Private Cotopaxi National Park Tour from Quito

Quito, Ecuador

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icon8 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 1 more
Overview

The Cotopaxi National Park is a popular day trip destination from Quito and visiting on a private tour means you can explore at your own pace. This full-day tour is tailor-made for you, so you can enjoy spectacular views of Cotopaxi Volcano, hike around Limpiopungo Lake, or tuck into a typical Ecuadorian lunch at a mountain lodge. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
  • Full-day private Cotopaxi tour from Quito
  • Enjoy a scenic drive along the Route of the Volcanoes
  • Explore the wild landscapes of the Cotopaxi National Park
  • Admire natural wonders such as Cotopaxi Volcano and Limpiopungo Lake
  • Tour includes hotel pickup and drop-off
  • This private tour can be customized to your interests and ensures you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide

Professional guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transportation
Private Tour
Food and drinks
Gratuities
Entrance

Departure Point

Quito, Quito, Pichincha Province

Traveler pickup is offered
In this map you will find a selected radius, but if you are staying in Quito, just let us know your hotel to arrange the pick up.

Departure Time

8:00 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Your tour begins with pickup from your central Quito hotel in time for an 8am departure. Traveling in the comfort of a private vehicle, set out on the around 2-hour journey, winding into the Andes and passing along the dramatic ‘Avenida de los Volcanes’ (Route of the Volcanoes).

On arrival in the Cotopaxi National Park, visit the Limpiopungo lagoon, where you’ll have time to hike around the lakeside, take photos, or simply enjoy the scenery. Continue through the park, stopping to admire the mountain views and take in dramatic views of the Cotopaxi volcano. For lunch, stop at a traditional mountain lodge, where you’ll have chance to enjoy delicious Ecuadorian-style cuisine.

Return to Quito around 4pm, where your tour ends with drop-off at your hotel.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Cotopaxi National Park
Departure from Quito at 8:00 a.m. approx. by the "Panamericana Sur" t; admiring the beautiful Andean landscapes, visit to the National Park with its interpretation center place where animals from the area are exposed; stop at the Laguna de Limpiopungo, finally we will arrive to rest and enjoy nature at a hotel-refuge where we will taste a delicious and hot traditional lunch. Return to Quito..   Cotopaxi National Park is a protected area located in Ecuador Latacunga Canton in the Province of Cotopaxi in Ecuador . Inside the park and in the territory of the province of Cotopaxi is the snow-capped Cotopaxi Volcano. It was the first national park to be established in the mainland of Ecuador and the country's second. Its ecosystem is home to several arboreal species, especially pine, live species of cypress, pine, spruce and ash trees.
Duration: 4 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Laguna de Limpiopungo
One of the most famous lagoon of the country in the route of a volcano.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Dress code confortables shoes, warm clothes
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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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