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Acclimatization 6 days
Pasochoa 4,200 m
Pasochoa 4,200 m

Acclimatization 6 days: Guagua Pichincha – Pasochoa – Iliniza North – Quilotoa – Cotopaxi Volcano

The meeting point will be in our offices where we verify with our guide the technical team for the tour. Once the team review is finished, we will have a technical talk about the climatic conditions, equipment to be used and the different heights we will reach.

Day 1: Guagua Pichincha

After the talk and review of the technical team for the tour; we leave for the Guagua Pichincha volcano at 4784 m.s.m. this is 12 km from Quito. We arrive at the parking lot where we will take the equipment for the activity. Then we will start the ascent attempt (it will depend on the weather). We descend and take a short break to go to the hotel (hotel not included).

Day 2: Pasochoa

We start in the morning after breakfast to take the transport and head towards the Pasochoa volcano at 4199 m.s.n.m, 45 km from Quito. We arrive at the parking lot to start the ascent attempt (it will depend on the weather). After the activity, we took a short break to go to the hotel.

Day 3: Iliniza Norte

We start very early for breakfast and then head towards the north Iliniza at 5126 m.s.n.m. It is located 98 km southwest of Quito. Once the equipment is verified, we head towards the parking lot of the north Iliniza and then go for a walk of approximately 3 hours until we reach the refuge, where we can take a break. To then start the summit attempt (this depends on the weather). We made the descent to the parking lot to take the transport and go to the resting place in Machachi.

Day 4: Full Day Quilotoa
Acclimatization 6 days
Quilotoa – Acclimatization 6 days

After having breakfast we take the transport to visit the Quilotoa Lagoon at 3914 masl, on the way to the lagoon we can see the indigenous market of Saquisilí, Pujilí or Zumbahua (this will depend on the day) and the Toachi River canyon. We arrive at the parking lot where after the guide’s instructions we will go to the lagoon where we can take walks to the center of the crater, at the end of the walk we return to the parking lot to go to lunch. We take the transport that will take us to our place of lodging.

Day 5 and 6: Cotopaxi

With the help of the guide, we will realize the glacier school, this will depend on the climate. We will have dinner and we will rest to attack the mountain in the early hours of the morning. Once the summit attempt has been made (this will depend on the climate) we return to the refuge to have breakfast. We will descend towards the parking lot for the return to Quito.

NECESSARY EQUIPMENT 
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Inside Polar Gloves
  • Wool Hat
  • Extra Water
  • Sun Cream
  • Extra Energy Drinks; Snacks

OTHER OPTION

Chimborazo Volcano 6310 m
Chimborazo Volcano 6310 m

Chimborazo Climbing is the more highest mountain in Ecuador, you can join us in this adventure and enjoy the heights of this colossus.

Departure days: Any day minimum of 2 people

Price per person: $330

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Itineraries

Day 1

Guagua Pichincha

• Pick up at 7:00am • Transfer to Guagua Pichincha • Short briefing (climate conditions / equipment explanation / height conditions) • Begin ascent • Lunch • Reach summit • Return to Quito (Hotel).

Day 2

Pasochoa

• Pick up at 07:00 am • Travel to Pasochoa • Short briefing (climate conditions / equipment explanation / height conditions) • Begin ascent • Reach summit • Lunch and return to Quito (Hotel).

Day 3

NORTHERN ILINIZAS

• Pick up at 7:00 am • Check the equipment • Leave from the Lodge to Northern Iliniza • Begin ascent • Lunch • Reach the summit • Accommodation in Machachi

Day 4

Quilotoa

• Pick up at 07:00 am • Leave towards Saquisili / Pujili / Zimbahua Indian markets (it depends on the day) • Depart to an indigenous hut followed by depart to Quilotoa Lagoon • Arrive to Quilotoa followed by trek around the crater • Lunch • Arrive to Tigua community • Return towards Quito (hotel).

Day 5 and 6

Cotopaxi Volcano

With the help of the guide, we will realize the glacier school, this will depend on the climate. We will have dinner and we will rest to attack the mountain in the early hours of the morning. Once the summit attempt has been made (this will depend on the climate) we return to the refuge to have breakfast. We will descend towards the parking lot for the return to Quito.
  • Transportation from Quito to all volcanoes and way back
  • Professional Bilingual Guide (ASEGUIM certification)
  • Climbing equipment, plastic climbing boots, crampons, ice axe, climbing harness, outside gloves, rope, gaiters)
  • All the meals in the tour, Breakfast, and Dinner for 2 first days
  • Accommodation
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    Group (Min-Max) 1 - 2 Pax
    Price $1,080.00 /Person