Skip the logistics of organizing a day trip to Quilotoa, a water-filled caldera with an astonishing turquoise lagoon. This private tour takes you there directly from your hotel in Quito, leaving you plenty of time to linger at the shoreline after a hike down. With a dedicated guide, explore an indigenous village market and visit a local family. Enjoy a traditional highlands dish, provided for lunch.
Quilotoa day trip with a private guide offers personalized attention
Marvel at the 2-mile-wide (3-km) crater nestled in the Ecuadorian Andes
Explore indigenous markets and visit the Tigua community
Included: lunch and round-trip private transport from hotels in Quito
Professional driver/ guide
Transportation from and to Quito’s hotel (urban zone)
Meals as described in the itinerary
24/7 assistance in Dutch, English and Spanish
Optional mules rent ($10)
Optional 30 min. kayak trip in the lagoon ($5)
Optional tips for guide
Departure & Return
Traveler pickup is offered Departure Point: Your Hotel in Quito
What To Expect
Explore Saquisili/Pujili (Thursday/Sunday) and visit a native family.
This Quito tour is a Private / Individual Tour. This means you the same guide during your tour. There won’t be any other guests during the tour, only your travel party.
Important things to bring: warm and waterproof clothing, water, sun block, sunglasses and passport.
Inform yourself about food safety when traveling to tropical countries. Take the necessary precaution to avoid food poisoning (always wash your hands before eating, don’t eat ‘street food’, only eat peeled fruits, etc.).
The operator cannot take any responsibility for any illnesses or missed meals & tours due to an illness.
It is mandatory to have valid travel and medical insurance. Please inform us of any known medical conditions you have.
Time Disclaimer: We recommend this private tour to start no later than 08:00 am because you will enjoy the tour at a good pace and you will not miss out on any activities. If you choose for a later departure time it might be possible that you will miss some activities due to traffic or other circumstances.
The operator reserves the right to change the itinerary without previous notice due to weather conditions, availabilities, National Park regulations or notifications and unforeseeable circumstances.
In order to process your reservation please help us with all this information:
Hotel Information for Pick-up
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For all guests:
Date of birth
Near public transportation
Not recommended for travelers with back problems
No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Transportation included is from and to Quito’s hotel, located in the Quito urban Zone. It does not include Valleys, Tababela or hotels close to the airport. The extra charge of $ 40 (for the round trip per group) must be paid directly to the driver.
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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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