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Enjoy a day in the real Andes. This hiking tour a the Cotopaxi departs four times in the week. There is an early departure from Quito on two meeting points to the Cotopaxi National Park. The Cotopaxi is the highest most active volcano in the world. When is not cloudy, you have a beautiful view on it. From Quito, it is a two hour ride. You will stop on the way to have local breakfast. At the park entrance, there is a Cotopaxi Interpretation Centre to learn the basics of this great national park. You will start the hiking part at the “Limpiopungo” lake. The bike ride is about one hour and brings you into the beautiful paramo landscape. It’s a stunning experience to see the nature environment change slowly from dry volcanic ashes to green scrublands.

Note: All times are approximate, except for the starting time.

Time Itinerary
06:50/07:10 Leave from Plaza Foch in Quito at 07:00 (so please be there at 6:50) or from The “Old Town” location at 07:20 (so please be there at 7:10) for transport to Cotopaxi.
08:00 Breakfast at a local restaurant
09:30 Begin hiking ascent
11:30 Begin biking descent
13:00 Lunch at local restaurant
16:30 Back in Quito


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Ruminahui Volcano and Limpiopungo Lake, Cotopaxi National Park, Ecuador

Professional driver/ guide
Transportation from and to Quito’s meeting point.
Meals as described in itinerary (1x breakfast 1x lunch).
Activities as described in the Itinerary.
Mountain bike & helmet
24/7 assistance in Dutch, English and Spanish

Hotel pick up and drop off
Extra drinks and food
Optional tips for the guide

$ 55 p.p. in a shared departure*
* Shared departures every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

This day tour from Quito is a Shared Group Tour. This means you are with other guests in the tour and there is no hotel pick up. You have to embark the bus either in La Mariscal or in the Historical Centre.

When you book (the moment you sign the registration form or submit a booking request through Anyguide) a tour with Rebecca Adventure Travel you agree on the following terms and conditions:

* Important things to bring: warm and waterproof clothing, gloves, water, sun block, sunglasses and passport (photo/copy).
* It is important that you will have current travel insurance including personal medical insurance. Please inform us of any known medical conditions you have.
* The operator reserves the right to change the itinerary without previous notice due to weather, National Park regulations or notifications and unpredictable circumstances.

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Cotopaxi hiking and biking tour

Cotopaxi hiking and biking tour


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