Relax and Nature around the Hot Springs
Papallacta is a small town in Ecuador, it is located in the Andean highlands in a unique natural environment at an altitude of 3, 250 m (10600 feet) in the Andes near the Eastern mountain range, near to the Amazon rainforest.
Richness of hydrothermal waters in Papallacta is due its location. A volcanic complex with more than 3 million years of persistent activity called Chacana, consisting of a large volcanic caldera 35 kilometers North-South and 15 kilometers east - west, including small volcanoes of very viscous lava called domes, half a hundred tributaries of hot springs, eruptions with large volumes of ash and many flows of andesitic washed (the last lava flow that formed the Papallacta lagoon mid-eighteenth century.
Discover the beauty of nature and the healing properties of mineral hot springs!
I will pick you up from your hotel
We are driving for one hour and a half in the east of Quito.
There, we can go to walk on the path along of the river, it takes 45 minutes if you wish to do it. Later, You can go to the hot springs or the Spa to relax and have a fun time in the mineral water.
In the afternoon, You could enjoy a delicious typical Ecuadorian food in the restaurant of Papallacta.
We will go back to Quito.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 8 hours
The Tour is by car for 3 people if there are more people we need to contract a VAN, please contact me before booking this tour, so I can customize a tour for you
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 USD - - Entrances per person to hot springs pools
- Price of Spa depends of the service that you contract
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Papallacta was truly enjoyable; the thermal waters and spa services were wonderful after busy travel days. Elizabeth also took us to the hummingbird garden which should not be missed by travelers who are in the area.