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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.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Quito to Papallacta
Day 2 : Return to Quito

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  • Independent

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A traveler at the Papallacta hot springs The beautiful Antisana Volcano Papallacta Papallacta Hot Springs offers cabañas with private thermal pools and is a relaxing stop on an Ecuador tour Private hot tubs at Papallacta Hot Springs, an Ecuador trip highlight, bubble and steam outside the cabañas Hotsprings

Day 1 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 Return to Quito

  • 1 Breakfast
The morning is free for you to enjoy. Do a short walk around the Papallacta lagoon and observe the flora and fauna or relax in the hot springs. Return to Quito in the afternoon.

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

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  • $40 Meals not Included
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Beyond expectations! Then again we weren't sure what to expect. Lovely stay at the lodge, met other like-minded travelers (many had their trips planned by Adventure Life) and the owner was a gracious hostess. It felt like you were one happy family, visiting with a favorite aunt.
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Good to ideal period to travel, and many people choose to visit at this time.

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