Cotopaxi and Baños tour: 2 days and 1 night

2-Days |
Moderate |
From: $ per person |
Departures: Every Day
TOUR DETAILS

Get ready to explore two of Ecuador’s most iconic destinations on our complete tour from Quito. From the imposing Cotopaxi Volcano to Bano de Agua Santa. You will enjoy a tour with unforgettable experiences in Cotopaxi National Park, where you will be greeted by the impressive silhouette of the active volcano, one of the largest in the world, along with the beauty of the waterfalls in Banos de Agua Santa. And you can have exciting adventures.

 

Don’t think twice and venture on our complete Cotopaxi Banos tour. which you will be fascinated by these two imposing places. If you want to see these places in more detail, we also offer you a tour to Cotopaxi or a tour to Banos, in which you can discover the incredible unforgettable adventures of these natural wonders.

Included & Excluded
  • Private transport
  • Certified bilingual guide
  • Lunch x2 days
  • Accommodation x1 day
  • All entries
  • Dinner
  • Tips
Highlights

Day 1: Cotopaxi National Park

La Forestal Viewpoint: Discover the views of impressive landscapes from this viewpoint. You will be able to see mountain valleys to the city around them.

“La Mariscal” Interpretation Center: In this place, you can learn about the fascinating history and culture in Quito.” Interpretation Center.

José Rivas Refuge: Feel the heights at the Jose Rivas Refuge, a point to venture to the Cotopaxi volcano, which is more than 4,858 meters (15,748 feet)

Limpiopungo Lagoon: Enjoy this beautiful lagoon, where you can observe birds and its beautiful surroundings.

 

Day 2: Holy Water Baths

Tour en Banos de Agua Santa: A place where you can adventure and discover the history of Banos de Agua Santa. Along with its fascinating waterfalls, outdoor activities.

Agoyán Waterfall: You will be able to observe this wonderful, high waterfall, which will leave you impressed by its natural beauty.

Bride’s Mantle Waterfall: This great waterfall has a drop

of water that is assimilated to a veil. It is ideal to connect with nature.

Guava Candy Factory: If you are a sweets lover, you cannot miss the charming visit to the guava candy factory, a traditional product of the region.

Tree House and Swing at the End of the World: Live the unique experience in the tree house at a height of 2660 meters (8727,034 ft).  Enjoy the swing at the end of the world, along with its spectacular views.

Pailon del Diablo Waterfall: Delve into the impressive force of Pailon del Diablo, one of the most impressive waterfalls.

 

Itinerary
  • La Forestal Viewpoint in Quito

    Our first stop will begin at the La Forestal viewpoint, where we will take a look at the La Forestal Viewpoint in Quito, where you will enjoy amazing panoramic views of the city of Quito and its surroundings. From this point, you can see other attractions such as the Basilica of the National Vow, the Historic Center, and the Andean Mountains that surround this incredible city.

  • “La Mariscal Sucre” Interpretation Center

    We will continue our tour through the La Mariscal Interpretation Center. Which is located in the Cotopaxi National Park, a protected area. Inside the Interpretation Center, you can learn about the history of the Cotopaxi volcano and its importance. It also includes safety recommendations and hiking routes of the Cotopaxi volcano, an ideal place to take your Cotopaxi expedition.

  • Jose Rivas Refuge

    We will continue our adventure towards the majestic Cotopaxi volcano, being considered one of the highest active volcanoes in Ecuador. In which you can ascend Cotopaxi and observe species such as the paramo wolf, deer, pumas, wild rabbits, and even the Andean condor. Here you can have an impressive view with a unique experience in which you will contemplate its magnificent caldera and its glaciers.

  • Limpiopungo Lagoon

    We will end our incredible day in the Limpiopungo Lagoon, a place located on the slopes of the Cotopaxi volcano. It is located at 3,800 meters (12467.19 feet). We will continue with a walk around the lagoon while we can observe how the Cotopaxi volcano is reflected in its crystalline waters. Likewise, we will be able to observe the variety of animals that live in this place, such as ducks, falcons, Andean foxes and moor rabbits.

  • Banos city tour

    On this second day, we will enter the city of Banos, located in the province of Tungurahua. This is a place where you will discover history and its cultures while touring the charming historic center of Banos. Thus making more known about the traditions, legends, and great church of “the Virgin Basilica of Agua Santa,” which is famous for its murals and Gothic architecture.

  • “Agoyán” Waterfall

    We will continue our route through the Agoyán Waterfall, where you can observe one of the wonders of Banos de Agua Santa. This magnificent waterfall offers a display of free-falling water. Where you will be impressed with the natural beauty that surrounds it and its abundant vegetation. Activities such as hiking and photography are offered in this area, which gives us an impressive visual experience.

  • “Bride's Mantle” Waterfall

    This wonderful waterfall of the Bride's Mantle is known for its unique waterfall, in which a bridal veil is noticeable in its water currents. When you enter, you will do so via the “tarabita” suspension bridge. You can enjoy an adventure on the Manto de la Novia cable car, in which you will cross from one side to the other while having an incredible panoramic view of the splendid waterfall and the beautiful nature that surrounds it.

  • Candy Factory

    Discover the authentic flavor of guava candy in Baños. In this pleasant place you will discover everything from the cultivation process to its harvest. This factory offers you to explore the artisanal process behind each product of the delicious guava candy, and the explanation of its preparation, along with different gastronomic stories. In addition to this, you can taste a variety of products, such as jam made from this exquisite fruit.

  • Tree House and Swing at the end of the World

    After having tasted the factory, we will continue with the “tree house.”. An elevated cabin near a precipice is an incredible place where you can appreciate the majestic Tungurahua volcano. In this place we can find the swing at the end of the world at 2,600 meters of altitude (8,727 feet). You can climb safely and enjoy the cliff and its great views. It offers hiking activities until you can photograph the incredible panoramic view.

  • The Devil's Cauldron Waterfall

    Finally you will enjoy this great place located in Tungurahua. Its imposing waterfall will leave you speechless, it is surrounded by various jungles and cliffs. About 80 meters high (262,467 feet). One of the largest waterfalls in Baños. You will be able to enjoy a spectacular view of Pailón del Diablo. It offers you activities such as hiking that allows you to explore the area and capture closer photographs. Visiting this place connects you with nature and leaves you with unforgettable memories.

Map of the Location
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