Cotopaxi and Quilotoa in one day: Hiking, nature and culture

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Cotopaxi, the second most popular adventure destination in Ecuador. The second highest active volcano in the world that will leaves its mark on you. Quilotoa, the lake with a emerald color


  • Enjoy a zone surrounded by active and dormed volcanoes.
  • Feel the sensation of being above 15000 feet( 4500 masl).
  • Share with indigenous groups learning about their culture
  • Marvel at magnificent of landscapes on the ecuadorian andes.


This is a day of nature and cultural. Starting in Quito and driving through the volcanoes avenue, We will get to Cotopaxi. We will count more than 10 volcanoes on our way. Watch the wildlife such as wild horses, curiquingue hawk. If we are lucky we will observe deers, andean condor or andean fox. Live the culture that this land offers with different indigenoues groups. Take many pictures of these tremendous peaks. Admire the really beautiful colors that the lakes offers in different times. Taste local food, such as ginea pig, one of the typicals food in south america. Learn about our flora and fauna seeing the element directly there. Mountain offers many weather variations in one hour, it could be sunny , rainy, windy and cloudy, everything just in minutes. Saturday, We could stop in Zumbahua town to visit a local market. We will end our tour in Quito. We will have to be an early bird because this tour takes around 12 hours.


Private transportation Driver guide Cotopaxi National Park permission Quilotoa National Park permission

Important Information

  • Nature is unpredictable and as a consequence we could not see clearly the top of the volcanoes, it happens specially at Cotopaxi. Weather can affect the experience. The order to visit each place could change due to the weather, it would be always talking with clients firstly. We have to drive 3 hours going and 3 hours returning to Quito. Let me know where you will stay to be picked up.

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