AAEFDT01 Trekking Cotopaxi Volcano (5897m)   2D/1N


Day 1: Morning drive from Quito towards the Cotopaxi National Park, to the Limpiopungo valley at 3,800 m. Upon arrival, set up camp tents and start hiking west, up to the foothills of the Rumiñahui Volcano. If weather permits, we can enjoy great views of the Cotopaxi volcano and Mount Sincholagua. Our trek will take us to the rim of the Rumiñahui volcano at 4200m. Eventually Condors maybe seen flying on the heights above the volcano. Trek to campsite. (L, D).

Day 2: By car, we drive up to the parking place at 4600m from where a 1-hour hike will take us to the Rivas hut located at 4,800 m. After warming up with a hot tea in the hut, we head towards the impressive glaciers of Cotopaxi Volcano. Enjoy the magnificent views of the ice in the Middle of the World. Walk back to the parking lot and drive to Quito. (B, LB)

Gross Rates per Person: us$ 270. - (minimum 2 participants)

Tour Operators Commission: 10%

Included: All camping equipment, cook, helpers, private transportation, noted meals, professional guide, and all entrance fees.

Not included: Personal trekking equipment, tips, and other expenses, additional meals, internal and international flights, travel insurance.

Grading: Easy – moderate

Departures: every week on Saturday





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