4 days in Ecuador Itinerary

4 days in Ecuador Itinerary

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4 days in Ecuador Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Cuenca
— 1 night
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  5​h
2
Banos
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Quito
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h
End: Toronto

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night
Cuenca

Cuenca ©
Packed with impressive colonial architecture and a historic town center, Cuenca stands as perhaps the most charming city in the nation.
On the 11th (Tue), browse the exhibits of Museo Catedral Vieja, admire the striking features of Inmaculada Concepción Cathedral, then view the masterpieces at Homero Ortega, then explore the striking landscape of El Cajas National Park, and finally explore the activities along Rio Tomebamba.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Cuenca planner .

Toronto, Canada to Cuenca is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Toronto in August, things will get slightly colder in Cuenca: highs are around 24°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Banos.

Things to do in Cuenca

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El Cajas National Park ©
El Cajas National Park
Rio Tomebamba ©
Rio Tomebamba
Inmaculada Concepción Cathedral ©
Inmaculada Concepción Cathedral

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Banos

Banos ©
A trip to Banos, a relatively small town in the picturesque Andean highlands, ensures plenty of chances for outdoor activities like horseback riding, hiking, climbing, canyoning, and mountain biking.
Servi Taxi Banos has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Pailon del Diablo (Devil's Cauldron), head outdoors with Canopy double puerta del cielo, and then catch a ride with Servi Taxi Banos.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Banos trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Cuenca to Banos takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Quito.

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Servi Taxi Banos ©
Servi Taxi Banos
Pailon del Diablo (Devil's Cauldron) ©
Canopy double puerta del cielo ©
Canopy double puerta del cielo

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Quito

Quito ©
High in the Andean foothills, Quito remains one of the world's most photogenic capital cities, featuring two dramatic mountain ranges as its backdrop.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania, and then admire the striking features of San Francisco Church (Iglesia de San Francisco).

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Quito trip itinerary builder app .

Drive from Banos to Quito in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Quito, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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