High in the Avenue of the Volcanoes, Riobamba combines its colonial past with an older, more colourful indigenous heritage that remains in the vibrant markets. Dotted throughout the narrow lanes of the historic heart of the city, baroque churches and grand plazas hint at the former Spanish colonists, though the streets now ring with an altogether livelier ambience.
Hotel Hacienda Abraspungo
Riobamba, Central Highlands, Ecuador
Hacienda Abraspungo is a traditional ranch located close to Riobamba and surrounded by the magnificent Ecuadorian Andes. Located at more than 8,000 feet, Hacienda Abraspungo offers comfortable accommodation in an atmosphere of bygone days.
Otavalo, Amazon, Quito, Avenue of Volcanoes, Cuenca, Guayaquil
One of the most diverse nations on the planet, tiny Ecuador not only straddles the equator but includes the mighty Andes, steamy Amazon and nine national parks. This Ecuadorian odyssey offers an amazing variety of landscapes and experiences. Enjoy the colonial charms of Quito and Cuenca, explore the rainforest, bird, and wildlife of the Amazon,...
GBP £7,600 pp