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Quito to Banos tour - 2 Days

Quito to Banos tour
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Enjoy Quito to Banos tour, a wonderful place known in the world for its medicinal waters that flow from the interior of the earth, therefore rich in minerals from a volcanic origin. From ancient times, indigenous, colonizers and friars, bathed in, which gave rise to its name. Baños is touristic destiny for national and international visitors, due to the wide variety and offer of activities, accommodation, restaurants, discos, bars, among others. Making it the ideal place for outdoor activities, ecotourism and practice adventure sports, surrounded by nature. So visitors can enjoy natural landscapes along the route of the waterfalls, practice adventure sports such as zip line, rafting, kayaking, canyoning, rock climbing, bungee jump, rappel, horseback riding, ecological hiking, mountain biking and much more.

On the way

  • Cross the avenue of the volcanoes
  • Several stops to try typical local snacks in different towns
  • Visit an Indian Market (Salasaca)

In Baños

  • Waterfalls,  hike to the famous devil´s cauldron (entance included), Agoyán, brides vail
  • Adventure sports to choose from: Rafting, Rappel, Moutain Bike, Horseback Ride, Zipline, Cablecar, Hiking ( at your discretion / not included in price)
  • Hot Spring Pools ( at your discretion / not included in price)
  • End of the world swing and lookout point (entrance included)
  • Nightlife (at your own discretion)

Please note: some activities are not included in this tour since some travelers will chose to do them or not due to prefferences, ages and other facts, anyway there will be time for the not included acctivities on day two.

Day 1
Day 1 – Quito – Baños

Early morning we will leave from Quito, on our journey we will go through the Avenue of the Volcanoes. This a very scenic trip, with the opportunity to enjoy Andean landscapes get to know the way people of the rural areas of Ecuador live, also an awesome view of the tallest and active highest volcanoes of Ecuador and the world, Cotopaxi Volcano.

Continuing our journey, we will get to a city called, Latacunga, we will make a short stop to taste the local snacks Allullas with mozzarella cheese wrapped in a leaf and a quick leg stretch.

Also we will drive through the town of Salcedo which is famous for its fruit ice-cream, next we will get to Ambato, also called the city of “Flowers and Fruits”.

Finally reach Baños, whose complete name is Baños de Agua Santa, famous for the sugar cane handmade sweets made by many locals. Here we will have lunch, then arrive at the hotel and take a two-hour rest. Later, we will meet again to take a walk, visit the Basilica of Nuestra Señora de Agua Santa, go to the pools have dinner and head to a lookout point to have a full picture of Baños. Then, back to the hotel where we will spend the night.

Day 2
Day 2 – Route of the Waterfalls

After a delicious breakfast, we will continue enjoying this trip, we will take the road to Puyo, and make several stops to visit the waterfalls in the area. First, visit the waterfall and dam called the Agoyán and, continue to the Manto de la Novia (Bride’s veil) waterfall where you will have the option to ride the longest cable car in the world. Then we will head to Rio Verde, site of the famous and amazing Pailon del Diablo (Devil´s Cauldron waterfall), here we will have a 40-minute hike to the waterfall and if you like any other attraction on our way, like bungee jumping or the spinning chair we will gladly make a stop. Finally, we will go back to Baños have lunch before we head Back to Quito.

What is included

  • Transportation to from your accommodation
  • Transportation to all activities per itinerary
  • Spanish English speaking guide
  • Entrance fee to the Devil´s Cauldron (waterfall)
  • Entrance to the end of the world swing
  • 1 night accommodation (Standard)
  • 1 breakfast

What is not included

  • Rentals or adventure sport fees
  • Hotsprings entrance
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Gratuities
  • Beverages
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FAQs

What should I pack for Baños?

Among your belongings, you might find useful to take: Sunscreen Walking Shoes General comfortable light clothing Bathing suit Sunglasses, Hat and don't forget your camera!

What is the altitude and weather like in Baños?

Because we are in the center of the world temperatures are basically very stable throughout Ecuador and Baños is not an exception. Low 70°F to Mid 50°F all year round, 12.5 hour of light all year round. Baños´s altitude is at 5,971 feet (1,820 meters) above sea level. Lower than Quito or Cuenca making it a warmer and comfortable weather destination.

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Price From USD$160/person
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Total $ 160 USD

Trip Facts

  • 1 to 8 max. in case there is only one person signed for this tour, a solo supplement will apply
  • Quito-Quito
  • Medium
  • 2 days
  • Standard

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