Ecuador travel

Ecuador Short Tours

Our Ecuador short tours vary in length from two to five days and are ideal for travelers who only have a few days available or who would like to combine a Galapagos cruise with a short visit to the mainland. Our Ecuador short tours provide a focused travel experience that lets travelers concentrate on a specific area or, in some cases, a specific activity such as hiking or horseback riding. With all of our short tours, you get private transportation and an experienced tour guide who takes care of all the travel details. Our tour guides are well acquainted with the country and its people and will enhance your trip with a wealth of knowledge about your destinations. Additional included services vary by tour.

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  • Destination: Alausí/Devil's Nose, Andes, Baños, Cajas, Chimborazo, Cotopaxi, Cuenca, Guayaquil, Indigenous Markets, Ingapirca, Quito
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Runs On: Tuesday
  • Price: USD935

Let our qualified guide show you the highlights of the Avenue of the Volcanoes. The sierra of the Andes offers stunning scenery and fascinating cultural encounters. The well-maintained Panamerican highway makes for easy driving, but occasional detours off the beaten track allow you to experience the beauty of this region up-close and personal.

  • Destination: Guayaquil, Pacific Coast
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Price: USD690

Our 4-day Ruta del Sol Tour takes you to idyllic fishing villages and endless pristine sandy beaches. On a visit to Isla de la Plata, you can observe blue-footed boobies and frigatebirds. Between June and September, you may even spot some giant humpback whales traveling the waters along Ecuador's coast.

  • Destination: Andes, Cuicocha, El Angel, Indigenous Markets, Otavalo
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Price: USD432

This tour showcases a slightly different face of Ecuador: breathtaking scenery in the northern part of the country with gigantic frailejones plants and sweeping, panoramic views. The market in Otavalo has an outstanding selection of native arts and crafts to admire or purchase.

  • Destination: Andes, Quito
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Price: USD320

Quito, one of the oldest cities in South America, offers a number of well-preserved monuments and art treasures from the Colonial period. Discover the magnificent churches, bustling plazas, and romantic streets that abound in the old city center on our 3-day Colonial Quito City Tour.

  • Destination: Andes
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Price: USD355

This trip explores the fascinating area around the extinct volcano Pululahua, which features one of the largest craters in America. Your horseback ride along three separate, cloverleaf-style loops takes you through the heights and depths of this spectacular landscape, allowing you to explore some of its remotest corners.

  • Destination: Andes, Cotopaxi, Quilotoa
  • Duration: 3 days

On a bike, you can experience the local scenery up close and personal. Enjoy the freedom your bike provides as you discover this unique region of Ecuador. You will be impressed by this three-day tour, which is also known as the Quilotoa Loop.