Ecuador and Peru Explorer

Discover the heart and soul of Andean South America on this adventure tour through Ecuador and Peru.

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      USD $1,295
      CAD $1,340
      AUD $1,315
      EUR €895
      GBP £760
      NZD $1,465
      ZAR R13,160
      CHF FR1,095
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  • 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31

Discover the heart and soul of Andean South America

Jungle, beaches, hill-top havens, quaint colonial cities – this trip through Ecuador and Peru has it all. Venture into the Amazonian wilds of the world's largest rainforest and be enchanted by the old-world charms of Cuenca and Quito. Mellow out amid the cascades and thermal baths of Banos and soak up the beachy vibe of Huanchaco. Wander among the weathered ruins of cities long-gone and dive headfirst into the revel-ready metropolis of Lima. Ever a continent of contrasts, this small-group southbound adventure from Quito to Lima offers a fascinating snapshot of South America's vibrancy and variety.

  • Weave down the Ecuadorian Amazon by canoe
  • Relax and rejuvenate in the warm waters of Banos' hot springs
  • Amble about the stately streets of World Heritage-listed Cuenca
  • Marvel at the balancing abilities of Huanchaco's surfing fishermen
  • Explore the crumbling ruins of ancient Chan Chan
  • Sightsee the landmark attractions of downtown Lima

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Quito, Ecuador
  • Finish:

    Lima, Peru
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 16
  • Ages:

    Min 12
  • Meals:

    9 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Hostel (5 nts), Hotel (6 nts), Jungle Lodge (3 nts), Overnight bus (1 nt)
  • Transport:

    Bus, Canoe
  • Carbon emissions offset:

    766kg pp per trip
  • Total price from

    USD $1,295
    CAD $1,340
    AUD $1,315
    EUR €895
    GBP £760
    NZD $1,465
    ZAR R13,160
    CHF FR1,095
    *
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  • Per day from:

    USD $80
    CAD $83
    AUD $82
    EUR €55
    GBP £47
    NZD $91
    ZAR R822
    CHF FR68
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About Ecuador , Peru

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Days 1-2 Quito

Quito is a cultured city with a wonderous Old Town, a dynamic nightlife and atmospheric streets showcasing Ecuadorian life in all its splendour.

Days 3-5 Amazon Jungle

The two rivers of Tena and Pano meet in Tena, a small, lively city and a gateway to the amazing Amazon Jungle.

Days 6-8 Banos

Green hills, warm waters, adventure activities, a chilled town atmosphere and good food are all found in Banos, a town popular with locals and travellers.

Days 9-10 Cuenca

With roots tracing back to 8000BC, Cuenca is a fascinating and beautiful city, and World Heritage-listed due to its wonderfully preserved heritage buildings.

Days 11-12 Zorritos

Long stretches of beach and great seafood make the fishing town of Zorrito a popular destination for locals in northern Peru.

Day 13 Chiclayo

Spend a day in Chiclayo, one of Peru's fastest growing modern cities. Perhaps pay a visit to the archaeological site of Sipan.

Day 14 Trujillo

Famed for its 'surfing' fishermen, Huanchaco was once a small fishing village but is now a relaxed beach haven for travellers keen on seeing the nearby ruins.

Days 15-16 Lima

Lima is a large, fascinating hotchpotch of architectural styles, coastal scenes, world cuisines, impressive museums, traditional culture and modern arts and nightlife.
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    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,295
      CAD $1,340
      AUD $1,315
      EUR €895
      GBP £760
      NZD $1,465
      ZAR R13,160
      CHF FR1,095
      *
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