2 DAY TOUR TO BAÑOS

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2 DAY TOUR TO BAÑOS

  • See the majestic Cotopaxi Volcano, one of the highest volcanoes in the world

  • Local, professional guides present at all times to help or assist you

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

This is a 2 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.

AVAILABILITY

All year round

DURATION

Full day

START LOCATION

Hotel and hostel pickup

END LOCATION

Hotel and hostel drop off

OPERATOR NAME

ECUADOR HOP

Start Time

7:00 am

DETAILED DESCRIPTION

The first day you will see the majestic Cotopaxi Volcano, one of Ecuador’s most famous sights and one of the highest volcanoes in the world, at the Chuquiragua Lodge, where we will have the chance to enjoy a delicious breakfast.

We will go to Quilotoa to visit the lookout point for the incredible Quilotoa Lagoon, located inside the crater of an active volcano. We continue our way to Baños and ones we arrive there you will have time to have lunch.

Around 4 pm we will go to 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. You will have the option to go for a dip in some relaxing natural thermal baths and spend the night in Baños.

The next morning after the breakfast we will visit the stunning Pailon del Diablo (Devil’s Cauldron) waterfall also you can ride a cable car over the Pastaza River for extraordinary panoramic views of waterfalls, mountains, and beautiful jungle landscapes.

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

After all the activities we will depart Baños in the late afternoon and begin the trip back to Quito.

TOUR TICKETS (MAY VARY BY DATE)
Ticket Price(USD)
TOUR PRICE (All ages) 149.00 (USD)
TOUR ITINERARY

DAY 1 / 06:30 am

Pick-up from your hostel or hotel in Quito


DAY 1 / 07:45 am

Arrive at the Chuquiragua Lodge, breakfast


DAY 1 / 10:15 am

Arrive at Quilotoa Village


DAY 1 / 01:45 pm

Arrive at Baños, lunch


DAY 1 / 04:00 pm

Visit the famous “Swing at the End of the World” at La Casa del Árbol


DAY 1 / 6:00 pm

Free evening in Baños


DAY 2 / 7:00 am

Breakfast at the hotel


DAY 2 / 8:45 am

Pick-up at Juan Montalvo Park (meeting point in Baños)


DAY 2 / 9:00am

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


DAY 2 / 11:30am

Optional visit to the San Martín Adventure Park for zip-lining, canopy walks, rock climbing, trekking and more


DAY 2 / 02:45pm

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


DAY 2 / 10:00pm

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


INCLUDED

- Direct pick-up from hostel/hotel in Quito.
- Transport to the viewing point for the impressive Cotopaxi Volcano.
- Transport to the viewing point for the breathtaking, turquoise-colored - Quilotoa Lagoon.
- Transport to the town of Baños.
- Visit the famous “Swing at the End of the World” at La Casa del Árbol for stunning views.
- Transport to the viewing point for the majestic Pailon del Diablo waterfall.
- The cable car ride over the river for incredible panoramic views.
- 2 breakfasts.
- All taxes and entrance fees.
- Overnight stay at a top-quality accommodation in Baños.
- Transport back to your hotel or hostel in Quito.

NOT INCLUDED

- Lunch and evening meals.

RECOMMENDED

- Warm clothing (including a change of clothes), gloves, a scarf, a hat, hiking shoes/boots, long socks, cotton pants/trousers, and a waterproof jacket
- Sunglasses and sunscreen
- Water and snacks
- Hiking shoes/boots
- A camera
- Insect repellent for your stay in Baños.

CANCELLATION POLICY

CHANGES: Changes to the time and date of this tour are free until 6:00pm (Quito time) 2 days before the tour begins. After this time there is a 100% change fee.

CANCELLATIONS: If you cancel before 6:00pm (Quito time) 7 days before the tour begins, there is a 20% administration fee. Within 7 days of the departure, 40% of the ticket price. Within 3 days of the departure, 60% of the ticket price. Within 24 hours of departure, a no show, or after departure 100% cancellation fee.

Please email bookings@findlocaltrips.com to cancel this tour or make any changes.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
  1. What should I bring to the tour?

    Because Cotopaxi’s weather is unpredictable, we recommend bringing: - Warm clothing, gloves, sunglasses, hiking shoes, a waterproof jacket, sunscreen, and cotton pants/trousers. Also take a bottle of water, energy drinks & snacks, walking sticks (optional), cash for personal expenses and tips, and a camera/video camera.

  2. What time zone is used in Quito?

    Local time in Quito is GMT -5.

  3. What kind of weather can we find in Quito?

    The warmest month is January. From February to April and October, it can be hot and humid but also rainy. The coolest month is May, and the wettest month is April. The average year-round temperature varies from 10°C to 20

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