Cotopaxi & Quilotoa With Optional Hotel Pick-Up & Drop-Off

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82 reviews   (4.11)

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 12 hours

Departs: Quito, Quito

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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....Get the best of all worlds and combine history, nature and shopping on a full day guided tour from Quito. You'll witness spectacular scenery, see the active volcano Cotopaxi and the Limpiopungo Lagoon - all before returning back to Quito!

It's a tour that visits two major tourist attractions in a single day.
On the way to the Cotopaxi National Park, you will have the opportunity to drink tea to prevent altitude sickness.

What's Included

Hotel Pick-Up and Drop-Off (if you select this option)

Professional guide

What's Not Included


Lunch and drinks

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 99

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Note: train operation is subject to change. Days in which train operation is not available the trip will be made by bus.
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • • The activities will not exceed 6 people per group. • The capacity of the means of transport will be reduced to 25% of their maximum capacity. • In the monuments, museums or attractions, the capacity will be reduced to 30% of its maximum capacity.
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Optional pick-up and drop-off from selected hotels at an additional cost.
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Cotopaxi National Park
The park is located in the largest volcanic area of Ecuador. In the central part is the Cotopaxi, one of the most active and highest volcanoes in the world. To the northwest is the Rumiñahui and between the two mountains is the Limpiopungo valley. Despite the great height, the Park has numerous species of mammals and birds.

• Admission Ticket Free

Laguna de Limpiopungo
It is s a place for direct naturalist tourism, in the place it is possible to take walks and enjoy the flora and fauna associated. From the lagoon it is possible to observe the footprints left by the ancient volcanic eruptions of the majestic Cotopaxi.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Laguna Quilotoa
It is one of the 15 lagoons of volcanic origin appreciated as the most beautiful in the world according to Twistedsifter. Within its crater a boiler with a diameter of almost 9 km has been formed. This is the product of the collapse of the volcano, which occurred some 800 years ago.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free


Beautiful and informative tour
hilary1211, 07-01-2023
I had a great time on the Cotopaxi and Quilotoa day trip. Both sites are really beautiful, even despite not great weather. The tour guide Irene was really sweet, knowledgeable and funny and made the trip even better. I highly recommend.
Spectacular in every possible way!
Khim_B, 28-12-2022
Getting to know the other tourists was a memorable thing in such a short amount of time. This tour was spectacular in every possible way and the guide was so knowledgeable. Interpreted in English every bit of Spanish services she provided.
Wonderful tour, and tour guide! Would highly recommend this experience to anyone wanting to see parts of Ecuador!
KQ3891, 02-12-2022
We had a wonderful tour with Irene! Irene shared so much of her countries history and language with us (three friends) that we definitely left the tour having learned something. This tour was perfectly organized, we were picked up on time, our bus was clean, spacious and comfortable. The stops on this tour were perfectly laid out and left time to eat, experience, walk around etc. The scenery was gorgeous and breathtaking at every turn. If you’re in Ecuador this is something I would highly recommend! Tour itself and guide was just great!
Cotopaxi and Quilotoa
C8082JWvivianaa, 04-10-2022
I had an amazing time visiting the incredible Cotopaxi and Quilotoa! What truly made the experience unforgettable was our amazing tour guide Irene! She was so sweet, attentive and knowledgeable, she made the experience truly more memorable. If you are lucky to have her as a guide, she will instill a love for these beautiful destinations and Ecuador.
A must if you have a day to spare
Karina N, 15-09-2022
Must see day tour, the views are awesome but be aware is a long ride as you will spend must of the day in the van going from one place to the other so take it into consideration, but it's more than worth it to get the experience the guide Daniel is fun and energetic and will gladly take the best pics for you. Only thing is the van was in desperate need of service, it began to choke during the ascend and it got us a bit nervous.

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