Duration: 1 Day
Departures: Every Day
Difficulty: Fácil

Banos Tour from Quito

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Experience the Magic of Banos de Agua Santa with Our Unforgettable Tours!

Are you ready to embark on an extraordinary adventure to Banos de Agua Santa? Look no further, because we’ve crafted the perfect experiences just for you! Discover the captivating beauty of Banos through our exclusive Tours from Quito, designed to make your journey seamless and exciting.

Take an impressive excursion from Quito to Banos in one day, a natural beauty a fascinating place famous for its breathtaking views, intriguing attractions and waterfalls hidden in the Andes mountains. The most impressive of them is undoubtedly the Devil’s Cauldron Waterfall, a genuine work of nature that

Nestled at the base of the volcano Tungurahua at an elevation of 1820 meters (5971 feet), Baños de Agua Santa is a captivating destination merely a three-hour drive from Quito. Renowned as the entryway to the Ecuadorian Amazon, the Banos-Puyo highway seamlessly links the Andean expanse with the lush Amazon rainforest in Ecuador.

This crucial thoroughfare not only bridges geographical regions but also facilitates access to pivotal cities including Tena and Puyo.

 

It has never been easier to make the transition from the bustling streets of Quito to the peaceful embrace of the Amazon jungle.

Included
  • Private Transportation.
  • Certified Tour guide.
  • Treehouse Swing in Baños
  • Devil's Cauldron Waterfall
  • Lunch
Highlights
  • Indigenous Market
  • Devil’s Cauldron Waterfall
  • Treehouse Swing in Baños
  • Guava factory
  • Manto de la Novia
  • Devil’s Cauldron Waterfall

ITINERARY

Our excursion from Quito to Banos day Trip. You will be picked up by your guide from your hotel in the metropolitan area of Quito. This adventure begins on the Panamerican Highway. Then, we will follow the famous route of the volcanoes. Also, along the way you will be able to enjoy a great view of the inter-Andean landscapes. So, if the sky is clear, you are probably able to observe the Cotopaxi volcano, Ilinizas and other elevations.
  • Tour to Baños from Quito

    The tour to Banos de Agua Santa starts in Quito. In addition, the guide will pick you up from your hotel in the metropolitan area of ​​Quito.
    This adventure begins on the Pan-American highway. Later we will follow the famous route of the volcanoes. In addition, on the way you can enjoy a wonderful view of the inter-Andean landscapes. In this way, if the sky is clear, it is likely that you will see the Cotopaxi volcano. Los Ilinizas and other elevations.

  • Salasaca craft market

    First of all, we will have a stop at the Plaza del Arte of the Salasaca parish. Located on the Ambato – Baños de Agua Santa road. Here is the Salasaca craft market. Well known for its handmade crafts, woven with sheep and alpaca wool. Additionally, you can find colored ponchos. And clothing such as: hats, sweaters or gloves and also striking colored tapestries

  • City tour in Baños de Agua Santa

    We continue our tour until we reach the city of Banos de Agua Santa. Once there we will do a city tour where you will learn more about the charms that this small city has. Also known as “Baños, little piece of heaven”.

  • Agoyán Waterfall

    In the Agoyan waterfall you can observe the best spectacle of the waterfall and we can admire the landscape that nature offers you. This waterfall is located 7 km. from the city of Banos, along the Baños-Puyo road, we find the famous Agoyan Baños Waterfall.
    This waterfall has a 40-meter drop that flows into the Pastaza River and is the highest waterfall in the Ecuadorian Andes.

     

  • Guayaba candy factory

    Endulge your taste buds with a short visit to the guava candy factory. Likewise, we will learn about the agro-industrial process of this fruit. First, the process starts with the cultivation of guava. Finally, it is transformed into delicious candies with various presentations.

  • Devil's Pailon

    While we cross the tunnels that connect Banos de Agua Santa with the Puyo. We headed towards the Río Verde parish. We will visit the famous waterfall “Pailón del Diablo”. And they are located 18 kilometers from the city of Baños de Agua Santa. Perhaps, from the suspension bridge you can appreciate the figure of the devil among the rocks. Then, the site is known as "Pailón del Diablo".
    We will walk for 20 minutes until we reach the "Crack of Heaven". It is a formation of natural origin through which you must lean in order to pass. Going down some rock steps you will come to a second viewpoint. Where you can enjoy the waterfalls up close. So, we recommend you bring your waterproof coat if you don't want to get wet. Here you can also enjoy its exuberant vegetation.

  • Lunch

    After, visit the Pailón del Diablo waterfall. Next, we will enjoy a delicious lunch and a refreshing drink to regain energy.

  • Tree house and swing at the end of the world

    After lunch we will go to the Tree House, 30 minutes from Baños de Agua Santa. Here is the swing at the end of the world. The site offers several activities such as: walking, photography and food. Similarly, you can enjoy an incredible view of the entire city. Additionally, you should know that we will meet on the slopes of the Tungurahua volcano. For this reason, this adventure will become unmatched

  • "Flight of the condor" swing

    Finally, we will visit the “Flight of the Condor” swing. This attraction located in Runtun has two large swings of 40 meters (131.23 ft.) and 70 meters (196.85 ft.). Located in a viewpoint at 700 meters (2296.59 ft.) high. In the same way, you can live a moment full of adrenaline. Where you can enjoy the beautiful landscape that forms the Pastaza River in its Advance to the Amazon of Ecuador. After a wonderful day in Baños de Agua Santa. Finally we will return to Quito.

  • $216 price for 1 person, in small groups.

    $ 186 price from 2 or more people, in small groups.

    $  279  price for 1 person in Private

    $ 246 price from 2 or more people in Private

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Testimonials

Our Reviews About This Tour

Beautiful Banos

5/5
Thank you to our guide, Veronica, and driver, Santi for a great experience. It was a long day but all worth it. We saw a lot of places like the Machachi Store (Capital of Cowboys or Chagras), Salasaka Market, Pailon del Diablo Waterfall, Manto de la Novia, and Casa del Arbol. We also had a taste of the popular Salcedo ice cream, and lunch at Puntzan Restaurant was yummy! We highly recommend this tour.
Judy Jane M I
July 12, 2023

Fantastic day out in Banos with Pedri

5/5
This was by far my most favourite tour out of the 3 I did whilst in Quito. Pedro was my tour guide, and he was great. Knew exactly what to recommend I do. Was great with taking pics and making vids. Now, I have plenty of great content to post on social media. He was punctual to pick me up, polite, attentive to my needs, knowledgeable about the local history, and was great to chat with. His English was very good, which was a great bonus because, sadly, I don’t know any Spanish.
Jb
April 26, 2023

BEST DAY TOUR FROM QUITO EVER

5/5
INCREDIBLE!!!!! Pedro was an AMAZING guide. He was so knowledgeable and made the drive fun, entertaining and enlightening. The entire itinerary for Banos is well paced with lots of adventures that are so unique and ABSOLUTELY WORTH IT. Jimmy was such a safe and capable driver. The car was so clean and that AC was fabulous. Don’t wait another second, book it now!!!!!!!!!!
Meliá G
April 7, 2023

Incredible experience!!! Book this tour!

5/5
I had the most amazing tour ever with Pedro! Baños was an incredible town full of adventure and great food. I HIGHLY recommend choosing this tour company. I am a solo traveler and I felt very comfortable and safe while on this tour. Even had a great time during the three hour car ride chatting and sharing music.
Michelle M
Seattle, WA
March 10, 2023

Fabulous day in Baños

5/5
Our guide Pedro and driver Jimmy were a great team. An 11 hour day of spectacular experiences and scenery just flew by. Pedro is SO knowledgeable about the area of Banos, the surrounding areas, the volcanoes and their legends. Conversation was easy and Pedro was very happy to share his knowledge of his country’s’ culture, language, agriculture, education etc. Pedro took us to a lovely local restaurant where we enjoyed an amazing lunch of whole grilled tilapia and trout. Both Pedro and Jimmy were very generous of their time and energy, they were extremely respectful and very happy to help out with any request making the whole day a wonderful experience. John & Susan
John M
Australia
February 26, 2023

Baños Experience Nature at its BEST

5/5
Baños is a GREAT place to experience and interact with nature. I loved the Zip Line, I felt comfortable, received instructions and encouragement to complete this adventure. Call Pedro for your Vacations, Pedro provided details about the area, restaurants, best food, and was hospitable accommodating and flexible on time.
Zuayma
USA
January 6, 2023
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