ECUCO14 GROUP | Ecuador-Colombia 14 days
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From the Sierra to the Caribbean
This trip takes us in the inter-Andean area of Ecuador also called the Sierra to the paradise beach of the Caribbean coast and the legendary city of Cartagena in Colombia.
We cross Ecuador from North to South from Quito and we first go to the region of Imbabura to visit the famous market of Otavalo and go through the Cotacachi National Park to see the beautiful Cuicocha Lake. We will begin our descent to the South passing through the Antisana reserve and Cotopaxi park and observe the volcano of the same name. Always head south, we will make a detour via Lake Quilotoa and visit the market of Saquisili before reaching Riobamba we visit before taking the road to take the train of the devil's nose and finish in the city of Cuenca the third largest city of Ecuador. We leave Ecuador to go to Bogota Colombian capital which we visit the historic centre, the cathedral and the museum. Then we take the road to Zipaquira to visit the church built in the salt mine and Villa de Leyva typical Colombian colonial city. From Leyva villa, we continue the road to Barichara one of the most beautiful colonial city of the country and we will take a walk on the royal road of Guane. We leave the Sierra Colombian to go to Bucaramanga and take the plane to the Caribbean coast and discover Cartagena and the splendour of this city protected from pirates by its impressive rampart. We will enjoy the beauty of the city and meet the local people for a few days before returning to Bogota where this trip ends.