3-Day Private Tour to Cotopaxi,Quilotoa & Baños: Andes Mountains & Waterfalls
Calling all outdoor adventurers, this 3 -day tour from Quito covers the Cotopaxi Volcano, Quilotoa Lagoon and Baños, the adventure capital of Ecuador. Travel along the Avenue of Volcanoes, Stop to visit one of the most amazing volcanoes in Andes, Cotopaxi (5897 meters) Ride through indigenous craft villages on a mule, and hike downhill to the Quilotoa Lagoon. Plus, you’ll visit the Agoyan Pailón del Diablo, Manto de la Novia waterfalls and Casa del Árbol in Baños. One night standard or premium accommodation, select meals, entrance fees, and transport from Quito are included.ItineraryDay 1: Quilotoa Lagoon / Andean Communities /HikeStop At:
Laguna Quilotoa, Laguna de Quilotoa, 070701 Ecuador
The Quilotoa Loop is a remote, bumpy, mountainous road linking several high Andean villages and towns with the city of Latacunga. It offers one a chance to get off the Pan American highway and see some of the more remote people and culture of the central Andes of Ecuador.
Duration: 4 hours
Accommodation included: Overnight in Cotopaxi in selected hotels Day 2: Cotopaxi Volcano – Hiking – Andes LandscapeStop At:
Cotopaxi National Park, Ecuador
Cotopaxi is Ecuador’s second tallest active volcano and a favorite among mountain climbers, locals and visitors. Because Cotopaxi is a stratovolcano, the first thing about it that catches everyone’s attention is its imperfectly-perfect conical shape, which is a result of its periodic explosions that have built up layers (or strata) of hardened lava, pumice and ash overtime.
Duration: 4 hours
Accommodation included: Overnight in Baños (selected hotel)Day 3: Baños - Quito Stop At:
CASCADA EL PAILON, De Septiembre Rio Verde 11, Banos 180301 Ecuador
The Paílón del Diablo is a fairly large waterfall (located on the Pastaza River) just 30 minutes away from the town of Baños in Ecuador. It is considered to be one of the most popular attractions in the area. The name of the waterfall in Spanish (Paílón del Diablo) means in English “Cauldron of the Devil”. it is free to view it from the suspension bridge, you can pay about 0.50$ and walk the path that get closer to this amazing waterfall.
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
La Casa del Arbol, Runtun village, Banos 010151 Ecuador
One of the coolest places in Baños, Ecuador is the Casa del Arbol. This tree house is built on the edge of one of the mountains next to the Tungurahua Volcano. On a clear day you can see it clearly. The volcano has been active since 1999 and climbing has been prohibited since that time, so this is about as close as you can get to it.
Duration: 1 hour
No accommodation included on this day.
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults"
"Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking"
"A minimum of 2 people per booking is required"
"Each traveler is allowed a maximum of 1 suitcase and 1 carry-on bag. Oversized or excessive luggage (e.g. surfboards, golf clubs or bikes) may have certain restrictions, please inquire with the operator prior to travel to confirm if your excess luggage is acceptable"
"Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants"
"Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
Duration: 3 Days
Traveler pickup is offered
Hotels pick up/drop off outside has an extra charge
Cancellations and refunds:
If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.