Day tour Papallacta Hot Springs
Looking forward to relaxing day out of Quito? Enjoy the relaxing hot and cold thermal pools in a beautiful natural surroundings.
Description of the trip
Enjoy a day trip from Quito (60km/ approx. 2hrs) to the well known hot springs of Papallacta. We take a private transportation heading east of Quito in direction to the Amazon basin while the drive enjoy the wonderful landscape passing through the paramo (tundra). The highest point reached is 4,150m where we then descend to a spectacular setting at 3,300m where the thermal baths of Papallacta are located.
Papallacta is by far the most luxurious, best kept and probably the most scenic thermal bath in Ecuador with a variety of 9 different pools at various temperatures. above all it’s famous for its hot springs, highly ferrous pools reputed to relieve numerous ailments from kidney trouble to ganglions.
The thermal waters are rich in minerals and sulfates, and are said to provide numerous health and beauty benefits, You can also set up optional spa treatments for the ultimate relaxation experience. If you feel more active you can opt for small hikes around Papallacta area.