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CarpeDM Adventures - Day Tours

Antepara E4-60 y Los Rios | San Blas, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Memorable day to Cotopaxi Volcano with Carpedm

This was a full day tour to Cotopaxi Volcano, 2nd highest active volcano in the world. There were 4... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Diane2014402
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Winnipeg, Canada
Great Service! Booked Galapagos cruise and did some day trips, loved it all!

I had read all the amazing tripadvisor reviews and decided that I would go through CarpeDM to book... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
truetoyourself
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Calgary, Canada
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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, community projects and more. Our 3/3/3 program also ensures your time has a lasting impact. Located in the Heart of Historical Quito our passion for Adventure & Ecuador can found minutes away from Plaza San Blas. Our team looks forward to sharing the best of Ecuador with you!
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Antepara E4-60 y Los Rios | San Blas, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a full day tour to Cotopaxi Volcano, 2nd highest active volcano in the world. There were 4 participants: 2 lovely young people and my husband and I, both seniors.I went with a little bit of trepidation thinkng the climb from 4600m to 5000m...More

Thank Diane2014402
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had read all the amazing tripadvisor reviews and decided that I would go through CarpeDM to book my husband and I's Galapagos cruise a couple of months ago. Dorian & Paul emailed with me back and forth, answering all of my questions. Once we...More

Thank truetoyourself
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went with CarpeDM to Cotopaxi in a small group, and it was absolutely amazing. The guides were great, everything was included and the price was very affordable. The bikes we used on the way down worked fine, there were no problems. We had an...More

Thank Sofie M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice and helpful people. Did the free walking tour and the jungle tour. Both were excellent. Only the private bus to lago agrio is a bit expensive.

Thank Marius G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was an amazing experience. We were out and about almost all the time spotting wildlife. We have had an amazing experience with an excellent guide (David, but the other guides looked like a lot of fun as well). The food was okay (small portions...More

Thank Harmen C
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and 2 friends did the 4 day Jungle experience in the Caiman Lodge and it was amazing from start to finish! The accommodation was great with hot showers and spacious rooms, comfy beds and the staff were all really lovely and accommodating. The...More

Thank Carlaxrx
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We did a day trip to Cotopaxi with CarpeDM and it was fantastic. Started with a pickup at plaza Foch, then a drive out to the mountain in a comfortable, large van. Stopped for a simple but tasty breakfast near the park entrance. The hike...More

Thank David B
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We took a private all day tour in Quito with Marco. He was a great guide. He was very friendly, informative and knowledgeable. He had a general plan but tailored it to our interests as we went. I highly recommend CarpeDM, especially Marco. Thank you...More

Thank jessi06
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Carpe DM were brilliant! They worked around our trip to the Galapagos and organised a wonderful two day trip to Bellavista Cloud Forest; day trip (walking and cycling) to Cotopaxi and a free walking tour around Quito. Dorian and the team were very supportive and...More

Thank Jane201820182018
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

We had arranged to stay at The Secret Garden Hostel, which also houses CarpeDm. Dorian had organised our 7 day trip into the Amazon, so before we st off into the jungle we asked his advice about last minute deals to The Galapagos. He came...More

Thank geoff h
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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
4 September 2016|
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Response from carpedm a | Property representative |
Dear Bill, Thank-you for your message. Unfortunately, we are not aware of any possibilities for fishing. If you like to send us a direct message via our website, we can ask around and get back to you. Anything else... More
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