This 3-day Quilotoa Lagoon & Baños Hot Springs adventure takes you from the only one emerald sparkling lake in the mountains to have an adventure in “The Door of the Amazon”...
Quilotoa Lagoon & Baños Hot Springs | 3 days
- Adventure program in private tour or small group tour
- Accommodation in selected hotels
- 2x Breakfast, 3x menu lunch, 2x Dinner
- Private transportation
- English - Spanish speaking certified guide
- All activities as mentioned (hike, visit to waterfalls etc.)
- Entrances fee in Pailon del Diablo, Manto de la Novia, Quilotoa Lagoon and La Casa del árbol
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Personal expenses
- Amenities & services in hotels
- Alcoholic drinks
- Activities not specified in the program
- Food and drinks, unless specified
Optional (Available upon request)
- Vegetarian meals or preferences
- Airport transfer service
- Extension programs in the Andes, Galapagos Islands or Amazon Jungle packages
- Local flight tickets
Tour Details :
Volcanoes Avenue – Hike – Quilotoa Lagoon
For Volcanoes Avenue tour we departure by car from Quito early in the morning at about 7:30 a.m. By heading south of Quito and driving through the Avenue of the Volcanoes passing through by the towns of Latacunga and Pujilí. On the way to Quilotoa we will stop to visit and indigenous local house from the “Paramos”, we will observe their clothes and customs, but the most important thing is that we are going to be with them in a typical indigenous house made of straw. We will share with them a short moment talking, watching and learning from them, about their life and how they prepare the soil to sow. In the Volcanoes Avenue tour we will also visit the town of Tigua, famous for its naive paintings. Then, we will continue up to the Quilotoa volcano, where you will be able to descend to the lake located inside the crater or just walk around the cráter for 3 hours. Prepare yourself to enjoy an unforgettable experience by mule back riding in the Volcanoes Avenue tour! Enjoy of the most beautiful landscape in the highlands and traditional indigenous villages! Accommodation in Chugchilan.
Hike – Indigenous Village – Mountains Scenery
For the Indigenous Village tour, we leave Quilotoa Crater after breakfast to hike down and up to Chugchilan. It is about 5 to 6 hours hike, going up from 3900 m. / 12.796 ft. Up to 3200 m. / 10.499 ft. We will go through the Rio Toachi Canyon and then back up to get to the road that takes us to Chugchilan. During this 5-hour hike you will have excellent views on the Toachi Canyon, and you will get good impressions what’s life like on the countryside in the Andes. Accommodation in Chugchilan in a local Lodge.
Isinlivi Village – Hike - Quito
For the Isinlivi Village tour after breakfast you leave with the guide in the direction to Isinlivi, the next village on our trip. Descent 400m. Ascent 300m. Distance 12 km. 4 hours hike. We will go down into the warm canyon of Rio Toachi and have some nice hours hiking Isinlivi Village and relaxing at the riverbed before going the last meters up to Isinlivi. Lunch and return to Quito.