Quilotoa Lake is located 14km north of Zumbahua, it is a volcanic crater lake that sits at an elevation of 3’500 m. (11’483 ft.) offering stunning views of both the lake and the mountain ranges surrounding it with views of Cotopaxi Volcano in the distance. Hikers can go around the rim of the crater (approximately 5 hours) or descend 280 m. from the viewing deck to caldera lake (about 1 hour). This is the Best 1 Day Tour Quilotoa Crater Lake Ecuador
The small village of Quilotoa lies to the southwest of the lake, and standard accommodation run by indigenous people are available. The Best 1 Day Tour Quilotoa Crater Lake Ecuador.
The Quilotoa laguna is one of Ecuador’s most spectacular sites, although relatively removed from the beaten path. The crater lake was formed when the volcano erupted in about the thirteenth century AD. It is about 250 meters deep and is characterised by its stunningly bright turquoise color.
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Although the laguna is the most famous of local attractions, the Ilinizas Reserve also feature a large swath of cloud forest and the Iliniza twin peaks, which quite popular for mountaineering. Ecuador’s so-called Quilotoa Loop is a circuit of small towns in the Andes made famous by the Quilotoa volcano and crater lake. Nearby small towns have their own appealing Andean flavor. If you’re taking public transportation, you’ll have no choice but to stay over in either Zumbahua, Chugchilán, Sigchos, or Saquisilí.