Early pick up to Papallacta which is the same route taken by the Spanish conquer Francisco de Orellana in 1542 as he crossed the Andes mountain range upon discovering the Amazon and Amazon River that. Termas de Papallacta Spa & Resort is located just 67 km (40 miles) east of Ecuador’s capital, Quito. Trekking along the ecological footpaths is an exciting way to appreciate and learn about the local flora and fauna which boasts a number of species endemic to the area, including more than 160 bird species, anteater bears, and many more. It reached a milestone in the history of thermal spas in Ecuador, finally being able to offer a complete range of treatments, carried out by experienced personnel and consequently making the most efficient and professional use of these wonderful natural resources. During the late afternoon return to Quito.