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Papallacta Hotsprings Daytrip

You deserve to treat yourself.  Take your well-being to the next level with nature. Drive two hours out of Quito to Papallacta Hot Springs, located on the Cinnamon trail, (65km from Quito) which is the same route that Francisco de Orellana took in 1542 when he crossed the Andean mountain range in search of spices and gold, and discovered the Amazon River. Relax in hot springs of varying temperatures with views of the Antisana volcano. Opt to go on a short hike or get a spa service for an additional cost.

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Drive two hours out of Quito to Papallacta Hot Springs, located on the Cinnamon trail, (65km from Quito) which is the same route that Francisco de Orellana took in 1542 when he crossed the Andean mountain range in search of spices and gold, and discovered the Amazon River. Relax in hot springs of varying temperatures with views of the Antisana volcano. Opt to go on a short hike or get a spa service for an additional cost.

 

ITINERARY

  • 9:00 am Depart Quito
  • 10:30 am Arrive Hotsprings – 2 – 3 hours free time to enjoy thermal baths & if you like visit the nearby Spa to pamper yourself
  • 12:30 am enjoy a short 20 min. hike at the Centro De Interpretacion
  • 1.00 pm  lunch – you must try the fresh Trucha 🙂
  • 2:00 pm return to Quito
  • 3.30  pm back in Quito

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Bilingual Guide
  • Visits as mentioned

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

  • Breakfast
  • entry fee Papallacta $8.50
  • Spa depends on service
  • Tips

WHAT TO BRING

  • towel
  • bathing suit /swimming suit
  • sandels/flip flops
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Hat
  • Camera
  • Extra snacks and water
  • Sun glasses
  • Sun block

COSTS

  • $50-160 per person

ENTRY FEES PUBLIC FEES

  • Adults $8.50 USD
  • Kids age 3 to 11 are $4 USD
  • Children under 3 are free
  • Seniors (over age 65) and special needs are $4.00 USD
  • Hours at the public hot pools are 6:00 am to 9:00 pm.

Private Hotel & Spa
Spa pools cost $22 for adults, $14.50 for children, and $11 for seniors.

 

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