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Laguna Quilotoa

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Reviewed 10 December 2016

La Laguna de Quilotoa is a beautiful place. It isn’t very well known because this place is far from the city. This lagoon is located in a crater of an ancient volcano. With the sun rays the color of this lagoon change to blue, turquoise...More

Thank eliguerrero93
Reviewed 29 November 2016

The Laguna is simply incredible if you have the luck to see it on a clear day. It is advisable to stay overnight to increase your chances. We arrived one day with cloudy weather, slept over in the village and woke up in the morning...More

Thank Magda D
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Ecuador is a Magic place. Every corner is magic :) Quilotoa is such an experience. You must visit this place and also visit the local artisans on your way yo the lake.

Thank Locombiano14
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Lago Quilotoa is another must see place in Ecuador. I did a daytrip there from Quito, but you can easily stay there overnight for as little as $5 a night. I wish I would have done that. It is an amazing place to such an...More

1  Thank SpaciousEarth
Reviewed 1 November 2016

It's not often you get to walk over to and down into an extinct volcanic crater with a beautiful lake! About 2.5 - 3 hours trip from Quito, take a day trip over to this attraction and get some wonderful pictures! Cost to enter the...More

1  Thank Sally S
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Quilotoa lake is is absolutely stunning, worth going, paddling and hiking up! The view is great. The only minus of our trip there was the mistake of contracting the tour with the Suchipakari tours - Santiago and Monica (Calle Venezuela close to Calle Mejia in...More

Thank Thiago Hérick d
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Super recommended! Be prepared to walk. When you go down to the lagoon is ok, but when you have to return you must be prepared to a hard hour. If you want you can rent a horse to go up for $10. It's a little...More

Thank ajeffsu
Reviewed 15 October 2016

If I wanted to write a short story about this place I definitely could. We decided to hike the Quilatoa Loop beginning in Insinlivi to Chuchilan to Quilatoa. It was rather badly marked, but after getting lost each day along the way we made it....More

Thank Lcdthethird
Reviewed 13 October 2016

First I'd like to mention that our tour to Quilotoa was handled by Francisco Estrella, a free-lance tour guide who operates in Quito and Banos.He is an amazing young man who is very knowledgeable about the local people, and eco-systems. He speaks English well and...More

1  Thank Richard J
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Definitely take the principle road down and go kayaking at the lake. It is also worth it to find the 'Shalala mirrador' for the best view.

Thank Hylke R
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Response from QuilotoaEC | Property representative |
Dear friend sorry for responding late. Well we recommend the Quilotoa Shalala Lodge
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