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CarpeDM Adventures - Day Tours

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“carpe dm”(21 reviews)
“caiman lodge”(13 reviews)
“day trip”(48 reviews)
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
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 11 March 2015

We booked two different tours through CarpeDM and they were both great! We booked private tours which were both very reasonable in price. The drivers were beyond good (shout out to Johnny and David) and the guides knowledgeable beyond expectations. Our Otavolo tour was on...More

5  Thank Hilary D
carpedm a, The CarpeDM Crew at CarpeDM Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2015

Dear Hilary, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. It's a first for us, two separate reviews from both husband and wife ;) It's awesome that your family found both daytrips to Otavalo and Cotopaxi "tours of lifetime". We are delighted that we could...More

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 14 September 2016

CarpeDM was a great company to book a tour with. They were very easy to work with and our driver and tour guide were very knowledgable and personable. We visited several different attractions on this trip; the leather market, Otavalo Market, Peguche waterfall and the...More

2  Thank AudraC66
carpedm a, CarpeDM Crew at CarpeDM Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2017

Dear Audra, Thank-you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your interaction with us. Moreover that you found our guide/driver informative and personable. We always do our best to deliver on what we promise. The program...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Kristie K
Reviewed 23 September 2018 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

Thank Enrique S
Reviewed 12 September 2018 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 😍❤️

Thank liatizhaky
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Travel818074
Reviewed 3 September 2018 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 September 2018

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

Thank ZoeMW2018
Reviewed 3 September 2018 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 3 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

1  Thank Hannah L
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

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Gerald V
6 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
17 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 Justin C | 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