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Termas de Papallacta Spa Tours and Activities

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Just a 40-mile (67-km) ride from Quito through the Amazon jungle lies the 625 acres (253 hectares) of the privately owned Termas de Papallacta Spa.

This hotel spa and resort features thermal baths on the banks of the Papallacta River, which crosses the property. Situated in a unique environment between the Cayambe and Antiisana volcanos, the odorless thermal waters in the nine pools vary between 97 F (36 C) and 104 F (40 C), providing health benefits in a soothing environment.

Enjoy some pampering and relaxation in the hot-water thermal pools or the three cold-water pools. The spa also offers hydro massages using water jets or air bubbles, facials, reflexology and aromatherapy.

Take advantage of self-guided walks on the many nature paths, or opt for the orientation given by native guides. The abundance of animals and plants on the property includes 160 species of birds. This private nonprofit organization has a research and interpretation center that has audiovisual information on locally found species. The resort restaurant has a diverse menu of national and international cuisine. Local fresh trout is the specialty, and many ingredients are picked from the organic vegetable garden on-site.

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km. 65 via Quito, Baeza, Equador
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Free time in Quito? Lets go to Papallacta's Volcanic Termal Springs!

Free time in Quito? Lets go to Papallacta's Volcanic Termal Springs!

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Openminded local tour guide, good music, good conversation, car in perfect conditions. Not many people know this place, nor the properties that these waters have, so it is the best option for a short stay in the city or a relaxing time with your nearby people. Some places/activities' availability may vary. Better to go during weekdays to avoid conglomeration. Keeping all biosafety standards, Covid free service. We take care of each other. 420 friendly.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$32.10
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Termas de Papallacta Hot Springs full day tour from Quito

Termas de Papallacta Hot Springs full day tour from Quito

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Take a break from sightseeing in order to relax mind, body, and soul on a day trip to Termas de Papallacta Spa from Quito. A serene experience ideal for tired travelers, this tour covers the thermal springs of Termas de Papallacta Spa. Spend ample time soaking in the steaming waters of the pools, created by volcanic activity and natural heat. Refreshments and entrance fees are included.
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  • 8 hours
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$79.00
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Ecuadorian Treasures Bucket List Tour

Ecuadorian Treasures Bucket List Tour

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Discover the Ecuadorian Treasures!!!!! Start and end in Quito, visiting 14 more destinations in a 8 Days Tour Package. Bike at one of the most Active volcanoes of the world , by the end of the day, enjoy the magical views of the Andes surrounded by Lamas and Alpacas , hiking in the Andes , visiting Indian communities , tasting Local Food , exploring the Ecuadorian Jungle with a lot of adrenaline , knowledgeable guides , private transportation and much more in small groups ,such a great deal.
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  • 5 to 8 hours
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$1,750.00
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Shared Papallacta Tour from Quito

Shared Papallacta Tour from Quito

Spend the day outside Quito, exploring the village of Papallacta. During the scenic ride, you’ll pass through towns and small villages before ascending to a peak of over 13,000 feet (4,000 meters) where you’ll be able to catch views of mountains and glaciers. There, take a dip in the village's popular thermal baths.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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$133.00
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Explore the Ecuadorian Andes & Amazon in 6 Days | From Quito

Explore the Ecuadorian Andes & Amazon in 6 Days | From Quito

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Gain a comprehensive overview of Ecuador’s diverse landscape on this 6-day tour of the Ecuadorian Andes and Amazon, with hassle-free round-trip transportation included from Quito. Avoid hidden costs with all meals, equipment, and accommodation included as per itinerary and receive personalized attention from your professional guide throughout your private experience.
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  • 6 days
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$893.08
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Private Papallacta Volcanic Hot Springs Day Tour

Private Papallacta Volcanic Hot Springs Day Tour

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Journey into the Ecuadorian highlands on this private Papallacta volcano and hot springs tour. Follow your guide to the Andes mountain range and check out the thermal volcanic waters around the Papallacta Volcano. Learn about the geological layers from your guide and slip into these healing natural pools that contain sulfates, sodium, calcium, and other restorative minerals.
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  • 10 hours
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$170.99
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Ecuador Gateway 5 Days Tour

Ecuador Gateway 5 Days Tour

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Ecuador and Its four worlds !! We invite you to experience several most visited attractions in the country . This a perfect gateway tour if you decide to take a vacation in Ecuador for 5 days. Quito with its history , Churches and the Equator Mindo with its exhuberant forest , hummingbirds , Orchids and waterfalls Otavalo with its remarkable Indian Market and the local Culture Papallacta a sacred paradise inside of an extinted volcano with its hotsprings , perfect for your total relax before you filght back home..
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  • 5 days
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$850.00
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Termas de Papallacta Spa

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Termas de Papallacta Spa

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Relax and rejuvenate in the mineral-rich waters of Termas Papallacta Spa during this 8-hour day trip from Quito. Immerse yourself in the beautiful scenery of the cloud forests near Cayambe-Coca Ecological Reserve during a 1.5-hour walk. Then soothe your aching muscles as you enjoy some pampering with a soak in the thermal pools of Papallacta Hot Springs. This trip to Termas Papallacta Spa, perfect for couples, also includes a guide, entrance fees, round-trip hotel transport.
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  • 8 hours
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$106.27
$125.03
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Papallacta Thermals Pools (PRIVATE Day Trip from Quito)

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Papallacta Thermals Pools (PRIVATE Day Trip from Quito)

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Visit the village of Papallacta and spend the enjoying a number of customizable activities at one of the most beautiful thermal hot springs Resort and Spa in this area. Take in the beautiful scenery of the Andes Mountains on a hike and enjoy a relaxing time at the thermal water that have been certified for its medicinal properties that guarantee health benefits.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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$79.20
$99.00
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15 Days Classic Highlights Ecuador & Galapagos Islands

15 Days Classic Highlights Ecuador & Galapagos Islands

This 15-day tour of Ecuador lets you hit the country's essential sights as well as get off the beaten track without planning a thing. Visit highlights in each of Ecuador's diverse regions: the Amazon, the Andes, and the Galapagos—all activities, meals, transportation, and accommodation are included as described in the itinerary to ensure a great trip.
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  • 15 days
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$4,195.90
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3-Days Private Rainforest Tour

3-Days Private Rainforest Tour

Have a great little taste of the Amazon Rainforest without having the risk of tropical diseases, doing exciting adventure activities assisted by the best staff! Enjoy the jungle from its rivers, and have a different and major perspective of the wildlife that live in there...! Stay in a very charming lodge, and enjoy the best quality services, surrounded by unforgettable tropical landscapes! Have fun with your family and avoid unnecessary crowds..!
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  • 3 days
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$594.00
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4-Days Andes and Amazon Journey

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4-Days Andes and Amazon Journey

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This 4-day tour of Ecuador’s Amazon Rainforest is full of can’t-miss experiences that would be challenging to cobble together on your own. Hike along the Avenue of the Waterfalls, go tubing on the Arajuno River, bathe in natural hot springs at the foot of the Andes, and more, all with a local guide by your side. All transportation, accommodation, and activities as per itinerary are included for a great deal.
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  • 4 days
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$940.50
$990.00
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5-Day Tour Quito's Highlights & Surroundings

5-Day Tour Quito's Highlights & Surroundings

Explore Quito and the wealth of cultural, natural and historical sights in the surrounding region during this 7-day, 6-night excursion. During the course of your trip you’ll check out the historic churches and buildings of Quito, go shopping for handicrafts at indigenous markets and discover volcanoes, hot springs and glaciers hidden among the towering Andes. Among the highlights are the Middle of the World monument near Quito, Cotopaxi National Park and Papallacta Hot Springs. This multi-day adventure near Quito includes a private guide, accommodations, meals, entrance fees and more.
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  • 5 days
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$685.13
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8-Day Ecuador Multisport Once in a Life Time

8-Day Ecuador Multisport Once in a Life Time

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Challenge yourself and join this magical adventure in the Ecuadorian mainland, where the largest biodiversity on earth and the richest geography are located along the Equator line. Bike down the slopes of the eastern Andean Mountain Range with great views of Tungurahua active volcano, explore the colorful Andean fields, discover the hidden treasures by climbing up waterfalls in the Amazon rainforest, fight large waves by rafting on the Jatunyacu River, trek to the rim of Cuicocha Crater Lake and soak in Papallacta’s volcanic waters. Experience a fantastic cultural encounter with an indigenous family in the Amazon, learning about their customs, food, knowledge and life-style. "Unique Experiences" - Prepare chocolate the ancestral way with a native Kichwa family in the Amazon Rainforest. - Stay with a Local Family 
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  • 8 days
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$1,260.00
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6-Day Ecuador Multisport Adventure

6-Day Ecuador Multisport Adventure

Enjoy an action-packed adventure in the Andes and Amazon, hiking, rafting, biking and canyoneering along the way, during this 6-day, 5-night small-group expedition from Quito. This high-energy trip is chock-full of outdoor adventures set amidst the gorgeous scenery of Ecuador’s towering mountains and dense jungles. During your trip you’ll go canyoneering among waterfalls, hiking through the cloud forest, bike in Llanganates National Park and experience daily life for the country’s diverse indigenous communities. This incredible multi-sport adventure covers five nights of accommodations, meals, activities and gear and round-trip hotel transport.
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  • 6 days
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$1,385.00
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Hot Springs & SPA near Quito - 1 Day - Private Tour

Hot Springs & SPA near Quito - 1 Day - Private Tour

For its wonderful thermal waters, Papallacta is a place located in the province of Napo, at 3,300 meters above sea level, 2 hours from Quito. It is surrounded by a variety of flora and wildlife in a montane forest of the place. It offers its visitors activities relaxation services, swimming pools, spa, whirlpools, Turkish, sport fishing. Furthermore, you can observe the Andes mountain range and its Antisana volcano exemplary. • Pick up: from your hotel (8:00 am) • Visit landscape reserve Cayambe Coca • Papallacta trail hike • Hot springs pools • Massages at the spa • Return to Quito
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.00
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Papallacta Hot Springs Spa Resort

Papallacta Hot Springs Spa Resort

Depart from Quito in the morning on the road that leads to the Amazon Jungle. After an hour and a half ride, we will make a brief stop at the Papallacta Lagoon, located in the Páramo vegetation, with cold weather but beautiful landscapes. We continue to the hot springs and Touristic Complex of «Termas de Papallacta» where short hikes can be done, where your guide will explain about the richness of this ecosystem called the Cloud Forest, along the trail you can find orchids and colorful birds, later you will have some time so you can soak into the volcanic pools and take some optional treatments at the Spa. Your guide will recommend a place to have lunch and later you will get back to Quito.
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  • 8 hours
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$87.18
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12-Day The Best Of Ecuador & Galapagos

12-Day The Best Of Ecuador & Galapagos

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Unique lifetime adventure blending the fascinating geography of Ecuador's mainland, made of active volcanoes, big canyons, large tropical rainforests and huge waterfalls, with the mythical Galapagos Islands, where the magic diversity of fearless animals and the stunning landscapes of the volcanic islands create a unique atmosphere. This is a perfect combination that includes a wide variety of outdoor activities, while discovering the highlights of Ecuador
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  • 12 days
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$2,929.00
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Private Papallacta Thermal Baths from Quito

Private Papallacta Thermal Baths from Quito

Enjoy personalized attention and a private car for your visit to the Papallacta Thermal Baths from Quito. Round-trip transportation from your hotel included.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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$139.36
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4-Days Private Huaorani Amazon Adventure

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4-Days Private Huaorani Amazon Adventure

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Enjoy this authentic, unique and flexible tour, being away from crowds and discover one of the last ethnic groups contacted by the western world on the 60's!! Huaoranis are probably the most exceptional inhabitants of the jungle, and learn from a very primitive way of living (and thinking...) how to survive in the Amazon Rainforest..! Enjoy its exotic wildlife from a very close range, guided by the best local experts!
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  • 4 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$937.40
$998.00
$60.60 savings
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 7-Day The Best of Ecuador

7-Day The Best of Ecuador

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Discover the secrets of the Ecuadorian Andes and cloud forest regions with a full-immersion in the cultural and natural wonders that make Ecuador one of the countries with the biggest biodiversity in the world. Enjoy waterfalls, butterflies, bird watching and chocolate making in the tropical paradise of Mindo, then take a spectacular drive through the cloud forest to reach the coffee valley of Intag, where you will visit a coffee plantation. Back to the highlands, visit Cuicocha crater-lake, the world-famous indigenous market of Otavalo and then live an unique experience sharing an organic lunch prepared side by side with local people in the very heart of the Andes. "Unique Experiences:" Organic cooking lesson with traditional fresh ingredients, side by side with local people in the heart of the Andes Take a scenic drive in the valley of Intag and taste the organic fair-trade coffee produced in the area
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  • 7 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,179.49
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10-Day Galapagos and Amazon Quest

10-Day Galapagos and Amazon Quest

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Amazon river navigation, sea-kayaking, snorkeling & trekking all in one trip! Join the combination adventure in Ecuador, discovering the high diversity of the pristine Amazon rainforest where you can spot parrots, toucans, monkeys, otters and more. Share time with the local Kichwa community and learn about their ancestral customs and at the same time, enjoy the best comfort by staying at Itamandi Eco-Lodge. Travel to Galapagos to be part of the most amazing experience of wildlife, swimming with sea lions, sea turtles, penguins and sharks, taking close pictures of the only marine iguana in the world, hiking the top of active volcanoes in Isabela Island and meeting the  giant tortoises. "Unique Experiences" Visit a native local family in the middle of the Amazon jungle and look for the smallest monkey in the world. Snorkel through lava formations with sea turtles, penguins, sea horses, sea lions and sharks at Lava Tunnels.
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  • 10 days
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$3,015.00
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5-Days Amazon Rainforest and Andes Adventure

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5-Days Amazon Rainforest and Andes Adventure

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Avoid unnecessary crowds on this private excursion..! Save your valuable time on your holiday and experience 15 different microclimates just in a incredible 5-days journey! Drive from temperate valleys to Tropical Rainforests, and then up to permanent glaciers and snow-capped volcanoes! Ecuador offers an impressive variation of landscapes, flora and fauna, as well as indigenous communities and local tribes... Make your dreamed holliday a complete memorable lifetime experience, escorted by the best professionals, without waiting for large tour groups!
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  • 5 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,116.25
$1,175.00
$58.75 savings
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Ecuador Hot & Cold On Bike

Ecuador Hot & Cold On Bike

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What if you are told that you could be in complete different worlds in a matter of hours?, In sceneries that could take you from a lake inside of the crater of a Volcano, to be quite deep in the Amazon basin, to explore the country’s most beautiful waterfalls and be able to interact with all nature around you. Pretty astonishing right? Be prepared for this 5 day tour that will take you through different landscapes and keep your adrenaline at an all time high. Making you experience all the diversity and beauty that Ecuador has to offer. This route will start at the capital at 2500 m.a.m.s.l. (8300 f.a.s.l.) to 3914 m.a.m.s.l. (12800 f.a.s.l.) at the top of the Quilotoa crater, and then descending to 450 m.a.m.s.l. (1470 f.a.s.l.) in the amazon basin. Hence the name for this motorcycle adventure.
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  • 5 days
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$3,558.02
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Termas de Papallacta Spa costs USD 30.00. Guided Termas de Papallacta Spa tours start around USD 30.00 per person. See all 51 Termas de Papallacta Spa tickets and tours on Viator.
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