Full-Day Quilotoa Lake Hiking Tour From Quito

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Tour Information

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  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    7:00am from meeting point
  • Departure Details :
    Restaurant The Magic Bean
  • Return Details :
    Plaza Foch
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

This one-day Ecuadorian cultural tour takes you to one of the most beautiful lagoons in Ecuador and South America, the amazing Laguna Quilotoa, and its surrounding villages and markets.

Highlights

  • Vegetarian meal option available
  • Lunch included
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Family friendly
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

Know More about this tour

Start your day with a visit to the famous local market of Saquisil. On Sundays, when the market is closed, you'll visit the first missionary church in Ecuador, located in Pujili. Continuing on, you'll pass through the indigenous villages of the area which provide a fantastic chance to witness true Ecuadorian culture.

Arriving at the spectacular Laguna Quilotoa, you'll hike down to the Laguna and back in a stunning 45 min hike down and 1-hour hike up. It is possible to hire mules for part of the trek. Paying special attention to the culture and rural life of indigenous Andean people, this trip is a wonderful opportunity to see the beauty of Ecuador in all of its forms.

Itinerary:

07:00 - Depart from meeting point.
09:30 - Explore Saquisili/Pujili (Thursday/Sunday) and visit a native family.
10:30 - Depart to Laguna Quilotoa
13:00 - Begin descent to the Laguna
14:00 - Explore the Laguna shore
14:30 - Begin ascent to the Laguna viewpoint / mules rent $8 *optional
15:30 - Lunch (included)
16:30 - Arrive to Tigua Art community gallery
19:00 - Return to “Magic Bean“ restaurant (Juan Leon Mera and Mariscal Foch).

Inclusions

Professional and bilingual guide

Lunch

Transportation from/to Quito's meeting point

Exclusions

Mules rent $10p.p

Kayak rent $4p.p

Quilotoa entrance fee ($2)

Gratuities

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

Necessary Equipment: Sunglasses and sun cream, Water and snacks, Camera, Hiking shoes, Big bag for shopping, Waterproof jacket

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