Cotopaxi bike and hike (Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday).

Cotopaxi bike and hike (Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday).

Ecuador, Andes

$55 /person
8 hours
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Group tour
Level depends on your experience

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Sample itinerary

  • Tour hours
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One hour and half from Quito, on the Pan-American Highway south, crossing a part of the Andes and the town of Machachi, place known by the livestock and agriculture to the skirts of the Pasochoa and Rumiñahui to the right and to the left the Corazon hill with the wonderful ilinizas we will have our first technical stop to an altitude of 2945m (9.662.07 ft.) for Acclimatization, breakfast and photographs. Our second stop will be at the entrance to the Cotopaxi National Park 3200m (10.498.69 ft.), people from the around communities will be waiting for us with handicrafts and mountain clothes. The Cotopaxi National Park is the second most visited park in Ecuador after the Galapagos Islands, its best attraction is the Cotopaxi Volcano with an altitude of 5987m (19.347.11 ft.), it is the highest active volcano in the world and thousands of tourists visit it every month because it is the main tourist attractions near Quito, the most popular activities are climbing to the top, hiking, horseback riding and bike. Our 1-day tour, combines up to 3 activities, starting with the hike to the Jose Rivas refuge 4864m (15748.03 ft.). it’s easy to climb to this height without technical equipment, without experience is possible because our transportation arrival to the parking lot. After descending from the refuge, we will make biking down (optional but very fun activity) from the upper part of the volcano parking lot to the lower part of the park to the Limpiopungo Lagoon 3850 m (12.631.23 ft.) and the people who take a horseback ride will do it in the camping and springs area, lower part.

  • • Bilingual guide Spanish / English.
  • • Authorized tourist transport.
  • • Menu-type meals (lunch)
  • • Bike and helmet
  • • Permits to enter protected areas