riding tours provide a unique perspective on the Cotopaxi region, allowing you to explore its scenic beauty and learn about the history and traditions of the area.

Wildlife Viewing: The Cotopaxi National Park has a diverse range of flora, fauna, and birds. Take a guided or self-guided tour to see wildlife like Andean Condors, wild horses, and rabbits.

Overnight in Quito

Meals: Breakfast

After breakfast, you will head out to the unique Quilotoa Volcano, where an amazing experience awaits you.

Quilotoa Volcanic Lake along with the Amazing "Avenue of Volcanoes" and enjoy going through small, colorful Indigenous Towns. The majority of the population in this zone is Indigenous, which means that several ancient customs are still observed nowadays; for example, Zumbahua is a Town that maintains these traditions on a daily basis. One of those traditions was painting, and in Tigua, we will enter one of those workshops to see the paintings.

Quilotoa is a collapsed volcano that has been inactive for thousands of years. A 9-kilometer cauldron was formed in its crater due to the eruption of the volcano. According to studies, the lava managed to reach the Pacific Ocean, and the cauldron is now home to a picturesque Lake that turns greenish-blue when sunlight hits the surface for a gorgeous view.

We will hike along the trail along the rim of the Lake, an easy hike that is rarely crowded, and you are going to love the view of Quilotoa Lake from this point! After enjoying lunch, we will visit Insilivi town to enjoy some local activities and the warmth of the locals.

Overnight in Quito

Meals: Breakfast

After breakfast, your guide will pick you up.

Your day begins in a sensory-stimulating way with a stroll around the streets and plazas that make up this largest historical center in America. We will explore the daily life, history, and traditions of this fascinating city.

We follow the road with the Seven Crosses. Before you enter Quito Main Square (also known as Independence Square), you can admire the old colonial architecture and church facades. Here is the Government Palace.

We will continue to walk through the historical streets and meet families who make traditional sweets. You will be able to taste them and discover new flavors.

As you move towards the center of Quito, it becomes harder to see historical buildings made of volcanic stone. The sculpted Compania Church and its stunning interior will capture your attention.

We visit "Escuela Quiteña", to learn more. They are the ones who know all about the colonial art found in Quito's churches and museums. These artists have painted and restored the altars in these historic churches. You can learn their secrets and use your creativity to make your own craft.

La Ronda, a historical district in the heart of Quito, is our next stop. This is a street that's linked to art, crafts, food, and fun in Quito. This is the oldest street in Quito.

Then you will visit the San Marcos neighborhood. The architecture dates back to 1580 and is mainly republican. The buildings are pastel-colored, the curtains on the windows are clean, and the banners are hanging from the balconies. The Muñoz-Marino Watercolor Museum has colonial interiors with stone, corridors, and open space. The Neighborhood is home to three museums as well as family-run shops and quirky cafes.

You will also be able to visit an old house that has been converted into a boutique hotel. You can participate in local activities with San Marcos' neighbors and end the tour with a drink at the rooftop terrace, which offers a breathtaking view of Panecillo Hill surrounded by the Old City.

Enjoy a unique cooking class and dinner at night to finish this unique experience in Quito.

Overnight in Quito

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner.

After savoring a delightful breakfast, we have two exciting options ahead. You'll have the chance to embark on an unforgettable adventure in Ecuador, either by heading to the captivating Galapagos Islands or immersing yourself in the enchanting Amazon region. Alternatively, if you have an international flight to catch, worry not, as we also offer seamless transfers to the airport. Your journey promises to be filled with amazing experiences and seamless logistics to ensure a truly memorable trip.


  • Quito introduction - history, culture, beauty. UNESCO site, views, arts, traditions. Smooth hotel transfer by guide.
  • Mindo Valley's wildlife, cable car, orchids, butterflies. Tubing, hiking, kayaking adventures.
  • Otavalo tour - culture, markets, indigenous traditions. Cuicocha Lake cruise, volcanic scenery.
  • Quilotoa Volcano - lake, Indigenous culture, scenic hike.
  • Quito exploration - old town, sweets, churches, neighborhoods. Equator Line, Intiñan Museum's experiments. Sensory journey.
Quito - Ecuador
Butterfly Mindo
Quilotoa - Ecuador
Tour Quito City Stay 6 Days / 5 Nights
6 Days