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Laguna Quilotoa

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An amazing vividly green lake about 2 miles across and wonderful hiking done to the surface or around the rim. Otherworldy - and the views of the paramo on the road to it were breathtaking as well

Thank erichertting
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This made a great trip out of Quito to see the surrounding countryside and marvel at the Corredor of Volcanoes. Up until about 9 am we had clear views of Cotopaxi. We stopped for half an hour at a local food market which has not...More

1  Thank angusmallorca
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful walking trip with my partner and family. We enjoyed walking down and up the lake. The view is stunning and you will not regret traveling. I do recommend you go down in the morning as you will get normally sun and will be warmer...More

1  Thank Rmzr
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful lagoon worth the visit. It was definitely a bit of a trek to get to (approx 3 hrs from Quito) and about 30 mins to walk down, but definitely a cool spot. Once down you could kayak in the lagoon and hang out with...More

1  Thank phistiki
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Well worth the drive, we arrived in Quilotoa and had a lovely lunch at the cafe, drank come coca leaf tea to help with the altitude and then walked a short distance for the overlook of the volcanic lake. What views! The color of the...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We went there on a tour with Gray Line as part of a full day tour. You can hike down to the lagoon and back. If you prefer to ride a mule back up, they are available for $10.00/each. Since we only spent an hour...More

Thank BrittB611
Reviewed 22 July 2017

This hike started at Quilotoa by the lake towards the left (west) side and ended in Chugchilan. The sign indicates that it is 10.24 kms. Well, our GPS says it was 11.48 miles. We started at a little past 9 in the morning and finished...More

Thank Indiana_Jonesse
Reviewed 8 July 2017

The Quilotoa tour was breathtaking. Definitely not for the faint of heart. Our tour guide Alex made the tour great.

Thank Kevin J
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We were staying in Quito, so a long drive but we all thought it was well worth the drive. We took the time to hike all the way down into the lake along a very narrow path. We stopped for many beautiful pictures as the...More

Thank ErinIdaho
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

I sent a pic of the laguna to a friend and she thought it was photoshopped. Nope. 100% real. The color is indesribable. We did the hike down to the water and back. It took us 20 or 25 min to get down and a...More

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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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