Quilotoa loop tour - 3 Days

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All inclusive Quilotoa tour, exclusively designed for mountain hiking lovers

Recommended for ages between 20 to 60 years old in good physical condition

Recharge your body’s batteries

All inclusive Quilotoa tour, mountain hiking lovers, three days two nights to enjoy the heart of the highlands, awesome views, incredible people, food. Stay at an ecological award-winning accommodation,  delicious vegetarian food in a family like atmosphere.

This is an active hiking tour recommended for ages between 20 to 60 years old,

Daily hikes surrounded by Andean landscapes between 4 and 7 hours hiking.

Go across different hamlets and get to see how is a local ´s life in the mountains.

Great for family and friends outdoor activities.

Day 1
Quito- Quilotoa

This day we will pick you up from your accomodation in Quito and drive you to the Quilotoa Lake going through, the avenue of the volcanoes, As well as visiting the (depending on the day Thrusday and Sunday)open market, visit an art Gallery with the native handycrafts of the Zumbahua area.

You will get to Quilotoa by Midday and have lunch at a comunitary restaurant to then have a rest and start with the first hike, ” La playita Hike” where it will take about 3 hours to desend into the lake and go back to the starting point. Remenber that this timing are average times for a medium fit person. It can take you longer or less time depending on your physical condition.

Hiking Time: 3 hours (round trip)

Kayack at the Lake: Time 40 minutes (optional)

Starting point altitude

3885 m or 12742 ft

Desending distance in a straight line: 365 m (1197ft) from viewing point to the lake.

Hiking trail distance into the Lake: 1.8 km(5904 ft) 3.6 km (11808 ft) round trip

Day 2
Quilotoa´s rim hike

This day, after breakfast, you will leave the ecological award winner accommodation for the “Quilotoa rim hike”

It is 4 to 4.5 hour hike for a medium fit person, and 3 hour hike for a totally fit person. Remenber that this timings are average times for a medium fit person. It can take you longer or less time depending on your physical condition.

Hiking Time: 4.5 hours (around all the rim)

Starting point altitude

3885 m (12742 ft)

Highest point in this hike 3930 m (12890 ft)

Rim hiking trail distance: 10km km(6.21 mi)

Day 3
Quilotoa- Guayama- Chucchilan

This day after breakfast you will leave the accomodation to the starting point at the Quilota viewing point and start the longest hike of this trip where you will be able to prove your endurance, physical and mental condition.

Hiking Time: 6 hours

Route: Quilotoa-Guayama-Chucchilan

Starting point altitude 3885 (12742 ft) (Quilotoa¨s viewing point)

Guayamas altitude: 3400m (11152ft)

Canyon´s river 2700m (8856 ft)

And then go up again to 3150m (10332

Hiking trail distance: 12km km(7.45 mi)

Please click the cost button to check what is included in this tour.


  • All inclusive
  • transportation
  • guides
  • accommodation two nights at award winner eco-lodge)
  • three daily meals
  • water
  • snacks

Not included

  • Airfares
  • Gratuities
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Personal expenses

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Quilotoa loop tour
Price From USD $ 440/pax
Total $ 440 USD

Trip Facts

  • An extra fee will apply, please contact us to info@ecuatouring.com
  • We recommend for this tour, due to altitude above sea level and demanding physical activity, aclimatation in Quito or other high altitude cities, at least 2 days prior to this tour, 3 day is optimal..

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