Andes Adventure Tour
“Cotopaxi and Quilotoa are must-sees in Ecuador. It’s unforgettable!”
Starting our Adventure through the Ecuadorian mountain range towards the southern part to visit the Cotopaxi volcano with a height of 5897 m, it is considered one of the highest and most active volcanoes in the world, where we will make a hike to the glaciers and bike descent (hike and bike). At the end of this day we will stay in an Inn outside Cotopaxi National Park. The next day our visit will be Quilotoa, an emerald lagoon inside the crater of the volcano of the same name. We will have the hike down to the shore of the Lagoon where we can do kayaking, back to Quito or continue your trip to the south.
Are you up for this 2 days Andes Adventure tour?
1 DAY - COTOPAXI national park
|Departure from la Mariscal 7:15 am (Reina Victoria and Foch streets corner) / San Blas Square 7:30 am.|
|Entrance to Cotopaxi National Park 3200m (10498.69 ft.). On the drive, you will enjoy views and information about the area. The guide will give an explanation about the volcano, flora and fauna endemic of the Park.|
|We stop for photographs in the lower part 3600m (11811.02 ft.).
(Optional: people who have the activity of Horseback ride, your guide will be waiting for you in this area, 3 hours of activity).
|We will arrival Parking lot 4600m (15091.86 ft.) where the guide will explain the hike to the José Rivas refuge.|
|You will arrive at the José Rivas refuge at 4800m (15748.03 ft.).|
|After the hike back from Cotopaxi, we return to the parking lot.|
|Start of mountain-biking downhill from the parking lot to Limpiopungo lake viewpoint|
|We will enjoy a lunch at a Chaupi community restaurant.|
|You will be transfered to your hotel.|
2 DAY - Quilotoa crater lake
|Departure from hotel|
|Explore the market of Saquisili/Pujili (Thursday/Sunday)|
|Visit of native family house|
|Depart to Quilotoa Crater Lake|
|Walk to the Quilotoa crater (3 hours). On the way up, it is possible to ride a mule.|
|We will enjoy a well-deserved lunch|
|Discover Toachi Canyon and stop for photos.|
|You will return to Quito or continue your journeys.|
Budget tripshared day tour & fixed departure
- The budget option has fixed departure days on wednesdays, thursdays and saturdays.
- Pick-up locations: La Mariscal or San Blas square.
- It is a shared tour, this means you will be in a group with other travelers.
Premium travelWith private transport & personal guide
- The premium option departs on any day to your wishes.
- Pick-up location: hotel or accommodation
- This is a private tour with your own personal guide.
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