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Cotopaxi Day Tour

Cotopaxi National Park
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Duration

Full Day

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English, Espanol

Overview

Cotopaxi Day Tour

Experience the ultimate Cotopaxi adventure with our exhilarating day tour, starting from the charming town of Baños de Agua Santa and  immerse yourself in the stunning natural beauty of the Andes driving through the Volcano Street, from where we can enjoy the stunning views of our Mountains. Illinizas, Chimborazo, El Artar, Ruminahui, Pichincha and more.

Discover the region’s rich biodiversity as you encounter diverse flora and fauna unique to this breathtaking landscape. Our knowledgeable guides will share fascinating insights about the local ecosystem, enriching your understanding of the environment you’re exploring and learn about the Cotopaxi itself while hike up to its Glaciers.

Visit the Cotopaxi Museum to delve deeper into the area’s geological and cultural history. Gain a profound appreciation for the significance of Cotopaxi, an active stratovolcano, and its role in shaping the region’s identity.

The highlight of the tour is undoubtedly the enchanting Limpiopungo Lake. A tranquil oasis nestled amidst the rugged terrain, the lake’s reflective waters mirror the surrounding snow-capped peaks, offering an unparalleled sight. Capture the moment with photographs that will forever encapsulate the beauty of this untouched paradise.

For those seeking an added dose of excitement, the biking option beckons. Feel the rush as you navigate through the trails, taking in the panoramic views and embracing the adrenaline that comes with the journey.

Our Cotopaxi Day Tour from Baños de Agua Santa promises an immersive experience that celebrates the marvels of nature, culture, and adventure.

Discover the heart of Ecuador’s Andes like never before, and let the spirit of exploration lead the way.

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Highlights

  • We meet 15min before the departure or pick up from hotel.! then our guide will check we have everything we need this day. Afterwards we departure heading Cotopaxi Province, we will take the highway to Quito atfer we reach Ambato City we start to see some of the mountains that form the Volcano Street so we can enjoy some views to the volcanos: Chimborazo, Los Altares, Tungurahua, Illinizas, Ruminahui.
  • In about 2:30hr we get the Cotopaxi National Parkentrance. we continue driving to the Cotopaxi Museum where we learn about eruptions, flora&fauna. After this we continue to Limpiopungo Lake we walk a bit, take some pics and continue to the parking place at 4500mt. From here we hike up to 4800mt where is the Jose Rivas Refuge.
  • Here we rest a moment, have something warm and we coud hike up to 5000mt the beginning of the glacier. After spending a bit here we hike down and we return.!
  • If you booked with biking, after we hike down from the glaciers we get ready to bike down the Cotopaxi.! This is awesome, highly recommended.

Bulk discount (by amount)

Bulk discount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount Groups from 3 Pax 2 12 15

Itinerary

Meeting the Group

We meet in our office, we pick you up under request, after fillin out the registration form we departure towards Cotopaxi.

Driving to Cotopaxi Volcano

We will drive for about 2:30 on the highway to Quito where we will able to see part of the Volcano Street.
Firts we will reach the Cotopaxi National Park entrance and then head towards Cotopaxi Volcano.

Museum&Lumpiopungo Lak

Before we reach the Cotopaxi parking place we will stop on the Museum and also in Limpiopungo Lake where we do a short hike, it worth.

Hiking to the Glaciers

From the Parking place we will hike up to 5000mt to the beginning of the Glaciers, we will stop at 4800mt where is Jose Rivas Refuge.

Getting Down&Return

After we reach the glaciers we hike down to the parking place and we Return, if you booked with bikin, we will take the bikes and bike down the Cotopaxi.

Included/Excluded

  • Private Transportation
  • Certified Guides
  • Lunch
  • HD Pic&Vid File
  • Any ot specified service or expense

Tour's Location

Cotopaxi National Park

FAQs

What is the Cotopaxi Day Tour?
The Cotopaxi Day Tour is an exciting adventure that takes you to Cotopaxi National Park from Baños de Agua Santa. It offers a chance to explore the stunning landscapes, hike through diverse ecosystems, and experience the culture and natural beauty of the Andean region.
How do I book the tour?
Booking the Cotopaxi Day Tour is easy. Simply visit our website or contact our customer service team to make a reservation. You can choose your preferred date, group size, and any optional activities like biking.
Is the tour suitable for all fitness levels?
Yes, the tour caters to various fitness levels. The hiking trails have options for different levels of difficulty, and you can choose the pace that suits you. The biking option is also available for those looking for an extra adventure.

What should I bring for the tour?
We recommend bringing comfortable hiking or outdoor shoes, layered clothing for changing weather conditions, sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, a camera, and a reusable water bottle. If you choose the biking option, appropriate biking gear is essential.
What to wear to Visit Cotoaxi _?
When preparing for a Cotopaxi Volcano day tour, it's essential to dress appropriately to ensure your comfort and safety throughout the adventure. The weather in the highlands can be unpredictable, so layering is key. Here's a recommended clothing list:

**1. Base Layer:**
Wear moisture-wicking and breathable clothing close to your skin. This could be a lightweight, long-sleeve shirt or thermal top to regulate your body temperature.

**2. Insulating Layer:**
A fleece jacket or a light insulated sweater will help retain body heat and provide warmth during cooler moments.

**3. Outer Layer:**
A waterproof and windproof jacket is essential to protect against sudden changes in weather. Look for a jacket with a hood for extra coverage.

Sunglasses, some Water,
Energy Bars(optional)

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