Quilotoa Lagoon

Cultural & Theme Tours in Ecuador

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See many volcanoes on this journey and you will understand why this region is so called the Avenue of the Volcanoes. Stunning landscapes will make your trip unique. Mountains and green pastures will be your companions on this trip. Little by little you will discover different cultures and customs. Visit a local market is part of the itinerary in order to discover new fruits, tubers and vegetables from the inter-andean region. Our eyes will be attracted by extensive plantations of barley, potatoes, turnips, oats and maybe on the way you will dare to savor a delicious and exotic dish like the guinea pig. Finally, the lagoon with soul of a princess will give you the welcome to start a special connection with nature.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Laguna Quilotoa, Cotopaxi ProvinceA full day from Quito city to explore the timeless beauty and Quilotoa crater located at 3800m asl (12467 ft). You can be as active or relaxed as you like. Enjoy the Ecuador’s famous volcano, with its commanding view of lagoon in the Andes mountain range, the remnant of an ancient volcano. Quilotoa offers a wide variety of activities from which to choose: hiking, kayaking, photography or just enjoy this peacefull place. On the way to Quilotoa you will enjoy an scenic view about different elevations and volcanoes. Learn more about Ecuadorian Kichwa communities, local markets and customes, then get a taste of local flavors in one of the restaurants. Duration: 3 hours

What’s included

  • An English-speaking naturalist Guide/driver
  • Transportation
  • Admission to Quilotoa reserve
  • Lunch - (ecuadorian set menu)
  • Pick-up from your centrally hotel from Quito City
  • Entry/Admission - Laguna Quilotoa

What’s not included

  • Travel insurance
  • Tips
  • Optional activities
  • Mule back riding to come back to the parking lot ($10 USD per person)
  • Single supplement ($95 USD per person)
  • Services not mentioned