Cotopaxi Volcano and Quilotoa Crater Lake
A tour that will take you to two of the main destinations in the Andes. Cotopaxi Volcano on the first day; overnight in Chugchilan town, by Quilotoa Crater Lake and trekking around the rim of the crater on our second day.
An active tour designed for everybody that want to have a different view of this highlights. Nature and mountains
This tour can be divided in 2 two full days to be book independently
We depart in the morning from your hotel 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 guide. We have a hike around Limpiopungo Lake which is located at the foot of the volcano. We will have lunch in the area of Cotopaxi and we will go towards our hotel located in Chugchilan.
After breakfast we will check out from our hotel and will move towards Quilotoa Crater Lake. We will hike around the rim of the crater and have lunch in one of the local restaurants. After lunch we will return to Quito admiring some of the most beautiful Andean landscapes in the way and stooping on a Canyon and at a village to see the famous Tigua Painters. Droop off at the hotel.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Quito
End location: Quito
Duration: 2 days
New (2017) SUV car, Susuki 4x2, air-conditioned, with capacity for a group of 4 people (or 3 big persons).
Private Transportation from and to hotel, guiding and guide expenses.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
75 usd - Meals and accommodation (Estimated cost)
Meals and Accommodation.
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We went on 2 tours with David, and enjoyed both tremendously. He was very attentive to our needs and physical abilities on the first day at high altitude, very knowledgeable about history, culture and traditions of the region-always had a story about something. We felt very safe driving in his car and liked his selection of places to eat lunch. Overall experience was like be shown around by a friend, and I totally recommend his services.