Tortuga Tours Travelling in Ecuador
Tortuga ToursTravelling in Ecuador

CONDOR TREK 5 DAYS

 

In this trek you will experience one of the most beautiful highlands landscapes you can find in Ecuador. Starting at El Tambo, Papallacta hot springs area, you will trek through mind blowing views of the Antisana, Sincholagua and Cotopaxi Volcano. During this trek you will also get to see local and highland animals such as the Andean fox, native plants like the polilepis forest and when having a lucky day, the always mighty Andean Condor.


ITINERARY:

 

Day 1: Quito – Tambo – Volcan Lagoon

  • Pick up at designated time
  • Transfer to El Tambo
  • Start the trek towards Volcan lagoon (4 hours)
  • Tent accommodation at Volcan lagoon
  • Lunch / Dinner

 

Day 2: Volcan Lagoon – Tuminguina Lake

  • Start the trek in direction of Tuminguina Lake (5 to 7 hours)
  • Arrival to base camp
  • Tent accommodation
  • Breakfast / Box lunch / Dinner

 

Day 3: Tuminguina Lake – Sincholagua East

  • Start the trek in direction of eastern part of the Sincholagua (5 to 7 hours)
  • Arrival to base camp
  • Tent accommodation on base camp
  • Breakfast / Box lunch / Dinner

 

Day 4: Tuminguina Lake – Sincholagua West

  • Start the trek in direction of western part of the Sincholagua (5 to 7 hours)
  • Arrival to base camp
  • Tent accommodation on base camp
  • Breakfast / Box lunch / Dinner

 

Day 5: Sincholagua West – Entrance of the Cotopaxi - Quito

  • Start the trek to meet up with the transportation at the entrance of Cotopaxi National Park (5 hours)
  • Return to Quito
  • Breakfast / Lunch

 

INCLUDED ON THE TOUR:

  • Private transportation
  • Bilingual certified guide (ASEGUIM)
  • Described meals
  • Camping equipment
  • 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 & insulator
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera                                               
  • Backpacks
  • Polar pant / jacket
  • Waterproof pant / jacket
  • 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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