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Daily Departures: Papallacta Termas Spa Small-group Tour

by Latin Adventures Tour Operator
per traveler Price is $132
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Duration: 8h+ Free cancellation available No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required) Offered in: English Offered in: English Picks up from select hotels Picks up from select hotels

Highlights

  • Thermal hot springs known for their great medicinal benefits

  • Visit a hummingbird Santuary

  • Chance to walk through a misty private cloud forest reserve

  • Enjoy of termal baths in one of the best spot in Ecuador

  • Small group up to 12 people provides a personal experience

Highlights

  • Thermal hot springs known for their great medicinal benefits

  • Visit a hummingbird Santuary

  • Chance to walk through a misty private cloud forest reserve

  • Enjoy of termal baths in one of the best spot in Ecuador

  • Small group up to 12 people provides a personal experience

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8:00 AM, Full-Day Spa Small-Group Tour in English

Duration 8h

Live Commentary in English.

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Total price is $396, taxes included

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8:30 AM, Full-Day Spa Small-Group Tour in English

Duration 8h 30m

Live Commentary in English /Spanish language

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Total price is $139, taxes included

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Daily Departures: Papallacta Termas Spa Small-group Tour

Activity Location

Papallacta Hot Springs

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Hotel Pickup

    Quito


Description

Spend a full day at Termas of Papallacta Spa, enjoying the hot springs and the medicinal benefit of their healing geothermal waters. Enjoy a scenic drive through the Andes mountains, enjoy a walk through a private cloud forest, and then relax in the warm waters of the hot spring.

Get picked up from your hotel in Quito and then travel through the valley of Tumbaco to reach Papallacta Hot Springs. Take in the gorgeous spectacle of the Andes Mountains, the Napo Province, and a view of mountains and glaciers from a summit of over 13,123 feet (4,000 m). Enjoy a scenic walk through a private cloud forest once you arrive at Papallacta, at an altitude of 10,826 feet (3,300 m).

After your walk, relax in the gorgeous hot springs, a beautiful series of pools in view of the incredible mountains. Feel the medicinal benefits of the volcanic minerals sooth your skin as you let go of your worries and soak up the beauty all around you. At the end of the day, head back to Quito to get dropped off at your hotel.


Inclusions

  • Certified English/Spanish speaking guide

  • Admission fee to Termas of Papallacta Spa

  • Pick-up/Drop-off in Quito. Outside has an extra charge

  • Private transportation

  • Admission fee in Hummingbird Garden Santuary


Exclusions

  • Meals and beverages

  • Additional services at the spa such as massages

  • Tips


Know Before You Book

  • Children 5 and younger are complimentary.

  • At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place.

  • Maximum group size is 12 people.

  • Hotel pickup is available from most centrally located Quito hotels. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.

  • If you want to schedule a massage at the spa, please mention it in advance when you confirm your reservation. Please check prices with the local tour operator before you go.


Daily Departures: Papallacta Termas Spa Small-group Tour ratings based on 9 Verified Reviews

4.8 out of 5

3/5 Dec 26, 2019

Spa pools were adequate and changerooms were clean and organized. However it's chilly outside when you get out of the pool and with a wet towel, it's not very pleasant...it wasn't that relaxing of an experience. Had the chocolate wrap which was decent but the '10 minute water therapies'' described on the website was just being hosed down with a fire hose after the wrap. Hummingbird visit was a joke - it's a park with the entrance off the parking lot of the spa...I saw 3 hummingbirds at a distance, two of which were in the pool area. Food at restaurant was very good but the service lacked. They demanded I pay cash when I knew I could pay by credit card. And then... wanted me to pay before I was finished. Local transportation/service provider was poor at communication and the guide was not at all friendly or very informative. I couldn't wait for the return trip back to Quito to be over. I wouldn't recommend this. Not good value for you money or time.

5/5 Oct 4, 2019

Great experience. My driver was Ivan, and he provided some great insights about Ecuador along the way. The spa experience is also pretty high-end - 6 or 7 pools of volcanic hot springs (including 1 pool with chilled icy water), with beautiful green pastures and cows grazing on them everywhere you look. This was also the day the anti-government protests kicked off in Ecuador, so the ride was, shall we say, interesting, but props to Ivan for finding alternative routes.

5/5 Jan 23, 2019

We had a wonderful day with our informative and friendly guide Alfonso, whose English is impeccable . The countryside is very scenic on the way there and back. The snow capped Cotopaxi volcano was in full view. The hot springs were very nice but the highlight by far was the hummingbird centre. There were so many varieties and many of them. Hold still if they are flying around you. One landed on my hand that was holding my camera. It was incredible!