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Get ready for Ecuador’s most spectacular destination!

The Quilotoa Loop is a journey and a destination rolled into one. The Andean scenery is highly rewarding for those who follow the ancient trails along the Quilotoa Loop. Immerse yourself in this incredible destination, riddled with traditional Kichwa markets, mystical canyons and the impressive Quilotoa Crater Lake.

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Your Ultimate Quilotoa Loop Travel Guide

This Quilotoa Loop Travel Guide is designed to help you get ready for an unforgettable experience in the Ecuadorian Andes! Find out more about the attractions, best routes to take, transportation and lodging on the Quilotoa Loop.


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8 Ways to be more responsible on the Quilotoa Loop!

No plastic water bottles please: it is best to bring a refillable, so at each hostel you ask for a refill, which costs less than…

Markets on the Quilotoa Loop

If you’re planning to visit the Quilotoa Loop, don’t forget to plan around market days for a more cultural touch to your holiday!

7 Things to Know Before Hiking the Quilotoa Loop

You need to bring cash: Part of the Loop’s traditional magic is that most villages contain only the bare essentials…


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