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Andean Highlands of Ecuador Tours


An expedition through the Andean Higlands of Ecuador offers a wealth of interesting places to explore. A trip down the famous “Avenue of the Volcanoes” reveals snow-capped peaks and emerald-green crater lakes. Visit colorful indigenous communities who continue the centuries-old traditions of their ancestors. Chat with local artisans at outdoor markets and take in awe-inspiring scenery of patchwork fields and ancient volcanoes. For those with a thrill-seeking spirit, opt for an activity, such as zip-lining, horseback riding, and hiking one of Ecuador’s volcanoes.

Otavalo & Northern Highlands

3 Days | From $790 per person
Experience Andean village life and take in breathtaking scenery in the northern highlands of Ecuador. This trip includes the perfect mix of culture, adventure, and relaxation.
Highlights
  • Visit rural Kichwa villages
  • Explore an active crater lake
  • Bargain at the Otavalo artisans' market
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Mashpi Lodge & Cloud Forest Tour

3 Days | From $1,362 per person
Located on the private 3,000-acre Mashpi Biodiversity Reserve, this deluxe eco-lodge combines glass, steel, & a prime location to minimize distance between you & the wildlife.
Highlights
  • Pedal over the cloud forest by Sky Bike
  • Take a refreshing dip in an Andean waterfall
  • Observe nocturnal animals on a night walk
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Classic Andean Highlands of Ecuador Tour

10 Days | From $2,490 per person
Our most comprehensive tour of the Andes of Ecuador takes you to indigenous villages, hikes on active volcanoes, Inca ruins, local markets, and relaxing volcanic hot springs.
Highlights
  • Observe snowcapped volcanoes
  • Visit colorful indigenous communities
  • Bargain at the Otavalo artisans' market
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The Quilotoa Loop: Lodge to Lodge Trek

5 Days | From $1,490 per person
Join Andean Discovery for five days of hiking, horseback riding, or mountain biking one of South America’s best-kept secrets: Ecuador's Quilotoa Loop. A small herd of horses
Highlights
  • Visit the majestic Lake Quilotoa
  • Stay in family-run mountain lodges
  • Enjoy some of Ecuador's breathtaking landscapes
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Andes to Amazon Adventure in Ecuador

8 Days | From $1,945 per person
Travel from the Andes to the Amazon jungle in just hours. Hike among powerful waterfalls, raft in the Amazon, visit with locals, and observe one of the highest active volcanoes in the world.
Highlights
  • Observe one of the highest active volcanoes
  • Explore Amazonian communities
  • Cruise two miles by canopy zip-line
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