Cotopaxi hiking

1 Day

Discover one of the highest active volcanoes in the world and the number one tourist attraction in the Ecuadorian continent / Descubre uno de los más altos volcanes activos del mundo y el atractivo turistico numero uno del continente ecuatoriano


Walk with our local guides the trails of the Cotopaxi National Park. You will enjoy fascinating views of the Cotopaxi volcano, Rumiñahui, among others. Most outstanding attractions: Cotopaxi glacier, José Rivas mountain refuge and Limpiopungo Lagoon
Recorre con nuestros guias locales los senderos del Parque Nacional Cotopaxi. Disfrutarás de fascinantes vistas del volcán Cotopaxi, Rumiñahui, entre otros. Atractivos mas destacados: glaciar del Cotopaxi, refugio de montaña José Rivas y Laguna de Limpiopungo

Cotopaxi Volcano

  • Limpiopungo Lagoon
  • Rumiñahui Volcano
  • Jose Rivas Refuge
  • Volcano Avenue
  • Cotopaxi Glacier
  • Andean wild life


Day 1 :

Departure from Quito, other cities available
Start of the route in the Avenida de los Volcanas. Panoramic observation of the 9 volcanoes of the Mejias canton.
Entrance to the Cotopaxi National Park.
Observation of Andean vegetation and fauna.
Walk to the José Rivas mountain refuge. 4800 meters high

Advance to the Cotopaxi Glacier, if the weather is right. 5000 meters high.

Tour of the Limpiopungo Lagoon and observation of the Rumiñahui volcano.

Lunch in a pleasant mountain hotel.

Return to the city of Quito


Salida desde Quito, otras ciudades disponibles

Inicio de la ruta en la Avenida de los Volcanas. Observación panorámica de los 9 volcanes del cantón Mejias.

Ingreso al Parque Nacional Cotopaxi.

Observación de vegetación y fauna andina.

Caminata hasta el refugio de montaña José Rivas. 4800 metros de Altura

Avance hasta el Glaciar del Cotopaxi, si el clima es propicio. 5000 metros de altura.

Recorrido por la Laguna de Limpiopungo y observación del volcán Rumiñahui.

Almuerzo en agradable hotel de montaña.

Retorno a la ciudad de Quito


The trip cost includes

  • Pick-up or Drop-off service from and to Airport(in our own vehicle)
  • Transportation to and from!!
  • Food all along the trip (Breakfast & lunch)
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of Guide during the trip
  • First Aid Medical Kit(Your guide will carry the Medical Kit
  • All the required permits and paperwork

The trip cost excludes

  • Extra consumption
  • Tips and
  • Tax, Currently foreign tourists are exempt from paying VAT
what to bring?

Waterproof jacket
Waterproof pants or quick dry pants
Hiking or tekking boots
Hiking sticks

how to prevent altitude from affecting my health?

Take a good rest previous night
No alcohol drinks
Good hydration
During the route, keep an easy pace, do not run or jump
Take your time to breathe the pure air of the Andes

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Cotopaxi hiking
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