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Cotopaxi Adventure Tour

A tour created especially for the adventurous, travel the paths of the Cotopaxi National Park by bike and admire the landscape while enjoying the fresh air, then for those who like the softy emotions strong, canoping allows you to fly over the treetops in the forest in the area.

Data of interest

  • 2 - 3 people:$ 357 USD per person
  • 4 - 5 people:$ 327 USD per person
  • 6 people or more:$ 297 USD per person
  • Children 6 to 12 years:Half of the adult fare
  • VIP Upgrade:$ USD
  • Departs from:Hotel in Quito
  • Duration:3 days / 2 nights
  • Departure time:07:30
  • Guidance:Included
  • Private transportation:Included
  • Accommodations:Included
  • Food:Not included
  • Drinks:Not included
  • Museum tickets:Not included
  • Park tickets:Not included
  • Travel Insurance:Not included

 

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ITINERARY

Day 1

We left early from the city of Quito and headed toward the center of the Andean region, home of one of the highest active volcanoes of the world, Cotopaxi (5,897 m). After an hour and a half of travel we will be able to enjoy the typical landscape of the Cotopaxi National Park, which contains a large forest of more than 2100 hectares.

Visit the Indian Market is one of the most authentic markets in Ecuador, due to their colorful displays of spices, fruits and hand woven ponchos.

Then continue to the parking lot of the Cotopaxi National Park shelter, where we will start climbing for 45 minutes to the Jose Rivas refuge located at 4,800 meters, then walk about 15 minutes to reach the perpetual snows of Cotopaxi, here we can see the magnificence of the volcano and take pictures and enjoy a traditional snack accompanied by hot tea (sulfo water).

We return to the shelter and descend to the parking lot, where we take the bikes to make a descent direction Limpiopungo Lake at the base of the volcano Cotopaxi and Rumiñahui to 3800, we will find a wide variety of birds that will delight your senses to feel the vertigo of nature in full and complete our journey will visit the museum and interpretive center Cotopaxi National Park, which is a reminder of geological history with maps of the volcano along with examples of animals and birds in the area.

In the afternoon we go to a typical farm in the region and enjoy a delicious dinner.

Day 2

After breakfast, we drive to the volcano Rumiñahui for a parade that started very early in the morning to learn more about the wilderness, flora and people. We'll get to 4200 meters, where we will take a break while enjoying a delicious herbal tea. On our tour we will see an overwhelming landscape, where we will have a spectacular view of Cotopaxi volcano at its best, we can also admire the valleys and the two main volcanoes of the Cordilleras of Ecuador.

We return to the hacienda where we enjoy a delicious lunch and afternoon visit the same facilities and participate in agricultural activities.

Day 3

The next day after a hearty breakfast, we drive to private Ecological Reserve Santa Rita hacienda in a 4x4 vehicle, where we prepare for the spectacular Canopy tour and enjoy a tour through the upper montane forest and have a unique perspective on flying on the treetops.

The Canopy Tour consists of five cables, ranging between 100 and 400 meters long. The cables are designed to support several tons of weight and anchors are attached more than a ton, buried in the ground. It is an activity of low environmental impact, high adventure, allows people with little or no technical knowledge of climbing, to experience a unique and incomparable.

In the afternoon return to Quito.


It recommended lead

Warm clothes, hats, gloves, scarf, sunscreen, walking shoes, sunglasses, camera (wide angle lens) and binoculars.

Tour Aventura en el Cotopaxi 3 días

 

ROUTE MAP

Cotopaxi Adventure Tour, route map

 

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