Tortuga Tours Travelling in Ecuador
Tortuga ToursTravelling in Ecuador

Cotopaxi National Park tour is an exiting day that begins with spectacular views of the Andean landscape in the Avenue of the Volcanoes. Once inside the National Park you will hike up to the refuge that is located at 4800m / 15748 ft, time to rest will be good to refill your energy. Once done with the first part of the hiking you will continue a little more till you reach for the glaciers, a total altitude of 5000m / 16404 ft. On your way back you are going to stop again at the refuge to have a deserved lunch, followed by a down hilling to Limpiopungo Lagoon. You will return to the parking lot and take the way back to Quito.

The weather of Cotopaxi is unpredictable so we recommend bringing warm clothing with you.

 

ITINERARY:

  • Pick up at 07:00am on designated place  
  • Travel to Chuquiragua Lodge to have breakfast
  • Visit to Interpretation Center “Mariscal Sucre” to learn about flora and fauna
  • Arrival to parking lot and start hiking to Jose Rivas refuge (4800m)
  • After a short rest, hike down to the parking lot
  • Short bikes briefing
  • Down hilling to Limpiopungo Lagoon
  • Lunch at Chuquiragua Lodge
  • Return to Quito

 

INCLUDED ON THE TOUR:

  • Transportation Quito – Cotopaxi - Quito
  • Breakfast
  • Bilingual Guide
  • Complete Lunch
  • Bicycles + helmet

 

NOT INCLUDED ON THE TOUR:

  • Extras
  • Tips

 

PACKING LIST:

  • Long Sleeve
  • Sweater or Sweatshirt
  • Water/Wind proof jacket
  • Inner pants / warm pants
  • Trekking pants
  • Trekking shoes / sports shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun block
  • Small backpack
  • Snacks

Contact

Just give us a call:

 

+593 (0) 987048121

 

or write us an e-mail:

 

info@tortugatours.de

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