Tortuga Tours Travelling in Ecuador
Tortuga ToursTravelling in Ecuador

ABRASPUNGO 4 DAYS

 

The Abraspungo region is located in the south of the country, and embraces some of the most beautiful, and in case of the Tungurahua, most active volcanoes in Ecuador.

 

Throughout the trip you can enjoy impressive views on the mountains and after crossing the Abraspungo valley, you will attempt to summit Carihuayrazo from where you will have a marvelous view of Chimborazo, the king of the Andes.

                  

ITINERARY:

 

Day 1: Quito - Hacienda Posada la Estación

  • Pick up at designated time
  • Transfer to La Estación
  • Several stops on the way will be given for appreciation of the several mountains in the area
  • Accommodation at La Estación
  • Lunch / Dinner

 

Day 2: Hacienda Posada la Estacion

  • Start the trek in direction to Abraspungo valley (5 to 6 hours)
  • Arrival to Plazapamba base camp
  • Accommodation on Plazapamba
  • Breakfast / Box lunch / Dinner

 

Day 3: Plazapamba – Carihuayrazo

  • Start the trek in direction of the Carihuayrazo (near Laguna Negra)
  • Set up the camp at 4800m
  • Accommodation at the base camp
  • Breakfast / Box lunch / Dinner

 

Day 4: Climbing of Carihuayrazo - Río Blanco – Quito

  • Start the climb to Carihuayrazo central peak (5100m)
  • Open field box lunch at the summit
  • Return to the road Guaranda - Ambato
  • Transfer to Quito
  • Breakfast / Lunch

 

INCLUDED ON THE TOUR:

  • Private transportation
  • Bilingual guide
  • Lodging (double room)
  • All meals at the camp
  • Camping equipment (tents)
  • Lodging in the tents
  • Horses and porters
  • Permits and entrances

 

EXCLUDED ON TOUR:

  • Sleeping Bag & insulator                                     
  • Tips
  • Head Lamp   
  • Travel insurance
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Trekking equipment
  • Backpacks

 

NECESSARY EQUIPEMENT:

  • Sleeping bag                                
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera                                               
  • Big & Small back pack
  • Inside Polar Gloves                           
  • Wool Hat
  • Extra Water                                        
  • Sun Cream
  • Extra Energy Drinks & Snacks          

 

TIPS FOR A SUCCESFUL TOUR:

  • Hydrate three days before this tour
  • Sleep well the night before
  • Do not drink alcohol or smoke at least two days before
  • Bring some snacks: energy bars, chocolate and water
  • Eat healthy food few days before

  

Contact

Just give us a call:

 

+593 (0) 987048121

 

or write us an e-mail:

 

info@tortugatours.de

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