Quilotoa is one of the most photographed land scapes in the world. It is a 3km “caldera” formes after a volcanic eruption around 800 years ago. You should try to see the sunset or sunrise in the lake, the reflection on the water is beautiful and unique.
Quilotoa lagoon is a water-filled caldera and the most western volcano in the Ecuadorian Andes. The 3-kilometer (2 mi)-wide caldera was formed by the collapse of this volcano. The route to the "summit" (the small town of Quilotoa) is generally traveled by hired truck or bus. -Wikipedia- Quilotoa is…
This is one of my favorite spots for getting out of Quito and being in nature. It is a beautiful spot for light or moderate hiking and is located about 3.5 hours from Quito.