Tour Quilotoa

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Quito Tour Bus

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  • Full Day
  • Friday
  • Quito, Ecuador
At 3 hours from Quito we find the Ecological Reserve Los Ilinizas where one of its main attractions is the turquoise lagoon that is located in the crater of Quilotoa, the wonderful landscapes make this tourist attraction an experience that you can not miss if you are in Ecuador.

Route and attractions

From Quinde Visitors Center

Visit the Shalalá and Quilotoa viewpoint

The beginning of the lagoon of Quilotoa is Shalala viewpoint, a space built in 2014, with sustainable materials, that allows to contemplate the beauty of nature from 3900 meters above sea level

Hike and visit the Quilotoa Lagoon

The crater of the dormant volcano forms a bowl that collects the azure waters of the lagoon. Its color is due to the accumulation of sulfur. According to legend, this was the scene of the battle between the Quilotoa gods who lived on the surface and Toachi, who was under the lake, because that aroused envy the ability of the first to reflect the color of the sky

Visit a crafts workshop in the Community of Tigua

Color is the protagonist of the stories that narrate the crafts of Tigua, works that are manufactured by the community of the same name. These paintings bear geometric and figurative forms, typical of the pre-Columbian and colonial times respectively

Toachi Canyon Lookout

The Toachi River Canyon covers almost 30 kilometers in length with a drop of 100 meters, offers an unusual Andean landscape as a result of the eruptions of the Quilotoa volcano

Return to Quito

Tour Includes

  • Tourist Transport
  • Bilingual Guide (Esp – Eng)
  • Entrance the Shalalá Lookout
  • Entrance to the Quilotoa Lagoon
  • Visit the Tigua crafts workshop
  • Visit the Toachi River Canyon
  • Lunch
  • Mini snack
  • Almuerzo
  • Mini Box Lunch

Not Inclusive

  • Other details not specified
  • Tips

What to Bring

  • Sunscreen
  • Cap or hat
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Photo camera
  • All the energy to enjoy the day
  • Hiking shoes