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QUILOTOA LAGOON

 

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Quilotoa, an emerald colored lake located inside a volcano crater, is one of the Andes’ gems. At 3800m, the lake is also a host to surrounding indigenous communities. The drive to  Quilotoa passes through the Zumbahua canyon and various indigenous towns and farmlands. Depending on the day, we will visit either the Saquisilí (Thursdays), or Pujilí (Sundays) indigenous markets so you can appreciate the contrast between these and those of the Imbabura province (Otavalo.) Before lunch, we will visit Shalala, a community well known for their handicrafts. Weather in Quilotoa is very unpredictable, so we recommend being prepared with warm and waterproof clothing (layers always help). 

 

ITINERARY: 
7am Pick up from the meeting point (location depending on the hotel you’re staying) Leave towards Saquisili or Pujili Indian markets (depending on the day) Depart to Quilotoa Lagoon Arrival to Quilotoa and hike around the crater  Lunch Visit Tigua community Return towards Quito.

 

QUILOTOA LOOP
TYPE OF TRIP DAYS OF DEPARTURE DEPARTURE HOURS RATES
SHARING BASIS WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, SUNDAY.  07:00 AM $65 USD

 


THE TOUR INCLUDES: Touristic transportation and English speaking guide.

NOT INCLUDED: Entrance fees, personal expenses and extras.


 

Day Trips

Otavalo Indian Market Tour
FROM $55.00 USD
Cotopaxi Bike & Hike
USD $65 / Departure: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
In the morning we drive south through the Avenue of the Volcanoes to the base of the Cotopaxi Volcano, the highest active volcano in the world at 5,897 meters (19437 feet ).
Mindo Cloud Forest
USD $ 60 / Departure: Tuesdays, Thursdays 
Mindo is a rural parish just 2 hours from Quito (80 km – 48 miles), located in Los Bancos canton in the province of Pichincha. Mindo is known for its famous growth in ecotourism based in the Mindo – Nambillo Protected Forest.

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