Ecuador Group Tour: Hot Springs of Papallacta

Tour/Activity in Quito, Ecuador

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Relax by the hot springs of Papallacta - just a day trip from Quito.

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Excursion to the thermal springs of Papallacta

Your day trip starts in Quito and after about an hour and a half you reach the town of Papallacta, famous for its volcanic hot springs. The hot, cold and mineral-rich waters emerge from the rocks of the mighty Antisana Volcano.

The thermal baths of Papallacta are divided into natural stone basins, offering pools with 36-40 ° C hot water as well as cold pools. The small and large pools are set in lush mountain meadows, equipped with changing rooms, sunny terraces and a thatched restaurant. The cold mountain stream rushes past the baths, giving the valley an acoustically pleasing landscape.

The actual thermal baths are attached to a spa complex, an information center and a beautiful nature trail along the stream. Following the trail, your guide will explain the peculiarities of the area's unique flora and fauna. After admiring the surroundings in the morning with their beautiful landscape and enjoying a delicious lunch. Hop in to the soothing baths with spectacular views of the glaciers of the Artisan.

Afterwards drive back to Quito.

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