Papallacta Hot Sprigs
The Papallacta hot springs are spread out around the town of Papallacta, and the town itself is located about an hour from Quito, by car or bus. It’s 67 kilometers east of Quito, to be exact. that is why a day trip there is always a good choice! The town is higher up in the Ecuadorian Andes, sitting at 3,300 meters (10,827 feet) above sea level. The area surrounding Papallacta is lush, humid, often foggy and VERY cold.
- Admire the wildlife in the forest.
- Relax in the natural volcanic pools of Papallacta. These hot springs are filled with healing minerals and are sure to restore even the most tired traveler.
- Enjoy lunch in a local restaurant before returning to Quito