Saturday: Transfer from Quito Airport to your accommodation in one of the nicest parts of Quito
Sunday: Day off to get to know the city
Monday - Friday: Start of the Spanish classes. This week you have 4 hours of group lessons a day. On Tuesday, there will also be a 1-hour salsa class.
Saturday: All-day tour of Cotopaxi, mountain biking is included
Sunday: Transfer to bus station, then travel with public transportation to Lago Agrio. Overnight stay at Hotel D´Mario.
Monday - Friday: 5 day/4 night jungle tour to Jamu Lodge in the Cuyabeno wild life reserve. This protected area is named after the Cuyabeno River, which overflows in its midpoint creating a 14 lagoon complex and also the most extensive wetlands of the Ecuadorian Amazon. These flooded forests are the territory of dolphins, manatees, alligators, anacondas, otters, and of the water guarango tree, the most unique tree in this reserve. A unique experience in the Ecuadorian jungle. All accommodation, transport, tours, guide and meals included.
Friday: Back to Quito (ticket not included included, can be booked locally) and accommodation arranged in Student House.
Saturday: Free day. Overnight at our student house in Quito
Sunday: Transfer by bus to Banos
The Spanish Center in Banos is a great place to combine learning Spanish and adventures in one of the most famous adventure towns on the edge of the jungle of Ecuador. Banos is a very laid-back backpacker town between the Andes and the Amazon Jungle, famous for its thermal baths, mild climate and many adventure activities. The school is located in the center of the town, and offers Spanish lessons as well as many extra-curricular activities. Here you will learn Spanish at a local school - 20 hours are included plus you’ll take a mountain bike trip, try out a canopy & bridge experience and go on a night chiva - a local open bus that takes you to the lookout point over the active Tungurahua volcano with music and a bonfire - a "must" for anyone visiting Banos. Accommodation this week is homestay or hostel, according to your itinerary. Breakfast is included throughout your stay.
Saturday: Transfer by bus to Montanita
Montanita Spanish School is the perfect place to learn Spanish and enjoy the culture and lifestyle of Ecuador. Located on Ecuador's famous beach of Montanita, you can study Spanish with a stunning view of the beach right from your classroom. The excellent, friendly teachers and staff are waiting to make your experience learning Spanish in Ecuador a fantastic one, 20 hours of Spanish and 5 surf lessons are included this week. Accommodation will be in a dormitory cabaña.
Saturday: Time to start a new adventure.
The Spanish school is closed on the following public holidays in 2018:
01 Nov: Independence Day Cuenca
02 Nov: Day of the Dead
25 Dec: Christmas Day
29Dec18-01Jan19: New Year´s Eve
The project is closed on the following public holidays in 2019:
01-05 March: Carnaval
18-21 April: Easter
03-05 May: Labor Day
23-26 May: Pichincha Battle
08-11 August: Ecuadorian Independence
10-13 October: Independence of Guayaquil
31 October-04 November: All Souls and Independence Cuenca
24-26 December: Christmas
Minimum age of 18
All foreigners entering Ecuador are obliged to have a valid health insurance.
Arrival transfer from Quito airport
1 week of group Spanish classes (20 hours) in Quito
1 hour of private Salsa lesson
Day tour including mountain biking in Cotopaxi
2 transfers in Quito from your accommodation to the bus station
1 weeks of group Spanish classes (20 hours) in Banos including 3 activities, breakfast
5 day/4 night Jungle Tour to Cuyabeno, meals and tours
1 week of group Spanish lessons (20 hours) and 5 surf lessons in Montanita
24/7 emergency phone and travel assistance
Local bus tickets between the destinations