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Quito, Cotopaxi, Banos – 5 Day Adventure

History, Mystery & Soundscape your life 🙂 Explore the 1st Unesco site in South America. Drive through the famous avenue of volcanoes through an ancient landscape to get to one of Ecuadors most prominent destinations. Cotopaxi National Park will leave you awestruck. Baños de Agua santa, in the foot hills of Tungurahua Volcano surrounded by Tangerine groves and fantastic Andean landscape, you will start off driving up to the Casa del arbol where you can have a go on the famous end of the world swing.

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CarpeDM Adventure Circuit

History, Mystery & Soundscape your life 🙂 Explore the 1st Unesco site in South America. Historical Quito and the middle of the world. Drive through the famous avenue of volcanoes through an ancient landscape to get to one of Ecuadors most prominent destinations. Cotopaxi National Park will leave you awestruck. Cotopaxi National Park is home to one of the most aesthetically pleasing wonders of the world. The Cotopaxi Volcano which stands at 5,987 m, just 2 meters higher than Kilimanjaro. Next head to Baños de Agua santa, in the foot hills of Tungurahua Volcano surrounded by Tangerine groves and fantastic andean landscape, you will start off driving up to the Casa del arbol where you can have a go on the famous end of the world swing. Then drive down spectacular roads viewing waterfalls along the way with the option of ziplining along the way until you arrive to the start of a hike down to the Pailon del diablo or devils cauldron perhaps baños’ most famous Waterfall!!

ITINERARY

DAY ONE

ARRIVAL QUITO

Our driver will meet you in the airport arrivals area and transport you to Casa Carpedm Hotel – a charming colonial-style hotel close to the old  town, Free time to relax and acclimatize to your new surroundings

DAY TWO

QUITO – THE WONDERS OF THE OLD CITY

In the morning enjoy a tour around the Historical Center of Quito, after a box lunch visit the equator line -stand literally on the middle of the world!. We will visit the unique Inti Ñan museum and  Ciudad Mitad del Mundo

DAY THREE

COTOPAXI NATIONAL PARK – HIKING-BIKING

A spectacular day visiting one of the highest active volcanoes in the world. In the morning we go up to the  refuge
After the hike,  mountain biking from the parking lot to  Limpiopungo Lake. head to Baños

DAY FOUR

Optional Activities

  • Take a bike and then do a self guided cycle down to the Devils cauldron
  • Visit the Casa del Arbol
  • Take a soak in the hot springs

DAY FIVE

Tour Ends in Baños check out 11 pm

Optional transfer to Quito or to extend your adventure in Baños

AND FINALLY I RETURN TO QUITO


Day 1

  • Arrival to Quit0
  • Transfer to the Casa Carpedm Hotel
  • Free time


Day 2

  • Breakfast
  • Tour in the Historical Center of Quito
  • Box lunch
  • Visit Ciudad Mitad del Mundo
  • Visit Intiñan museum
  • Return to casa carpedm


Day 3

  • Breakfast
  • Hike up to the refuge from the parking lot
  • Return to parking lot
  • Biking
  • Arrive at Limpiopungo lake
  • Lunch
  • head to Banos


Day 4

  • Breakfast
  • Optional activities


Day 5

  • Breakfast
  • finish tour


What's Included

  • Breakfast – Lunch when specified
  • Transport (land) accommodation
  • English Guide
  • Activities
  • Entrance Fees
  • Accommodation
  • bikes for cotopaxi and banos


What's Not Included

  • Snacks / Additional Drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Horse rental
  • Kayak
  • Transfer outside
  • Breakfast and lunch of the first day.
  • lunch on day 4 and 5
  • Dinners
  • activities in banos
  • Tips


What to bring

  • Warm clothing
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Gloves, scarf, hat
  • Hiking boots or trekking shoes
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Extra snacks and water.
  • Enough clothes


Costs

  • $275  per person with minimum 4 people – shared tours


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