PAPALLACTA

 

Papallacta is located in the Cayambe-Coca Reserve at 2 hours from Quito. Its privileged location near the Antisana volcano, near rivers and the south western skirts of the Andes make it perfect place for hiking.

This Paramo area is home to the paper trees which local people knows as the polylepis.

08:00 am to 14:00 am

Departures Every Hour

Pick up at your hotel

 

Arrived to Papallacta Hot Springs

 

Trekking around the hot springs  (1hour)

 

Visit hot spring   (2 hours 30 min)

 

Lunch

 

Transfer back to Quito

 

Arrive to Quito

Included: 

  • Private transportation from /to Quito.
  • Spanish Speaking driver.
  • Lunch or Dinner

Not Included: 

  • Meals not specified in the program
  • Entradas : $9 Public Hot Springs – $25 Private Hot Springs – $2 Trekking Sendero La Isla
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips

 

Price: 

  • Tours 50 USD per person every day minimum 3 pax.
  • Private tour every day for 60 USD per person minimum 2 pax.
  • Private tour every day for 100 USD  1 pax.

BAÑOS

Baños de Agua Santa is located in the province of Tungurahua only 180 km from Quito and 35 km from Ambato.

The tourist city of is located in a valley with waterfalls and hot springs next to the Tungurahua volcano with a height of 5,016 meters.

The most important economic activity in the canton is receptive tourism. The WWF gave the nominative to Baños of “A Gift for the Earth”.

06:30 AM TO

07:00 AM

PICK UP FROM YOUR HOTEL
10:00 AM ARRIVED TO BAÑOS DE AGUA SANTA   
10:15 AM  VISIT THE PAILON DEL DIABLO WATERFALL  
11:15 AM OPTIONAL ACTIVITY ZIPLINING
12:00 PM FREE TIME FOR LUNCH  
13:00 PM VISIT CASA DEL ARBOL END OF THE WORLD
14:00 PM TRANSFER BACK TO QUITO
18:00 PM   ARRIVED TO QUITO  

Included:

  • Private transportation from/to Quito.
  • Spanish speaking driver.
  • Lunch.

Not Included:

  • Breakfast
  • Entrances : $2 Cable car – $2 Pailon del Diablo Waterfall – $2 Sing at the end of the World
  • Personal expenses.
  • Tips

Price: 

  • Tours 60 USD per person every day minimum 3 pax.
  • Private tour every day for 75 USD per person minimum 2 pax.
  • Private tour every day for 130 USD  1 pax.

COTOPAXI

The Cotopaxi is located on the Eastern Cordillera (Real), at a distance of 35 km to the Northeast of Latacunga and 45 km to the Southeast of Quito. Its building forms a symmetrical cone with slopes of up to 35 ° and a basal diameter of ~ 20 km, while the diameter of the crater varies between 800 m in the North-South direction and 650 m in the East-West direction.

The Cotopaxi Volcano offers a very beautiful panoramic view, it encloses a landscape that covers the vegetation on its slopes, mineral features of ancient volcanic eruptions are observed, in its oriental skirts there is a shelter where it allows to own and visitors a view that embraces the valley and the Limpiopungo lagoon where there are wild ducks.

07:00 – 07:20 AM Pick up at 07:00am (Foch and Juan Leon Mera) or ( San Blas Square )
  Travel to Cotopaxi National Park
  Breakfast in Machachi Village
  Entrance to Cotopaxi
  Explanation about volcano / animals, plants etc
  Hike from Parking Lot to ´´Jose Rivas´´ Refuge (4.600mts)
  After a short rest, hike to the glaciers (5.000 mts)
  Hike down to parking place
  Biking down hill to Limpiopungo Lagoon (1 hour approximately))
  Lunch
17:00 PM Return to Quito

 

Included:

  • Transport.
  • Driver.
  • Guide.
  • Breakfast.
  • Lunch.
  • Entrance To Cotopaxi
  • Bike and Helmet

Not Included:

  • Extra meals.
  • Personal Expenses.
  • Tips.
  • Water.
  • Snacks.

Price: 

  • USD 50 per person at share groups from 10 pax to 22 pax.
  • (Departures: Wednesday-Friday-Saturday-Sunday)

MINDO

Mindo is located at approximately 100 kilometres (62 miles) from Quito, you can visit here on a day trip or stay overnight at one of the several comfortable lodges in the town. Mindo has tourist attractions like tubing, orchids, butterfly gardens, bird tours, cable car, and waterfalls. Easy access to different private reserves in the cloud forest area.

07:00 AM PICK UP AT YOUR HOTEL
  VISIT THE ZIPLINIG OR WATERFALL
  VISIT EL DESCANSO BIRDWHATCHING OR BUTERFLY FARM
  LUNCH
  VISIT CHOCOLATE FACTORY  
  TRANSPORT BACK TO QUITO
17:00 PM ARRIVE TO QUITO

 

Included:

  • Private transportation from/to Quito.
  • Spanish speaking driver.
  • Lunch.

Not Included:

  • Entrances: Zip lining 3 lines $8, 10  lines $20 / Chocolate Factory $10 / El descanso Birdwatching place $4 / Butterfly Farm $8 or Waterfal $5
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips

Price:

  • Share Group 50 USD per person  only Friday.
  • Private Tour every day for 65USD per person min 2 pax.
  • Private Tour 1 person $110.

MITAD DEL MUNDO

The Middle of the World City is located in the parish of San Antonio in the Metropolitan District of Quito, north of the city of Quito.

The main attraction of the place is the monument to the Middle of the World, which aims to highlight the exact location of the equator or equator, from which the country takes its name, and also highlight the 18th century Franco-Spanish geodesic mission which located the approximate site through which the equinoctial line passes.

There is also the Intiñan Museum, a museum about the history of Ecuador and its cultures, small experiments are carried out and your passport is stamped, to remember that they were in the Middle of the World. A small city that surrounds the monument acts as a tourist center, offering a replica of a Spanish colonial city called “Ciudad Mitad del Mundo”.

08:30 AM

(LAST DEPARTURE 2:00PM)

PICK UP AT YOUR HOTEL
 

VISIT PULULAHUA VOLCANO VIEW POINT

 

VISIT THE INTIÑAN MUSEUM (1 HOUR)

VISIT OF MIDDLE OF THE WORD MONUMENT

(1 HOUR)

  TRANSFER TO HOTEL OR CABLE CAR
  DURATION OF THE TOUR 4 HOURS MORE OR LESS.

 

Included:

  • Spanish speaking driver
  • Private transportation from/to Quito

Not Included:

  • Entrances $4 at Inti Ñan Museum and $5 at the Monument
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips

Price: 

  • Private Tour 25 USD per person minimum 2 pax.
  • Private tour every day for 50 USD per 1 person

OTAVALO

Otavalo is an indigenous market which is open every day, some days are better to visit than others. Saturday is the big day and Wednesday is the second largest day.

Otavalo’s market opens at 7am and continues until 6pm. It is located on the equator, the climate in Ecuador’s Andes is pretty stable. It doesn’t change much through the year.You can expect an average temperatures of around 59 degrees F (15 degrees C).

07:00AM PICK UP FROM YOUR  LODGING AT THE MARISCAL OR OLD TOWN
  VISIT QUITSATO  – SOLAR CLOCK – MIDDLE OF THE WORLD
  OTAVALO’S MARKET  2 HOURS FREE
  COTACACHI TOWN LEATHER 1 HOUR
  LUNCH
  TRANSFER BACK QUITO
  • If do you need another time for the pick up we can help you with not problem.

 

  • Warm clothes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Snacks
  • Camera
  • Waterproof jacket.

Prices:

  •             PRIVATE 1 PERSON $120
  •             PRIVATE 2 PEOPLE $65PP
  •             SHARE GROUP $50PP TUESDAY AND SATURDAY

Included:

  • Transportation
  • Spanish Speaking Driver
  • Lunch

Not Included:

  • Entrance at Quitsato $3
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips

QUILOTOA

Quilotoa Volcano is one of the most important places to visit in Ecuador. It combines the culture with the nature. This beautiful place is located 3 hours from Quito and has one of the most beautiful landscape  around Ecuador. You will see the famous avenue of the volcanos and visit the indigenous market on the way.

06:30 AM PICK UP AT YOUR HOTEL
  PUJILI MARKET OR ZUMBAHUA MARKET
  TIGUA COMMUNITY PAINTER
  ARRIVED TO QUILOTOA VIEW POINT
  FREE TIME TO VISIT QUILOTOA LOOP
  LUNCH
  TRANSPORT BACK TO QUITO
17:00 PM ARRIVE TO QUITO

Included:

  • Transportation
  • Spanish speaking driver
  • Lunch

Not included:

  • Breakfast
  • Kayak to rent at the community $6
  • Horse $10
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips

Prices:

  • Private tour 1 person $120.
  • Private tour 2 people  $65.
  • Private tour 3 people or more $60.
  • Share Groups form 10 pax to 22 pax only Thursday and Sunday $50 per person

Please do not forget :

  • Warm Clothes
  • Trekking or sport shoes
  • SunGlasses
  • Sun Protector
  • Wind Breaker
  • Water
  • Extra money for the activities

QUILOTOA LOOP

This tour is for people that are looking for acclimatization. It is a long trekking around the crater of the volcano with a local indigenous that will be with you to garantee your safety.

 

07:00 AM PICK UP AT YOUR HOTEL
  TRANSPORTATION DIRECTLY TO THE QUILOTOA VOLCANO
10:00 AM MEET A LOCAL GUIDE
  START THE TREKKING FOR 4 TO 6 HOURS
  LUNCH
  TRANSPORT BACK TO QUITO
18:00 PM ARRIVE TO QUITO

Included:

  • Private Transportation
  • Local Guide
  • Lunch

Not included

  • Snacks
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips

Please do not forget :

  • Warm Clothes
  • Trekking or sport shoes
  • SunGlasses
  • Sun Protector
  • Wind Breaker
  • Water
  • Extra money for the ac

Prices:

  • Private tour 1 pax $160
  • Private tour 2 pax $85 per person
  • Private tour 3 pax $75 per person
  • Private tour 4 pax or more $65 per person