We pick you up in the comfort of your hotel, in this tour you will discover the Cotopaxi Volcano as main attraction, in the park is mandatory a local guide (40 usd extra cost).
In the National Park you can hike to the refuge José Rivas 4.864 masl. ( 15.958 feet ) Here inside the refuge you can have a snack or hot chocolate ( 2,5 usd approx.) to recover energies.
Remember our guide will be with you all the time, this trekking takes 1 hour to 1 hour and a half.
After the visit to the refuge, you will visit the Limpiopungo Lagoon under the Rumiñahui volcano, here you will find a flat path around the lagoon where you can observe some birds, and other volcanos like Sincholawa.
It is recommendable that you bring with you some snacks, it is a full day inside the park.
Driver / Professional Guide
Hotel Pick Up in Quito
Hotel Drop Off
Food & Drinks
Entrances & Activities (Detailed in the program)
Departure & Return
Traveler pickup is offered Your hotel in any place in Quito City at 08:00 am
What To Expect
Cotopaxi National Park
Cotopaxi National Park, inside this park we will visit and awesome ecosystem of the Andean highlands, of course the volcano inside this wondeful park.
Some people breaks their altitude record in this point, in Jose Rivas Refuge at 4864 masl, a nice hike from the parking lot will allow us to reach this place, if you have enough energy it is possible to reach the glaciers at 5000 masl.