Quilotoa lake is inside of Quilotoa volcano is located in the Cotopaxi province 170 kilometer from Quito, in the Quilotoa community this area is part of Ilinizas ecological reserve, we arrive by car really near to the view point of crater 3800 meters above sea level the highest part on the rim of crater is on 3940 meters above sea level and the lake level is on 3530 meters above sea level
We Departure from Quito at 7:00 or from Latacunga 8:30 in the morning, and we will drive directly to the south on the Panamerican highway to Quilotoa lagoon more or less 3 and half hours. We will have short stop for pictures
When we arrive to Quilotoa Lagoon, we will have a trek for 4 hours, we start a trek from the viewpoint of the Quilotoa community (3880 meters 12729 feet) above sea level, we walk on the rim of the crater until Shalala viewpoint, from this point we walk down to the lagoon level (3530 meters 11581 feet) above sea level, we take a break for lunch and then we continue to the beach, in this area we take a break and then we start to climb up to the community
Here we will meet many people because normally most of people use the directly path from the community to the lagoon, in this area people get some boats for use at the lagoon and some people like to ride a horse for climb up to the community again Cost is $ 10,00 per person
When we will return to the community we visit the craft market and then we will start to drive back to Quito or Latacunga and is possible to continue to another place for extra cost.
Tributrek will make this trip with minimum 2 person, we have special price for one person, families and groups.
Cost $ 65,00 per person
Private transport from and back the hotel.
English speaking guide.