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Private Papallacta Volcanic Hot Springs Day Tour

Private Papallacta Volcanic Hot Springs Day Tour
Duration:
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USD 92.29
Papallacta is a small Ecuadorian highlands village located at the Andes mountain range (east side) and about 1.5-hour from Quito. This town has an altitude of 3,300 m. This road also leads into the Amazon jungle. Papallacta is known for its famous hot springs. These thermal volcanic waters feed Papallacta's many tourist complex arising from deep geological layers through fissures up to the surface with all its healthy potential. The source temperature of the thermal baths varies between 30°C and 70°C (86°F and 158°F). At some pools the temperature ranges from 36°C to 38°C (97°F to 100.4°F). Papallacta's thermal waters contain sulfates, sodium, calcium, chloride and traces of magnesium which are odorless, colorless but have a slightly salty taste.

Equatorial Line Private Tour

Equatorial Line Private Tour
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Experience and see in the middle of the world on this Equatorial Line private tour.

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Quito Airport (UIO) Information


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Quito International Airport

Where is Quito Airport?  


Quito has one of the best-preserved historic centres in the Americas, and it was the 2nd UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Sites ever declared (the 1st was Krakow). 


Quito's city limits come within 1 kilometre (0.62 mile) of the equator, or "la mitad del mundo" (the middle of the world); downtown Quito is just 25 kilometres (16 miles) south of zero latitude. Ecuador is Spanish for equator, and, yes, there is a marker you can visit.


Quito International Airport (IATA: UIO, ICAO: SEQU), officially Mariscal Sucre International Airport, also referred to as Mariscal Sucre Airport, Quito Sucre Airport or simply Quito Airport, is situated in Tababela parish, 20 kilometres (12 miles) northeast of central Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador. The new Quito airport, opened in 2013, is named after Antonio José de Sucre, a hero of Ecuadorian independence.


Quito Airport served 6,010,00 passengers in 2013, making it the busiest airport in Ecuador, ane one of the busiest in South America.


Airlines that fly to Quito Airport include AeroGal, American Airlines, Avianca, Copa Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Iberia, KLM, Lacsa, LAN Airlines, SAEREO, TACA Airlines, TAME and United Airlines.


There are flights to Quito Airport from Amsterdam, Atlanta, Bogotá, Buenos Aires, Colombia, Curaçao, Caracas, Esmeraldas, Havana, Houston, Lima, Madrid, Medellin, Miami, Montego Bay, Panama City, São Paulo, San Cristóbal, San Salvador, Santiago de Chile and Varadero, among many others.


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Be aware that due to traffic and roads, the travel time between Quito and Quito Airport takes 60-90 minutes, possibly more. Locals recommend you allow 2 hours. Combined with a recommended check-in time of 3 hours for international flights, that's 5 hours. 

 

Quito Airport services include:


  • Duty free shopping
  • Internet cafes
  • Left luggage facilities
  • Tourist information

 

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Additional Quito Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.



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Last Updated: 4 Jan 2017