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MONTAÑITA TO BAÑOS

$139 USD $109 USD

Would you like to travel from Montañita to baños? If you’re down on the Pacific Coast and want to see more of that region, plus hop off for a few days in Quito, and then continue on to the adventure town of Baños – via the Cotopaxi Volcano and Quilotoa Crater Lake – then this pass is for you!

 

  

Description

Once you’ve booked, you can reschedule your itinerary anytime. All changes are free and immediate.

What’s included in this trip:

  • 4 activities included
  • Get a taste of Manabi culture at a local family farm in the coastal region
  • Hotel and hostel pick up in Quito
  • Visit a traditional family farm and enjoy a free breakfast on the Quito – Baños route
  • Walk around Limpiopungo Lake in Cotopaxi National Park and get the best views of Cotopaxi Volcano
  • Guidance at Quilotoa Crater with a light hike to the best viewpoints of the turquoise lake

We always include:

  • English/Spanish-speaking guide during the full tour
  • Comfortable, safe buses with excellent drivers
  • Meet locals, visit communities, and learn the culture

Hop-off points you can explore on your own:

  • Montañita: Surf, party, and relax at the beach
  • Puerto Lopez: Whale watch on the coast and visit Los Frailes Beach
  • Quito: Experience this UNESCO Heritage site, visit the equator at the Middle of the World, and ride the TeleferiQo
  • Cotopaxi: After your hike inside this national park with Wanderbus, hop off here to hike up the volcano, take a horseback ride, or explore the beautiful town of Machachi.
  • Quilotoa: After exploring Quilotoa with your Wanderbus guide, hop off here to hike around or inside the crater and spend the night!
  • Baños: Raft, bike, bungee, relax in thermal baths, swing off the edge of the world, and visit famous waterfalls
 

Recommended Full Itinerary from Montañita to Baños

Remember, this itinerary is just our suggestion – you can hop on and hop off at any of our stops, extending your trip for as long as you like!.

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Day 1: Montañita to Quito

Departure days: Thursday, Saturday & Monday

Pick up points and times

Point 1: Los Caminantes restaurant at the main road 6:50. View map.

TimeActivity
06:50Depart from Montañita from your selected pick-up point.
07:30Stop for a traditional coastal breakfast at beautiful Ayampe Beach.
08:45Pick up in Puerto Lopez
12:00 – 13:00Experience the Manabi culture with a local family and make your own traditional lunch
18:30-19:00Arrive in Quito and be dropped off at one of our points.
Drop-off points in Quito

Point 1: Plaza Foch  View map
Point 2: Plaza Belmonte  View map

Day 2: Quito to Baños

Departure days: Every day except Sunday

Pick up points and times

Point 1: Plaza Belmonte 6:00 am. View map
Point 2: Plaza Foch 6:20 am. View map
Starting June 24: Hostel and Hotel Pick-Ups in Quito. See list of options.

TimeActivity
06:00-06:20Depart from Quito from your selected pick-up point.
08:00Stop for breakfast
09:30Guidance at Cotopaxi National Park, home to one of the world’s highest active volcanoes.
11:30Depart Cotopaxi
13:00 – 13:45Traditional lunch near Quilotoa
14:15Guidance at Quilotoa. Explore the 3km-wide turquoise volcanic crater lake.
16:15Depart Quilotoa
19:30-20:00Arrive in Baños, home to steaming volcanoes, explosive waterfalls and hot thermal springs.

Notes

Bear in mind that, due to our bus schedules, you may need to add one extra day to our recommended itineraries at some stops before continuing your trip. It all depends on the day of the week. Please check our Timetables and Planning Guide.

If you want to do our Quito free walking tour register here and add two days.

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