Guantualo village hike

Activities

This popular day hike shows rural life high up in the Andes. The hike takes you through one of the greenest valleys around Isinlivi. In Guantualo the indigenous men wear colorful ponchos and women colorful scarfs, it’s great to just sit for a while to look at the villagers. Visit Guantualo on a Monday for the most authentic and non-touristy market of the Quilotoa Loop. It’s a beautiful sight to watch the locals trade their livestock.

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  • Time 3-4 hours  
  • Distance 10.1 km 6.3 mi
  • Ascent 624 m 2047 ft
  • Descent 605 m 1985 ft
  • Grade medium  
  • – Elevation 2787 m 9142 ft
  • + Elevation 3254 m 10675 ft