• ECUADOR TRAIN TOUR (8N/9D) : Quito, Chaski, Otavalo, Cotopaxi, Baños, Cuenca, Guayaquil
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The Highlights of Ecuador's Mainland, from Quito to Cuenca & Guayaquil. This Quito-to-Cuenca Ecuador tour is chock-full of highlights to see in Ecuador's fascinating mainland. Ride the Chaski Antawa and the Devil's Nose trains, visit the Otavalo indigenous market, explore the Avenue of Volcanoes, walkthrough Cotopaxi National Park, enjoy adventure excursions in Baños, see the Inca Cañari Ingapirca ruins, go shopping for Panama hats in Cuenca, bird-watch in Cajas National Park, and spend some free time walking along the Malecon boardwalk in Guayaquil. This Ecuador tour makes a great add-on before or after a Galapagos cruise.


  • Accommodation on Double Sharing basis
  • 3 Star Hotel / Resorts
  • Daily Breakfast & Dinner
  • All Sightseeing Tours & Transfers As Per Itinerary
  • All Arrival & Departure Transfers
  • All Currently Applicable Taxes


  • The Middle of The World Complex
  • Andean Valleys at the foot of Pichincha Volcano
  • Otavalo Market Ecuador´s famous Indigenous Market
  • Cotachachi Town Specializing in Leather Work
  • Cuicocha Crater Lake & Stay with Magdalena Community
  • Liberty Train & Afro-Ecuadorian community of Salinas
  • The Avenue of the Volcanoes
  • Cotopaxi National Park & Cotopaxi Volcano
  • Baños, a Delightful Town known for Natural Hot Springs
  • Devil's Nose, most difficult railway tracks in the world
  • The Inca Cañari Ingapirca Ruins
  • The valley of Gualaceo & Garden of Azuay


  • Any Air Ticket (Unless Specified)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Any Increase in Govt Taxes, Fuel Price And Any Applicability Of New Taxes From The Govt
  • Any Up Gradation in Hotel Room Category
  • Guide Charges / Entrance Fees for Any Sightseeing
  • Price of Insurance Portage (Coolie Charges), Laundry, Telephone Charges, Shopping, Wines & Alcoholic Beverages, Mineral Water (Unless Specified), Items of Personal Nature And Food And Drink Which is Not Part Of Set Group Menu
  • Any Extra Cost Incurred on Behalf of Any Individual Due to Illness, Accident, Hospitalization or Any Personal Emergency
  • Any Services or Activity Charges other Than Those Included in The Itinerary
  • Anything Specifically Not Mention in The Tour Price Inclusions
  • Entrance Fees & Guide Charges of Sight Seeings Mentioned In The Itinerary Are Not Included
  • Compulsory Gala Dinner Charges During Xmas And New Year Period (Any Special Event Charge by Resort)
  • GST 5% (Government Tax) on Total Package Price

Tour Plan

Day 01


Arrive at the Quito airport and meet your tour guide. Your guide will take you to your hotel in Quito, where you can relax and unpack. Quito is at a relatively high altitude of 2,850 m (9,350 ft), so make sure to spend some time acclimatize. Dinner at restaurant. An overnight stay at hotel.

Day 02


Located at 9350 ft. above sea level (2,850 mts.) lies a multicolored urban quilt draped across the steep slopes and undulating inter-Andean valleys at the foot of Pichincha Volcano. Its historical Old Town is the biggest in the Americas and it was the first city to be declared a World Cultural Heritage site by UNESCO.

An array of museums showcase everything from colonial to ancient Incan Art, including the colorful works of the Quito School. The Middle of The World Complex is located 11 miles (18 km.) to the north of Quito, you can step one foot in the northern hemisphere and the other one in the southern hemisphere.  Dinner at restaurant. An overnight stay at hotel.

Day 03


Visit the well-know indigenous market in Otavalo for an arts and craft shoppind adventure. Visit Peguche know for is weavers, visit a wind intruments workshop, Cotacachi know for the manufacture of leather goods, Cuicocha crater lake. Arrive to Magdalena Community overight at one of the community houses. Dinner at restaurant. An overnight stay at hotel.

Day 04


Magdalena Community discover this hidden mountain niche through a serie of activities; horseback riding, mountain biking or hiking. Then drive to Ibarra and catch the "Liberty Train", landscapes provide a magical setting as you pass through mysterious tunnels, cross bridges spanning canyons and gullies, and admire a unique biodiversity. Then arrive in the Afro-Ecuadorian community of Salinas, well know for its agricultural activities.  Dinner at restaurant. An overnight stay at hotel.

Day 05


The central sierra of Ecuador is known as The Avenue of the Volcanoes (325 km), a necklace of snow-cones like a jeweled crown. Chimborazo, Antisana Cayambe, Tungurahua and Cotopaxi to name perhaps the most emblematic are all highly prized mountain-climbing destinations that rise well over 16,000 feet (5000m) above sea level and give the overall Andean landscape, from large cities to small towns, a character of unsurpassable splendor.

People wear bright ponchos and typical hats; they preserve their ancient harvesting traditions and keep a close bond with their animals. In Ecuador, close encounters with indigenous communities who maintain their own language, traditions, and beliefs are easy to come by.

31 miles (50 km.) south of Quito. The Cotopaxi National Park is located at 5897 meters above sea level, and rises majestically above the Andean mountains as Ecuador´s highest active volcano. The Park is surrounded by haciendas and trails that provide the opportunity for hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, and trekking activities. Inside the Park, visit the crystaline Limpiopungo Lagoon, home to Andean Gulls, wild rabbits, llamas and horses. About 95 miles (153 km.) south of Quito. Located in the middle of a mountainous region, Baños is well known for its natural hot springs. The lovely scenery is the areas other main attraction, offering good hiking trails, horseback riding, canopying, and mountain biking, and more. From here you can see the Tungurahua volcano 16479 ft. (5023 mts.) during its eruptive process. There are also more than 60 waterfalls, including among the most impressive: Pailón del Diablo, Manto de la Novia, Cabellera de la Virgen, Inés María.

At 102 miles (165 km.) from Quito, Riobamba possesses unique a natural and architectural beauty. Located in the foothills of Chimborazo volcano, the city showcases many twentieth century architectural gems. Dinner at restaurant. An overnight stay at hotel.

Day 06


Called the Most Difficult Train in the World, this train ride is one of Ecuador´s most popular attractions. The railroad, originally built to connect the Andes with the Coast, goes up and down steep slopes and along river valleys, crossing a wall of rock known as the Devil's Nose. This train leaves from Alausí, a pretty town with adobe houses.

Inca Cañari Ingapirca Ruins is located about 1 hour 45 minutes from Cuenca, it is the most important archaeological site in Ecuador and represents important evidence of Incan presence in the country. It was built at the end of the XV century in an area that was previously occupied by the Cañari culture and it stands over what was once a moon-worshipping site. The main structure is known as the Temple of the Sun, and it was used for ceremonial and religious purposes. Dinner at restaurant. An overnight stay at hotel.

Day 07


Cuenca, another UNESCO World Heritage site. Let its cobblestone streets, graceful wrought-iron balconies, and flower-filled plazas captivate you. This city is home to the famous Panama hats and to very talented people who will proudly show you their best work.

The best archaeological exhibits are at the Museo del Banco Central, which also displays old photos and has changing art and other shows. The Museo de Las Conceptas is housed in the Convent of the Immaculate Conception and is Cuenca´s most famous religious art museum. Dinner at restaurant. An overnight stay at hotel.

Day 08


Located to the west of Cuenca at 18 miles (30 km.). The Park has an area of 28544 hectares, the lowest altitude is 3150 meters and the highest is 4450 meters above sea level. This area is known for its beautiful landscapes and at least 200 lagoon, such as the famous La Toreadora. It´s the perfect place for birdwatchers and nature lovers. You can also fish trout, camp or hike. There´s also a small forest of Polylepis trees and chuquiragua the Ecuadorian national flower.

Known as the Pearl of the Pacific, Guayaquil is Ecuador´s largest city, one of the most important ports on the Pacific seaboard, and considered the financial capital of the country. Dynamic and ready for change at any price, Guayaquil is also a fun, tropical metropolis with a riveting nightlife.

Malecón 2000, the complete makeover of Guayaquil´s original boardwalk, and the recent restoration of Barrio Las Peñas, the original Spanish settlement site of the city, are always busy hangouts that feature a large range of bars, restaurants, boutiques, museums gardens and magnificent views of Guayas River. The beautiful Malecón del Salado crosses the lushious riverbank of the cities estuary and is home to egrets and iguanas. Dinner at restaurant. An overnight stay at hotel.

Day 09


After breakfast in Guayaquil, transfer to the airport for take an international flight home or to your next destination in South America.

Travel Documents

  • Original passport with minimum 6 months validity from the date of tour arrival along with sufficient blank pages for the stamping of visa.

Visa :

  • Ecuador visa on arrival is available for Indian passport holders.

Payment Terms

  • Payments can be made by Cheque, Demand Draft, NEFT, RTGS or IMPS. Cheque/Demand Draft should be in favor of "VM HOLIDAYS AND HOSPITALITY LLP".
  • You can also book your package online with Credit/Debit Card or Net Banking.

Cancellation Policy

  • If the Guest decides to cancel the tour for any reason whatsoever then s/he shall give a written application to the Company within specified time limit along with original receipt issued by the Company. Such cancellation will attract cancellation charges stated here under. 
  • Cancellation charges will be calculated on gross tour cost and the cancellation charges shall depend on date of departure and date of cancellation.
  • Cancellation charges for any type of transport ticket are applicable as per the rules of the concerned authority.
  • Air tickets issued on special fares are NON REFUNDABLE and Guest shall bear cancellation charges.
  • Any refund payable to the Guest will be paid after the Company receives refund from the respective authorities. The Company deducts processing charges from the refund to be paid to the Guest.

Cancellation Charges :

  • Before 31 Days :  00%
  • From 30-22 Days :  25%
  • From 20-16 Days :  50%
  • From 15-07 Days :  75%
  • From 06-00 Days :  100%

Refund Policy :

  • Refund Process time is 21 working days for any normal cancellation. You will get refund by Bank transfer only.

Note : For any natural disaster or Government Travel Ban, you will get refund as per supplier / hotel / airline policy. If they provide credit note than you will get credit note as per their terms & conditions. We are not responsible for any cash/Bank transfer refunds for it.

Booking Tnc

  • The above price is per person basis. High Season Surcharges are applicable; rates are not valid for long weekends and public holidays.
  • Child up to 4 yrs is Complimentary, Adult: 12 years and above.
  • Personal identification is mandatory to carry on tour for Air Travel, Hotels for security reason like: election card, Driving Licence, Passport.
  • All rates are valid for Indian national only.
  • The above given prices are subject to change without prior notice.
  • The quotation is based on Standard room of individual hotel, however if unavailable then the upgrading cost to be borne by the guest.
  • Hotel check in is 1400 hrs and checkout would be 1000 hrs. Early check in and late check out subject to availability.
  • If the above hotels are not available similar category hotels are used as hotel rooms are subject to availability.Hotels may provide room heater at an additional price on direct payment basis.
  • Meals provided at the hotel (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner) are based on a set menu.
  • Anything other than the set menu will be charged extra.
  • Driver is NOT A GUIDE; he will take you to the sightseeing’s mentioned in the itinerary. You will have to explore the place of visit on your own.
  • Vehicle will be not at disposal. If guest wish to go for additional sightseeing extra charges will be applicable.
  • Itinerary is subject to change.The above mentioned cost is not valid during National Holidays, festive season/long weekends, Christmas & New year.

Special Notes

  • Airlines/Room up-gradation and complimentary will not be entertained during the tour unless if specified at the time of booking.
  • There is no refund for any services not utilized during the tour.
  • Security deposit is required either in cash or credit card by hotels which is refundable provided no room incidentals are incurred. This security deposit is not included in this quote and must be paid by the guests/corporate directly to the hotel when checking in.
  • Guests are advised not to keep valuables in the coach/vehicle while sightseeing. 
  • The Company shall not be responsible for loss of valuables from the coach / vehicle . If the coach / vehicle is accidentally or otherwise damaged by the Guest, s/he will be required to pay compensation for the same.


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