in Avenida Amazonas N 19-14, and Patria, Cotopaxi, Quito, Ecuador

Cotopaxi National Park - Private Tour


Avenida Amazonas N 19-14, and Patria, Cotopaxi, Quito, Ecuador

84.63 USD

1 - 15

9 hrs


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Overview
  • Contemplate the highest active volcano in Ecuador. The snow-capped volcano tops out 5894 meters or 19 337 feet above sea level. Cotopaxi National Park is the most-visited tourist attraction in Ecuador Mainland. Discover more than one volcano in this singular complex full of biological diversity. Take a walk on volcanic sand trails and feel the fresh air of the Andes. Have a delicious hot soup after the entertaining hike at the volcano refuge. Play with the cold thick snow near the glacier. Visit a lagoon inhabited by at least 8 species of birds, some of them are migratory. Wildlife can be seen crossing from the entrance to the refuge of the volcano.

Location
  • Around:
    • Avenida Amazonas N 19-14, and Patria
    • Cotopaxi
    • Quito, Ecuador
  • Pickup: Traveler pickup is offered
    The pick up will be from your centrally hotels located in Quito city.


Categories
  • Cultural Tours
  • Day Trips
  • Private Day Trips
  • Luxury Tours
  • 4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours
  • Nature & Wildlife
  • Private Sightseeing Tours
  • Bus & Minivan Tours
  • Walking Tours

Time of Tour
  • Departure at: 7:30 AM
  • Duration: 9 hrs

Additional
  • Price per person: $84.63
  • Size: 1 - 15 people
  • Discount: 0%
  • Languages: English

Inclusion
  • An English-speaking Certified Naturalist Guide-Chauffeur.
    Pick up from your centrally hotel in the Quito city.
    Entrance registration for the Cotopaxi National Park

Exclusion
  • Lunch.
    Travel Insurance.
    Optional activities or services not mentioned

Cancellation
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience

Cotopaxi National Park - Private Tour

Itinerary
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Pass By: Cotopaxi National Park, Ecuador

Adventure starts with a coca or wayusa tea. This andean beverage was drunk by Incas and reduces certain discomforts caused by effects of the altitude. Then, the vehicle will take us from the lower area of the grassland to the parking lot that is located at 4500m / 14765ft above sea level. From this place, we ascend to the refuge by the sigsag-path to get in 4864m / 15960ft above sea level. The hiking up takes an hour or so. However, this depends on your physical conditions. Once in the refuge, we just relax and enjoy a magnificent view of the volcanic complex known as the avenue of the volcanoes. After this, we do hiking down to the parking lot in order to take the car. On the way back, we stop in the Limpio Pungo Lagoon to admire some andean birds and take more photos. Finally, we return to Quito.

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Additional Information

Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
Not wheelchair accessible.
Not recommended for travelers with back problems.
Not recommended for pregnant travelers.
No heart problems or other serious medical conditions.
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level.
This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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