Cotopaxi Day Tour

Cotopaxi Day Tour

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Cotopaxi National Park is home to Ecuador’s most captivatingly photogenic volcano. Towering at 5897 meters the giant Cotopaxi peak boasts a perfectly symmetrical snow-capped cone,Tour Details

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The Itinerary

  • 07:30 Meet at Secret Garden hostal/Carpedm Offices
  • 09:30 Enter Cotopaxi National Park
  • 10:00 The guide will give explanation of the area, volcanoes, vegetation, animals etc.
  • 10:00 Arrive at Carpark 4500 meters above sea level and hike to refuge 4864 meters
  • 12:15 Returned to Carpark
  • 12:25 Equipment Check - Start Bike ride
  • 13:30 Finish biking
  • 14:00 Drive to the restaurant for Lunch
  • 15:00 Eat lunch
  • 16:00 Return to Quito
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Trip Outline

We will drive you to the Cotopaxi National Park. Get ready for  hike up the 5,897 meters (19,347 feet) tall volcano Cotopaxi. This makes the Cotopaxi one of the highest active volcanoes in the world! You can hike up to 5000 meters (16,404 feet) to a spectacular glacier. The Andean landscape in Ecuador will be even more spectacular when exploring it by bike!  After the bike ride, we will  visit Limpiopungo Lagoon and learn the reason why Cotopaxi means Moon’s Throne. This is mainly a hiking tour trip combined with an optional downhill biking.

  • Bilingual guide Spanish / English.
  • Tourist transport.
  •  Lunch
  • Bike and helmet
  • Permits to enter protected areas
  • Breakfast
  • Extra food and drinks.
  • Tips
  • Snacks