Quilotoa Laguna Daytour

Day Trips & Excursions in Ecuador

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This full day cultural tour begins with a visit to local indigenous market at either Saquisilli (Thursdays only) or Pujili (Sundays only).  The drive to Laguna Quilotoa – an amazing emerald lagoon inside a volcano crater at the height of approximatetly 3,800 m – displays a beautiful view of the Andean mountains, passing the ancient canyon of Zumbahua and many indigenous towns and farmlands.  The trip through the villages of the area provide a fantastic chance to see one of the most authentic parts of the country. Before lunch we visit a local indigenous home where you have the opportunity to interact with the locals.Prepare yourself for a taste of cultural and hiking.
Itinerary: • 06:30 Meet at meeting point CarpeDM Office (Jose Antepara E4-60 and Los Ríos, Old Town sector) • 06:45 - 7:00 am  Plaza Foch - Q Restaurant • 08:30 - Breakfast in small local restaurant 1 hour from Quito (Included) • 09:30 – Explore Saquisili/Pujili (Thursday/Sunday) • 10:30 – Depart for Laguna Quilotoa • 13:30 – Lunch, begin descent into Laguna(Included) • 15:00 – Explore Laguna- optional kayaking • 15:30 – Return ascent to crater • 16:30 – Begin drive back • 19:00 – Arrive in Quito What’s Included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Bilingual Guide • Entry to Family Residence • Entry Fee to Quilotoa • Transport What’s Not Included: • Optional Mule Ride approximately $10 US • Optional Kayak $5 US • Extra snacks/beverages • Tips What to bring: • Warm clothing (layers) • Sun block • Sun glasses • Gloves • Scarf • Wool hat • Original passport • Waterproof jacket • Extra snacks and water • Hiking boots or trekking shoes • Camera

What’s included

  • What’s Included:
  • Breakfast
  • Transport
  • Guide
  • Lunch

What’s not included

  • What’s Not Included:
  • Additional Snacks / Beverages
  • TIPS
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