Quilotoa Tour

2 Days

Come to know one of the wonders of Ecuador, the Quilotoa Lagoon. Located in the crater of the Quilotoa Volcano in the Cotopaxi province, it is considered a must-see for all foreign visitors due to its incredible emerald green color. If you are lucky in its eastern profile you will be able to see the Ilinizas volcano with its two summits in the distance.

Overview

Two days of travel through the paramo of the province of Cotopaxi, contemplating the incredible Quilotoa lagoon and sharing with the people of the Andes.
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Dos días de recorrido por el páramo de la provincia de Cotopaxi, contemplando la increible laguna del Quilotoa y compartiendo con la gente de los andes.

 

Itinerary

Departure from hotel or adress to Quilotoa Lake. On the route we will make stops at the Zumbagua Indigenous Market, Tigua Galleries and the Toachi River Canyon Viewpoint.
Upon arrival at Quilotoa, after a photo session we take a tour of its crater or go down to the lagoon. The descent includes a 30-minute kayak route through the emerald green waters.
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Salimos desde su hotel o domicilio. En la ruta haremos paradas en el Mercado Indigena de Zumbagua, Galerias de Tigua y Mirador del Cañón del Río Toachi.
Al llegar al Quilotoa, luego de una sesión de fotos hacemos un recorrido por su cráter o bajamos hasta la laguna. En el descenso esta incluido una ruta en kayak de 30 minutos por las aguas verde esmeraldas.

The Trip Cost Includes

  • Pick-up or Drop-off service from and to Airport (in our own vehicle)
  • Transportation to and from!!
  • Food all along the trip (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and guide during the trip
  • First Aid Medical Kit (Your guide will carry the Medical Kit)
  • All the required permits, tickets and paperwork

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • International Airfare
  • Visa Charges
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
  • Emergency expenses

Frequently asked Questions

How fit do I need to be to do this tour?

It is a route for all ages. However, if you want to go down to the Lagoon from the viewpoint, you must take into account that it is a descent/ascent of 1.7 km along a sandy and steep road.

What is the highest altitude reached in this tour?

The highest altitude reached is 3600 m. This is the elevation of Quilotoa view point.

What about battery charging and hot shower facilities?

Yes, you can charge batteries in route and hotel. There are hot shower in the private room of the hotel

Are there ATMs on the way to Quilotoa?

Yes. There are ATMs on the way. You will have to draw enough cash previously to our arrive to Quilotoa lake.

What about internet access?

Yes. Internet can be accessed in most places and hotel.

Is it necessary to hire tour agency for Quilotoa volcano?

If you want comfort, safety and not having to wait at a bus station with schedules that can change suddenly, absolutely yes. On the other hand, traveling with us will give you a more complete impression of the nature and culture that surrounds you. Service provided by our professional guides.

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