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Baños – Gateway to the Amazon

[:en]Day 1: Quito – Cotopaxi – Baños
We will depart south from Quito headed to the Cotopaxi National Park.  The Cotopaxi (5,897 m) is the highest active volcano in the world, located in the middle of the moorlands which is home to numerous birds species and varied flora.  The natural location is great for adventures of various skills, there is the opportunity for a light hike around the park or to climb to the summit.

The surrounding landscapes are also beautiful.  In the northeast lies the Rumiñahui mountain (4,557 m ) and between the two mountains the plain and lagoon of Limpiopungo.  The surrounding landscapes are also beautiful.  In the northeast lies the Rumiñahui mountain (4,557 m ) and between the two mountains the plain and lagoon of Limpiopungo and to view the surrounding mountains Pasochoa, and Sincholagua.

After lunch, we will visit a rose plantation (Monday to Friday), following the various steps of the production, from the hoop houses to the post-harvest room and learn why Ecuador is the second largest rose producer.

Continue along a series of temperate valleys with some villages and towns like Latacunga, Salcedo or Ambato before arriving in Baños.  The town is a small and friendly city amidst mountains, found the midway between the Andes and the Amazon.  Baños is an ideal destination for ecotourism and adventure sports traveling.

Day 2: Baños – Devil’s Cauldron Waterfall– Quito 
Enjoy a local breakfast to later start a visit of Baños.  We head down into the Pastaza River canyon to the so-called “Route of Waterfalls” where we find Cascada de la Virgen, the Bride’s MantleMachay, Pailón del Diablo, all of which lie along the riverbed of the Pastaza and surrounded by green lush vegetation.

Walk through  Pailón del Diablo (the Devil’s Cauldron)  to observe this waterfall from a breathtaking suspension bridge.

Return to Baños to head back to Quito.[:es]Día 1: Quito – Cotopaxi – Baños

Partiremos hacia el sur desde Quito en dirección al Parque Nacional Cotopaxi. El Cotopaxi (5,897 m) es el volcán activo más alto del mundo, ubicado en medio de los páramos, que alberga numerosas especies de aves y flora variada. La ubicación natural es ideal para aventuras de diversas habilidades, existe la oportunidad de una caminata ligera alrededor del parque o para subir a la cima.

Los paisajes circundantes también son hermosos. En el noreste se encuentra la montaña Rumiñahui (4.557 m) y entre las dos montañas, la llanura y la laguna de Limpiopungo y para ver las montañas circundantes Pasochoa y Sincholagua.

Después del almuerzo, visitaremos una plantación de rosas (de lunes a viernes), siguiendo los diversos pasos de la producción, desde las casas de aros hasta la sala de post-cosecha y descubriremos por qué Ecuador es el segundo productor de rosas más grande del mundo.

Continúe por una serie de valles templados con algunos pueblos y ciudades como Latacunga, Salcedo o Ambato antes de llegar a Baños. La ciudad es un pueblo pequeño y amigable en medio de montañas, se encuentra a medio camino entre los Andes y la Amazonía. Baños es un destino ideal para el ecoturismo y los deportes de aventura para el viajero aventurero.

Día 2: Baños – Cascada Pailón del Diablo – Quito

Disfrute de un desayuno local para luego comenzar una visita a Baños. Nos dirigimos al cañón del río Pastaza hasta la llamada “Ruta de las cascadas” donde encontramos la Cascada de la Virgen, el Manto de Novia, Machay, Pailón del Diablo, todos ellos a lo largo del cauce del Pastaza y rodeados de verde, exuberante, vegetación.

Camine a través de Pailón del Diablo (el Caldero del Diablo) para observar esta cascada desde un impresionante puente colgante.

Regrese a Baños para el almuerzo y el retorno a Quito.

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