The hotsprings of Papallacta are the perfect retreat to indulge yourself in soothing hydrothermal pools found at the base of 2 volcanoes, water temperatures varying from 30°C to 70°C (86°F – 158°F). Outstanding facilities that harmonize and compliment your surroundings conveying relaxation like no other place. All pools water originate from the enclosing natural resources which not only appeases your body with warm temperatures; but also contain a range of curative properties. Our Papallacta day tour is popular among those just reaching the country and wanting to get acquainted and acclimatized to Quito’s altitude, or just before they exit the country. Of course you are more then welcome to visit the springs any time you see fit, a peaceful and invigorating retreat.
Woman in hot springs pool
Besides improving intestinal function, the baths’ curative properties are also anti-allergenic, anti-inflammatory, diuretic and anti-rheumatic. Relaxing effect on smooth muscle tissue, Alleviates respiratory problems, Improves osteo-synthesis, muscle and joint elasticity and speeds up recovery processes of cuts and fractures, Stimulates the healing process. Stimulates dilatation of blood vessels and improves blood flow, Eliminates toxins. The world-renowned healing properties of the thermal baths are especially beneficial for those aged 65 years and over.
For those looking for additional services other then using the pools, a wide range of spa services and treatments are available at Papallacta. Their most popular treatments are Chocolate body wrap: moisturize and tone up your skin with the antioxidant properties of chocolate. Wine Therapy: Tone up, hydrate and rejuvenate skins appearance with a great grape mousse. Hot Stones Massage, Body Relaxing Massage and much more.
With papallacta hot springs found in the midst of nature there is some scenic hikes and trails that can be covered in the surroundings, these are optional short and long trails that can add a touch of excitement to your visit.
Papallacta Program 2018
Hotel pickup with approximately 2 hour drive.
Free time at thermal pools for relaxation.
Lunch break, a restaurant is available in ground facilities.
Enjoy some additional afternoon time at the thermal pools.
*Optional activities: hike in surroundings, spa treatments or massages.
Tour ends, your guide will drive drop you off in your hotel at approx 6pm.
- Available 08:00 to 18:00 any day of the week. Spa treatments & massages paid directly on site.*Optional activities replace afternoon pool time.
- Bookings are not processed on weekends. We require at least 4 days notice to properly set up day tours. Please keep this in mind before placing your reservation.
Papallacta Rates 2018
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* Prices are per person, and subject to change without prior notice
* All prices are in USD
|Papallacta Full Day Tour||1 day – 0 nights||single guest||private vehicle||private guide||$170||BOOK NOW|
Papallacta Inclusions & Exclusions
||Hotel Pickup (city hotels)|
||Certified bilingual guide|
||Activities as listed *entrance fees apply|
||Personal expenses & entrance fees|
||Transfer to other locations|
Entrance fee: $8 per person
Last revision: 29-November-2017 / Valid until: 31-December-2018
Certified tours by local authorities, compliant with local regulations.
Programs are private by default with certified English speaking driver-guides.
All rates are per person in US$ dollars, rates are subject to change.
Regular vehicles used by default, a van or bus for groups above 4 guests.
Order of activities are not fixed & might change to optimize your experience.
Activities may be replaced/changed if they can be arranged in the allotted time.
- Bathing suit & towel
- Sport or trekking shoes
- High factor sun block cream or gel
- Light clothing, rainproof jacket & cap
- Bottled water to carry with you in tour
- Digital camera or mobile phone
- Backpack to carry personal belongings
- Cash for entrance fees, meals & tipping
- UV400 sunglasses with 100% UVB block
- Passport copy, keep original stored in hotel
Children allowed: Yes
Children discount: 50%
Children minimum age: 6 years
Considered child: Under the age of 6
Restrictions: Accompanied with 2 adults
Discount & restrictions subject to change
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