Day 1: Quito -- Baños (L)
When your guide picks you up from your Quito hotel, board a comfortable coach for a tour through the 185-mile (300-km) ‘Avenue of the Volcanoes.’ Look up at Ecuador’s highest volcanic peaks, surrounded by picturesque landscapes.
Admire the panoramic vista (weather conditions allowing) and snap some photos as you ride on board the bus. Stop at the famous Quilotoa Lagoon to enjoy the views and then have lunch at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, arrive in Baños and explore the city on your own. After dinner (own expense), spend your evening relaxing by the pool or lounging on your own tiled terrace, with views of Baños and the valley below.
Overnight: Volcano Hotel or Samari Spa Resort in Baños (category - tourist)
Day 2: Baños -- Quito (B)
After breakfast, you have a chance to explore the waterfalls of this enchanted natural landscape and then go on a city tour. Or, you can choose from several optional activities (own expense), including white-water rafting, canopy zipline, or a mountain-bike ride.Then, you’ll have free time in town for lunch (own expense).
In the afternoon, depart back to your Quito hotel by coach.