QUILOTOA CRATER LAKE DAY TOUR This one-day cultural tour takes us to one of the most beautiful lagoons in Ecuador and South America, the amazing Laguna Quilotoa, and surrounding villages. On day trips that occur on Thursdays, we start our day with a visit to the famous local market of Saquisilí. On Sundays, we visit the market in Pujili instead. Continuing our trip, we pass through the indigenous villages of the area which provide a fantastic chance to see the true Ecuador. When we arrive at the spectacular Quilotoa Crater Lake, we hike down to the Laguna and back up again in a stunning two-hour hike tour. Down there it is possible to go kayaking. It is also possible to hire mules for part of the trek. Paying special attention to the culture and rural life of indigenous Andean people, this Quilotoa day tour is a wonderful opportunity to see the beauty of Ecuador in all of its forms. Itinerary IncludedNot IncludedPriceBook Shared Tour: Thursdays and Sundays Note: All times are approximate, EXCEPT starting time Schedule Itinerary 07:00 07:15 Leave from Magic Bean restaurant (Juan Leon Mera and Mariscal Foch) or Leave from Plaza San Blas (Caldas E1-83 y Pichincha) 09:30 Explore market of Saquisili/Pujili (Thursday/Sunday) 10:15 Visit of native family house 10:45 Depart to Quilotoa Crater Lake 12:15 Arrive at Laguna Quilotoa & hike down to the lake to enjoy some free time to explore. Mules rent $10 optional, Kayaking $3 optional 14:30 Lunch 15:30 Visit of Toachi Canyon Crater 18:15 Arrive in Quito Want to read about our traveler experience? Read our blog or check these TripAdvisor reviews for our Quilotoa day tour! * We also have a pick-up point in the old town, please provide us with your details about accommodation and we can arrange a meeting point in either La Mariscal or the Old Town. * The tour is operated by a parent operator that reserves the right to change the itinerary without previous notice due to weather, National Park regulations or notifications and unforeseeable circumstances. Private tour: professional and bilingual guide, private transportation from Hotel/Quilotoa/Hotel Shared tour: professional and bilingual guide, lunch, transportation from/to Quito Tips for guide, mule $10, kayaking $3 p.p. Note: Private Tour does not include lunch Necessary Equipment: – Sunglasses – Sunscreen – Snacks – Camera – Hiking boots – Water – Waterproof jacket Shared Tour: 50p.p (Thursdays and Sundays) Private Tour: 1 pax $230 – 2 pax $115 – 3pax $85p.p (any day) Full Day Transportation: $200 – for a group 4 pax – 6 pax max (Spanish speaking driver) *It is important that you will have current travel insurance including personal medical insurance. Please inform us of any known medical conditions you have. *If you book a day tour with us, get 20% discount at our Hostel in Old Town Quito – Hump Day Hostel We put a lot of effort into organizing the tour; therefore cancellations require 48hrs notice by which we would give you a 50% refund. Cancellations will not be refunded with a shorter time notice. This tour is operated by a third party company. * Quilotoa Crater Lake shared tour departure is on Thursdays and Sundays Please, if you haven’t received an email from us in 2 days, check your spam inbox. Otherwise, you can also contact us through our social media platforms, or on Whatsapp: +593 980314882.