Quilotoa Lake full day from Quito

Quito, Ecuador

Experience Rating
icon8 to 10 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 1 more

Hike down to the rim of a volcanic caldera on this tour to Quilotoa Lagoon from Quito. Enjoy free time at the beautiful natural attraction, and then head to a vista point, a market, and a town known for its arts and crafts. This tour includes a guide and all transportation, ensuring an easy and informative day trip.
  • Quilotoa Lagoon tour from Quito
  • Visit the beautiful volcanic lagoon in just one day
  • Ideal day trip out in nature for visitors of all ages
  • All transportation with hotel pickup and drop-off included

Professional guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Food and drinks

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered

Departure Time

7:30 AM
Early morning, your guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel to take you by mini Van or 4wd car to the Quilotoa lagoon. Depending on the day of the week, the first stop will be in one of the most beautiful markets of the Ecuadorian Hightlands with fruits, vegetables and in some cases animals, after this visit while you are going to cross the mountains of the central province of Cotopaxi and pass through the community of Zumbahua. You also can make a second stop and take pictures of the amazing landscape on the viewpoint of the Toachi River Canyon.

Once in the Quilotoa Lagoon you can hike down along the road towards the shores of this beautiful place. After a free time to enjoy, you will take the way back to the viewpoint, you can do it walking or renting a mule (extra cost).

After lunch (not included) within the community of Quilotoa, the return to Quito begins. On the way we will visit the community of Tigua where you can see and buy some paintings and masks done by the locals.

Once in Quito your driver will drop off you at your hotel.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.
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