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Laguna Quilotoa

Road Northwest of Latacunga, Latacunga 050150, Ecuador
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Private Day Trip to Quilotoa Lagoon and Markets from Quito
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“crater lake” (13 reviews)
“day trip” (12 reviews)
“the loop” (9 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Road Northwest of Latacunga, Latacunga 050150, Ecuador
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a beautiful place! The trek down to the Lagoon takes about 45 minutes if not longer if you are super sure footed. But I cant imagine climbing the steep trek back up. My husband and I both are very active and in healthy shape...More

Thank GagelTravelers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I just can recommend to do the whole loop and the at the end you will have the highlight which will leave you speechless. Absolutely awesome and one of the best hikes I've ever done!!

Thank NicolettaOnTravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The crater is stunning and the water almost turquoise. From the top to water level is about a 20 minute hike, however the return is about an hour and a half. Lots of souvenirs for purchase if you want. No free parking.

Thank the-world-of-ruth-mo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were glad that we had been at altitude for a week before we did this hike. Quilotoa is a long drive from the main road. It was an interesting contrast to see the mountain towns on the way to the lake. The view from...More

Thank PARobbert
Reviewed 3 June 2017

You can get a bus from Latacunga to Quilotoa, and I would recommend you arrive early there if you want to walk around it. Our initial plan was to walk around the crater, but when we got there we decided to go down to the...More

1  Thank Félix B
Reviewed 29 May 2017

If the weather is kind this is a great sight and experience. Slightly more touristy than I imagined with lots of restaurants and gift shops but apparently we were there on a Bank Holiday so the amount of people would have been greater than normal....More

Thank gramcan
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We did this on a day tour of Quito and the surrounding area. We booked through our hostel in Quito. The three hour bus ride took us to more locations than just the crater. Just the drive and the stops along the way would have...More

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 19 May 2017

It's a fairly straightforward walk down and there is kayaking on offer at the bottom but otherwise it's just a slog back up again .The village offers lunch/snack .

Thank saraharing
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

If you go to Ecuador you most go there and so the loop.We did the hike from sigchos to isinlivi then isinlivi to chugchilan then chugchilan to quilotoa and we stayed in quilotoa one night. It was basically an amazing 4 days hike!

Thank jess08travel
Reviewed 13 May 2017

spectacular walk down and good exercise up a must see kayak on the lake is interesting experience restuarant at top good

Thank franchescaG
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5 January 2017|
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Response from Candice B | Reviewed this property |
We hiked it without a guide, you don't need one!
3 January 2015|
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Response from DStraus | Reviewed this property |
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