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Train of Wonders

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Get Immersed in the Local Culture

Effort: Easy to moderate. No experience required.
Activities: Walking, community interaction, and foodie experience.

Itinerary

DAY 1: VISIT THE GREAT OTAVALO MARKET – PANORAMIC CONVOY ACROSS THE NORTHERN VALLEYS

Check in at Swissôtel lobby from 06:30 am. At 07:30 am, departure by bus to Otavalo. The stretch
Otavalo to Ibarra is operated with a panoramic convoy across the northern valleys. Visit to woodcarving
workshops at San Antonio, discovery of local traditional food in Andrade Marin and a show of local
music and textile weaving at San Roque train station. Overnight in Quito. (L, D)

DAY 2: JOURNEY BY TRAIN ACROSS THE AVENUE OF THE VOLCANOES:QUITO – BOLICHE – AMBATO – URBINA

Journey across the Avenue of the Volcanoes, exploration of Andean woods an ecosystems at “El Boliche”
area, in Cotopaxi National Park, amazing views of Yambo lake and visit to Baltasar, the last ice-harvester
in the Chimborazo slopes. Overnight in Riobamba. (B, L, D)

DAY 3: DEVIL’S NOSE CROSSING RIOBAMBA – ALAUSI – BUCAY

With team engine, visit to one of the very last Andean indigenous market: Guamote. Devil’s nose crossing
and the impressive climatic transition while traveling from the Andes Mountain Range to the Pacific coast.
Overnight in Bucay. (B, L, D)

DAY 4: COASTAL HACIENDA RIDE BUCAY – GUAYAQUIL

Cacao and chocolates tasting at Naranjito in a Coastal Hacienda. Yaguachi to Duran (Guayaquil)
with steam engine. Arrival to Duran train station at 16:45. Complimentary shuttle to selected hotels in
Guayaquil. (B, L)

Quick Facts

Included
Transportation aboard Tren Crucero, all meals during the trip, snacks and soft drinks on board,
bilingual guide (Spanish and English)¹, excursions according to the itinerary, transportation by bus/van during the program for excursions and accommodation based on double occupancy. Upon arrival to Duran train station on day 4, there will be a transfer to your hotel in Guayaquil for overnight.

 

Not Included
Alcoholic drinks (wine, beer and whisky are available on the train´s bar), meals or visits not detailed
In the itinerary, personal expenses, tips or shuttles/transfers to non-specified hotels.

We strongly suggest to all customers to separately purchase a travel insurance.

 

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