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CarpeDM Adventures - Day Tours

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Mindo Day Trip and Airport Transfer

Why you need to look no further... 1) communication- getting everything booked was easy. Emailing... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Enrique S
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Best free waling tour ever!!!

I did the free walking tour with Steffy and she is amazing!! Really good english and lots of... read more

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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
+593 2-295-4713
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Why you need to look no further... 1) communication- getting everything booked was easy. Emailing with Dorian who provided details for every step and was very responsive. 2) Value - we were flying in late at night and felt safer booking and airport transfer, which...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did the free walking tour with Steffy and she is amazing!! Really good english and lots of energy! The vibe was amazing and the tour was interesting and really fun! Thank you very much for this special experience 😍❤️

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the Cotopaxi tour with Carpedm. The tour guide was excellent and spoke great English! Would recommend doing this tour with them :)

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chose CarpeDM Adventure for Cotopaxi tour because it offers a bike ride down to Lake Limpiopungo after a hike to Cotopaxi. Everything went perfectly with the tour. Beautiful scenery, excellent guides (Andreas and Estuardo) and delicious breakfast and lunch. This tour is the highlight...More

Thank YorkEL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mindo day tour- this was a jam packed day with so much more in it than I expected! Maybe not as much wildlife as I thought but the quality of each activity we did was great, and we did a lot- hummingbird viewing point, butterfly...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the chance to visit Quito with the guide Stefy. It was a real delight ! Even if the speech at the beginning is quite long, it is really interesting and -for me- makes this tour better because you can really appreciate more the...More

Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

The owner of the company, Paul, not the guide, started the walking tour with a 30 minute introduction in which he aggressively proselytized about his spiritual views and boasted about the success of his company, quoting his favorite white male poets. (? So odd ?)....More

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carpedm a, CarpeDM Crew at CarpeDM Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Dear Hannah, Love the title - sweet reference to Drake’s “emotionless…some people take a mile when you give them inch. It’s true, at minimum one would need at least 9 lifetimes for it all to make sense. The wonderful dimensions that we call life. Who...More

Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

We took the free walking tour and the Cotopaxi day trip with CarpeDM and both were really great. Steffy showed us around the historic centre of Quito and told us many interesting things. We tasted a lot of chocolate and she took us to a...More

Thank agnom
carpedm a, The CarpeDM Crew at CarpeDM Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2018

Dear Agnom, Thank-you so much for taking the time to share you feedback with us during your stay in Ecuador. Super than you enjoyed your time with Steffy during our Free Walking tour. Happy that you enjoyed the chocolate visit as well as the other...More

Reviewed 29 July 2018

We did the Quito City Tour and Equator. Mario was our guide and he did an excellent job! He knew when to take us to each spot so there were no or few people when we went. He was very knowledgeable about the history and...More

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carpedm a, The CarpeDM Crew at CarpeDM Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2018

Dear LovestoTravel, Thank-you for sharing your feedback and the wonderful experience you had in Quito during our CityTour. Happy you enjoyed he highlights cover the history and culture and the many wonderful recommendations. We hope the rest of your travels were just as amazing. Warmest...More

Reviewed 21 July 2018

Went for a walking tour of Quito at 10 am, recommended by my hostel, which was in the area. Truly one of the best decisions I made on my trip! A fantastic way to get acclimated to the city, as the guides are hugely knowledgeable...More

Thank Benjamin H
carpedm a, The Carpedm Team at CarpeDM Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Dear Benjamin Thank you so much for you review. its great to hear you had such a good time on our walking tour. We do these tours Mondays to Fridays from our office at 10.10 and then at the end if we get a minimum...More

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Gerald V
7 November 2016|
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
18 September 2016|
Response from AudraC66 | 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
Bill O
4 September 2016|
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