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Laguna Quilotoa

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“crater lake” (30 reviews)
“the loop” (10 reviews)
“take pictures” (8 reviews)
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"crater lake"
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"the loop"
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"take pictures"
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"direct bus"
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"per person"
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"walked down"
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"day trip"
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"mule ride"
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"steep trail"
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"local market"
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"beautiful landscape"
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"takes hours"
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"stay overnight"
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"local food"
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"the black sheep inn"
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Reviewed 16 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

1  Thank Karen S
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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 Britt B
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Reviewed 23 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
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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
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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
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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

Thank MooreUSA
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Reviewed 17 June 2017

Woohoo we hiked the entire Quilotoa rim! It took us about 6hrs. I was a slug and took frequent rests and went very slowly for parts of it. We started from the little village of Quilotoa, at about 12,500ft and hike to the highest part...More

Thank mon h
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

Last year I visited Quilotoa Lagoon with my family, it’s a beautiful place, with beautiful landscapes, but the weather it’s too cool is between 3 and 15 degrees Celsius, for that sometimes I felt sick for the climate change. Quilotoa Lagoon is located 66 kilometers...More

Thank Kerly M
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

Last month I had the opportunity to travel to the province of Cotopaxi exclusively to the reserve of LA LAGUNA DE QUILOTOA, this was thanks to a tour between friends, the experience lived was something extraordinary. Since we arrived at the entrance area until we...More

1  Thank Jennyfervr
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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Quilotoa is probably one of the most visited lakes in the country cause is a visit you can do on a full day trip from Quito city or as a 3 hours detour in the way to adventurous town of Baños. Presumably a quiet volcano,...More

1  Thank Sebastián V
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Legoanakin
9 August 2016|
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Response from QuilotoaShalala | Property representative |
Dear friend sorry for responding late. Well we recommend the Quilotoa Shalala Lodge
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Robert B
10 March 2016|
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Response from traveldoll_lz | Reviewed this property |
it is possible but the earlier you get there the better
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Zoedemey
4 December 2015|
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Response from traveldoll_lz | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can do this in one day. But i do recommend setting aside 6 hours minimum if you intend to hike and fully take it in.
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