AAEC02     Cotopaxi Volcano (5897m)  3D/2N

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Day 1: From Quito we drive south towards the Cotopaxi National Park. Set up campsite on Limpiopungo valley (3800m).  In the afternoon we will make an acclimatization trek towards the rim (4600m) of the Rumiñahui Volcano. Return to the campsite. (LB, D).

Day 2: Our transport will take us to the parking lot of the Cotopaxi Volcano (4600m). From there a 1 hour trek will take us to the Rivas Hut (4800m). In the afternoon we will make climbing practices on the closest glaciers. Stay overnight in the Hut. (B, LB, D).

Day 3: At midnight, and after a light breakfast start the climb to the summit of Cotopaxi Volcano. After reaching the summit and enjoying magnificent views of the impressive crater and the surrounding volcanoes, we return to the refuge and then to the parking lot.  Transport back to Quito. (B, LB).

 Gross Rates per Person in US$:

  Pax Number

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 Gross US$ pp 

 705 

 716  

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436

414

395

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Included: Private transportation, communal climbing equipment (ropes & belays), professional mountain guide note, meals,  entrance fees and refuge/tent accommodations.

Not Included: Personal climbing equipment, other expenses, extras, tips.

Grading: Moderate – hard - very hard

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