EXPERIENCE THE NATURAL BEAUTY OF THE ECUADORIAN WILDERNESS; WE PROVIDE 5 HARD CORE ACTIVITIES FOR THE ACTIVE TRAVELLER: BIRDING, WILD LIFE PHOTOGRAPHY, NATURAL HISTORY, CLIMBING & HIKING; PLEASE CHECK OUR TOU GALLERIES BELLOW FOR A TASTE OF WHAT YOU MAY ENCOUNTER WHEN TRAVELING WITH US. !WELCOME¡
These tours will take us to explore some of the most fascinating areas around Quito, you will go with an specialized guide according to the activity that you choose.
PTDT 001.- Quilotoa Lake
QUILOTOA FULL DAY
This trip will take us south of Quito throughout the avenue of the volcanos, on the way we´ll visit a local indian market where we´ll see the local produce and later on we´ll continue through indian villages that have preserve their local costumes and customs until we reach to one of the most striking land scape of the central Andes in Ecuador. The more active traveller can hike down into the lake it self where you can have a Kayak experience in this amazing crater lake.
PTDT 002.- Antisana National Park
Antisana National Park is the closest High Andes National Park around Quito, with an easy access and spectacular landscape you will learn about the flora and fauna of the high Andes. This park is also the best place to see the Andean Condor and the Giant Hummingbird in Ecuador.
For the more active traveller, we provide hiking daily activities inside the park.
PTDT 003.- Otavalo Indian market
Otavalo is one of the most colorful indian markets in South America, this trip will take you to discover not only the market but the millenary culture that still remains on its surroundings.
For the more active traveler we provide hiking excursions and extension trips of two or there days visiting lakes, waterfalls, indian villages with their own crafts, shamanic healing and much more. Contact us.
Otavaleña selling crafts.
Otavalo people are great weavers and busines men and women, you always encounter them selling their crafts in this region of magnificent landscapes.
At the market we´ll amid with local people and crafts.
Day Trips Outside Quito; Imbabura Volcano, San Pablo lake & town
This is the hearth of the province where the origins of the Ecuadorian Otavalo people hve risen.
Day trips Outside Quito, Crafts
Great variety of hand crafts can be found at this market
PTDT 004.- Cotopaxi National Park & Indian Market
Cotopaxi volcano is the second highest active volcanoe in the world, visiting the national park at its foothills and an indian market in the surrounding, makes a perfect combination for a full day of learning and discovery close to Quito.
For the more active traveller, we´ll climb up to its refuge at 4,800 mts ((15,800 ft)
PTDT 005.- Mindo full day
This is a natural excursion into the cloud forest, full of hummingbirds, toucans and colorful tanager, Mindo area is the perfect choice for the ones who want to have a day full of nature visiting also waterfalls, butterfly gardens and all what a cloud forest can offer to the visiter jus one and a half hours away from Quito.
An easy bird to find when visiting Mindo area
PTDT 006.- Papallacta pass & thermal springs
This pass is located at the entrance of the Amazon basin, an spectacular land scape place full of mountains, snow caped volcanoes and the easiest place to locate the rear Spectacled Bear. After a full day of adventure learning and discovering about this area, you can have a great meal and get a deep into these fantastic thermal springs.