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Trip Report Trip Report: EC Travel, Ecuador and Galapagos Islands

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I have finally finished my blog with my trip report on Ecuador! We had an incredible time in Ecuador, it is such a wonderful country with such amazing people and sights.

Our itinerary and hotels were as it follows:

Quito - Old Town and City tours.- Cafe Cultura
Otavalo - Day with Otavalean family, handicraft market, animal market, Cuicocha, Cotacachi. - Hacienda Pinsaqui
Cotopaxi - Ascent to shelter, horseback riding and night at historic hacienda - Hacienda La Cienega
Quilotoa - Visit to crater-lake, ascent on mules. - Luna Runtun
Baños - Waterfall sanctuary trail, eco zoo - Luna Runtun
Baños - Whitewater rafting - Abraspungo
Riobamba - Chimborazo hike, palacio real, ingapirca - Posada Ingapirca
Cuenca - City tour - Hotel Victoria
Guayaquil - City tour, las peñas and malecon. - Gran Hotel Guayaquil
Galapagos - Island Hopping Adventure program - Red Mangrove and Casa de Marita

The tour operator:

We chose EC Travel (www.ectravel.com.ec) as it was recommended by some of the regulars on the forum. We had an incredible experience with them, Rafael was by far one of the most courteous, responsible and kind people I ever met. Great transportation (brand new SUVs) and great expertise. We highly recommend this tour operator for your Ecuador and Galapagos experience.

The blog:

You can find all the information on our trip, pictures and more at our blog: http://connieecuadoradventure2010.wordpress.com

Make sure to leave a comment :)

Enjoy!

Connie

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