The Cotopaxi volcano, with a height of 5897 masl, it’s considered the highest active volcano in Ecuador and is located 62 km from the city of Quito. In this visit, you do a hike to the Jose Rivas Refuge, which is located at 4800 masl. Depending on climatic and physical conditions, you will advance to the glacier, located at 5000 masl. Next, you will descend by bicycle to the Limpiopungo Lagoon, where you have a complete explanation about the local flora and fauna, by your guide. After your visit to the interpretation center and lunch, you will return to the city of Quito.
Starting in Quito – Time for departure 07:00 .
Viewpoint in the city of Quito.
Hiking to Jose Rivas Refuge (4800 masl).
Hiking to the Glacier (5000 masl).
Descending by bicycle (optional activity and depending on availability).
Hiking around the Limpiopungo Lagoon.
Visit to the Interpretation Center.
Return to Quito – Approximate arrival time 17:00.
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Transportation from your hotel
Additional meals and/or beverages
Entrance fee to additional activities
Other details not specified in the program
Important for considering:
In cases of force majeure and / or fortuitous event, the Operator reserves the right to make the respective modifications in the itinerary, trying to change as little as possible the travel proposal initially presented. Cases of force majeure are those unforeseen situations external to the nature of the tour, such as: natural disaster, adverse weather conditions, fires, floods, damages caused by landslides or earthquakes, pandemics or epidemics, popular demonstrations, road closures and / or factors of risk before which a state authority prohibits the entrance to a certain zone, etc.
It is recommended to purchase travel insurance according to your needs.
In case of cancellation, the penalty is 30% of the total value if it’s made 20 days before the start of the tour and 100% if it’s made 5 days before the tour.
Our tourist packages are adjustable to requirements of tourist.
What to bring:
Light and warm clothing, waterproof jacket, gloves, scarf, hat, comfortable shoes for trekking, camera and water.
Rates valid for the Year 2019, apply for holidays.
2 pax 3 pax 4-5 6-9 10+
$: 150 – 110 – 90 – 75 – 65
Children (0 to 1 year 11 months) do not pay, Children (2 to 11 years 11 months) pay 50%, seniors (over 65 years) pay 75%.
To reserve the following information is necessary: copy of passport, email, food restrictions and allergies.
The 50% of the total tour value must be paid at the time of reservation, and 100% of the value 20 days before the start of the tour
If the payment is made with a credit card, you must pay an additional 10% to the total value, for the transaction made.