Explore the lush and vibrant natural ecosystems of Mashpi and the luxury of Casa Gangotena.
This area is home to spectacled bears, deer, rabbits, and other species in danger of extinction. It also hosts various native and endemic flora, including orchids and bromeliads.
Experience adventure at the extraordinary Mashpi Lodge and its gorgeous Reserve. This destination is every scientist and nature lover’s dream. Mashpi is the place to observe over 400 species of birds, plus countless native and endemic species of trees, reptiles, insects, mammals, and more.
Explore the Reserve’s many trails, streams, and waterfalls with expert nature guides. Experience the cloud and rainforest via the forest canopy gondola, sky bikes, observation tower, hummingbird garden, and butterfly sanctuary.
Stay at the award-winning, one-of-a-kind Mashpi Lodge, with luxurious suites, a relaxing spa, several observation decks, an outdoor yoga deck and hot tub, a full-service bar, and more.
Learn about the history and enjoy luxury at Casa Gangotena, located in the magical and historical center of Quito.
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Visits described in the itinerary
Food described in the itinerary
Places: Quito, Casa Gangotena
Activities: Transfer, settling in at Casa Gangotena, culinary tasting
Highlights: Relaxing, delicious food
Place: Quito, Mashpi.
Activities: Excursions to be determined with your guide, culinary tasting.
Highlights: TBD, delicious food.
Places: Mashpi, Quito.
Activities: Transfer out.
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