3 Day 2 Night to Baños

DEPARTURE

EVERY DAY

Without minimum of passengers

HOUR

At 06H30

All hostels and hotels in Quito (direct pick-up)

RATES FROM

169 USD

All included

This is a 3 day short 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.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • See the majestic Cotopaxi Volcano, one of Ecuador’s most famous sights and one of the highest volcanoes in the world. (Cotopaxi)
  • Visit the lookout point for the incredible Quilotoa Lagoon, located inside the crater of an active volcano. (Quilotoa)
  • 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. (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. (Baños)

NOTES

  • Breakfast and overnight accommodation included in price of tour.
  • Lunch and evening meals not included.
  • Make sure to bring appropriate clothing for high altitude climate.
  • Wear sunscreen. The sun can be quite dangerous this close to the equator.
  • Bring insect repellent for your stay in Baños.
  • See the itinerary below for an hour by hour plan.

ITINERARY

Day 1

 

06:30am

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

07:45am

Arrive at the Chuquiragua Lodge. 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.

10:15am

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.

01:45pm

Arrive at Baños in the early afternoon.

04:00pm

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.

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.

Day 2

 

Morning in Baños.

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

8:45am

Pick-up at Juan Montalvo Park (main Baños drop-off point) to begin the day’s activities.

9:00am

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.

11:30am

Optional visit to the San Martín Adventure Park for zip-lining, canopy walks, rock climbing, trekking and more The full entry for all activities at the park is included with this tour.

Day 3

 

Morning in Baños.

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

Free Day in Baños

Spend the the day exploring Baños or taking part in one of the many exciting activities on offer. Options include: city tours, quad bike rentals, canyoning, rafting and many more.

02:45pm

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

10:00pm

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

IT INCLUDES

  • Direct pick-up from hostel/hotel in Quito.
  • Transport to viewing point for the impressive Cotopaxi Volcano.
  • Transport to viewing point for the breathtaking, turquoise-colored Quilotoa Lagoon.
  • Transport to the town of Baños.
  • Visit to the famous “Swing at the End of the World” at La Casa del Árbol for stunning views.
  • Transport to viewing point for the majestic Pailon del Diablo waterfall.
  • Cable car ride over the river for incredible panoramic views.
  • Full entry for all activities at the San Martín Adventure Park, including zip-lining, canopy walks, trekking and more.
  • 3 breakfasts.
  • All taxes and entrance fees.
  • 2 overnight stays at a top-quality accommodation in Baños.
  • Transport back to your hotel or hostel in Quito.

NOT INCLUDES

  • Lunch and evening meals.

IMPORTANT NOTES

14 APRIL – 20 APRIL 2019 SEMANA SANTA

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

 

9 & 10 AUGUST 2019 – ECUADORIAN INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS

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