Ecuador’s Interiors: Volcano to Rainforest

  • New | Big Five ToursExplore colonial Quito, including historic Old Town with its eclectic collection of narrow, winding cobblestone streets, magnificent churches and wide-open plazas
  • Visit indigenous food markets in Quito and Otavalo to explore and taste some exotic fruits; savor the flavors of Ecuador with a culinary lesson in Quito; try indigenous dishes such as cuy, guinea pig; and sample gourmet Ecuadorean fusion cuisine with a chef, who shares his secrets and famous recipes
  • Explore the Amazon rainforest during a three-night river cruise to a reserve on the Pañayacu River Delta and search for the fabled pink river dolphins, as well as a variety of birds and other rainforest inhabitants
  • Engage with Kichwa women as they share their customs, cuisine and everyday life in the jungles of Amazon
  • Savor an Ecuadorian picnic in front of the Caranqui pyramids, the largest and best-preserved archeological sites of the ancient Caranqui culture dating back to 700 CE