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1 Day Nature tour itinerary for Cotopaxi National Park: Hike Up For Scenic Volcano Views

Cotopaxi National Park

Nature
Nature Tour
Trekking
Trekking Tour
Sightseeing
Sightseeing Tour

Witness the beauty of nature as you trek through the protected areas of Cotopaxi National Park. Explore nearby dormant volcanoes and enjoy the majestic views of the region.

DAY 01

Cotopaxi National Park

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  • At 8:00 am, you will depart with your Quito tour guide and drive towards the volcano area. This drive will take around 2 hours before we arrive at the gate of Cotopaxi National Park to begin this exciting trip.

  • The first stop will be at the interpretation area (3,600 metres above sea level) from where we will continue towards a small lake, situated nearby.

  • The second stop will be at 3,880 metres above sea level. You can take some pictures here. The views here are truly scenic! Again, we go on a short walk, followed by drive to a parking lot (4,580 metres above sea level).

  • Next, we will start to climb towards the refuge (4,864 metres above sea level). Here, you can take a short break to eat and relax.

  • Then, we continue climbing up towards the glacier (5,000 metres above sea level).

    Image titleUpon your arrival here, take as many pictures as you wish and enjoy stunning views.

  • Lastly, we will start hiking down the hill to the parking lot area for transfers back to Quito







  • 85 USD Per Adult (* This price is for 2 persons. We also have good discount options for 3 or more persons.)
  • Private transport to go and come back from Quito.

  • Bilingual Ecuador tour guide - Spanish/English.

  • Legal permission for protected area.

  • Box lunch.

  • Personal expenses.

  • Tips.

  • Cotopaxi national park is located in the Cotopaxi province, about 60 kilometer southeast from Quito. Declared as a protected area in 1975, the total area of the park is roughly 33.393 hectares. The area is famous for the Cotopaxi volcano (neck of moon).


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Cotopaxi National Park

Nature
Nature Tour
Trekking
Trekking Tour
Sightseeing
Sightseeing Tour
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Contributed By

Luis Tonato

starting from
USD 85
Type of Tour

Private Tour

Departures

This tour is offered throughout the year.The tour starts at 08:00 hours.

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