Guided tour

From Quito: Full-Day Papallacta Tour

4.8 / 5

8 reviews

From Quito: Full-Day Papallacta Tour

From US$ 109 per person

Enjoy a day trip from Quito to the Termas de Papallacta resort. Take a nature walk, soak in the spa's hot springs and admire views from the lagoon.

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Duration 7 hours
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Spanish, English


  • Enjoy a soak in the thermal pools of Papallacta
  • Take in the panorama from the viewpoint at the Papallacta lagoon
  • Walk along the La Isla path to learn more about the area's flora and fauna
Full description
Begin your tour with a stop at the viewpoint at the Papallacta lagoon to admire the surrounding landscape, before arriving at the Termas de Papallacta resort. Enjoy a short walk along the La Isla path to learn more about the local flora and fauna. Take some free time to relax in the hot springs at the spa and to have lunch on your own, before returning to Quito.
  • Transportation by tourist bus
  • English/Spanish-speaking guide
  • Papallacta Hot Springs admission
  • Papallacta Lake visit
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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    Meeting point

    9:05 AM / quinde visitors center - plaza grande (venezuela st. and espejo st. Next to the major's palace). Venezuela and espejo streets are peatonal, the guide will walk there to your pick-up. 9:25 AM / la mariscal - plaza foch (reina victoria st. Between calama st. and foch st. Stop number 3 quito tour bus) 9:50 AM / naciones unidas boulevard (naciones unidas ave. And shyris ave. Stop number 1 quito tour bus) note: tour starts at 10:00 AM. Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.

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    Overall rating

    4.8 /5

    based on 8 reviews

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    The tour and the guide were great. However, the sources are rather average.

    December 23, 2019

    Very pleasant ride.

    October 5, 2019

    Fue un día inolvidable. Gracias a Daniel por el tour. Eres muy amable. This was a great experience. Driver and tour guide were wonderful. The thermal pools were so relaxing, clean, and the restaurant food was great. Really a wonderful day. Highly recommend.

    June 18, 2019

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    Product ID: 94866