Cotopaxi Volcano Private Day Trip

Quito, Ecuador

Experience Rating
    
icon8 to 9 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 1 more
Overview

Immerse yourself in the natural wonders of the world-famous Andes on a private tour to Cotopaxi National Park. After pickup from your Quito accommodation, enjoy the scenic drive through the mountains. Without the stress of a large group and with your guide for company, you’re free to hike at your own pace at the park. Highlights include Limpiopungo Lake, the park's museum, and Jose Ribas Refuge (weather permitting).
  • Get the personalized experience of a private tour
  • Relax in round-trip transportation from Quito
  • Take a break from the hustle and bustle
  • Experience an iconic natural attraction in Ecuador

Driver/guide
Hotel pickup
Hotel drop-off
Private tour
Transport by private vehicle
Bottled water
Lunch
Gratuities

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
The tour is based in private, therefore feel free to write down the address where you´ll stay and we will provide the pick up without any additional charges as long as you stay in Quito town.

WE REQUIRE YOU DETAIL YOUR NATIONALITY PLEASE, IT IS NEEDED TO ISSUE THE PERMISSION FOR COTOPAXI NATIONAL PARK, THIS INFO IS NEEDED BY THE PARK.

Airports

  • Mariscal Sucre Airport, Quito Ecuador


Departure Time

10/12/2018 - 12/31/2021
Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Cotopaxi National Park
We´ll 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 we'll make an acclimatizing walk while observing some variety of birds like ducks, eagles and Andean gulls. Afterwards we drive to the parking lot (4600 mts. ) from here on clear days we have incredible view of the Andean landscape. If our condition is good there is a chance to hike up for 45 minute to the José Ribas refuge (4800 mts. ) where you can taste a delicious hot chocalote for warmth. A delicious lunch awaits us as optional served at a local restaurant with a Ecuadorian food. Finally we back to Quito.
Duration: 4 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Laguna de Limpiopungo
Lake at Cotopaxi National Park
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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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