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CarpeDM Adventures - Day Tours

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New to the CarpeDM family in 2015 - Caiman Eco-lodge and Casa CarpeDM. Founded in 2007, we pride ourselves in providing great value in our programs ranging from: Galapagos Cruises & Island hopping, Amazon, daytours, climbing, biking, trekking...more
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Antepara E4-60 y Los Rios | San Blas, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I stopped in Quito for 3 days while traveling from USA to Chile & Argentina. I was lucky enough to bump into CarpeDM as they were mentioned well in my Lonely Planet guide. Ecuador is a beautiful country and I wish I had allocated more...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KarakorumMan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked a last minute cruise through CarpeDM and couldn't have been happier with the price and the cruise. My emails were answered quickly and thoroughly and I felt completely at ease with everything. I'd highly recommend working with CarpeDM for your trip to the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KPzon
Justin C, The Carpedm Team at CarpeDM Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Kpzon Thanks so much for your review, we are so pleased you pleased with the full service Carpedm provided you with, We are lucky to have someone able to work exclusively on the mails, who was able to meet and hopefully surpass your expectations....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a great day visiting the butterfly farm photographing huminbirds and searching- unsuccessfully for toucans. We walked to a waterfall and enjoyed the chocolate stop. Thanks Carla you were a wonderful guideMore

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Trisha C
Justin C, The Carpedm Team at CarpeDM Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Trisha Thanks so much for your review, its great to hear you had such a good time with Carla on your tour to Mindo. Carla like all our guides always makes sure that everyone who takes a tour with us goes away exactly as...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked my tour while staying in the Secret Garden Hostel in Quito at the CarpeDM Office which is conveniently located on the ground floor of the hostel. Isabela from CarpeDM was super helpful. The trip itself was amazing as well with a very good...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Justin C, The Carpedm Team at CarpeDM Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Dahavienna Thanks so much for your review, it is great to hear you had such a good time at the Caiman lodge, Isabela will always look for the best option to suit each individual so its great to hear she got it spot on...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I did this tour with Carla Montoya. I give her a big thumbs up. She was personable and shared her wealth of knowledge on history and culture. I gained much more than I could have by doing my own reading and background work. I would...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Hubiec123
Justin C, The CarpeDM Team at CarpeDM Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Hubiec Thanks so much for your review its great to hear you had such a good time with Carla, all of our local guides have a great wealth of knowledge and will work hard to share evry part of their culture and history with...More

Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

On my first morning staying in the secret garden hostel I signed up for the free walking tour which leaves from just outside the hostel. Absolutely amazing tour, Fernando our guide was very knowledgable and enthusiastic. The tour included all the old town, an introduction...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Justin C, The CarpeDM Team at CarpeDM Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Emily Cooper Thanks so much for your review, it is great to hear you had an amazing time with Fernando on the walking tour. Fernando is a great guide and is frequently leading our walking tour and other tours. He will be really pleased...More

Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

We had the best time with our tour guide, Stefy! This was an awesome tour. We went Ziplining in the Amazon, saw some beautiful waterfalls and learned how chocolate is made! Stefy even took some photos for us and sent them to us after!More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Justin C, The CarpeDM Team at CarpeDM Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Exploration372684 Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review. Its great to hear you had such a good time with Stefy on the Mindo tour, Stefy is always gives more than 100% on all of her tours and her aim...More

Reviewed 25 November 2018

I had a wonderful time with both Dario (City Tour and Equator) and Diego (Mindo). I didn't know much about Ecuador before coming here and I learnt quite a bit about the history and current situation in the country. The tour duration was perfect for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Justin C, The CarpeDM Team at CarpeDM Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Oreodunker Thanks so much for your review, its great to hear you had such a good time with Dario on your city tour and Diego on your tour to Mindo. Its so nice you mentioned your driver for both tours Oswaldo, alot of the...More

Reviewed 13 November 2018

First class service from CarpeDM. We booked three trips - a cruise in Galapagos, four days in the Amazon and a day trip to Cotopaxi, all of which were excellent. Dorian couldn't have been any more helpful, providing detailed explanations and plenty of first-hand knowledge...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Justin C, The CarpeDM Team at CarpeDM Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2018

Dear Dan Thank you so much for your Review. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your 3 trips with carpedm, and that Dorian was able to make sure that your time in Ecuador worked like clockwork, Dorian has been working here now for 5...More

Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Our trip with Carpe DM was awesome right from the start. We only had 1 day in Quito where we could fit the tour in before heading north to Colombia. Initially we were told that we needed a minimum of 4 people in the group...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kristie K
Justin C, The CarpeDM Team at CarpeDM Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2018

Dear Kristie K Thanks you so much for your review. We are so happy we were able to help you with your travels and that you were happy with our service both in the office and out in Cotopaxi with Andres, Where we can we...More

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Gerald V
6 November 2016|
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Response from mrsrTampa_FL | Reviewed this property |
Most certainly. They did a wonderful day tour of Quilotoa for us and we were very pleased. I am certain they can accommodate a day trip to Mindo for birding. Their hostel is also a GREAT option. Very reasonable price... More
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Billybob7088
17 September 2016|
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Response from Audra C | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend staying in Cotopaxi for AT LEAST one night. That's the amount of time I stayed but I wish I had stayed longer. It's quite far from Quito (assuming that's where you're located), and Cotopaxi National Park... More
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Bill O
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