Baños de Agua Santa is one of the most popular tourist attractions of Ecuador located about 3 hours from Quito and offers a great mix of lush forest, several waterfalls and thermal hot springs.
Your guide will be happy to pick you up at your hotel at 8 am and take you on this 2-day private mini-trip to Baños. During the tour you will notice that the landscape becomes a lush green forest.
Once we leave the city we will have the opportunity to enjoy the volcanoes in the famous avenue of the volcanos including Illinizas, Chimborazo, Rumiñahui and we make a visit to Cotopaxi national park for aproximately 2 hrs where your guide will give you an explanation about this important ecosystem that we will visit, a suitable place to take pictures of the beautiful Andean landscapes, we will hike approximately one hour around the Limpiopungo lagoon and we will be able to enjoy the flora and fauna of the zone, depending on the weather, we can climb up to four thousand meters high and then continue our paths to Baños
On the way to Baños city we will also cross one of the Inca villages that we will find on the way as they are the Salasacas culture, with its famous fabrics exhibited in an small crafts Market.
Upon arrival we will start with the exploration of this touristic little town where we will visit the pretty cathedral, try some of Baños’s famous ‘Melcocha’ candy made out of sugar cane and relax in one of the natural hot springs, known for their healing properties due to various minerals. Your accommodation tonight will be in a comfortable tourist class hotel near the town’s center.
After breakfast we will explore the waterfall route, which has many beautiful waterfalls such as the Agoyan and Manto de la Novia. both waterfalls you can take a thrilling cable-car ride across the valleys offering you a more closed up view.
On this route we can also observe one of the biggest waterfalls of the area; the Pailon del Diablo. The 20 minutes hike down to the suspension bridge will reward you wat an amazing view of this impressive waterfall. Besides you can choose to climb up even further so you can stand on one of the three platforms build to have a more closed up view. The hike back up will take about 60 minutes approximately.
In the afternoon you will make your way back to Quito where the guide will leave you at your hotel.
Price per person (subject to change without prior notice)
- Transport by private vehicle. Duration of the tour 2 days – 9 – 10 hours daily approximately.
- Hotel pick up and drop off from/to centrally located hotels in Quito
- Professional bilingual guide
- Bottle of purified water
- Accommodation in tourist class and superior class hotel (according to the choice you make and shared rooms)
- Breakfast (1)
- Hotel pick up and drop off from/to hotels located outside of the city center of Quito
- Entrance fees; Waterfall Route $ 8 p/p, Hot Springs $ 5 p/p
- Meals and beverages not mentioned
- Personal expenses
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