Duration: 1 Day
Departures: Every Day
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Quilotoa Day Tour


Quilotoa Day Tour from Quito

The Quilotoa Volcano is located west of the Cotopaxi National Park, within the Ilinizas Ecological Reserve in the Cotopaxi Province, 170 km southwest of Quito to 3 hours.

The origin of the Quilotoa lagoon is a volcanic 6 km in diameter that forms a caldera 2.9 km in diameter and 640 m deep where an alkaline lagoon lies that measures 3.6 km in diameter and has a depth of 240 m. . The most spectacular thing is to be able to observe the emerald green Quilotoa lagoon and in seasons of turquoise color

On our Quilotoa Tour, you will immerse yourself in the rich culture of the local indigenous communities, admiring their crafts and connecting with their unique way of life. You will walk along scenic trails that will offer you unparalleled panoramic views of the surrounding area, a paradise for photography lovers!

It doesn’t matter if you are a passionate adventurer, a nature lover or someone looking for an escape from the daily routine, our Quilotoa Tour has something special for everyone.

Welcome to the exciting Quilotoa Tour! If you are looking for an unforgettable experience in Ecuador, look no further. Our Quilotoa Day Tour will take you from the vibrant city of Quito to the stunning Quilotoa, a colossal volcano crater that will take your breath away.

  • Confortable Transportation
  • Tour Guide
  • Quilotoa Lagoon fee
  • Lunch
  • Indian market of Saquisilí (Thursday) or Pujilí (Sunday)
  • Visit to indian family of the Andes
  • Tigua Community
  • Toachi Canyon.
  • Trekking to the bottom of Quilotoa lake
We detail the activities that we will carry out so that you discover the Quilotoa lake Tour
  • Quilotoa Day Tour from Quito.

    quilotoa-day-tourWe pick you up from any hotel in the metropolitan district of Quito. Depending on the weather, at the exit of Quito we can see the Avenue of the Volcanoes, from north to south on Simón Bolívar Avenue we can see: Cayambe Volcano, Antisana Volcano, El Pasochoa, Cotopaxi Volcano, Rumiñahui. Towards the western part of the City of Machachi we will find the north westh Ilinizas and also the Corazon Volcanoes.

  • Exploration of the indian market of Saquisilí (Thursday) or Pujilí (Sunday)

    quilotoa-day-tour-trekking-indian-marketIn the province of Cotopaxi we find these two towns where the picturesque indian markets of the Andean Sierra are found, such as those of Saquisilí, whose market is every Thursday, where you can find typical local food, vegetables, and also an animal market. On Wednesdays, we enter the indian market in Pujili.

  • Visit to indian family of the Andes

    quilotoa-day-tour-from-quitoOn our Quilotoa tour from Quito we will also visit one of the indian families that are on the road that connects to the quilotoa lagoon. Here we can appreciate how families live at this point, economy, animals they own.

  • Tigua Community

    quilotoa-day-tour-indian-paintersIt is a small village of painters, where we make a brief stop where we can find naif painting, where they portray: the Andean paramo, Ecuadorian popular festivals, the Andean condor, Quilotoa legends, among others.

  • Toachi Canyon.

    quilotoa-full-dayIt is a formation that is born from the Quilotoa lagoon and you can see the slopes that have a depth of 150 meters.

  • Trekking to the bottom of Quilotoa crater lake

    quilotoa-day-tour-trekkingUpon arrival we will head towards the edge of the Quilotoa crater lake, from this point we will have an excellent point to take pictures of some of Quilotoa Lagoon. Also, from where we will have time to be able to go down to the bottom of the Quilota lagoon, upon arrival there is the option of kayaking in the Quilotoa lake, then the return trek to the edge.

  • Lunch at a local restaurant in the Quilotoa Village

  • Driving back to the Quito City

  • $ 179 Price for 1 person, in small groups.

    $149 Price per Person from 2 or more

    $ 199 Price for 1 person in Private Tour

    $169 Price per Person from 2 or more

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