2 days hike Quilotoa

First Itinerary                                                      

Quito-Chugchilan-Quilotoa-Quito

First Day.- Departure from Quito at 8:00 in the morning we drive for 3 hours to Hostal Mama Hilda in Chugchilan 3200 meters of altitude above sea level, we take a short break and we will take a hike for 4 hours around Chugchilan, high point we climb is until 3600 meters of altitude above sea level. Night, dinner and breakfast at Hostal Mama Hilda
Second Day.- After breakfast we will drive for 1 hour to Quilotoa volcano, you pay entrance fee (cost 2.00$) as a contribution to the community we continue to the parking lot 3870 meters of altitude above sea level from this place we take a hike for 4 hours we will arrive first to the viewpoint of Shalala then we will descent to the lagoon after we will continue on edge of the lagoon and we will arrive to the beach and then begin the ascent to the community on this site visit the craft market and then we will return to Quito

Second Itinerary

Quito-Quilotoa-Chugchilan-Quito
First Day.-
Departure from Quito at 8:00 in the morning we will drive for 3 hours to the Quilotoa community, you will pay entrance fee (cost 2.00$) as a contribution to the community we will continue to the parking lot, 3870 meters of altitude above sea level, from this place we will take a walk to Chugchilan for 4 hours, we will walk for 1 hour on the edge of the crater then we will begin to descend to the town of Guayama san Pedro 3400 meters of altitude above sea level and then we will continue to the El Siwe view point 3200 meters above sea level then we will walk down towards the river El Siwe 2900 meters of altitude above sea level and then we will begin to climb to Chugchilan 3200 meters of altitude above sea level. Night, dinner and breakfast at Hostal Mama Hilda
Second Day.- Departure at 8:00 in the morning, we will begin to walk for about 4 hours to the cheese factory on 3500 meters of altitude above sea level (cost 1.00$) to enter to watch the manufacturing process, then we will continue to the high part of  Chugchilan 3600 meters of altitude above sea level and then we will come back to the hostel to take a rest and have lunch and then we started to drive back to Quito.

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