Lima to Quito Overview

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    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $1,205
      CAD $1,230
      AUD $1,130
      EUR €920
      GBP £750
      NZD $1,490
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      USD $600
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      USD $1,805*
      CAD $1,868*
      AUD $1,793*
      EUR €1,381*
      GBP £1,147*
      NZD $2,276*
      ZAR R6,037*
      CHF FR568*
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Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Discover beaches, temples and mountains between Peru and Ecuador

Jump onboard this Overland tour between two of South America's most iconic cities - Lima and Quito. Reaching along the back of the continent, discover places of immense natural beauty and explore regions off the tourist trail. From Peru's sparse landscapes to Ecuador's jungle clad mountains, visit the ancient city of Chan Chan, watch fishermen manoeuvre narrow reed boats in Huanchaco and opt to explore the towering Andes by horseback or by foot. With plenty of flexibility to choose the adventures that best suit you, this Overland journey is the best way to discover this iconic stretch between Lima and Quito.

  • Camp out in the heart of the Amazon Jungle
  • Discover Lima's character-filled plazas
  • Marvel at the surfing fisherman of Huanchaco
  • Relax in Banos - famous for its hot springs
  • Soak up the sun in Punta Sal
  • Stare up at the once mighty Temples of the Sun and Moon
  • Tour a Panama hat factory
  • Walk through the crumbling remains of South America's oldest pre-Columbian city

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Lima, Peru
  • Finish:

    Quito, Ecuador
  • Group size:

    Min 4 , Max 22
  • Ages:

    Min 18
  • Meals:

    All meals when camping
  • Accommodation:

    Camping (with facilities) (7 nts), Guesthouse (1 nt), Hostel (2 nts), Hotel (4 nts), Lodge (3 nts)
  • Transport:

    Overland vehicle
  • Included activities:

    3 night/3 day Amazon Adventure, Chan Chan Archaeological Site, Hat Factory Tour, Lord of Sipan Museum, Pyramids of Sun and Moon, Trek from Quilotoa to Chugchilan

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    577kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. Please note that this trip requires minimum numbers to depart, and may be cancelled up until 56 days prior to departure. The places showing on the dates and availability page are an indication only so please contact Intrepid to check if your preferred date will depart before making any final arrangements, such as booking non-changeable flights.

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    CAD $1,230
    AUD $1,130
    EUR €920
    GBP £750
    NZD $1,490
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    USD $1,805*
    CAD $1,868*
    AUD $1,793*
    EUR €1,381*
    GBP £1,147*
    NZD $2,276*
    ZAR R6,037*
    CHF FR568*
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    USD $90
    CAD $93
    AUD $89
    EUR €69
    GBP £57
    NZD $113
    ZAR R301
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About Ecuador , Peru

Lima to Quito Summary

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Day 1 Lima

Lima is a large, fascinating hotchpotch of architectural styles, coastal scenes, world cuisines, impressive museums, traditional culture and modern arts and nightlife.

Days 2-3 Huanchaco

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 4-5 Punta Sal

Gorgeous secluded beaches, blue skies and a relaxed pace of life are on offer in Punta Sal, a lovely beachside town in the very north of Peru.

Days 6-7 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.

Day 8 Riobamba

Ecuador's mountain-climbing and trekking capital, Riobamba is a lovely city at the starting point of the Nariz del Diablo (Devil's Nose) train ride.

Days 9-10 Chugchilan/Quilotoa Loop

Nestled in amongst the Andes, Chugchilan is a picturesque village with amazing mountain scenery, wonderful hiking trails and is a perfect base to explore the area. The Quilotoa Loop starts in Latacunga and journeys through local villages, stunning mountain vistas, cloud forests and valleys, and to the beautiful Laguna Quilotoa.

Days 11-13 Rio Verde

Rio Verde is a beautiful little town set in a valley with great hiking and close to several lovely waterfalls, including the San Miguels falls.

Day 14 Coca

Official named after the famous explorer, Francisco de Orellana, Coca is the more commonly known name for this Amazon town, which makes a great starting point for jungle adventures.

Days 15-18 Amazon Jungle

The Amazon Rainforest, over 1.7 billion acres in size and spilling over into 8 countries, is a wondrous place with a bounty of plantlife, animals and fascinating communities.

Days 19-20 Quito

Quito is a cultured city with a wonderous Old Town, a dynamic nightlife and atmospheric streets showcasing Ecuadorian life in all its splendour.
    • 20
    • GDON
    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $1,205
      CAD $1,230
      AUD $1,130
      EUR €920
      GBP £750
      NZD $1,490
    • Kitty tool tip
      USD $600
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,805*
      CAD $1,868*
      AUD $1,793*
      EUR €1,381*
      GBP £1,147*
      NZD $2,276*
      ZAR R6,037*
      CHF FR568*
      *
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‡ As our kitty is flexible the indicated amount is indicative only - please click here to view the kitty amount for your departure date.