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Pricing Info: Per Person
Duration: 8 hours
Departs: Quito, Quito
Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted
This full-day cultural tour begins with a visit to a local indigenous market at Saquilisilí or an historic church in Pujilí (Thursday/Sunday). The drive to Laguna Quilotoa displays a beautiful view of the Andean mountains, passing the ancient canyon of Zumbahua and many indigenous towns and farmlands. Before arriving at Quilotoa we will visit and incredible local gallery in Tigua, where we will have a short painting class to learn about the ancient techniques in this charming town. The tour includes a hike down into the Laguna Quilotoa, a sparkling emerald lake inside the inactive volcano crater. The return hike takes one hour, or there is the option of renting a mule for $12. We will arrive back to Quito in the early evening.
We will arrive back to Quito in the early evening.
Fees and entrance to Quilotoa reserve, hike to the lake.
Transportation: Comfortable land transportation.
Trip Leader: Certified AJ expert English-speaking adventure trip leader
Optional rent of a horse/mule ($12) on the way back up from the lake
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
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