One of the most popular tourist attractions in Ecuador is the Cotopaxi National Park. This active volcano of 5.897 meters high is incredibly beautiful with its snow capped summit. Did you know it is also the highest active one in the world? This National Park with its beautiful paramo landscapes and its iced snow peak is definitely worth visiting. While going through this park, the calmness, quietness and nature will take your breath away. With the vultures cycling above you and the wild horses on the horizon, you will get experiences never to forget.

COTOPAXI NATIONAL PARK

Shared day tour

You can visit the Cotopaxi National park with a shared tour leaving from Quito every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. You will go hiking around the park and to the Limpiopungo lake. It has breathtaking views upon the Ruminahui and the Cotopaxi. You will also go biking down the majestic active volcano. Bicycle, breakfast and lunch are included. The price is $55,- per person. You can find more information via this link.

Private day tour

It is also possible to do a private day tour at Cotopaxi. You will also go hiking to the Limpiopungo lake with its beautiful views and later biking down the Cotopaxi. You will have a private guide and private transportation for the whole day. Equipment is included. The price is starting from $85,- per person. Via this link you can find more information.

Horseback riding day tour

What makes you become more one with the nature than exploring it on a horse? Especially in a nature as beautiful as in Cotopaxi National Park. For the people who would like to spend there time in this park on a horse, we offer a great horseback riding tour. This is via our partner Ecua Horse Rides. You can find more information via this link. Horses and equipment is included, together with a delicious cup of coffee/tea at a local hacienda inside the park. For the budget traveler we have a shared horseback riding departure every Saturday. You won’t have an English speaking guide (only Spanish) but it is cheaper compared to the private horseback riding tour. Please find here all the information.

See you soon at Cotopaxi!

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