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Cotopaxi is an active stratovolcano located in the city of Latacunga, Cotopaxi Province, Republic of Ecuador. With an elevation of 5897 m asl, it is the second highest volcano in the country only surpassed by Chimborazo. It is located 33 km northeast of the city of Latacunga and 50 km south of Quito.

Sobre el tour

  • Certified guide (English)

  • Private transportation

  • Food

  • Lodging in the lodges

  • Technical equipment


2D /1N

Día 1

We leave Quito in private transportation to Cotopaxi National Park. We will have a one hour hike to the refuge at 4.800 mtrs. We will have a box lunch and then we will have a small talk and practice on the glaciers with the guides for approximately one hour and return to the refuge.
Departure 10:00 am
Parking 4.500 mtrs
José Rivas Hut 4.800 mtrs.
Dinner 6:00 pm

Día 2

We will wake up at 12:00 am to pick up our equipment and have a special tea, then we will start the ascent to the summit which is 5.897 mtrs high, we will stay about 20 minutes to take pictures and look at the landscape, and back to the refuge in 3 hours then to the transport.
Hike between 5 - 6 hours
Summit of Cotopaxi 5.897 mtrs.
Return to Quito

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