Discover The Quilotoa Lagoon Ecuador and Galapagos Islands

The Quilotoa Lagoon is found in the central Andes. This lake lies in a dormant volcano crater and is located 13,000 ft high. Its waters reflect the Cordillera summits covered in snow. If you are in good physical condition, you could make the climb in half a day. If not, take the easy way and rent a car.

  • The Quilotoa Lagoon, Landscapes, Ecuador and Galapagos Islands
    The Quilotoa Lagoon

    Although the road to get there takes you a long way up, the tranquil beauty of the lake is worth the effort.

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  • An unforgettable view of the lagoon, The Quilotoa Lagoon, Landscapes, Ecuador and Galapagos Islands
    An unforgettable view of the lagoon

    The heavenly Quilotoa Lagoon, at 3,854 metres above sea level, is bordered with astonishing rocks.

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  • The gorgeous lagoon, The Quilotoa Lagoon, Landscapes, Ecuador and Galapagos Islands
    The gorgeous lagoon

    Quilotoa Lagoon's turquoise water will leave you with some unforgettable memories.

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  • A stunning route to the lagoon., The Quilotoa Lagoon, Landscapes, Ecuador and Galapagos Islands
    A stunning route to the lagoon.

    To reach the lagoon you either have to take the road or follow a hiking trail, but the scenery is definitely worth it!

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  • The green landscape around the lagoon, The Quilotoa Lagoon, Landscapes, Ecuador and Galapagos Islands
    The green landscape around the lagoon

    Beyond the lagoon, visitors can discover some very impressive plants, which provide a different type of charm.

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  • The rocks of the lagoon, The Quilotoa Lagoon, Landscapes, Ecuador and Galapagos Islands
    The rocks of the lagoon

    The lagoon's crater lake is surrounded by magnificent dark rocks that contrast beautifully with the turquoise blue water.

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