2-DAY OTAVALO BIKING THE ANDES & HOMESTAYING

2-DAY OTAVALO BIKING THE ANDES & HOMESTAYING

2 DAYS

FROM $475

Trip type

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Active Adventure

Activity Level

Voyagers should be physically in good shape and be prepared for multiple hours of daily activities. Such as hiking, rafting, biking and canyoning and it will demand of a bit of experience in such activity.
Moderate to challenging

Service Level

Comfortable and appropriate accommodations, mostly local-won and with big personality, and mix of public and private transport especially with sea, train and flights.
Standard

Small Group Departure

Max. 6 / Av. 4
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TRIP OVERVIEW

This magical packages are perfect for biking lovers that want to explore the diversity of the Andes, just outside of the capital of Ecuador enjoy biking the slopes of Imbabura volcano, explore small authentic villages full of customs and traditions and discover the hidden secrets of the Andes walking around Otavalo, the largest handicraft market in South America.

TRIP ACTIVITIES

Biking
Culture
Hiking

This magical packages are perfect for biking lovers that want to explore the diversity of the Andes, just outside of the capital of Ecuador enjoy biking the slopes of Imbabura volcano, explore small authentic villages full of customs and traditions and discover the hidden secrets of the Andes walking around Otavalo, the largest handicraft market in South America.

Biking
Culture
Hiking

It is going to take us 2 hours to reach the beginning of the glacier of Cayambe volcano at 15,000ft (4500mt). This is the only volcano on earth whose summit is crossed by the equator line and the only snow-capped mountain directly on the equator. We will start our adventure with a short hike to the glacier, then we will bike down the slopes of this magical mountain to reach the middle of the inter-Andean valleys. Later in the afternoon, we will be transferred to the slopes of Imbabura volcano to enjoy a cultural encounter with local people and learn their traditional way of living. Our accommodation for the night will be a homestay at different local families of the San Clemente community.

Accommodation: San Clemente home stay.

Meals included: Lunch, Dinner.

After a family breakfast, we will start our day driving along the slopes of Imbabura volcano, taking our bikes up to the mountains with stunning views of the Andean valleys and lakes, like San Pablo Lake, considered one of the largest lakes in the highlands of Ecuador.

Our bikes will run along a small path going across the Imbabura and Cubilche volcanoes, to reach the San Pablo Lake for 35 miles on flat, up- and downhill trails, to finally arrive at the town of Otavalo where we explore the largest market we have in South America, with its colorful, handmade articles.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch.

What’s Included?

  • Transportation: Private and comfortable land transportation and trucks.
  • Accommodation based on double occupancy: 1 night at the best homestay in the Ecuadorian Andes.
  • Meals:  1 Breakfast, 1 lunch, and 1 dinner.
  • Activities: 2 days of biking along the Andes, visiting local villages, time sharing with local communities, visiting the largest handicraft market in South America.
  • Gear: High-quality MTB (disc brakes and front suspension), Shimano Deore parts, gloves and helmets.
  • Trip Leader:Certified AJ expert English-speaking. adventure trip leader and local guides.

What is not included?

  • Tips
  • Souvenirs
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ITINERARY

It is going to take us 2 hours to reach the beginning of the glacier of Cayambe volcano at 15,000ft (4500mt). This is the only volcano on earth whose summit is crossed by the equator line and the only snow-capped mountain directly on the equator. We will start our adventure with a short hike to the glacier, then we will bike down the slopes of this magical mountain to reach the middle of the inter-Andean valleys. Later in the afternoon, we will be transferred to the slopes of Imbabura volcano to enjoy a cultural encounter with local people and learn their traditional way of living. Our accommodation for the night will be a homestay at different local families of the San Clemente community.

Accommodation: San Clemente home stay.

Meals included: Lunch, Dinner.

After a family breakfast, we will start our day driving along the slopes of Imbabura volcano, taking our bikes up to the mountains with stunning views of the Andean valleys and lakes, like San Pablo Lake, considered one of the largest lakes in the highlands of Ecuador.

Our bikes will run along a small path going across the Imbabura and Cubilche volcanoes, to reach the San Pablo Lake for 35 miles on flat, up- and downhill trails, to finally arrive at the town of Otavalo where we explore the largest market we have in South America, with its colorful, handmade articles.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch.

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What’s Included?

  • Transportation: Private and comfortable land transportation and trucks.
  • Accommodation based on double occupancy: 1 night at the best homestay in the Ecuadorian Andes.
  • Meals:  1 Breakfast, 1 lunch, and 1 dinner.
  • Activities: 2 days of biking along the Andes, visiting local villages, time sharing with local communities, visiting the largest handicraft market in South America.
  • Gear: High-quality MTB (disc brakes and front suspension), Shimano Deore parts, gloves and helmets.
  • Trip Leader:Certified AJ expert English-speaking. adventure trip leader and local guides.

What is not included?

  • Tips
  • Souvenirs

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TRIP DETAILS

  • The order of the itinerary may change if necessary.
  • At the time of the reservation, the entire payment per person is required (non-refundable)
  • In case the passengers do not appear to take the tour or cannot travel for any reason, they will be considered as NO SHOW and a 100% penalty will apply.
  • If the reservation is not paid in full, no service voucher is delivered.
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