January 18-25 2014 – Vacation details
Active at Altitude is delighted to announce a unique, exciting running and cultural vacation in Ecuador! 7 nights and 8 days with an elegant balance between training opportunities from 7,000 feet up to 14,100 feet, and wonderful cultural excursions to inspire and amaze.
The vacation is based at Mountain Views Inn, a lodging facility that combines traditional Ecuadorian style with relaxed luxury. Rooms at Mountain Views Inn are light, airy, an individually designed for your comfort with soft furnishings, Each room is adorned with traditional hand carved furniture and local art.
Mountain Views Inn is located 15 minutes from the airport, and 30 minutes from the capital city, Quito. National Geographic named Quito one of its top 20 Best Trips of 2013, see more… Quito was also awarded the Title of South America’s Leading Destination by the World Travel Awards, see more …
There are direct flights to Quito from Atlanta, Houston, and Miami, plus, there is no currency exchange needed as Ecuador shares the US Dollar. This running vacation can accommodate up to 20 people and offers the unique opportunity of affordable, safe travel with an unmatched experience for training, adventure, cultural immersion, and relaxation.
After each excursion, you will return to the Inn for dinner. The Inn serves traditional Ecuadorian dishes that are a highlight of many people’s trips, featuring ceviche, fresh squeezed juices, and most notably amazing soups. Local favorites include Quinoa, Potato and Avocado, and Green Ball Plantain Soups. All fruits and vegetables served are from local farmers. There is no need to worry about dietary needs; the cook prepares dishes with and without meat, and can easily accommodate vegetarian, vegan, lactose and gluten free diets. All meals and non-alcoholic beverages are included in package, with beer and wine available for purchase.
Special early bird registration offer – see below for details!
Day 1: Arrival
Day 2: Farmers Market, Ilalo and Equatorial Museum
Day 3: Mindo Rain Forest
Day 4: Chiche Canyon and Guayasamin Museum
Day 5: Mira Lago, Otavalo Market and Cotacachi Volcano
Day 6: Quito City Tour and Teleferico Ferry Ride
Day 7: Antisana Volcano and Papallacta Hot Thermal Springs
Day 8: Departure
Accommodations and Meals:
For your 8 Day / 7 Night Running Vacation, you will stay at a cozy inn located in the center of the Andean heartland. The rooms feel as comfortable as back home. Fine handcrafted contemporary and traditional Ecuadorian art also adorns the Inn. An American breakfast is served every morning complimented by an array of exotic fruit juices. At the colonial style dining room, be prepared to eat delicious gourmet Ecuadorian meals. You can also enjoy the living room area, game room, swimming pool, massage room or Jacuzzi.
In Addition, Retreat includes:
English Speaking Host
All Local Transportation and Costs Related to Excursions
Beer and Wine, $5 per glass
Schedule a Massage for added relaxation during your trip, $40 for 1 Hour
$2,399 ($600 Single Room Supplement fee)
Base Running Vacation Itinerary is subject to change to accommodate excursion availability, weather, or unforeseen circumstances. Cost is based on Base Running Vacation Itinerary as described with shared occupancy. If you would like any activity additions, changes, or special requests, please review availability and cost with an MVI representative.
Book before November 18 2013, and receive an early bird registration bonus:
- save $200 – $2199 vacation cost!
- free additional night lodging!
- free 1 hour deep tissue massage!
See full details of this unique opportunity here…
For any questions concerning the vacation or accommodation, please contact your Mountain Views Inn representative, Robert Fernandez Bucheli, 516-851-7141, or firstname.lastname@example.org
To book a place for an individual or a group on this exciting vacation, please contact Terry at Active at Altitude, or 303-304-9159