Embark on an unforgettable two-day adventure through the breathtaking landscapes of Ecuador’s Andes Mountains with the captivating Quilotoa and Isinlivi Hike. Immerse yourself in the natural wonders of the region, from the turquoise depths of the Quilotoa Lagoon to the charming indigenous village of Isinlivi.
Traverse the awe-inspiring landscapes of the Ecuadorian Andes, teeming with diverse flora and beautiful landscapes
Witness the mesmerizing Quilotoa Lagoon, a turquoise lake nestled within the crater of an extinct volcano.
Experience the warmth and hospitality of the local indigenous community in Isinlivi, immersing yourself in their traditions.
Explore the Toachi River Gorge, surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty.
Pick up from your hotel in Quito. Your guide will drive along the Avenue of the Volcanoes and pass through the towns of Latacunga and Pujilí. Stop to visit an indigenous local house from the “Paramos” to learn about their traditions and way of life. After that, a short visit town of Tigua, famous for its naive paintings. Continue up to the Quilotoa volcano, where you will be able to descend to the lake located inside the crater or just walk around the crater. You can also enjoy an unforgettable experience by kayaking in the lagoon. Enjoy lunch and stand in one of the most beautiful landscapes in the highlands and traditional indigenous villages
Day 02: Chugchilan - Isinlivi Village (3200-meter).
Breakfast in the hotel. Hike from Chugchilan to Isinlivi follows the Toachi canyon and a great part along the river. It passes through small highland villages and you will have the opportunity to have a glimpse into the traditional life of rural communities located at the very heart of the Sierra. The hike ranges around 4 hours and is moderately challenging. After lunch, we will drive back to Quito.