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Cotopaxi Biking Tour  

Cotopaxi Biking Tour
Cotopaxi 5897 m

The route starts from our two meeting points, the most important thing is that we can locate our exit points, the first is located in the Mariscal area north of Quito at Mariscal Foch and Juan León Mera streets, once everyone embarks In the transport, we go to the city center, so this will be our second and last meeting point in Plaza San Blas located on Av. Pichincha and Francisco de Caldas therefore it is important to be on time at the meeting points . Once everyone embarked on transportation, our trip goes south of the city to our Cotopaxi Biking Tour.

Our Tour begins with spectacular views of the landscape and unique in the Avenue of the Volcanoes.
If the weather permits, you can take the best photos of the Avenue of the Volcanoes and you will have an explanation of the guide of this magnificent view.

Arrival to the Cotopaxi National Park

Once inside the National Park, we walk towards the refuge that is at 4800 m, here we will rest a bit to fill our energy.

Once this is done, walk a little further until you reach the glaciers, a total altitude of 5000 m. On the way back, we will stop at the refuge to take our well-deserved lunch, followed by a descent to the lagoon of Limpiopungo. We will return to the parking lot and take our way back to Quito.

The climate of Cotopaxi is unpredictable, so it was carried out the warm clothes with you.

Departures days: Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays

Meeting point:  Mariscal Foch and Juan León Mera. In front of the restaurant Magic Bean. In the center of Quito: Avenue August 10 and Francisco de Caldas. In the center of the park.

NECESSARY EQUIPMENT:

  • Warm clothing
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Hiking shoes
  • Gloves
  • Waterproof jacket.
  • Extra water
  • Sunscreen
  • Extra energy drinks and snacks
  • Cotton pants.
  • Canes (optional)

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Cotopaxi:   COTOPAXI-ONE-DAY-1.pdf

We also have tours to the top of Cotopaxi, if you need more information about this tour, click on the following link: Cotopaxi Climbing 

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Other Option

Papagayo Hostel - 2018
Papagayo Hostel

You can enjoy the 2 tours (Quilotoa – Cotopaxi) the lodging in this Tour is done in the Papagayo Cotopaxi Hostel located in Machachi.
If you want to make this tour of 2 days 1 night.
Please at the time of making your reservation specify this option.

Departure days: Wednesday (Cotopaxi) and Thursday (Quilotoa)

Thursday (Quilotoa) and Friday (Cotopaxi)

Saturday (Cotopaxi) and Sunday (Quilotoa)

Price per person: $130

  • Travel to Cotopaxi National Park.
  • Arrive to parking.
  • Explanation about volcano /animals/ plants/etc.
  • Start hiking to Jose Rivas Refugee (4800m).
  • After a short rest, hikes till the glaciers (5000m).
  • Hike down to have lunch, followed by short bikes briefing.
  • Down Hilling to Limpiopungo Lake. Hiking aroud to Limpipungo Lake, Down Hilling to Museum
  • Return to Quito.