Full Day Quilotoa

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Get immersed in the Quilotoa lagoon inside a volcanic crater, and its emerald-colored water impacts all its visitors, its environment is very visited by people who practice meditation.


  • Feel the energy of a massive emerald lagoon inside a volcano crater
  • Admire the nature and breath pure air of these stunning lagoon
  • Hike through a colorful trail around a impressive lagoon in ecuadorian Andes


NATURAL AND HIKE QUILOTOA (Thursday and Sunday). A couple of hours away from Quito in the capital of the Province of Cotopaxi, canton Latacunga we have 2 very important indigenous real markets in the area, which exchange products from tropical areas and products from the Andes. In our 1-day tour on a shared basis, we will visit these markets, Thursday Saquisilí market and Sunday Pujilí market, to then reach the highest point of the highlands 3800m (12467.19 feet) where we will visit an indigenous hut in the highlands to know part of their daily life. As we begin our descent we will arrive at the community of Tigua. Most of its people live from agriculture, livestock, handicrafts, and painting, the last two of which have made them famous artists around the world, with brightly colored wooden sculptures of animal faces and paintings on sheepskin. We are just a step away from our destination, and on the way, we have an obligatory stop to take pictures and selfies at the viewpoint of the Toachi River Canyon. Who does not have his selfie in this place, did not travel to Quilotoa! The Quilotoa lagoon is inside a volcanic crater, its emerald-colored water impacts all its visitors. Because the tranquility of its environment is very visited by people who practice YOGA and meditation, many couples have engagements and get married in the place. The lagoon has 2 viewpoints; the viewpoint of Shalalá and the viewpoint of the community. In our 1-day tour, we will visit the community's lookout point that has access to the crater and we can reach the lagoon. Adventure lovers can practice kayaking at 3914 m (12.841.21 ft) and the more adventurous can swim in its cold waters.


bilingual guide in Spanish / English. authorized tourist transport. menu-type meals (lunch). permits to enter protected areas

Important Information

  • Extra food and drinks.
  • Horses $10
  • Tips.
  • Snacks

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