Quito City Tour And Papallacta Hot Springs
OverviewEnjoy this guided, small-group cultural tour of Quito and visit the relaxing Papallacta hot springs. This full-day tour takes you to explore the highlights of the historically rich city of Quito, visit key attractions such as Panecillo hill, La Ronda street, Plaza Grande, and Baslica church before stopping at a local restaurant for lunch. After you eat, hop into your air-conditioned vehicle and take a short 1.5 hour drive through the beautiful Ecuadorian countryside to visit the Papallacta hot springs.
- Get inside tips from a local
- Ideal choice for families
- All entrance fees included
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Your guide will pick you up at your hotel in Quito at 8am in a air-conditioned vehicle to head to your first stop, Panecillo hill. Enjoy the breathtaking views of this city, built on the ruins of an Inca civilization. Stroll through the charming cobblestone streets of old town Quito, better known as "La Ronda." Here, the streets are alive with music, art, specialty shops and food vendors making local favorites in this historic district.
Next, pass through the picturesque Plaza Grande, formerly known as "Independence Square," before visiting the beautiful Baslica del Voto Nacional church. Relax and enjoy lunch (included) at a local restaurant before taking a short 1.5 hour drive to the Papallacta hot springs. These thermal volcanic springs temperatures vary between 86F and 158F and make for perfect relaxation. While in Papallacta enjoy a hot chocolate tasting from a local vendor before going back to your hotel in Quito.
Inclusions for Quito City Tour And Papallacta Hot Springs
- Professionaldriver/guide (English speaking)
- Transportation from and to Quitos hotel
- Meals as described in the itinerary (local lunch x1 and hot chocolate x1)
- Activities as described in the itinerary
- Entrance fees: Papallacta hot springs, Panecillo tower, Basilica church (or Compaa church instead of Basilica)
- Locker at Papallacta hot springs
- 24/7 assistance in Dutch, English and Spanish
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
Exclusions for Quito City Tour And Papallacta Hot Springs
- Extra drinks and food
- Activities as not mentioned in the itinerary
- Optional tips for guide
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Transportation between sites included
The guide will also be the driver. The vehicle depends of the number of passengers. A/C available under request.
Important things to bring: warm and waterproof clothing, water, sun block, sunglasses, bathing suit and a towel.
It is important that you will have current travel insurance including personal medical insurance. Please inform us of any known medical conditions you have.
We require a minimum of 2 guests to operate
Tour wheelchair accessible, except for La Basilica church.
Vegetarian meal option available under prior request