Although gaining in popularity, the Quilotoa Loop is still a destination for travellers seeking adventure off the beaten track. The self-guided tour route takes you through small indigenous villages, spectacular mountain views, lush valleys and across roaring rivers. The route will bring you to the spectacular Quilotoa Crater Lake, indigenous markets and give you insight into how native Ecuadorians have lived for centuries. You will spend the night in a working organic farm bed and breakfast. Vehicle, lodging, dinner and breakfast included.
You will be provided a motorcycle or 4x4 equipped with a pre-programmed GPS unit and daily route sheets plus voucher for a hotel stay including breakfast and dinner.You will be given a thoughtful presentation on Ecuador rules of the road, customs and courtesies and shown how to operate your GPS. A detailed briefing of the route will be provided.You will be provided a pre-paid cell phone to contact us with any questions along the way. Please bring your original passport, original drivers' license and a vaild credit card with available credit for the security deposit on the motorcycle. See the motorcycle pages for more information on the required deposit.
Day 1: Quito - ChugchilanDistance: 159 km | 99 miles
Accommodations: Black Sheep Inn
Day 2 Chugchilan - QuitoDistance: 204 km | 127 milesMeals: Breakfast
Activities: Pujilli Market, Tigua Art Gallery, Quilotoa Crater Lake, Saquisilli Market
After the tour, you may enjoy VIP access to our "Freedom Riders' Lounge" - complete with a hot shower, jacuzzi, and honor bar.