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Laguna Quilotoa

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“crater lake” (29 reviews)
“the loop” (10 reviews)
“the bus” (16 reviews)
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"crater lake"
in 29 reviews
"the loop"
in 10 reviews
"the bus"
in 16 reviews
"take pictures"
in 8 reviews
"per person"
in 12 reviews
"walked down"
in 6 reviews
"mule ride"
in 5 reviews
"day trip"
in 15 reviews
"steep trail"
in 4 reviews
"local market"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful landscape"
in 5 reviews
"takes hours"
in 3 reviews
"bring warm clothes"
in 5 reviews
"stay overnight"
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"local food"
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"the black sheep inn"
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"entire rim"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Quilotoa before spending 10 days on a boat in the Galapagos. Ironically one of the other travelers was on my boat. We had a great guide and stopped off at a local house in the mountains before. The hike down was not bad,...More

Thank Greg G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quilotoa is amazing! A beautiful natural wonder that is worth the trip to see. Plan ahead, take plenty of water if you're going to walk down to the bottom of the crater. It'll take between 30 minutes and an hour to get down and at...More

Thank Fa-HEE-tahs
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quilotoa was the most amazing view I saw until now and one of my favorites places in Ecuador. if is sunny outside the water is incredibly blue and the clouds reflect on the water and if the sky is dark the color is dark green....More

Thank Oana V
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked the Quilotoa loop, and on the third day, after walking for 3,5 hours (mostly uphill) we reached the crater edge. The view at the top was amazing! Green water and an almost perfect circular crater. I would strongly recommend doing the loop, because...More

Thank Vincent K
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

Quilotoa is one of my favorites places in Ecuador. The view is amazing. layer up, since it can be really warm and get really cold in minutes.

Thank Sabrihaldemann
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

We knew when we visited Quito we wanted to set time aside to visit at least one of its many volcanoes. Quilotoa won us over because of all of the variety of activities we could do. The views in Quilotoa are spectacular! The hike down...More

Thank traveldoll_lz
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Must visit this laguna if you are in Ecuador. It is simply beautiful. If you have enough time, go around the crater for a trek. We went on a day trip with a tour company, so we had limited time to spend there. The hike...More

2  Thank Anuraga R
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

Volcanoes are a common sight when you visit Ecuador and we decided to visit several of them during our visit. Although many of them are still active, Quilotoa hasn’t erupted for several hundred years. One if its last eruptions was violent enough to create the...More

Thank LivingTheQLife
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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Quilotoa is just a must go place in Ecuador. It is just breathtaking the landscape. It takes around 2.5 hours from the city (Quito) to get here. Public transportation is very cheap, but we drove over. Some people just stay on top and take pictures....More

Thank Paocita
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Got a driver from the Black Sheep Inn to the main viewpoint of Quilotoa and then walked with our pre-arranged guide about half way around the crater and back to a small town down the mountain, where our driver picked us up. Great experience! We...More

Thank Aspen M
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Legoanakin
10 August 2016|
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Response from QuilotoaShalala | Property representative |
Dear friend sorry for responding late. Well we recommend the Quilotoa Shalala Lodge
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Robert B
10 March 2016|
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Response from traveldoll_lz | Reviewed this property |
it is possible but the earlier you get there the better
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Zoedemey
4 December 2015|
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Response from traveldoll_lz | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can do this in one day. But i do recommend setting aside 6 hours minimum if you intend to hike and fully take it in.
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