Cotopaxi Hiking & Biking Volcano 1 Day

Quito, Ecuador

Experience Rating
    
icon8 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Overview

Get your adrenaline pumping and reach heights of up to 16,000 feet (4,864 meters) on this small-group tour to the Cotopaxi Volcano. After pickup and breakfast, drive up to the 15,000-foot (4,600-meter) mark and hike the sandy slope to the glacier. Then strap on your gear and bike downhill to Limpiapungo Lake for a delicious lunch before heading back to Quito.
  • Explore the Cotopaxi Volcano on a hike and bike tour
  • Reach heights of up to 16,000 feet and see a glacier
  • Breakfast, lunch, and all equipment are included
  • A small group of 15 ensures a personalized experience

What’s Included:
Breakfast – Lunch – Snack
Transport
Guide
Mountain Bike with Helmut, Kneepads, Elbowpads * This is an optional activity of approximately 30 minutes. Should be experienced / confident rider.
Breakfast
Lunch
What’s Not Included:
Additional Snacks / Beverages
TIPS

Departure Point

CarpeDM Adventures Office - Jose Antepara E4-60 y Los Rios OLD TOWN 
Plaza FOCH - Q Restaurant - NEW TOWN Reina Victoria y Mariscal Foch

Departure Time

6.30am departing from Historical Town Quito CarpeDM Adventures Offices - Jose Antepara E4-60 y Los Rios
7 am Plaza Foch Q Restaurant
Itinerary
Stop At:  
CarpeDM Adventures - Day Tours
Itinerary • 06:30 Meet at meeting point CarpeDM Office (Jose Antepara E4-60 and Los Ríos, Old Town sector) • 06:45 - 7:00 am  Plaza Foch - Q Restaurant • 07:00 Transfer to the Cotopaxi National Park • 08:00 Breakfast stop in small local restaurant (included) • 09:30 Enter Cotopaxi National Park • 10:00 The guide will give explanation of the area, volcanoes, vegetation, animals  etc. • 10:30 4600m car park, begin hike up to the refuge • 12:30 Reach refuge at 4.864m. return to parking lot • 13:00 Equipment Check – Begin Bike ride back to the Limpiapungo lake (short 3 - 5 km ride) • 14:00 Arrive at Limpiapungo lake. • 15:00 Eat lunch (included) • 15:30 Return to Quito What’s Included: • Breakfast – Lunch – Snack • Transport • Guide • Mountain Bike with Helmut, Kneepads, Elbowpads * This is an optional activity of approximately 30 minutes. Should be experienced / confident rider. What’s Not Included: • Additional Snacks / Beverages • TIPS What to bring: • Warm clothing • Waterproof jacket • Gloves, scarf, hat • Hiking boots or trekking shoes • Sunglasses • Sunscreen • Extra snacks and water
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • What to bring:
  • Warm clothing
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Gloves, scarf, hat
  • Hiking boots or trekking shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Extra snacks and water
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.
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