Ecuador and Peru – Fall 2016

In the Fall of 2016 we spent two months exploring Ecuador and Peru. Here is our itinerary with links to all my blog posts about the trip.

  1. Sat., Sept 3 – Walnut Creek. Blog post Reno to Walnut Creek
  2. Sun., Sept 4 – leave San Francisco
  3. Mon., Sept 5 – Arrive Quito, Ecuador. San Franciscoto to Quito
  4. Tues., Sept 6 – Quito, Ecuador Quito Day 1
  5. Wed., Sept 7 – Quito, Ecuador Quito Day 2
  6. Thurs., Sept 8 – Quito, Ecuador Quito Day 3
  7. Fri., Sept 9 – Quito to Latacunga, Ecuador Quito to Latacunga
  8. Sat., Sept 10 – Latacunga, Ecuador Our day trip to Lago Quilotoa
  9. Sun., Sept 11 – Latacunga to Baños, Ecuador Latacunga to Baños blog post
  10. Mon., Sept 12 – Banos, Ecuador – Baños Day 2 – starting Spanish classes
  11. Tues., Sept 13 – Banos, Ecuador Baños day 3 blog post
  12. Wed., Sept 14 – Banos, Ecuador. Baños Day 4 and the waterfall tour
  13. Thurs., Sept 15 – Banos, Ecuador – Baños day 5
  14. Fri., Sept 16 – Banos, Ecuador – Our Last Day in Baños
  15. Sat., Sept 17 – Cuenca, Ecuador – Baños to Cuenca
  16. Sun., Sept 18 – Loja, Ecuador – Cuenca to Loja
  17. Mon., Sept 19 – Piura, Peru – Loja, Ecuador to Piura, Peru
  18. Tues., Sept 20 – Piura, Peru – Our stay in Piura
  19. Wed., Sept 21 – Chiclayo, Peru – Piura to Chiclayo
  20. Thurs., Sept 22 – On the overnight bus from Chiclayo to Chachapoyas, Peru – Chiclayo to Chachapoyas
  21. Fri., Sept 23 – Chachapoyas, Peru
  22. Sat., Sept 24 – Choctamal Lodge on the way to Kuélap , Peru
  23. Sun., Sept 25 – Chachapoyas, Peru – Our 2 Day adventure to Kuélap
  24. Mon., Sept 26 – Chachapoyas, Peru Hike to Gocta Waterfall
  25. Tues., Sept 27 – Leymebamba, Peru Chachapoyas to Leymebamba
  26. Wed., Sept 28 – Cajamarca, Peru Leymebamba to Cajamarca
  27. Thurs., Sept 29 – Cajamarca, Peru Rest day in Cajamarca
  28. Fri., Sept 30 – Huamachuco , Peru
  29. Sat., Oct 1 – Huamachuco , Peru – Cajamarca to Huamachuco
  30. Sun., Oct 2 – Chimbote, Peru – Huamachuco to Chimbote
  31. Mon., Oct 3 – Chimbote, Peru
  32. Tues., Oct 4 – Caraz, Peru – Chimbote to Caraz
  33. Wed., Oct 5 – Llanganuco Mountain Lodge, Peru – Caraz to Llanganuco Mountain Lodge
  34. Thurs., Oct 6 – Llanganuco Mountain Lodge, Peru – Llanganuco Mountain Lodge Day 2
  35. Fri., Oct 7 – Llanganuco Mountain Lodge, Peru – Llanganuco Mountain Lodge Day 3
  36. Sat., Oct 8 – Huaraz, Peru – Llanganuco Mountain Lodge to Huaraz
  37. Sun., Oct 9 – Chavín, Peru – Huaraz to Chavín
  38. Mon., Oct 10 – La Union, Peru Chavín to La Union
  39. Tues., Oct 11 – Huánuco , Peru – La Union to Huánuco
  40. Wed., Oct 12 – Huánuco, Peru – Huánuco Day 2
  41. Thurs., Oct 13 – Lima, Peru – Huánuco to Lima
  42. Fri., Oct 14 – Lima, Peru – Lima Day 2
  43. Sat., Oct 15 – Paracas, Peru – Lima to Paracas
  44. Sun., Oct 16 – Paracas, Peru – Paracas
  45. Mon., Oct 17 – Nazca, Peru – Paracas to Nazca
  46. Tues., Oct 18 – Nazca, Peru – Nazca to Arequipa
  47. Wed., Oct 19 – Arequipa, Peru – Arequipa
  48. Thurs., Oct 20 – Cabanaconde, Peru – Arequipa to Cabanaconde
  49. Fri., Oct 21 – Sangalle, Colca Canyon, Peru
  50. Sat., Oct 22 – Yanque, Peru – Colca Canyon Hike
  51. Sun., Oct 23 – Puno, Peru – Chivay to Puno
  52. Mon., Oct 24 – Puno, Peru – Puno
  53. Tues., Oct 25 – Isla Tequile, Peru
  54. Wed., Oct 26 – Puno, Peru – Uros and Tequile
  55. Thurs., Oct 27 – Cusco, Peru – Puno to Cusco
  56. Fri., Oct 28 – Cusco, Peru – Cusco
  57. Sat., Oct 29 – Ollantaytambo, Peru – Cusco to Ollantaytambo
  58. Sun., Oct 30 – Ollantaytambo, Peru – Ollantaytambo
  59. Mon., Oct 31 – Aquas Calientes, Peru – Ollantaytambo to Aquas Calientes
  60. Tues., Nov 1 – Aquas Calientes, Peru – Machu Picchu
  61. Wed., Nov 2 – Urubamba, Peru – Aquas Calientes to Urubamba
  62. Thurs., Nov 3 – Pisac, Peru – Urubamba to Pisac
  63. Fri., Nov 4 – Cusco, Peru
  64. Sat., Nov 5 – Fly Cusco – San Francisco