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North West Culture Revival Guided Tour – Mar. 21-24, 2018

 Everything you need to explore Ecuador's rich culture and biodiversity.

Published on 12.31.2017

• Distance: 450 km.
• Days: 3 nights/ 4 days
• Road type: Asphalt 65%, Country Road 35%
• Vegetation: Highland forest, Rain forest
• Weather: anything to be expected
• Guide rider: English / Spanish
• Rate: Complicated country road, lovely sceneries.

The northwest of the Pichincha province is very well known by nature lovers due to the richness in terms of biodiversity. Ecuador has the presence of a neotropical biogeographical region called Chocó, that is located, in the area of Darien in Panama, it also goes through the eastern part of Colombia, Ecuador and a little corner of the north of Peru, covering in total 187.000 square kilometers.

In terms of climate in Ecuador, due to the influence and presence of winds loaded with water coming from the Pacific Ocean crashing into the western Andes, all the water is released in western slopes and creates a new ecosystem called the Cloudforest, considered as one of the hot spots of biodiversity in the planet.

Our destination will be the little town of Mindo, 80 km (50 miles) northwest of the capital city of Quito, l, counting 2,500 inhabitants dedicated to agricultural activities mainly, with a constant temperature between 15 – 24 c (59 -75 f). The main beauty of Mindo is natural, the protected forest “Mindo Nambillo” of about 19,000 hectares (47,000 acres) of mostly primary forest, is an ecological reserve that will let you appreciate over a 170 species of orchids, 90 species of butterflies, and over 500 species of birds, and of course activities like canopying, tubing and hiking are possible surrounded by this natural environment.

One of the highlights in the area is the Nambillo waterfall, natural spot reached after an hour and a half of medium difficulty hiking with a huge variety of flora and fauna that makes the trail more pleasant, natural oasis of about 15 meters (50 feet) high where visitors refresh themselves for the way back, or use it for activities like rafting and canyoning. And on day two, towards Otavalo, enjoying one of the most spectacular off-road sections. Imbabura, Otavalo’s province offers a huge ethno-diversity and friendly villages close by the trail.

Sleipner Travel provides everything you need to enjoy an incredible adventure in a country that deploys all its beauty just for you.


• Ready to roll fully fueled unlimited Mileage Motorcycle Rental with all the toys installed.
• Helmets (2) are provided as well as storage of gear.
• GPS tracking system with a panic button on each bike for you to use, and with it, 24 hour assistance from our support center.
• Certified, multilingual, resident guide.
• Single occupancy based in amazing eco-lodges.
• Briefing over night before tour starts. (here is where your adventure begins).
• Specified Meals in the tour.
• Activities specified in tour (Chocolate tour and Cannopy in Mindo, Train of freedom, Mitad del Mundo tour ticket).
• Support Truck for groups of 5+ riders.
• 25 lts. waterproof saddle bags and a hard top case with its own lock.
• Joe Rocket textile water resistant jacket.
• Waterproof touring gloves.
• Rain Tops (upper and lower body)
• Touring trousers.
• Set of tire repair and maintenance tools.
• First aid kit
• Guaranteed departure on date.
• Pick up / drop off from your hotel in Quito.

Prices starts at: USD $1688 (depending on your motorcycle selection)

Event Organizer: Sleipnir travel

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Author: ADV Pulse Staff

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