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1 Day Walking tour itinerary for Cotopaxi National Park & Quito: Pick An Unforgettable Trip To An Active Volcano In Andes Mountains

Cotopaxi National Park, Quito

Nature
Nature Tour
Walking
Walking Tour
Volcano
Volcano Tour
Pick an Unforgettable Trip to an active volcano in Andes Mountains

Cotopaxi Volcano

Cotopaxi National Park-Ecuador

Explore the second highest Volcano in Ecuador, which is surrounded by Inca ruins, lakes and highland grasses. You will also visit a local restaurant to taste mouth-watering Ecuadorian cuisine. 



DAY 01

Cotopaxi Volcano Day Trip

  • Today, drive from Quito through Andean volcanoes avenue heading south to the Cotopaxi National Park. Once in the park, we'll visit a natural museum to learn about its nature, geology, history, and eruptions of Cotopaxi volcano (5897m). 

  • Our next stop is at Limpiopungo Lake (3800 mts. ), where you'll make an acclimatizing walk while observing some variety of birds like ducks, eagles, and Andean gulls, with your Cotopaxi tour guide.

  • Afterwards, drive to the parking lot (4600 mts. ). In the clear days, we have an incredible view of the Andean landscape. If our condition is good, there is a chance for a hike of 45 minutes to the José Ribas refuge (4800 mts. ), where you can taste a delicious hot chocolate for warmth.

  • A delicious lunch awaits us at a local restaurant with an Ecuadorian food (Optional). 

  • Finally, we head back to Quito.

  • 165 USD Per Adult (* Price valid for 1 person)
  • 175 USD Per Group (* Price valid for 2-3 people)
  • 210 USD Per Group (* Price valid for 4 people)
  • Private transportation

  • English speaking guide

  • Permission to get into National Park

  • Lunch optional (25 usd per person extra)

  • Personal expenses

  • Drinks

  • Status: Yellow alert

  • Volcano status: In eruptive process

  • Internal activity: High

  • Surface activity: Moderate

Cotopaxi National Park, Quito

Nature
Nature Tour
Walking
Walking Tour
Volcano
Volcano Tour
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Contributed By

Cristian Umaquinga

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USD 165
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