Pick your perfect backpacking holiday while staying in the Quito area with this unique opportunity through Ecuatraveling. We help you to find the perfect flashpacker program. You decide how many days you would like to stay, which of our daily tours you would like to experience, and stay in our charming hostel in the old town ( Hump Day Hostel ), and we plan the rest for you. 

The program provides you with accommodation, breakfast, lunch, and daily tours for a special pricing.

(Optional: without accommodation)


4 Day Package: $ 240 p.p. incl. Hostel / without: $200
– 4 day tours with certified bilingual guide
– 4 overnight stays in Hump Day Hostel dorm incl. breakfast
– 4 lunches

3 Day Package: $ 180 p.p. incl. Hostel / without: $150
– 3 day tours with certified bilingual guide
– 3 overnight stays in Hump Day Hostel dorm incl. breakfast
– 3 lunches

2 Day Package: $ 120p.p. incl. Hostel / without: $100
– 2 day tours with certified bilingual guide
– 2 overnight stays in Hump Day Hostel dorm incl. breakfast
– 2 lunches

Day Tours

Daily tours range from adventure experiences to cultural activities. Depending on which days you decide to stay, we offer a unique opportunity to experience Quito and the surrounding area. The schedule can be found below: 

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Otavalo Market X X
Cotopaxi NP X X        X X
Quilotoa Crater Lake X X
Mindo Cloud Forest X

Otavalo Artisan Market and Cultural Tour – Tuesday & Saturday
Highlights: indigenous artisan market, Cuicocha lake, biscuit factory, Sundial equator line, Cotacachi leather town.

Cotopaxi National Park  – Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Highlights: hiking up the glacier on 5000 m, condor spotting, downhill mountain biking, spectacular nature.

Quilotoa Crater Lake Tour – Thursday & Sunday
Highlights: visit of a traditional market of Andean town, hiking, stunning Laguna crater lake.

Mindo Cloud Forest Tour – Friday (only tour, which leaves at 6.30)
Highlights: butterfly farm, hummingbirds, waterfall hike & swimming, Ziplining, Chocolate Factory

Note: Please keep in mind, Mindo activities are excluded


Hump Day Hostel is located in the heart of Quito’s charming and historical old town. If you are young at heart and looking for a great experience, this is the place to be. We organize diverse events during the week, whether it is a salsa night, or a Mexican night, we want to make sure everyone has a good time and feels comfortable. We want to make your stay with us a pleasant one and hope you will fall in love with Quito and its surroundings!