Santiago Garzón

 

  • Day Trips

    Basic City Tour. 3½ hrs.

    A visit to Quito that begins with the parliament building and continue to the historical center of the city for a walking tour including the Independence Square, the Cathedral and the 16th century churches of the Society of Jesus (Compañia de Jesus) and San Francisco. 

    After we drive up to the Panecillo hill with the monument of the Virgin of Quito, opportunity for a panoramic complete view of the city, finally we return to your hotel.

    INCLUDES: Private transportation, entrances fees, bilingual guide.

    Prices per group:

    1 Pax 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax 5 Pax
    $ 66,50 $ 73,00 $ 91,50 $ 110,00 $ 122,50

     

    Quito City Tour & Equator Line.  5 – 6 hrs.

    This visit includes the Panecillo hill with the monument of the Virgin of Quito, visit to the historical center of the city, declared the first UNESCO World Heritage. Thereafter visit to the Equatorial museum in the middle of the world, unique opportunity to straddle both hemispheres. To finish, an impressive visit from the edge of Pululahua volcano. Drive back to Quito.

    INCLUDES: Private transportation, entrances fees, bilingual guide.

    Prices per group:

    1 Pax 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax 5 Pax
    $ 99,50 $ 117,00 $ 134,50 $ 162,00 $ 187,50

     

    Papallacta Springs Tour. 7 – 8 hrs.

    A tour that begins as we drive up to the limits between the Andes and the jungle before to reach Papallacta, famous place for its thermal water pools. We trek for approximately 1½ hours into a private high Andean forest reserve. After the trek we head back to the thermal waters and enjoy a delicious bath taking advantage of the medicinal benefits that this spring offers. Drive back to Quito.

    INCLUDES: Private transportation, entrances fees, bilingual guide.

    Prices per group:

    1 Pax 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax 5 Pax
    $ 100,00 $ 117,00 $ 133,00 $ 155,00 $ 177,00

     

    Full Day Cotopaxi Volcano National Park

    A tour going south of Quito through the avenue of the volcanoes to reach the Cotopaxi National Park, Opportunity to appreciate the Cotopaxi volcano, consider one of the most beautiful and one of the highest active volcanoes in the world, into the park we visit the Limpiopungo lake and the interpretation center. After drive up to 15.000 ft. (4600 mts.) and trek to Padre Rivas mountain climbing refuge (1½ hrs). Lunch in a typical Andean farm. Drive back to Quito.

    INCLUDES: Private transportation, entrances fees, bilingual guide and lunch.

    Prices per group:

    1 Pax 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax 5 Pax
    $ 115,00 $ 145,00 $ 175,00 $ 211,00 $ 247,00

     

    Full Day Otavalo Tour

    A tour north from Quito, beginning with a visit to the new equatorial monument center Quitsato. Later we stop for a panoramic view of San Pablo Lake, and continue to Otavalo, home of the most famous handicraft and tapestries market in South America. We also visit Cotacachi, famous by its leather production. After the lunch (not included) we drive up to Cotacachi – Cayapas National Park to appreciate a beautiful crater lake. Return to Quito.

    INCLUDES: Private transportation, entrances fees, bilingual guide.

    Prices per group:

    1 Pax 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax 5 Pax
    $ 91,00 $ 100,00 $ 110,00 $ 125,00 $ 140,00

     

    Full Day Quilotoa

    Early start from Quito crossing south trough the Volcano´s avenue, our first stop will be in Hacienda La Cienega for a coffee or just relaxing into this historical ranch. Continue to Latacunga and drive to the Andes of Zumbahua, short stop in Tigua to appreciate the art gallery of the local community. Finally when we arrive to Quilotoa crater edge, is the opportunity to trek down to the lake in the bottom. A mule or donkey for trek up are your options (included). Drive back to Quito.

    INCLUDES: Private transportation, entrances fees, bilingual guide.

    Prices per group:

    1 Pax 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax 5 Pax
    $ 124,00 $ 137,00 $ 155,00 $ 186,00 $ 205,00

     

    Full Day Canopy / Zip Line Tour

    Tourist transportation will take us to the south of Quito to an Ecological Reserve into the Hacienda Santa Rita where canopy Zip Line tour wait for us. The Canopy tour is a transportation system based on harnesses and pulleys attached to an inclined cable, taking advantage of gravity. The Canopy Tour is a safe way to enjoy high mountain forest from the upper part. This is an environmentally low-impact adventure and gives people with no climbing techniques knowledge to live an exciting experience.

    Our specialized guides make our high mountain canopy flights very safe. In the afternoon we will continue our travel to a Traditional “Hacienda” in the amazing Andes region. We will be received in the Hacienda with the typical canelazo (cinnamon tea). Lunch and drive back to Quito.

    INCLUDES: Private transportation, entrances fees, bilingual specialized guide, lunch.

    Prices per group:

    1 Pax 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax 5 Pax
    $ 132,00 $ 172,00 $ 224,00 $ 276,00 $ 328,00

     

    Horseback Riding in the Andes

    A tour to the south of Quito to a nice Traditional farm “Hacienda” in the amazing Andes region. We will be welcome in Hacienda El Porvenir where a brief lesson is given in the morning to teach us how to ride and get acquainted with the horses. Wearing the typical cow-boy attire, we will begin a visit to the foothills of Rumiñahui volcano, riding side by side with herds of wild horses, bulls and amazing views of Cotopaxi volcano. The ride takes about 3 hours. Afterwards a delicious lunch of local flavors awaits us at the farmhouse.  In the afternoon we hike to Manto Blanco waterfall. Back to Quito.

    INCLUDES: Private transportation, entrances fees, bilingual specialized guide, lunch.

    Prices per group:

    1 Pax 2 Pax 3 Pax 4 Pax 5 Pax
    $ 132,00 $ 172,00 $ 224,00 $ 276,00 $ 328,00
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