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Quilotoa Crater Lake full-day tour

Availability: Every day
Duration: 9 hours, 30 minutes
Language: English, Spanish
Mobile voucher accepted
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  • Private tour with hotel pick-up and drop-off included
  • Explore Quilotoa Lake with a private guide
  • Enjoy the flexibility of a private tour that can be customized to your preferences
What to expect

Experience the spectacular scenery of the Ecuadorian Andes on this full-day tour from Quito. The Quilotoa loop tour is one of the most requested day-tours for traverlers from Quilota. This tour is an amazing experience travelling down to the volcanic crater to the lagoon and a culture-filled discovery. A short drive from Quito,165 km to Quilotoa, you will see beautiful Andean landscapes. Once arriving you will hike a half-hour down from the viewpoint at the bottom, besdie the lake. Quilotoa is one of the most beautiful and breathtaking, a tranquil, mesmerizing glass-green lake lying in the crater of an extinct volcano. The volcanic crater allows visitors to see its past history and formidable power. A gem of the Andes this is part of the Ecological Reserve Ilinizas, at 3,800 meters above sea level. After exploring the crater it is a 1-2 hour hike back up the 280-meter vertical ascent.

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What's included
  • Private transportation
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • English/Spanish speaking guide
What's not included
  • Meals and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Cost of extra activities ex. optional mule ride to the Quilotoa
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What to remember
  • Please provide your Hotel name and address at booking for pick-up
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

Please bring with you:

  • Comfortable clothing
  • Hiking shoes
  • Jacket or rain gear, hat and sunscreen
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  • 7.00am
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.

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