An extraordinary experience
A motorcycle journey along the tropical Pacific coast, curvy well tarred Andes mountain roads with breathtaking passports, to snow-capped volcanoes over and again winding down towards the Amazon jungle. A spectacular, unique motorcycle journey through fascinating and contrasting landscapes. The Andes, windswept six thousands, bubbling volcanoes, barren plateaus, Pacific coast, with one of the most beautiful beaches of Ecuador and the depths of the rainforest, everything on near space together.
Tour Quito – Otavalo
Morning: pick up from the hotel near the airport /
Valle de Tumbaco / Quito
After it reception in Chiviquí with a short introduction
and departure on a Royal Enfield Classic 500
We are leave in the morning of the Valley of Tumbaco 30 km east of Quito to Otavalo, a city known worldwide for its inhabitants Indigena of the Andes and its craft market of all material, shape and color.
To get there, we take the Ruta Viva towards the parish of Quinche in direction to Cayambe where we continue on a recently paved and less traveled road, crossing this picturesque region through the villages of Olmedo and Zuleta, famous for the work in embroidery and beautiful landscapes of cultivation like a mosaic, with typical houses of adobe with red roofs of indigenous peasants, with horses, cows, sheeps and llamas. If it is a clear day we will see the Cayambe Volcano with a height of 5790 m.
Going down from Zuleta we can see the beautiful lagoon of San Pablo, from here we go to our hotel.
TOUR San Pablo Lake, Otavalo, Cuicocha Lagoon, Intag Valley
It is a real pleasure to ride the classic Royal Enfield 500cc motorcycles the whole day through the diverse and beautiful landscapes next to the Imbabura Vulcano by the San Pablo Lake, then visit the city of Otavalo, climb unique routes to the Cuicocha Lagoon inside the Volcano with the same name and then go back down by sinuous routes to the Intag Valley to return after a day full of beauty and adventure to our hotel.
TOUR Otavalo – Mindo
We leave the hotel after an invigorating breakfast and say goodbye to the Andes to head to the Tropical Rainforest of the Northwest, rolling on roads in excellent condition and varied landscapes from the greenness of the Andres, to the arid of the Middle of the World to finally reach the tropical moist green of Mindo, a region known for the diversity of birds, insects, butterflies, orchids as well as cacao and coffee crops. This in just 3 hours of travel and a distance of 170Km.
Hotel Eco Chalet
Mindo is a place full of tourist and gastronomic attractions, this will be a day where you can choose freely among its wide range of proposals.
Where you can do many activities in option
canopy – rafting – tubing – birdwatching – animal watching by night – botanic garden – chocolate Factory – coffee workshop – canyoning – walk to a waterfall, or horseriding,
TOUR Mindo – Canoa
In 280Km of route, we will go from the Tropical Rainforest to the Tropical Coast, while we go down the asphalted road and winding curves we will appreciate rivers, waterfalls, the change of vegetation, climate and people. These are very interesting changes to see and above all to persist while traveling by motorcycle in Ecuador, a whole experience of sensations for all the senses!
Hostal Baloo on the beach and good Seafood
TOUR Canoa – Ayampe
We will travel 250km along the coast, next to the sea, most of the route. We will pass through many villages of peasants and fishermen, each one with its particularity, by landscapes contrasted between sea and enchanting vegetation, large plantations of bananas, coconut trees, extensive shrimp farms, all this with a great diversity of aerial and aquatic birds.
After passing through the Machalilla National Park, next to Puerto López, we will arrive at our destination today.
Day 7 and 8
Ayampe and surroundings
It will be two days of knowing and enjoying these many unique tourist alternatives such as: Refugio del Colibrí, the best place for bird watching, Ayampe Beach, Las Tunas, Salango, Puerto López, Isla de la Plata, Los Frailes, optional Isla de la Plata o the Agua Blanca Community.
TOUR Ayampe – La Mana
We prepare us to leave gradually the experience of the Coast and return to the multidiverse adventure of the great equatorial mountains, in 306Km of distance. We arrive at a region where nature conspires so that the waters that descend by beautiful waterfalls carry particles of gold from which its people nourish themselves, maintain their health and live many years more than the people of the city.
Hotel Jesed in front of Parque Central
TOUR La Mana – Quilotoa – Riobamba – Baños de Agua Santa
During the day we drive on mountain roads with spectacular scenery that stretch up to the Andes mountains, 215 km in 4 hours, right past the Chimborazo volcano to go on to Baños.
TOUR Baños de Agua Santa – Tena
Today, a jungle trip with a local guide is scheduled through its exuberant diversity, with an overwhelming flora and fauna.
TOUR Tena Quito
Finally, we leave the jungle; therefore it goes to Baeza in long curves up into the heights of the Andes, the Paramo. After the mountain lake Papallacta we pass across the west cordillera at an altitude of 4065 m. Then, with a fantastic view, we drive on good tar and cross again the Andes Range to come back to Quito
Rental motorbike Enfield Classic 500cc with unlimited free kilometers and fuel
English speaking motorcycle guide
Overnight stays with breakfast in comfortable middle class hotels, upscale inns and resorts
Motorcycle tour group with a maximum of 6 drivers
Carrier with side pockets and weatherproof bag (roll bag)
Compulsory motorcycle liability insurance
All services not expressly stated as included in the tour price
All expenses of a personal nature
Travel sickness and travel cancellation insurance
Reduction of the deductible of motorcycle insurance
in a single room, alone on a motorcycle Royal Enfield 500 cc from $ 2,890, – per person
in a double room, for two on a motorcycle Royal Enfield 500cc from $ 2.290, – per person