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CONDOR PASS: QUITO TO MONTAÑITA

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1ST DAY OF JOURNEY

Departure Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday

06:00-07:00 Depart from Quito from your selected pick-up point.

08:30 Arrive at Cotopaxi National Park, home to one of the world’s highest active volcanoes.

11:30 Depart Cotopaxi.

12:00 Short visit to charming Pujili, a town famous for its dancers. Traditional lunch.

12:45 Depart Pujili.14:45Arrive at Quilotoa. Explore the 3km-wide turquoise volcanic crater lake.

17:00 Depart Quilotoa.

19:30-20:00 Arrive in Baños, home to steaming volcanoes, explosive waterfalls and hot thermal springs.

2ND DAY OF JOURNEY

Departure Days: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

06:30-07:00 Depart from Baños from your selected pick-up point.

09:30  Stop at the mirror-like Colta lake and Balbanera church for photos.

10:00 Arrive at Guamote or Riobamba to explore one of the most authentic markets in the country.

11:00 Depart Guamote or Riobamba. Those who wish to take the train hop off at Alausi.

12:30 Arrive at Ozogoche, 45 lagoons for hiking, fishing and spotting highland wildlife amid dramatic landscapes.

14:30 Lunch at Ozogoche.

15:00 Depart Ozogoche.19:30-20:00Arrive in Cuenca, ready to explore one of South America’s most intact colonial cities.

3RD DAY OF JOURNEY

Departure Days: Wednesday, Friday & Sunday

06:30-07:00 Depart from Cuenca from your selected pick-up point. 

08:00 Arrive at El Cajas National Park for a wet and wild adventure among 200 lakes.

09:30 Depart from El Cajas.

11:30 Arrive at hacienda for cacao and mango experience and lunch.

13:00 Depart hacienda.

14:30 Arrive in Guayaquil to drop those who wish to stay here.

15:30 Depart Guayaquil.

17:30 Stop in San Pablo fishing village for photos and snacks.

18:00-18:30 Arrive in Montañita in time to catch the sunset and hit the party scene.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I decided to travel with Wanderbus an it was an amazing experience. I enjoyed a lot all the places that we visited, the landscapes were breathtaking, the food delicious, the people was really lovely. I love to travel alone but being a woman some time...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank DannyMantilla
nicolas p, Manager at Wanderbus Ecuador, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Danny. We are very happy you had a great time in Ecuador aboard the Wanderbus! We're so happy that you enjoyed your time and trusted us with your solo adventure! Thank you very much for this review; hearing this encourages all the Wanderbus team...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We finished our wanderbus experience dissapointed, questioning exactly what our c. 200 dollars pp had paid for. Our first bus journey was in a small 16 seater coach which had seen better days. It was uncomfortable, had none of the facilities wanderbus materials promised (no...More

1  Thank Morgan T
nicolas p, Manager at Wanderbus Ecuador, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Morgan, we are very sorry to hear that your trip did not meet your expectations. We pride ourselves in providing a wonderful experience to all our travelers. We are aware of these issues on the day of your trip regarding the buses, and while...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great option for people looking to join larger groups to visit lots of highlight tourist attractions in Ecuador. The itinerary offers both cultural and natural attractions on a daily basis. Very cool indeed!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Randy_Vickers
nicolas p, Manager at Wanderbus Ecuador, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, Randy, for taking the time to write a review of the Wanderbus. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed the experience with us and had a great time traveling in Ecuador. Thanks from all the Wanderbus team!

Reviewed February 24, 2019 via mobile

The best way to see and learn a lot about Ecuador in a short time! We are backpackers and usually prefer to arrange our trips ourselves. But being pressed for time we wanted to try a different way of travel. Happy we made this decision!...More

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nicolaspF8346FU, Director General at Wanderbus Ecuador, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2019

Thanks for taking the time to write a review of the Wanderbus. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed the experience with us and had a great time travelling in Ecuador. Thanks from all the Wanderbus team!

Reviewed February 15, 2019

When we arrived in Ecuador we had absolutely nothing planned. We were just going to "wing it" through the country. After reading the excellent reviews of Wanderbus we headed over to their office in Quito and met with Nicolas, the owner. He was fantastic and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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nicolaspF8346FU, Director General at Wanderbus Ecuador, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2019

Thank you for this review. It's reviews like yours that make all the hard work and early mornings that go into making the Wanderbus happen so worthwhile. It's very gratifying for us to know that our efforts are creating such great experiences of Ecuador for...More

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