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2D/1N ANDEAN HIGHLIGHTS. COTOPAXI VOLCANO & QUILOTOA CRATER LAKE - 2 Days

2D/1N ANDEAN HIGHLIGHTS. COTOPAXI VOLCANO & QUILOTOA CRATER LAKE
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Two of the most visited destinations in the Ecuadorian Andes. Cotopaxi National Park and Quilotoa Crater Lake. These destinations are found within the most beautiful landscapes in the Andes.

Two of the most visited destinations in the Ecuadorian Andes. Cotopaxi National Park and Quilotoa Crater Lake. These destinations are found within the most beautiful landscapes in the Andes.

Details:

Day 1
Departure from Quito,
Indigenous Market
Tigua, Toachi canyons
Lunch
Quilotoa Crater Lake
Accommodation and Dinner

Day 2
Breakfast
Cotopaxi National Park
Lunch.
Return to Quito

Day 1
Quito – Quilotoa

We depart in the morning from your hotel towards Quilotoa Crater Lake. In the way we will visit Tigua Tigua village and their famous painters who have achieved a prestigious name for painting indigenous traditions and Andean landscapes on goatskin. We will also visit the Toachi canyons on this day. If the day of departure coincide with an Indigenous Market, this visit will be included. Lunch is included in one of the locally own restaurants. After lunch we move to Quilotoa Crater Lake. We will admire the beauty of this Crater Lake that became so famous in Ecuador. We will go for a hike in here (it is possible to hike part of the edge of the crater or hike down towards the lake)

Note: The hike to the Lake is very demanding but it is possible to hire a mule for the return climb with an extra cost paid at the site. We will continue towards our hotel located close to Quilotoa, in Chugchilan. Arrival at the hotel for check in, accommodation and dinner.

Day 2
Quilotoa - Cotopaxi - Quito

After breakfast we will check out from our hotel and will move towards “Cotopaxi Volcano and National Park”, a volcano of 5.897-m-high considered the highest active volcano in the world. An impressive sight to see if weather conditions are in our favor. During our stay at the National Park we will admire its natural environment, its Flora and Fauna accompanied by explanations from your naturalist guide. We will go for a short hike around Limpiopungo Lake which is located at the foot of the volcano. We will have lunch in the area of Cotopaxi and will start our return back to Quito city.

The Trip Cost Include

  • Certified bilingual guide
  • Private transportation
  • Accommodation
  • Meals on the program

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • Other meals not mentioned
  • Drinks and alcoholic drinks
  • Tips, gratuities and personal expenses

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Price From USD$366/person
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Total $ 366 USD

Trip Facts

  • Cotopaxi N.P. and Quilotoa Crater Lake
  • 2 to 15
  • approx. 3.900 m (12.500 ft)
  • Private transportation
  • Breakfast & Lunch
  • Tourist Superior Hotels

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