Ecuadorian Chocolate Experience: Quito, Mindo & Guayaquil

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5 Nights
Limited Time Special Offer

The perfect vacation for those who crave adventure... and chocolate.

You know what goes great with capital cities, lush cloud forests, and colorful villages? Chocolate! On this sweet vacation package, you'll experience everything from tours of Quito, to chocolate tastings, to butterfly farms, to cacao plantation visits. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Ecuador, a fascinating country of wildlife, picture-perfect landscapes, and cocoa galore.

What's Included
  • Round-trip economy class airfare into Quito (UIO), out of Guayaquil (GYE)
  • All airport and inter-city transfers
  • 2 nights in Quito at the Wyndham Garden or similar
  • Quito City Tour with Equatorial Line Monument (6 hours)
  • Visit La Ronda with chocolate tasting
  • 1 night in Mindo at the Sachatamia Lodge Rainforest Reserve, or similar
  • Artisan Chocolate Tour
  • Visit to Mindo Butterfly Farm
  • One-way, economy-class flight from Quito (UIO) to Guayaquil (GYE)
  • 2 nights in Guayaquil at the Hotel Wyndham, or similar
  • Visit to a cocoa plantation, with lunch
  • Guayaquil sightseeing tour (2.5 hours)
  • Breakfast daily

*Please Note: These hotels do not accept children under 10 years old.

Great Ways to Explore
  • Stroll down "La Ronda," one of Quito's oldest streets, which is lined with traditional homes, small galleries, and quaint restaurants.

  • Enjoy a full-day visit to a cocoa plantation, on which you'll be treated to an authentic lunch and a chocolate tasting.
  • Spend time in colorful Mindo, a subtropical town surrounded by cloud forests and natural beauty.

  • Sit back, relax, and enjoy a stress-free vacation! Leave the driving and planning up to us.

  • While in Ecuador, be sure to taste local favorite foods such as ceviche, choclo, langostinos, and guinea pig - yes, you read correctly!

Package Overview

Satisfy your craving for travel - and chocolate - when you visit the quaint streets of Quito, the breathtaking beauty of Mindo, and the hustle and bustle of Guayaquil. This amazing vacation package will take you on a journey through Ecuador, from its capital city, to its volcano-lined forests, to its crop plantations, to its booming business center. 

All accommodations have been hand-picked for you. You'll stay in awesome hotels, be driven around in comfortable rides, and be guided on unique tours. See a colorful spectacle at Mindo Butterfly Farm, indulge in a chocolate tasting on La Ronda in Quito, and enjoy a traditional lunch on a lush cocoa plantation.This is not your everyday vacation - it's an Ecuadorian journey with a little extra flavor.

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Please note that some recommendations in the following suggested itinerary may not be included in your package. Check What's Included above for full details on inclusions.

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