Quilotoa Loop - GPS tracks
Replies: 1 - Last Post: Jul 4, 2012 8:02 PM Last Post By: marabiker
Jun 10, 2012 4:33 AM
Quilotoa Loop - GPS tracksWe walked from Quilotoa to Sigchos in 2 ½ days, plus half a day to walk down to the laguna. The path was nice enough, but in fact the best part was the laguna itself and we later regretted not to have walked around its rim.
The whole area is inhabited and the paths are used by the locals, so hiking there is neither particularly demanding nor dangerous or lonely. You do encounter people to ask for directions, and there is public transport as well (we saw far more buses than the complicated lists in the hostels and guidebooks suggest). Some of the guesthouses along the way are very nice and have good food – they are actually one of the reasons to walk there in the first place – but even in the villages in between it is possible to find accommodation, e.g. if you get caught in bad weather.
The guesthouses in Latacunga and along the way have simple maps and hiking descriptions, which are more or less sufficient, but a GPS helps. Our GPS tracks (for personal use) can be downloaded from our blog article on Quilotoa :
Jul 4, 2012 8:02 PM
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