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From Quito: Cotopaxi and Quilotoa 2-Day Trekking Tour

Activity provider: Quindetour Cia. Ltda

From Quito: Cotopaxi and Quilotoa 2-Day Trekking Tour

Activity provider: Quindetour Cia. Ltda

From US$ 249 per person

Head out on a trekking journey through the Andean landscape. Discover the heritage and beautiful views in these areas on a 2-day journey.

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Duration 2 days
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup included
We make pick ups in hotel located in this 3 main areas: La Carolina Plaza Foch Plaza Grande Please send us the name of your hotel and address, you can send a whatsap message We will contact you one day before the tour to confirm your pick up time If you want to be pick up from the Airpot we can do it with an extra cost
Small group
Limited to 15 participants


  • Experience the natural beauty of Cotopaxi National Park in the Andes
  • Hike to the Jose Rivas shelter at 16,000 feet above sea level into the National Park
  • Marvel at the view and explore the Quilotoa Lagoon
  • Learn more about the community
Full description
Day 1: Depart from Quito to the Cotopaxi National Park. Visit the Limpiopungo lagoon in the slopes of the volcano. Stay to enjoy the landscape and take beautiful pictures of the volcano and the lagoon. Visit the Mariscal Sucre Interpretation Center and take a trek to the José Rivas Refuge. Leaving the Cotopaxi National Park, savor lunch and spend the night in the Hacienda. Day 2: After breakfast, head through the Andean landscape to the Quilotoa area. Stop at the Shalala viewpoint, recognized for its transparent structure, and admire the beautiful Quilotoa lagoon with its incredible turquoise waters. Visit the community viewpoint, and start to descend towards the lagoon. Take some free time to explore the area. Start the return, a strong walk. Make a stop for lunch. Make your way back through a Tigua craft workshop, famous for its colorful pictures, and visit the Toachi's Cañon before you return to Quito.
  • Pick-up and drop off
  • 1 night in a Hacienda (bed in a shared bedroom)
  • 2 lunches
  • Dinner on day 1
  • Breakfast on day 2
  • Touristic transport
  • Bilingual guide (English and Spanish)
  • Entrance fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with heart problems
  • People with low level of fitness
  • People with mobility impairments

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  • The itinerary shown is for tours departing Thursday; for tours departing Friday, the itinerary is reversed
  • Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for participants with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant women
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
  • The return walk from Quilotoa Lagoon is a difficult walk, and if you are not in good shape you can choose to take a mule for the walk by paying $10 to the locals
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Nice experience!

Divine places and excellent guides!

February 3, 2019

Product ID: 175578