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Crossing Ecuador by highlands and amazon in two weeks

2 weeks backpacking trip between volcanos and lagunes in Ecuador

carla woody
by carla woodyAbout Me:Hi guys ! I am Carla (26) from France, I am a world backpacker for many years and still now. I travel playing music, painting, drawing, making handcraft jewelry and doing volunteering projects mostly. On this page, I will share with you ... read more

South AmericaEcuador17 days / September 2019

Highs & Lows

The beautiful panoramic views

Ecuador´s highlands can be very fresh and trekkings tiring

Itinerary Overview

Coming from Colombia and following to Perú, the major road of Ecuador is really straight and near by a lot of incredible landscapes. This trip is about trekkings in mountains, amazing wild adventures in the jungle, passing by the main cities and finishing in the artistic cultural city of Cuenca.

  • 4 Nights: Quito
    Tips to discover Quito and activities around
  • 3 Nights: Latacunga Canton
    The incredible Lagune of Quilotoa
  • 5 Nights: Banos
    Wild adventures, trekking in the jungle, amazing waterfalls and party in Baños
  • 5 Nights: Cuenca
    Art and museums in the cultural and colorfull Cuenca

Q & A

  • What would you have changed?

    Go for more trekking trails

  • How was the food?

    Ecuador has always international bars and restaurants, mostly is cities. We recommend you to try the local food. Try for the breakfast: tamales, humitas, bolos ...

  • Packing tips?

    Winter Style in highlands but tropical climate in Baños. Swinwear to swin in waterfalls in baños and shorts for your trails and for everywhere: good hiking shoes. Lot of water always

  • Transportation Tips?

    Local bus in Ecuador is really cheap.