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Tungurahua Hiking Tour

Tungurahua Volcano
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Duration

Full Day

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English, Espanol

Overview

Tungurahua Volcano

Prepare to embark on an extraordinary adventure deep within Ecuador’s heartland. If you’re a true nature enthusiast seeking both the serenity of hiking and the exhilaration of biking, then look no further. Join us as we guide you through the captivating journey of hiking to the Tungurahua Volcano Refuge, followed by an optional and adrenaline-pumping biking descent. Get ready to immerse yourself in the beauty of the Ecuadorian landscape, seamlessly transitioning from the calm of hiking to the thrilling rush of biking.

Ascending to the Refuge:

Commencing in the charming town of Baños, you’ll set forth on a hike that leads you through a captivating tapestry of terrains. From the dense embrace of forests to the meandering elegance of trails, each step offers a fresh angle on Ecuador’s rich biodiversity. As your altitude increases, the environment transforms, unveiling panoramic vistas that encompass the surrounding mountains and valleys.

Tungurahua Volcano Refuge:

Standing at an impressive elevation of approximately 14,000 feet (4,267 meters), the Tungurahua Volcano Refuge emerges as a haven for hikers and a launching pad for those eager to ascend further. This refuge offers more than just rest—it offers respite, sustenance, and a chance to absorb the tranquil grandeur of the Andean landscapes. Take a moment to catch your breath, indulge in a satisfying meal, and relish the vastness that stretches before you.

Optional Biking Descent:

For the thrill-seekers among us, the journey extends beyond the refuge’s boundaries. Elect to elevate your adventure with an exhilarating downhill biking descent. As you navigate the rugged trails, the very same breathtaking scenery unfolds from a completely new vantage point. Feel the rush of wind as it whips through your hair while you descend, infusing your journey with an electrifying dash of excitement.

Biking Experience and Safety:

Prior to plunging into the biking descent, ensure you’re well-equipped with the necessary biking skills to master the terrain. Safety is paramount—don’t forget to secure your helmet and don protective gear. If you’re inclined towards expert guidance, consider joining a guided biking tour for an optimal and secure descent experience.

 

 

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Highlights

  • The Tungurahua Volcano is located in the privince of Tungurahua, in the City of Banos de Agua Santa. with a height of 5023mt in height, where we can do hike and climb to its summit. In a Hikking day in Tungurahua we can reach your refuge at approximately 4000mt.
  • We meet in our office where our guide will help you with the registration and checking that we have everything we need for this day. We leave at 09:00 with direction to Pondoa. In 1hr more or less we reach the entrance of the Tungurahua Volcano where we register and get ready for our walk.
  • From the entrance it takes us 3 hours or so to reach the refuge, on the way you can see the typical Flora&Fauna of the Andean moorland.
  • After reaching the refuge, we will eat a box lunch and relax on the site. Here you can walk around, appreciate all the magical landscape that surrounds "La Mama Tungurahua"
  • After our visit we began our descent to the parking lot for our return to the city of Baños.
  • Note: This tour can be combined with Biking, request it at the time of booking.

Bulk discount (by amount)

Bulk discount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Groups from 3pax -% 2 12 10

Itinerary

Meeting

Our guide will wellcome us and check we have everything we need for the adventure. Pick up under request.

Drive to Tungurahua

In about 1:30hrs driving we get the parking place and the entrace to the Tungurahua Volcano.

Hiking to the Refuge

From the entrance we have a 3hrs hiking a gorgeous path that teach us about Flora&Fauna of the Llanganates National Park.

Regufe-Hike Down

After we get the regufe we will rest, have the lunch and also is posible to walk a bit higher than the regufe to enjoy the whole landscape.

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Return to Banos

Spending a While up on the refuge we hike down to the entrance where our bikes are ready for a awesome biking down the Tungurahua (Bikes under request).

Included/Excluded

  • Private Transportation
  • Certified Guides
  • Box Lunch
  • Bike (under request)
  • Any ot specified service or expense

Tour's Location

Tungurahua Volcano

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