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Ecuador: Day Trips & Extensions


Below are Goway’s Ecuador day tours and extensions listed in alphabetical order by city (there are many more options we haven’t listed). They combine well with our Ecuador stopovers/city breaks. As experts in customizing itineraries to suit your personal interests, time available and budget, we look forward to being of service to you in planning your Ecuador vacation.

Day Trips

  • Cuenca: Cuenca to Guayaquil via El Cajas Full Day Tour

    Embark on a full day excursion through the national park of El Cajas on the way from Cuenca to Guayaquil. Explore the 70,000ha park and see a landscape of rocky peaks, cloud forest, and hundreds of lakes, with remarkable Andean animals as well as the world’s highest altitude trees clinging to mountainous peaks.
    Duration:
    8 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Quito Photography Tour

    Discover the beauty of Quito on this photography tour of the Ecuadorian capital. Travelling in the company of a local photographer, you’ll explore the city and take your photo skills to the next level as you capture stunning views and hidden gems of the city.
    Duration:
    4 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Quito: Art & Chocolate

    Enjoy the ultimate chocolate experience as you journey through 5,000 years of Ecuadorian culture. Join a chocolate specialist at one of the world’s most fascinating art museums and sample a selection of chocolates as you learn about the chocolate-making process.
    Duration:
    4 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Quito: Avenue of the Volcanoes Helicopter Scenic Adventure

    Experience Ecuador’s famous “Avenue of the Volcanoes” from high in the air on this scenic helicopter tour. This aerial journey takes you over Sangay, Tungurahua, and massive Chimborazo, which was long thought to be the tallest mountain in the world.
    Duration:
    90 Minutes
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Quito: City Full Day Tour

    Your comprehensive city tour includes visits to residential neighborhoods at the northern end of the city, visiting the "Guapulo Mirador", passing through the 12 of October Avenue up to the Culture House and the Legislative Palace.
    Duration:
    8 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Quito: Cotopaxi Full Day Tour

    Head on a full-day tour of one of Ecuador’s greatest icons: Cotopaxi Volcano. Venture to Cotopaxi National Park to see snow-capped summits, learn about major eruptions, and hike to Volcan Cotopaxi’s Jose Ribas Refuge to enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding Andean peaks.
    Duration:
    8 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Quito: Cotopaxi Volcano Helicopter Scenic Adventure

    Experience the wonders of Cotopaxi Volcano from high in the air on this scenic helicopter tour. This short flight over and around this world-famous peak is the best way to see one of the highest active volcanoes in the world and appreciate its nearly-perfect conical shape.
    Duration:
    35 Minutes
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Quito: Ecuadorian Flavors - Gourmet Cooking Lesson

    Head to one of Quito’s most renowned restaurants to learn to cook Ecuadorian dishes under the guidance of one of the city’s most acclaimed chefs before feasting on the incredible flavours. Equip yourself with expert knowledge and delicious recipes to take home with you.
    Duration:
    3 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Quito: Mindo Cloud Forest with Lunch Full Day Tour

    Explore one of Ecuador’s iconic ecological regions: the Mindo Cloud Forest. Traverse through a rainforest defined by its cloudy canopies and spot birds and orchids in this abundant and biodiverse region two hours west of Quito.
    Duration:
    8 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Quito: Night Tour with La Ronda

    Explore La Ronda in Old Town Quito, a famous street known for its workshops and stores. In the company of a local guide, you’ll tour the workshops to get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of Ecuadorian craftsmanship before capping off your tour with some ice cream.
    Duration:
    4 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Quito: Otavalo Market Full Day Tour

    Connect with people and art on this journey to Otavalo, an indigenous town north of Quito. Admire ponchos and rugs and acquire a few of these famous wares for yourself in the marketplaces of Plaza de los Ponchos. Your souvenirs will forever be a reminder of one of Latin America’s most spectacular markets and connect you back to Ecuadorian culture.
    Duration:
    8 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Quito: Papallacta Hot Springs with Lunch Full Day Tour

    Soak in the famous hot springs of the Ecuadorian Amazon Basin in the resort of Papallacta. Relax in the sulfate alkaline thermal pools, calming every ache and pain, before walking the nearby forest to see unusual paper trees and enjoying a refreshing lunch.
    Duration:
    8 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Quito: Unique Dining at Terra Restaurant

    Enjoy a night out at one of Quito’s hottest restaurants in the heart of the city. At Terra, you’ll enjoy dinner and wine that transforms Ecuador’s best ingredients into world-class dishes capturing the best tastes and methods of modern gastronomy.
    Duration:
    3 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Quito: Unique Dining Dinner Experience

    Take advantage of Ecuador’s amazing variety of food and drink on this dinner night out. Head to La Ronda Restaurant for a prix fixe dinner and glass of wine in the heart of Quito, enjoying Ecuadorian culinary delights in one of the city’s most celebrated eateries.
    Duration:
    3 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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