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Quilotoa day tour

Quilotoa crater Lake is a rewarding day trip to a hidden gem of the Ecuadorian Andes. Not only will the crater lake literally take your breath away, but there are wonderful landscapes along the way, and the indigenous villages are culturally very interesting too.

  • Enjoy spectacular views of Quilotoa Lake from the crater rim viewing platform.
  • Trek into the crater down to the lake-side, with the option of kayaking when you arrive.
  • Visit Tigua art workshop to see the famous colorful artwork that originated in this region of Ecuador.
  • Enjoy fine views into Toachi Canyon, and rural scenery during the road journey.
  • Explore local indigenous markets – Saquisili (Thursdays), Zumbahua (Saturdays) or Pujili (Wednesdays & Sundays).

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Quilotoa day tour

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Prices 2020

  • Per person
  • $110 2 people
  • $95 3 people
  • $80 4 people



  • 07:00Pickup from your hotel
  • 10:00 – 14:00Visit Quilotoa Lagoon
  • 16:30Aprox drop off time at your hotel


The places that you visit are flexible. The itinerary can be adapted directly with your guide, depending on your interests. Timings are referencial only, and subject to change.

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About this itinerary

  • During this trip you will be at high altitude (approx. up to 3800 meters), so warm clothes (hat, scarf, gloves, warm upper layers, wind/rain proof jacket) are recommended.
  • You will also need to stay hydrated to avoid effects of altitude, we recommend bringing 2 liters of water per person.
  • This is a private tour, so you have flexibility to make itinerary changes on the day with your guide.
  • We recommend booking day tours at least one week in advance, to ensure that a guide is available for you, and the trip booking & organization can be done smoothly.
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  • Return transport to / from your Quito city hotel
  • Licensed English-speaking guide


  • Meals
  • Entry Fees / activity costs
  • Transport to/from Quito airport or the valley area, this costs a little extra, please let us know in advance
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips (Optional)
Tours dates

Tour Dates

  • This tour is available 7 days a week, 365 days per year.
  • Timing: 07:00 – 19:00.

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