Papallacta Hot Springs

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A traveler approaches the private thermal pools at Papallacta for a hot soak during his Ecuador vacation
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The beautiful Antisana Volcano can be viewed on an Ecuador tour to Papallacta Hot Springs
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Papallacta Hot Springs offers cabañas with private thermal pools and is a relaxing stop on an Ecuador tour
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Private hot tubs at Papallacta Hot Springs, an Ecuador trip highlight, bubble and steam outside the cabañas


  • Any Day of the Week

Private Independent Travel

Depart Quito on this 2 day extension and travel 40 miles east to an Andean paradise, Papallacta Hot Springs. Take time to savor these relaxing pools and enjoy the beauty of the lush flora and fauna all around. Overnight in Papallacta before returning to Quito.

Quito to Papallacta

Drive east towards the Oriente, viewing the spectacular and breathtaking high plains. Arrive in Papallacta, a small village located in the central highlands (10491ft/3200m) known for its natural hot springs where we'll be able to swim. Enjoy these restorating pools due to Papallacta's location between two volcanoes, Volcano Cayambe and Volcano Antisana.

Overnight in Papallacta.

Day 2

  • Breakfast

Return to Quito

After breakfast we´ll do a short walk around the Papallacta lagoon and observe the flora and fauna. Enjoy a box lunch, in the afternoon return to Papallacta and down to Quito.

Tour Cost
Total Cost


$110 single supplement


  • 1 Breakfast
  • 1 Nights Accommodations
    • 1 Night Lodge
  • 2 Days Private Guide Service

Recommended Budgeting

  • $40 Meals not Included