Baños Tours from Quito

Baños Tours from Quito. Make an unforgettable trip to Baños, Ecuador. Enjoy nature and adventure trips. We offer you 1, 2, and 3-day tours.

Full day trip to Baños - 1 day

Full day tour to Baños from Quito

This is a short 1-day trip to Baños, considered the adventure capital of Ecuador. On the tour you will visit the route of the waterfalls, the Devil´s Cauldron waterfall, the ¨Swing at the End of the World¨ and you will have time to do extreme activities and get to know the city of Baños

What you'll do
  • Ride from Quito to Baños enjoying the highlands landscape
    If we are lucky and the weater is good we can make a stop at the lookout point for Cotopaxi for pictures.
  • Once we arrive in Baños we will take the waterfalls route and ride a cable car over the Pastaza River for extraordinary panoramic views of waterfalls, mountains, and beautiful jungle landscapes.
  • Visit the stunning Pailon del Diablo (Devil’s Cauldron) waterfall. 
  • Ride the “Swing at the End of the World” at La Casa del Árbol where you can look out at the epic Mt. Tungurahua Volcano and the vast Ecuadorian wilderness below.
  • Enjoy your free time for extreme activities and free time for visiting Baños. 
Itinerario

Full day tour f

06h00

Tour begins

Departures form Naciones Unidas Boulevard (Av. Shyris & Av. Naciones Unidas) How to get

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Pick-up and drop-off in the 3 main areas: Carolina, Plaza Foch, Plaza Grande

06h00

First stop

Parada en Machachi
  • After 45 minutes we will make a stop to buy food, water, and sweets (not included).

 

First stop

Second stop

Arrive at Baños

Arrive at Baños early in the morning to start the waterfalls route.

Second stop

Third stop

Pailón del Diablo

Visit the stunning Pailon del Diablo (Devil’s Cauldron) waterfall.

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Third stop

Fourth stop

Ride a cable car over the Pastaza River

Ride a cable car over the Pastaza River and experience one of the most extraordinary sights you’ve ever seen, with 360 degree views of waterfalls, mountains, and beautiful jungle landscapes.

Tour Banos teleferico rio pastaza

Fourth stop

Fifth stop

The Swing of the End of the World

Visit the most famous swing, “The Swing of the End of the World”

Optional stop at zip-lining, canopy walks, extreme swing and more

Fifth stop
Lunch

We will make a stop to enjoy the typical food of the area, we recommend the chicken broth, the “locro”, and the roast lamb. There are also vegetarian options. (Lunch not included)

18h00 - 18h30 (aprox.)

Return to Quito

Enjoy a comfortable return to Quito. Disembarkation at your hotel is also included.

End of tour

18h00 - 18h30 (aprox.)
Indications

For the one day tour

  • Recorrido sin asignación de asientos.
  • Es importante mantener tu ticket pues es el único documento que te permite subir y bajar del bus. En caso de pérdida o sustracción, deberás adquirir un nuevo ticket.
  • La duración del recorrido completo sin bajarse del bus es de 03 horas aproximadamente.
  • La última salida desde el Blvd. de las Naciones Unidas es a las 16h00, asegúrate de llegar a esta hora a la parada si deseas terminar tu recorrido en otra estación.
    *Tiempos sujetos al tránsito del momento, condiciones de las calles y motivos de fuerza mayor (por ejemplo cierre de calles); que determinen un atraso en la frecuencia habitual del recorrido.
  • La frecuencia de nuestras salidas es cada hora y media.
  • Nuestras paradas son fijas, verifica la parada más cercana al sitio que deseas visitar, por ningún motivo realizaremos paradas intermedias.
Important
Full day Baños 1 day
Shared tour from $ 69

Salidas en fechas específicas

$ 69 adults

Small groups from $ 89

$ 89 / person (3+ passengers)
$ 99 / person  (2 passengers)
$189 / person (1 passengers)

Private Tour from $ 79

$ 79 / person (5+ passengers)
$ 89 / person (4 passengers)
$109 / person (3 passengers)
$149 / person  (2 passengers)
$239 / person (1 passengers)

Baños 2 days, 1 night

Visit Quilotoa and Baños

This is a short 2 day trip to Quilotoa and Baños. You will visit the beautiful turquoise lagoon and Baños, the adventure capital of Ecuador. On this tour you will travel along the avenue of the volcanoes and the route of the waterfalls.

What you'll do

Cotopaxi

See the majestic Cotopaxi Volcano, one of Ecuador’s most famous sights and one of the highest volcanoes in the world.

Quilotoa

Visit the lookout point for the incredible Quilotoa Lagoon, located inside the crater of an active volcano

Baños

Ride the “Swing at the End of the World” at La Casa del Árbol where you can look out at the epic Tungurahua Volcano and the vast Ecuadorian wilderness below.

Things to do in Banos Ecuador - Casa del arbol

Baños

Go for a dip in some relaxing natural thermal baths.

Baños

Visit the stunning Pailon del Diablo (Devil’s Cauldron) waterfall.

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Baños

Ride a cable car over the Pastaza River for extraordinary panoramic views of waterfalls, mountains, and beautiful jungle landscapes.

Notes

  • Breakfast and overnight accommodation included in price of tour.
  • Lunch and evening meal not included.
  • Make sure to bring appropriate clothing for high altitude climate.
  • Wear sunscreen.
    Bring insect repellent for your stay in Baños.
  • See the itinerary below for an hour by hour plan.
Itinerary

2 days, 1 night tour

Day 1

06:00 AM

Direct pick-up from your hostel or hotel in Quito to begin the trip to Baños.

Ride through the avenue of volcanos and enjoy the landscape, if weather permited we will make a stop of Cotopaxi volcano.

06:00 AM

10:15 AM

Arrive at Quilotoa Village where we will take in a view overlooking the Quilotoa Lagoon, an unbelievable turquoise-colored lake located right inside the caldera of an active volcano.

10:15 AM

1:45 PM

Arrive at Baños in the early afternoon.

1:45 PM

4:00 PM

Visit the famous “Swing at the End of the World” at La Casa del Árbol and take in an amazing view of the gorgeous mountain landscapes.

4:00 PM

Free evening in Baños

Recommended activity: visit the nearby thermal baths which gave Baños its name and go for a relaxing dip in these healing pools

Free evening in Baños

Day 2

Mañana en Baños

Morning in Baños.
Enjoy breakfast before heading out for the day (included at accommodation).

Mañana en Baños

8:45 AM

Pick-up at your hotel to begin the day’s activities.

8:45 AM

9:00 AM

Visit the stunning Pailon del Diablo (Devil’s Cauldron) waterfall.

Ride a cable car over the Pastaza River and experience one of the most extraordinary sights you’ve ever seen, with 360 degree views of waterfalls, mountains, and beautiful jungle landscapes.

9:00 AM

11:30 AM

Optional visit to the San Martín Adventure Park for zip-lining, canopy walks, rock climbing, trekking and more (additional cost of $20).

11:30 AM

2:45 PM

Depart Baños in the late afternoon and begin the trip back to Quito.

2:45 PM

10:00 PM

Direct drop-off at your hotel/hostel in Quito.

10:00 PM
Indications

2 days, 1 night tour

Includes
  • Direct pick up from the hostel/hotel in Quito.
  • Transportation to the viewpoint of the impressive Cotopaxi volcano.
  • Transportation to the viewpoint of the impressive turquoise lagoon of Quilotoa.
  • Transportation to the town of Baños.
  • Entrance to the “Swing at the end of the world”
  • Entrance of the Pailón del Diablo.
  • Transportation to the viewpoint of the majestic Pailon del Diablo waterfall.
  • Cable car ride over the river for incredible panoramic views.
  • 1 breakfast.
  • All taxes and entrance fees.
  • 1 Night in top-quality accommodation in Baños.
  • Transportation back to your hotel or hostel in Quito
No included
  • Lunch and dinner
Important
  • Holidays

    Hotel and tour prices increase during this period. We will not be able to help you book any accommodation during this period. Please book in advance.

Baños 2 days, 1 night
Shared tour from $ 169

Baños 3 days, 2 nights

Visiting Cotopaxi, Quilotoa and Baños

This is a 3 days tour to Baños, considered the adventure capital of Ecuador. On the way from Quito to Baños, we’ll make stops at the stunning Cotopaxi Volcano as well as the Quilotoa Lagoon, an unbelievable turquoise lake in the caldera of an active volcano. Once in Baños, you’ll enjoy a number of wonderful activities set against a beautiful backdrop of waterfalls and tropical greenery. This short tour makes for a great 3-day escape from Quito.

What you'll do

With our tour, you won´t rush and you will enjoy every stop visiting local communities and incredible places, don´t be a typical tourist, and enjoy every moment with our local guides.

Cotopaxi

See the majestic Cotopaxi Volcano, one of Ecuador’s most famous sights and one of the highest volcanoes in the world. 

Quilotoa

Visit the lookout point for the incredible Quilotoa Lagoon, located inside the crater of an active volcano.

Baños

Ride the “Swing at the End of the World” at La Casa del Árbol where you can look out at the epic Mt. Tungurahua Volcano and the vast Ecuadorian wilderness below.

Baños

Go for a dip in some relaxing natural thermal baths.

Baños

Visit the stunning Pailon del Diablo (Devil’s Cauldron) waterfall. 

Tour Banos teleferico rio pastaza

Baños

Ride a cable car over the Pastaza River for extraordinary panoramic views of waterfalls, mountains, and beautiful jungle landscapes.

Baños

Visit the San Martín Adventure Park for zip-lining, canopy walks, trekking and other thrilling activities

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Itinerary

3 days, 2 nights tour

Day 1: Quito - Cotopaxi

07:00 AM

Direct pick-up from your hostel or hotel in Quito to begin the trip to Cotopaxi.

07:00 AM

08:40 AM

Arrive at the Machachi. Here we will have the chance to enjoy a delicious breakfast and observe the stunning Cotopaxi Volcano, one of the country’s most famous sights.(breakfast included)

08:40 AM

Cotopaxi National Park

Visit the park’s interpretation center to learn more about the fauna and flora of the place. 

In this place you can try the famous coca tea to recharge your batteries (tea not included)

Cotopaxi National Park

Limpiopungo Lagoon

Visit the Limpiopungo lagoon, on the way you will observe local fauna and flora, you can observe: quiriquingues, bears, white-tailed deer, llamas, wild horses and many birds.

Limpiopungo Lagoon

Hike up to 15,958 feet (4,864 meters above sea level

We will make the journey from the base to the parking lot of the national park at 4,500 meters above sea level, upon reaching the parking lot we will start the walk to the refuge at 4,864 meters above sea level.

Remember to wear comfortable shoes for the walk.

Hike up to 15,958 feet (4,864 meters above sea level

16H00 PM – Late lunch (4h00 PM aproxemately)

Stop for lunch at a local in the area. (Lunch not included)

Free afternoon in Chuquiragua.

Recommended activity: walk in the surroundings, relaxing time by the campfire.

Note: Stay in Chuquiragua lodge or a similar hotel.

 

16H00 PM – Late lunch (4h00 PM aproxemately)

Tarde libre en Chuquiragua

Actividad recomendada: caminata en los alrededores, tiempo de relax junto a la fogata.

Tarde libre en Chuquiragua

Day 2: Cotopaxi – Quilotoa – Baños

Morning in Cotopaxi.
Enjoy breakfast before heading out for the day (included at accommodation).

08:20 AM

Pick up in Chiquiragua to start the adventure to Quilotoa.

08:20 AM

Quilotoa Lagoon

Arrive in the community of Quilotoa where we will enjoy a view of the Quilotoa lagoon, an incredible turquoise lake located just inside the caldera of an active volcano.

We will make the walk to the lagoon, so you can enjoy the landscape.

At the end of the walk, we will have time for lunch.

Quilotoa Lagoon

Departure from Quilotoa to Baños

Departure from Quilotoa to Baños

Departure from Quilotoa to Baños

Toachi Canyon

Stop at the Toachi Canyon, short walk to enjoy this place.

Toachi Canyon

Tigua Community

Stop in Tigua to learn about local crafts, you will meet artists from Tigua who are rescuing their culture.

Arrival at Baños in the afternoon.

Tigua Community

Swing at the end of the world

Visit the famous “Swing at the end of the world” at La Casa del Arbol and admire the wonderful views of the mountainous landscapes.

Free afternoon in Baños.

Swing at the end of the world

Free afternoon in Baños

Recommended activity: visit the nearby thermal baths that gave Baños their name and enjoy a relaxing bath in these healing pools.

The pool entrances are not included. The guide will show you the nearest pools. 

Check-in, Night in Baños.

Free afternoon in Baños

Check in, Noche en Baños.

Día 3

Baños – Quito

Morning in Baños.
Enjoy breakfast before heading out for the day (included at accommodation). Pick up at the hotel to start the day’s activities

Baños – Quito

San Martín Adventure Park

Do extreme activities in the San Martin adventure park, the entrance is not included, we include the transfer and visit accompanied by the guide.

After the extreme activities we started the waterfall route:

San Martín Adventure Park

Devil´s Cauldron waterfall, Pailón del diablo:

Visit the impressive Pailon del Diablo waterfall (Devil’s Caldera), we will take a walk until we reach the waterfall to feel its strength and power.

Devil´s Cauldron waterfall, Pailón del diablo:

Cable car

Cross the river on the cable car and enjoy one of the most extraordinary views you’ve ever seen, with 360-degree views of waterfalls, mountains, and beautiful jungle landscapes.

After the activities we will make a stop for lunch, you can try typical dishes of the area (lunch not included)

Cable car

Return from Baños to Quito

Approximate arrival time at 7:00 p.m. We will drop you off at your hotel within the three drop-off areas: La Carolina, Foch Plaza, and Old town.

If you have more remote lodging, ask for the upgrades.

Return from Baños to Quito
Optional activities in Baños:

You can use the third day to perform extreme activities, quote with us the following services:

Canyoning, rafting, paragliding, bungee jumping, and many more.

Indications

3 days, 2 nights tour

Includes
  • Direct pick-up from your hostel/hotel in Quito from the 3 main areas: La Carolina, Plaza Foch, Plaza Grande.
  • Transport to the viewing point for the impressive Cotopaxi Volcano.
  • Transport to the viewing point for the breathtaking, turquoise-colored Quilotoa Lagoon.
  • Transport to Baños.
  • Entrance to the famous “Swing at the End of the World” at La Casa del Árbol for stunning views.
  • Entrance to the viewing point for the majestic Pailon del Diablo waterfall.
  • Cable car ride over the river for incredible panoramic views.
  • 3 breakfasts.
  • All taxes and entrance fees.
  • 2 overnight stays at a top-quality accommodations in Cotopaxi and Baños.
  • Transport back to your hotel or hostel in Quito in the 3 main areas.
Not included
  • Lunch and evening meals.
  • San Martin Adventure Park entrance. 
Keep in mind
  • If you do not have boarding confirmation one day before the tour, write to us at +593 983359-796
  • 3 Breakfasts and 2 lodgings included in the tour price.
  • Lunches and dinners not included.
  • Be sure to bring appropriate clothing for the high-altitude weather.
  • Wear sunscreen, the sun can be quite strong this close to the equator.
  • Bring insect repellent for your stay in Baños.
    See the itinerary below for an hour-by-hour plan.
  • The order of the itinerary may vary.
What to bring
  • Vaccine certificate
  • Sunscreen
    cap or hat
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Photo camera
  • All the energy to enjoy the day
Important notes

EASTER HOLIDAY

Easter weekend holidays. Hostel and tour prices increase during this period. We will not be able to assist you in booking any accommodations during this period. Please book in advance.

ECUADORIAN INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS

Biggest public holidays of the year. Hostel and tour prices increase during this period. MUST book accommodation in advance!

Travelers reviews
Sandra Guerrero
Sandra Guerrero
2022-09-06
Muy chévere, lastimosamente, cruzar el centro histórico es demorado y resta tiempo para estar en El Panecillo.
Ruth Moreno
Ruth Moreno
2022-09-05
Excelente atención, el recorrido muy bonito, la guía turística eficiente 👏👏👏
Alexita M
Alexita M
2022-08-28
It was good, guides need to speak slower when speaking in English so that they are understood. Overall a great hop on and off service.
Jorge Pinto
Jorge Pinto
2022-08-02
Muy divertido para conocer parte de nuestra hermosa ciudad
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