Around 06:45, we will leave Quito traveling 166 kilometers along the western mountain range where we will take wonderful photos all the way until we reach the lagoon of the Quilotoa volcano. We will pass through a place where we can see the extension of the city from the southeast, continue and go to breakfast (at the cost of tourists), in a restaurant with the best Ecuadorian cuisine on the way to the lagoon of the Quilotoa volcano. After breakfast we will go to the traditional craft market in Saquisilí. We will travel between 1 hour and 1 hour and a half more in the direction of the lagoon, a few kilometers before arriving we will have the opportunity to see the cracks of the west that have a great resemblance to the Grand Canyon in Colorado. This is how we will then arrive at the Quilotoa lagoon where we will have the possibility of descending from the parking lot to the lagoon, there you can take spectacular photos of the lagoon, as its color changes from blue to green, you can rent Kayaks (At your cost) and then climb on foot or rent mules (at your cost). This experience is a full day and lasts between 8 and 9 hours. Once the tour is over, we will return in the direction of Quito making a last stop in the famous ice creams of “La Avelina”. If upon your arrival in Quito you need transportation, from the airport to your hotel, do not hesitate to ask me how gladly I can help
I have been working with volcanoes in Ecuador for almost 5 years, taking people to explore and enjoy with nature at Cotopaxi, Quilotoa, Cayambe, Chimborazo, Antisana and Sangay. I have taken tourists to Quilotoa and its surroundings for almost 5 years, on the way we stop at the best places to take beautiful pictures and eat the best typical food. We know what delights tourists. Together with Ivanna, SuperHost: https://www.airbnb.es/rooms/4099817?s=51, we have assisted hundreds of tourists in this unforgettable adventure and also with our first experience to Cotopaxi where you can check the reviews: https://es.airbnb.com/experiences/445631?source=p2
Along the way, you will have the necessary fresh water and a little secret to reach the lagoon at Quilotoa volcano
In a comfortable car we'll be traveling from the meeting point to Quilotoa volcano
Possibly the oldest and most traditional indigenous market in Ecuador, called the Turkish market because of the quantity of products that are found and the way in which they are marketed. The Quilotoa is a 3 km (2 mi) wide water-filled caldera formed by the collapse of this dacite volcano followed by an eruption of VEI-6 approximately 812 years ago, which produced a pyroclastic flow and lahars ( mud flows) that reached the Pacific Ocean.
The Blue-Green Lagoon upon Quilotoa