Quilotoa Lagoon

From Quito: Quilotoa Lagoon Full Day Tour

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What You'll Do
  • Admire a spectacular view of the Avenue of Volcanoes and the Ecuadorian Andes
  • Discover the traditions and culture of the indigenous Paramos people
  • Explore the stunning Quilotoa volcano and lake
  • Gaze in awe at the most beautiful landscapes in Ecuador's highlands
Enjoy a tour to the Quilotoa Lagoon from Quito. Along the way, admire a spectacular view of the Avenue of Volcanoes and the Ecuadorian Andes. Learn about the indigenous Andean cultures and traditions, and take memorable pictures.
What to Expect
Your full-day tour begins with an early morning pick-up from your accommodation in Quito. From there, you'll be driven south through the Avenue of the Volcanoes, passing through the towns of Latacunga and Pujilí. The first stop will be at a local house of the indigenous Paramos people. You will be discover their traditions, farming techniques and way of life, explore their home and interact with them.

After this visit, the tour heads to the town of Tigua, famous for its native paintings. You will continue up to the Quilotoa volcano, where you will be able to descend to the lake inside the crater, or just walk around the edge if you prefer. You can also enjoy a fun experience riding a mule. Enjoy lunch (optional), and gaze in awe at the most beautiful landscapes in Ecuador's highlands, dotted with indigenous villages. Finally, you will be returned to your accommodation in Quito.
What's Included
  • Private transportation
  • Bilingual English-Spanish certified guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Visit to indigenous home
  • Visit to Tigua Indigenous Painting Gallery
  • Quilotoa lagoon hike
  • Lunch
What's Not Included
  • Mule ride
  • Extra expenses
  • Tips
  • Alcoholic drinks
Meeting Point

Plaza Foch (Reina Victoria and Foch street, on the corner, New Town) 7:30 am Plaza San Blas (Caldas E138 and Pedro Fermin Cevallos, Old Town) 8:00 am

Know Before You Go
On Thursdays, the trip also includes an optional trip to the Saquisilí indigenous market.

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