Quilotoa Day Trip from Quito

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Tour description provided by Viator

Explore the real Andean Ecuador on this one-day cultural tour takes you to one of the most beautiful lagoons in Ecuador and South America. Visit the amazing Laguna Quilotoa where you will hike down to the lake. Also visit a local market and meet a family in one of the surrounding villages, paying special attention to the culture and rural life of the indigenous Andean people. Your shared tour will depart from a centralized meeting point in Quito.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Mariscal District, Quito, Pichincha ProvinceLeave from Plaza Foch in Quito at 07:00 (so please be there at 06:50) or from The Old Town location at 07:20 (so please be there at 07:10) for transport to Quilotoa.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Mercado Indigena, Saquisili, Cotopaxi ProvinceExplore Saquisili/Pujili (Thursday/Sunday) and visit a native family.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Laguna Quilotoa, Cotopaxi ProvinceHike and explore the Quilotoa Crater and LagoonDuration: 2 hours 30 minutesStop At: TiguaArrive to Tigua communityDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Mariscal District, Quito, Pichincha ProvinceReturn to shared meeting points in QuitoDuration: 3 hours

What’s included

  • Lunch
  • Transportation from and to Quito
  • 24/7 assistance in Dutch, English and Spanish.

What’s not included

  • Optional mule rent ($10).
  • 30 min kayak trip in the lagoon ($5).
  • Additional food and drinks.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Personal health & travel insurance.
  • Optional tips for the guide.


  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Lunch included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide