Shared Day Trip to Quilotoa Crater Lagoon from Quito

Explore the real Andean Ecuador on this one-day cultural tour takes you to one of the most beautiful lagoons in Ecuador and South America. Visit the amazing Laguna Quilotoa where you will hike down to the lake. Also visit a local market and meet a family in one of the surrounding villages, paying special attention to the culture and rural life of the indigenous Andean people. Your shared tour will depart from a centralized meeting point in Quito.

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  • What's included :
    • Transportation from and to Quito’s meeting point
    • Lunch
    • 24/7 assistance in Dutch, English and Spanish
    What's excluded :
    • Optional mule rent ($10).
    • 30 min kayak trip in the lagoon ($5).
    • Additional food and drinks.
    • optional tips for guide
    • Personal expenses.
    • Personal health & travel insurance.
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Mercado Indigena, Saquisili Ecuador

    Explore Saquisili/Pujili (Thursday/Sunday) and visit local markets of the town. You will also get the chance to visit a native family.

    Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes

    Stop At: Laguna Quilotoa, Laguna de Quilotoa, 070701 Ecuador

    Hike and explore the Quilotoa Crater and Lagoon, one of the most beautiful lagoons in South America. You will begin the descent to the lake at around 1:00 PM. After you arrive, you will have the chance to enjoy the views from the shore of the lake inside the crater. At 2:30 you will begin ascent to the viewpoint.

    Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

    Stop At: Tigua, Ecuador

    After lunch, you will be driven to visit the town of Tigua. At arrival you will get to know the Tigua community. Your will learn about the paintings created by the community. After that you will return to Quito.

    Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    1: Centro Histórico, Quito, Ecuador
    2: Plaza Foch, Quito 170143, Ecuador
    Departure Time :
    7:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Important things to bring: warm and waterproof clothing, water, sun block, sunglasses and passport
    • It is important that you will have current travel insurance including personal medical insurance. Please inform us of any known medical conditions you have
    • The operator reserves the right to change the itinerary without previous notice due to weather, National Park regulations or notifications and unpredictable circumstances
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Please notify supplier which meeting point you take so to communicate that to the guide and don’t be late because the bus won’t wait for you.
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Please take into consideration that lunch will be served at around 03:30 PM, so it is recommended to bring some extra food.
    • 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.).
    • Rebecca Adventure Travel reserves the right to change the itinerary without previous notice due to weather conditions, availabilities, National Park regulations or notifications and unforeseeable circumstances.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • Travelers must bring with them extra sanitary items to be used during the entire tour. Transportation: Passengers will be seated skipping a place to maintain the distance required. Medicine: Travelers should bring their medications from their countries.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Activity ID: V-29628P18

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