Off the beaten path Andes Tour. Condors, hummingbirds, volcanos, and delicious hot springs.
Full day Off the beaten path “Andes Tour “
One hour drive from Quito that will take you through the countryside. This amazing tour will let you get deep into the mountains close to Quito. We will drive through an enormous lava flow of the Antisana Volcano, and arrive at a beautiful viewpoint where we will find condors and condors nests. We will arrive early in the morning when there is more chance of watching condors. At this amazing place, we will find also different species of hummingbirds and have a hot coffee while watching the birds. We will spend in the place around 2 hours.
After the condor watching, we will drive for 1 h and 15 minutes to a small town called Papallacta. Here we will have traditional food for lunch before the hot springs.
After lunch we will drive for 5 minutes to Termas de Papallacta, the hot springs water comes from the same Volcano where we will see the lava before, Antisana. We will spend from 2 to 3 hours in the hot springs. You need to remember always to keep drinking water while you are in the water. After the hot springs, we will go back to Quito. It will be one hour and a 30-minute drive back to the city.
- Birdwatching, light hiking, lava flows, amazing hot springs and volcanos
- Condors, hummingbirds, volcanos and delicious hot springs.
- Explore the heart of the Andes, with the king of the mountains , the amazing condor.
- And then, relax in the unique hot springs of Papallacta.