ECUADOR: AMAZON, HOT SPRINGS & VOLCANOES

Participate in a traditional Ecuadorian weaving class, live like a local in the Amazon, and visit an ethnobotanical park on this National Geographic Journey.

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ECUADOR: AMAZON, HOT SPRINGS & VOLCANOES W/ NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC JOURNEYS WITH G ADVENTURES

Get in touch with the power of the planet on this nine-day adventure packed with many of Ecuador’s natural wonders. Hike through the greener-than-green Amazon jungle with a local naturalist guide at your side, slip into the celebrated (and restorative) hot springs of Papallacta, enjoy lunch with the residents of an Andean community, and spend a night at a historic hacienda. Let this force of nature blow you away.

TRAVEL STYLE: National Geographic Journeys
Greater exploration, insider access, and the freedom to roam – all without sacrificing comfort.

SERVICE LEVEL: Upgraded
Quality accommodations and more inclusions than on other G Adventures tours, like meals, private transport, and activities.

PHYSICAL RATING: 2 - Light
Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.

TRIP TYPE: Small Group
Small group experience; Max 16, avg 10

AGE REQUIREMENT: 12+
All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

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$ 1,699 USD

Confirm with a $350 Deposit

*Prices may vary depending on seasonality*

ABOUT NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC JOURNEYS WITH G ADVENTURES

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In addition to numerous awards celebrating their sustainability initiatives in the tourism industry, they’ve also been recognized by world-class organizations such as National Geographic and the Jane Goodall Institute. In 2016, G Adventures launched a partnership with National Geographic by offering a travel style called National Geographic Journeys with G Adventures. These tours offer travellers opportunities to get closer to local communities, connecting you to local cultures, and which provide a greater emphasis on education and conservation. In 2017, G Adventures’ animal welfare policy was officially endorsed by the Jane Goodall Institute.

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