For independent-minded travelers who like to make up their own minds as to the itinerary, drive past stunning landscapes, and stop for photo breaks whenever a self-drive holiday is the ultimate road trip.
Our self-drive trip itineraries have been carefully picked to show you the very best of Ecuador ́s amazing sights and experiences exploring off the beaten track in an SUV vehicle. You will have the opportunity to take your time at each place, choosing when to arrive and when to leave, as there are no tour guides, departure times, or other groups to worry about on this vacation.
Everything is tweakable, giving you the freedom to build a unique and personal trip for your chosen date. Upgrade your accommodation for all – or just part – of your trip, slow down the pace with a few extra nights here and there or add a few more active adventures on an exciting rental car vacation package.
|Arrival at Quito Airport and Transfer to your hotel||Ikala Quito||-/-/-|
|Free Day in Quito||Ikala Quito||B/-/-|
|Quito – Mindo||Sisakuna||B/-/-|
|Mindo – Cotopaxi Hacienda||Hacienda El Porvenir||B/-/-|
|Cotopaxi Hacienda – Pailon del Diablo – Baños||Sangay Spa & Hotel||B/-/-|
|Baños – Tena||Hakuna Matata||B/-/-|
|Tena – Hotsprings in Termas de Papallacta||Termas de Papallacta||B/-/-|
|Papallacta – Otavalo Market & Cuicocha Lagoon||Hacienda Pinsaqui||B/-/-|
|Otavalo – Quito||Ikala Quito||B/-/-|
|Sightseeing & Departure from Quito, Departure||–||B/-/-|
B = Breakfast, BL = Box Lunch, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
Please note that the category stars given for the accommodations are estimated as local categories that do not fit international standards. Local categories are in all cases alike or higher than the ones given above.
NB: Please read all itineraries as a guide only. All routes and programs can change without notice due to National Park policies and regulations, weather conditions, seasonal changes, safety reasons, and the wildlife encountered during the travel. Flexibility is the key to the success of any expedition. Nevertheless, the safety and the interest of our passengers is always the first priority.
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