Mojanda Lagoon Day Tour



Rejuvenate yourself on the Mojanda Lagoon Day Tour and hike in this unspoiled alpine sanctuary. This small group tour offers travelers the unique experience to summit an easy 4000m volcano. As you hike upwards, your guide will point out interesting flora and fauna of the region and ensure that you keep a slow pace. From the top of Fuya Fuya you will be able to see Mojanda lagoon and the surrounding volcanoes on a clear day. Total hiking time is 4-5 hours between 3800m and 4200m above sea level.


  • Visit a quiet and beautiful alpine lagoon
  • Hike up a 4000 meter volcano
  • Picnic lunch on the summit overlooking Mojanda
  • Visit the Taxopamba waterfall
  • Day: Wednesdays
  • Departure time: 07h30
  • Duration: 10-11 hours
  • Effort level: moderate to hard hiking
  • Tour Limit: 8 persons
  • Bilingual guide (English and Spanish)

Small Group Tour price

  • USD 55 per person
  • $25 deposit required to make booking
  • Balance to paid in cash at start of tour
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Please Note: Should you wish to organize a Private Tour, please contact us for a quote and personalized schedule.  

Departure point: Plaza Foch (Your guide will meet you at the entrance to Juan Valdez Cafe). Click here for directions.

Directions: Reina Victoria, N 24-66 La Mariscal Foch, Quito

Time of departure: 07h30 (please arrive by 07h15)

Return point: Plaza Foch

Approximate return time: 18h30

Each guest must please bring their passport.

It is compulsory for guests to have personal medical aid & travel insurance. 

Please inform us of any current medical issues.

This tour is NOT recommended for travelers with heart, lung or back problems.

Travelers should have moderate physical fitness.

We regret no children under the age of 12 years.

Acclimatization: You will be hiking at 4200 m in the Andes. Ensure you have spent at least 2-3 days in Quito before joining this day tour. If you have any doubts or concerns, please feel free to contact us.

  • Guide: Certified and Bilingual (English & Spanish)
  • Transport (shared with fellow guests)
  • Box Lunch
  • All park fees (if required)
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hydration (bring at least 2 liters)

Please bring: Passport, small back pack, sun protection cream, cap, sunglasses, camera and 1-2 liters of water/energy drinks

Wear: Comfortable loose clothing, comfortable walking shoes and pack a soft shell and rain jacket.

Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any questions about this tour or wish to book a private tour.

Mojanda Lagoon Photo Gallery

Mojanda Lagoon Day Tour
Mojanda Lagoon Day Hike
An early morning view walking up Cerro Fuya Fuya (4200m).
Mojanda Lagoon Day Tour from Quito
Arriving at Mojanda lagoon from Otavalo.
Mojanda Lagoon Day Tour from Quito
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