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CarpeDM Adventures - Day Tours

Antepara E4-60 y Los Rios | San Blas, Quito 170150, Ecuador
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Well organised and professional company!

Having researched various tourist operators, CarpeDM was without the most enthusiastic and helpful... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
BoshamBells
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Bosham
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Fantastic day of seeing Mitad del Mundo and Old Town Quito with Alirio!

We were spending a couple of days in Quito before going to the Galápagos and decided to do the City... read more

Reviewed February 27, 2018
OntarioSnowMonkey
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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 March 3, 2018 via mobile

Having researched various tourist operators, CarpeDM was without the most enthusiastic and helpful company we spoke with. From start to finish the communication was excellent with really friendly and happy staff. My husband and I went on a 4 day/3 night Amazon trip which was...More

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Reviewed February 27, 2018

We were spending a couple of days in Quito before going to the Galápagos and decided to do the City Tour and Middle of the Earth guided tour with CarpeDM. What a great tour! Our guide, Alirio, was fantastic!! He was very knowledgeable and super...More

Thank OntarioSnowMonkey
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Reviewed February 24, 2018

We did a free walking tour with this company (walk to the hostel secret garden and sign up before 10 am). They guide you through the whole of the old city with chocolate tasting, a market where they can cleanse your body with plants and...More

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Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

I went to Cotopaxi on a day trip with Carpedm on Sunday. We first stopped at a restaurant and had a delicious breakfast. Before the hike our guide Marco talked about Cotopaxi it’s history and the people who live there. He was very informative.We then...More

Thank Brook L
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Reviewed December 29, 2017

I booked my trip to Amazon (Cuyabeno,near city Lago Argio)from them, the whole trip from the very beginning of inquiring, booking until the very end just can' t be better! They have a wide range of lodges and package to choose from, the staff was...More

1  Thank Shuli S
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carpedm a, The Carpedm Team at CarpeDM Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Shuli Thanks so much for your review. It is so nice to hear you had such a good experience with us both here in the office and on your Amazon tour. We all aim to make sure we finds the best option for each...More

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Reviewed December 29, 2017

Dorian, Paul and Natalia went above and beyond. We will return. CarpeDM is the go to spot in Quito and beyond. Thanks so much!

1  Thank Elizabeth2921
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carpedm a, The Carpedm Team at CarpeDM Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Elizabeth Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, it was a real pleasure to meet you and help you get to the Tsachilas and with you journey. we are looking forward to seeing you again soon. Take care

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Reviewed December 26, 2017 via mobile

We have joined and enjoyed several free walking tours before, but this one was by far the worst. After listening for over 35min to the owner of the company about why he founded it and a self introduction of everyone, finally the actual guide Steffi...More

Thank Andreas W
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carpedm a, The CarpeDM Crew at CarpeDM Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 28, 2017

Dear Andreas, We sincerely appreciate you having set-up an TripAdvisor Account just to share your feedback. Although you have enjoyed several walking tours in the past, it's interesting to see you only set-up an account to write about a free walking tour that you hated:)....More

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Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

This was truly an amazing tour. However it was also the hardest and most challenging tour of my life!!! Coming from the Bahamas I wasn't mentally or physically prepared with the appropriate gear and training for this hike. However our guide was absolutely amazing as...More

Thank Jazzy F
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carpedm a, The CarpeDM Crew at CarpeDM Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2017

Dear Jasmine, Thank-you for sharing your experience with us. We are extremely delighted that you found this tour Amazing. The photos from day speak volumes. Blue skies and picture perfect view of the Cotopaxi volcano accompanied by your feedback about this being one of the...More

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Reviewed December 13, 2017

The staff at CarpeDM is first rate. They were extremely helpful in providing information and services for my trip to Galapagos. The owner Paul is legendary and really goes the extra mile to make your experience the best possible.More

Thank Edward E
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carpedm a, The CarpeDM Crew at CarpeDM Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 20, 2017

Dear Edward, Whoa....thank-you for your kind words, we couldn't be happier that you found the experience with us first rate. Exploring the Galapagos is another world in itself and so it's fantastic to hear that the information and service provided gave you the experience you...More

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Reviewed December 4, 2017

The FREE walking tour was outstanding! The philosophy of Carpedm is one we should all support. They Help Ecuador ! Their knowledgable staff presents fascinating information in a fun, educational and exciting way. I have been on 3 different tours with this company and each...More

1  Thank Cheryl62058
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carpedm a, The CarpeDM Crew at CarpeDM Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 20, 2017

Dear Cheryl, We love it when a guests feels the same degree of enthusiasm as we do when sharing the best of Ecuador. We can't thank-you enough for encouraging others to stop by our office when in Quito. We are extremely delighted that you participated...More

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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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September 17, 2016|
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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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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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