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Mojanda Crater Lake



Day visit from Quito:

Yes, often done so.

Driving time from Quito:

More or less 3.5 hours per way.

What is it?

It is a beautiful crater lake in the highlands with easy access to it from Otavalo or Tabacundo. It is possible to hike up the Fuya Fuya Peak, its highest summit at the caldera rim, and also to do hiking around the lake or in the near by areas.

What can you do there?

Hiking, camping, sightseeing.

Possible / Suggested Overnight Town:

Otavalo, Tumbabiro, hacienda or lodge in the area, Quito.