South America Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

feedback on Itinerary for about 2 weeks after Galapagos

Would appreciate any feedback on our proposed itinerary - we are flying into Guayaquil on Nov 30, leaving for Galapagos week on Dec 2 with Ecoventura. The part we want feedback on starts here -
Dec 9, fly to Quito/Old town arrive evening. Plan to stay at Hotel SanFrancisco for 2 nights. While there, planning to see Iglesia de la Campona, Iglesia de la San Francisco, Ari Gallery. We plan for leisurely days to rest up from the week in Galapagos.
Dec 11-13, side trip to Bellavista/Mindo. We are looking at staying at Mindo Garden Lodge with their bird tour package which includeds pick-up and return transport to Quito. Some independent things on the 3rd day Dec 13 on the way back to Quito - chocolate factory, Armonia orchid farm, and butterfly farm Mariposas de Mindo, possible Tarabita cable car.
Dec13 overnight stay in Quito at Hotel San francisco.
Dec 14-16, go to Banos with guide Lincoln planning to stay at Posada del arte. We understand there is an town celebration during that week ending Dec 16. Any suggestions for things while there - we are NOT big hikers as DH has knee issues but we do ride bikes.
Dec 17-21 stay again at same hotel San Francisco. Planning for a day trip to Otovalo Market, unless someone has a suggestion for a nice place to stay in the town of Otovalo that dies not require a 2 night stay. Any suggestions for a day tour operator?
We fly out of Quito on Dec 21. Appreciate any thoughts on restaurants, open to any price range, any other suggestions? We also would like to visit a coffee plantation at some point, preferably on the way to Banos.

No Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement: Writers Needed for Morocco Guidebook
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Apr 11, 14 at 05:51 PM
View all South America activity »
  1. 1 Cusco, Pto Maldonado, Titicaca and Trujillo!
  2. 2 Speak to me of Peru
  3. 3 Trip Report Back to South America
  4. 4 Peru/Machu Picchu/Cuzco suggestions
  5. 5 Itinerary advice for a 5 week trip to Peru
  6. 6 Plan a 3 month South America trip in less than 2 months:-)
  7. 7 Trip to Machu Picchu
  8. 8 RECIFE, where to stay during WORLD CUP??
  9. 9 Fire in Valparaiso
  10. 10 HELP!!! Sao Paulo for a day???
  11. 11 Machu Picchu with a bum knee
  12. 12 Independence Day in Cuzco
  13. 13 Ecuador - should we go?
  14. 14 Buenos Aires + only 1 Patagonia location
  15. 15 Cotopaxi Day Tour
  16. 16 Travel from Cusco to Tacna by bus
  17. 17 Driving in Ecuador
  18. 18 Trip Report Out travels in Bolivia Peru and Ecuador
  19. 19 Trip Report To Buenos Aires and beyond
  20. 20 Should we book Argentina trip in May 2014?
  21. 21 2-3 months backpacking trip to Peru, Bolivia, Chile and Buenos Aires
  22. 22 Brazil/Buzios: Booking bus tickets in advance?
  23. 23 9 day Itinerary Advice: Lima, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu
  24. 24 Question about LAN Peru LAX-Cusco
  25. 25 Sanctuary Lodge vs. Inkaterra
View next 25 » Back to the top