Classic Ecuador

Get in touch with the power of the planet on this adventure packed with many of Ecuador’s natural wonders. This trip will allow you to discover the magic of Ecuador as you travel via the Avenue of Volcanoes in the high Andean mountains. This journey will also take you to the best tropical Amazon destinations. Explore the town of Baños, the charming colonial city of Cuenca and the local indigenous market at Otavalo. Learn all about the various local tribes and cultures that exist in Ecuador, while you balance wildlife spotting, natural wonders, cultural experiences and adventure


  • 12 Nights deluxe accommodations
  • Airport transfers
  • Breakfast daily, 5 Lunches, 9 Dinners
  • Quito City Tour
  • Equator Complex Visit
  • Otavalo Handicraft Market
  • Visit Peguche waterfall
  • Visit Cuicocha Lake
  • Visit Cotacachi Leather Town
  • Visit Peguche waterfall
  • Stay in a historic highlands hacienda
  • Empanadas Cooking Class
  • Papallacta Hot Springs Visit
  • Hummingbird Sanctuary and cloud forest walk
  • Amazon Night Walk
  • Amazon Home Experience
  • Visit the Valley of waterfalls including San Martin, Devil’s Cauldron and the Bride’s veil
  • Visit Chimborazo Volcano
  • Guamote community visit and project
  • Visit the Ingapirca Ruins
  • Cuenca city tour
  • Private English speaking guide
  • Flight from Cuenca to Quito
  • Permits for Cuicocha and Chimborazo National parks
  • Entrance Fees
  • Gratuities
  • Women’s Travel Club tour host


**Prices are subject to change and availability. Space is limited and activities and specific hotels are subject to change. Travel insurance is strongly recommended.



Double Occupancy – $5359 CAD per person (sharing a room) – approx. $4000 USD
Single Occupancy – $6999 CAD per person (your own room) – approx. $5200 USD

If you would like the double occupancy rate but don’t have a roommate we will match you with a suitable roommate. The single occupancy rate will give you your own room. Single occupancy may be limited. CAD = Canadian dollars. USD = United States of America dollars. Conversion to USD is approximated by current exchange rates and subject to change. You will be charged in CAD and your bank may charge a slightly different rate or fees.

Payment of $1000 due at time of booking.
Final payment due – September 1, 2023

*All payments are non-refundable Please see full terms and conditions. Prices are subject to change and availability.

Guaranteed Departure

Tour is full, please join our waitlist or check out our second departure – Classic Ecuador.  If you are booked please arrange your flights.  We always recommend flexible, refundable tickets not booked with a third party supplier.

Activity Level

Moderate Activity
There are a few walking tours at a relaxed pace. You should be able to walk comfortably for a few hours on uneven terrain.

Group Size

Minimum – 10 members
Maximum – 16 members


  • International Airfare
  • Visa/passport handling fees
  • Meals not listed in itinerary
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Gratuities on personal purchases
  • Optional Activities
  • Expenses of a Personal Nature
  • Early check-in and late check-out of hotel

Tour Host

Women’s Travel Club tours are hosted tours. Your tour host is in addition to local tour guides. Your Women’s Travel Club tour host is your tour concierge and there to make sure every part of the tour runs smoothly. Our trained hosts are seasoned travelers who are with you every step of your tour so that you only have to worry about enjoying yourself and having fun.
The Women’s Travel Club Tour Host for this tour is Deanna Lumax.

Roommate Matching Policy

Roommate matching is done as a courtesy and while most matches result in wonderful friendships, success is not guaranteed. If during the tour you decide you would no longer like to share a room with your roommate you will need to request (and pay for) a single room at all accommodations. This can be shared between the two people in the room if it is a mutual decision. If you are a very light sleeper or snore you may want to consider getting your own single room.

Flight Information

The Women’s Travel Club recommends booking flexible/refundable air tickets when possible.
Arrive to Quito, Ecuador – Mariscal Sucre Quito International Airport – UIO at any time on or before first day of tour.
Depart from Quito, Ecuador – Mariscal Sucre Quito International Airport – UIO – anytime on the last day of the tour. .
If you would like assistance booking international flights for your tour please use the form below. The Women’s Travel Club Flight Desk will work with you to arrange the best options.
Our Flight management fee is CAD 100.00 + HST, per tour.
Flight Quote

Travel Insurance:

Out of country medical insurance is required. We strongly recommend that you obtain cancellation and interruption insurance to protect your investment.
Use this link to request an insurance quote.

Insurance Quote


Swissotel Quito

Swissotel Quito is one of the city’s main five-star luxury hotels, conveniently located in the Floresta district of Quito, a commercial and residential area. Luxurious amenities include state-of-the-art technology and a free Internet connection. Two excellent restaurants offer a wide variety of national and international cuisine, a menu for all tastes.

Hotel Pinsaqui

With three centuries of existence, the traditional Hacienda Pinsaqui offers the possibility of feeling part of magic and legend. The Pinsaqui Hacienda Hosteria has the necessary amenities to make your stay a unique and unforgettable event.

Termas de Papallact

Spend the night in the company of your friends, in the middle of a unique natural environment, where the combination of the hot springs and the comfort of our facilities will provide you with experiences of relaxation and rest.

Itamandi Lodge

The lodge is located along the bank of the Arajuno River approx. 40min. from Tena. We stay in comfortable cabañas next to the river, which have private bathroom with hot water in the rainfall-shower, electricity and a balcony. From your balcony, you can relax in a hammock or deck chair and observe hummingbirds, shore river birds and butterflies. In the evening, listen to the night music of the multitude of frogs and other nocturnal creatures. The Lodge also has an open-air lounge with pool and full service bar, all connected by a raised and roofed boardwalk to guests rooms.

Hotel La Floresta

Welcome to La Floresta Hotel, a quiet and familiar place at the foot of the mountains, where you can enjoy a stay that blends nature and traditional architecture. The Hotel La Floresta was established in 1992 by the Burgos Freire family, it began its operation with 4 rooms.

Hacienda La Andaluza

On the southeastern slopes of the Chimborazo volcano, 3,320 meters closer to the stars and with the colossal volcano as its faithful guardian, is located Hostería La Andaluza- Hacienda Chuquipogio, which transports those who visit it on a literal journey through memory and the history.

La Victoria Hotel

The Hotel Victoria is located in the middle of Calle Larga and also in the middle of Barranco: you will have the confluence of the Tomebamba at your feet and the concurrence of the historic center a few steps away. But the charms of the Hotel Victoria are also inside: from the imposing marble and brick building to the decorations, all from Cuenca, arranged in each room. Thus, we offer an experience according to the city that welcomes us: full of delights and centuries-old distinction, and also as if you were always at home.

Holiday Inn Quito Airport

Located just five minutes from Quito Mariscal Sucre International Airport, and 30 minutes from the north of the city, where the main corporate offices and the biggest shopping centers are located. Holiday Inn Quito Airport offers 125 comfortable rooms and an elegant Executive Lounge with a panoramic view of the surrounding mountains.

** Occasionally, due to situations beyond our control, specific hotels may change. Any accommodation changes will be to a similar hotel.


Through our own clients and networking clubs we have realized a general desire for women to travel but they don’t always have a companion. We developed the Women’s Travel Club for these women to have a fun and safe group to travel with. We offer a wide range of destinations, so that there is something for everyone.

We have women of all ages, with the average being 45 to 65 years. However, we do have regular travelers anywhere from 30 years to over 80 years of age.

We do not include international flights in the price of our tours. Not including the cost of international flights in the cost of the tour allows members the flexibility to get the flight schedule, price and class of service that best suits them. The Women's Travel Club flight desk will be happy to help arrange your international flights.

Yes, we always negotiate the best possible single supplement rate for our trips. Single spots fill quickly and may be limited so we suggest you book early for a single spot.

Yes, each of our booking forms has an area for you to request to be matched with a roommate. We get some general information that will help us match you with a great new friend.

Canadian and US citizens do not need a visa for travel to Ecuador. However, travel requirements may change at any time. Please visit your governments travel recommendations page. Canada - Canada Travel Recommendations & Information USA - USA Travel Recommendations & Information

The weather in Ecuador in November is fairly mild and consistent throughout. The average temperature ranges between 8°C (46°F) and 18°C (65°F). The highlands experience a dip in temperatures around this time. In Quito, for instance, temperatures hovers between 9°C (48°F) and 16°C (61°F).

Nov 11 - Nov 23 2023

Tour Level: Classic Tours,
Tour Type: Sightseeing Tours,

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