From the Quilotoa loop we drove in 3 hours to Baños, a small town surrounded by rivers and waterfalls. We stayed at Hostal Chimenea; basic but good and a perfect location!
After arrival we spent the afternoon checking out the impressive waterfall ‘Pailón del diablo’. Half of us went by mountain bike (which honestly was quite boring since the whole route was on asphalt) and the others went by taxi. We visited different viewpoints and really enjoyed it!
The next day we all went for a rafting tour organized by ‘Geo tours’. They did an excellent job; it was organized very well and in a safe way; we had a blast! After the rafting tour we visited the hot water pools of ‘Las piscinas de la virgen’ to get our adrenaline levels down again 🙂
In Baños we had a good (and cheap!) dinner at café Hood and we had some delicious steaks at café Mariane.
See below the video of the waterfalls and our rafting adventure!