Medellin to Quito Adventure
12 days
From $ 999
Duration12 days

Warning: your social channels will incite much envy and jealousy from your friends and family after you post your pics from this 12-day journey through Colombia and Ecuador. Among the incredible sights and experiences you'll have along the way are adventures through coffee plantations, the colourful houses of Guatapé, rocky canyons in the Tatacoa Desert, and the neo-Gothic church and bridge of the Lajas Sanctuary. Your followers won't know what's coming for them.

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  • Duration: 12 days
    Service level: Basic
  • Physical Grading: Average
  • Ends in: Quito
    Ages: 18+
Medellin to Quito Adventure - Tour Map


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Day 1: Medellín
Arrive at any time. Please note, the 2 night hostel stay in Medellín is multi-share accommodation. if you have booked the "My Own Room" option for this tour, you will receive your own single room for these nights.
Day 2: Medellín
Choose what to explore today on a free day. Opt to visit the nearby town of Guatapé, with its colourful houses and famous rock. Or, ride the metrocable, a cable car part of Medellín’s public transportation, for sweeping views of the city and surrounding mountains.
Day 3: Medellín/Salento
Enjoy exploring Salento and getting a feel for the town.
Drive through beautiful landscapes to Salento. Please note, this is a long travel day.

End place: Salento

Day 4: Salento

Start place: Salento

Opt to take a morning hike through the towering palms of the Cocora Valley, or choose from a variety of other optional activities in the coffee region of Quindío.

End place: Salento

Day 5: Salento/Bogotá

Start place: Salento

Enjoy the ride to Colombia's capital, Bogotá. Please note, this is a long travel day.
Meals: B
Day 6: Bogotá
Enjoy a free day to explore the capital of Colombia. Opt to ride the funicular up for a stunning view, visit the impressive gold museum, or check out the street art.
Meals: B
Day 7: Bogotá/Tatacoa Desert
Enjoy the ride to the Tatacoa Desert to spend the night under the stars. Please note, this is a long travel day.

End place: Desierto de la Tatacoa

Day 8: Tatacoa Desert/Popayán

Start place: Desierto de la Tatacoa

Head out into the impressive Tatacoa desert and explore the rocky canyons. The morning is free to choose how you wish to explore, opt to go for a hike or go horseback riding. After, travel to Popayán. Please note, this is a long travel day.
Meals: B
Day 9: Popayán/Pasto
Head further south to Pasto, wander around and keep an eye out for local ice cream makers out in the streets. Please note, this is a long travel day.
Meals: B
Day 10: Pasto/San Clemente
Visit the striking Lajas Sanctuary, built on a bridge in a lush gorge, this neo-Gothic church is sure to impress. After, cross the border into Ecuador and continue on to the indigenous community of San Clemente for the night.

End place: Hacienda San Clemente

Meals: B
Day 11: San Clemente/Quito

Start place: Hacienda San Clemente

Enjoy the morning in the indigenous community of San Clemente. Interact with the locals and learn about their traditional ways. Later, travel to Otavalo market before heading on to Quito for the night.

End place: Quito

Meals: B
Day 12: Quito

Start place: Quito

Depart at any time. Please note the activities below require additional time in Quito. We recommend booking additional hotel nights post tour to explore.

Opt to pre-book the "Quito City Tour & Equator Line" activity on the checkout page ahead of time to include this optional on your tour.

End place: Quito

Meals: B



  • Your Local Living Moment: Indigenous Community Homestay, San Clemente
  • Overnight desert excursion (Tatacoa)
  • Visit to Otavalo Market
  • San Clemente homestay
  • Orientation walks in Medellín and Quito
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Transport

    Local bus, Private vehicle, Walking
  • Accommodation

    Simple hotels (7 nts), Hostel (2 nts multi-share), Camping (1 nt), Homestay (1 nt)

Dates & availability: Medellin to Quito Adventure

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Departing Tue, 12/01/2020 Finishing Sat, 12/12/2020 Catalog Price $ 999 Sale Price $ 999 -
Departing Tue, 12/15/2020 Finishing Sat, 12/26/2020 Catalog Price $ 999 Sale Price $ 999 -
Departing Tue, 12/29/2020 Finishing Sat, 01/09/2021 Catalog Price $ 999 Sale Price $ 999 -

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