Live an adventure in a romantic hotel and spa close to they city of Quito. Termas Papallacta at 1.5-hour away or Luna Runtun located in Baños at 2.5-hour away from the city. Both are ideal choice for couples, family or friends. The setting is unique, surrounded by mountains, waterfalls and thermal water. Enjoy of these beautiful villages and activities that these unique spots offer you!
Option 1.- Overnight in Luna Runtun Spa
Day 1.- Luna Runtun Spa. (lunch, dinner)
Following pickup from your Quito hotel, you’ll take the Avenue of the Vocanoes by the South Panamerican.
If the day is clear, you’ll see Cotopaxi, Antisana, Illinizas, Rumiñahui, Tungurahua, Sincholahua, Corazon and Chimborazo volcanoes on the way. Stop to try the best Ecuadorian fruit ice creams in Salcedo and browse Salasaca Indigenous handcraft market.
Have lunch in Luna Runtun. Time to visit Pailón del Diablo and Manto de la Novia waterfalls and tarabita, later visit La Casa del Árbol to have an spectacular view of Baños Village and spend free time relaxing in your spa and hotel.
Day 2.- Baños village - waterfalls - opcional activities (breakfast,lunch)
Free time to enjoy of optional activities like canopy, rafting, bikes etc... After lunch, return to Quito
Option 2.- Overnight Termas de Papallacta Spa
Day 1.- Antisana Volcano - Termas Papallacta Spa, (lunch, dinner)
The tour starts in the morning from you hotel. We will drive to visit the Antisana Volcano (19500 ft), the most impressive Andean mount near Quito and sanctuary of wild Andean condor and other birds. We will get up to the entrance of Hacienda Antisana, located along the foothills of the volcano. This part of the road will let you visualize the magnificent basaltic gorge of the Antisana Volcano and its glacier. Driving into the hacienda and visiting the wetlands, we'll see some species of paramo. Here we'll stop to watch interesting Andean birds like the Caranculated Caracara and Black Headed Ibis. We'll also have opportunity to see diferent animals as andean rabbits and white tail deer.Then we'll drive up to the Micacocha Lake where we'll have the chance to watch Andean gulls and speckled teals, typical birds of the Andean water systems. Little hike through the marvelous Andean areas to observe and recognize the Andean important flora species like the cushion plant, ranunculo plants, gentians, and others. Overnight in the Termas de Papallacta Spa.
Day 2.- Termas Papallacta Spa, (breakfast, lunch)
This morning you will enjoy of this nice place and awake your senses and live a renewing experience at the best SPA & Resort of Ecuador, in a magical and natural environment.
After check out at noon we will visit a private reserve which is a paradise for hummingbird lovers and photographers. Seeing 14 species of hummingbirds within an hour is not uncommon, and the Sword-billed hummingbird with it's unique, long bill is sure to amaze you. Return to Quito around 15:00 pm