Cotopaxi volcano


Tour Number

Activity Level



Adventure / Active, Day Trip / Out of Town, Hiking and Walking, Nature and Wildlife


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3



English (conversational), Spanish (fluent)

Most highest active volcano on the world

Cotopaxi is the highest active volcano .
It is two hours from the city of Quito. It is within the same name National Park .
During the visit you can reach 4500 meters above sea level and then take a hike to the refuge Jose Rivas is the 4864 meters.
The visit to the lagoon Limpiopungo is on the way back as well as the interpretation center .
One can observe wild horses, birds like the curiquingue . A bit more difficult it is to observe the Andean condor and deer.

Lunch and return to Quito.


You will be picked up from your hotel .
In one hour thirty minutes we are in Cotopaxi National Park. From here , 30 minutes driving , we get to the 4500meters and go hiking to the refuge José Rivas.
The next stop is the Limpiopungo lagoon.
And the end of the visit We will be in the interpretation center.
Luch could be in restaurant along the route going to Quito

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Your centrally located accommodation in Quito (hotel, apartment etc)

End location: Your centrally located accommodation in Quito (hotel, apartment etc)

If you need to be dropped off in a different site you should tell me.

Duration: 8 hours


The cars are modern, very confortable, with Air Conditioned.
The first is a Suzuki SZ, SUV, 2011.
If your party is larger than 3 people, please let me know, I also have access to a 2014 Hyundai H1 van that can accommodate up to 10 people. Contact me before booking this tour, so I can customize your tour and update the tour price.

What’s Included

Private Transportation
Bilingual driver guide
Visit all the point which is described in the tour itinerary.
Native local guide.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 dollar per person per day - Lunch
Personal Expenses

What’s Extra

Personal Expenses
Copy of passport
sun skin protector
cap or a hat
sim memory card
extra battery for your camera

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Gustavo is a real 5 Star Guide......we enjoyed the tour with him!!
Norbert Blana

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