Cotopaxi

The Cotopaxi National Park, just an hour and a half from Quito, is part of the provinces of Cotopaxi, Napo, and Pichincha and is one of the adventures to live when visiting Ecuador. Since it was formed on flat terrain you can observe its snowy summit from the different parts of the route.

 

Cotopaxi is known as one of the dreams of mountaineers it has a height of 5,897 meters above sea level.

 

Cotopaxi is known as one of the dreams of mountaineers it has a height of 5,897 meters above sea level and is one of the most active and highest volcanoes in the world. In this wonderful landscape, its visitors will be able to observe deer of whitetail, oso de anteojos or bear of spectacles, pumas and wild rabbits, wolves of the paramo, skunks and Andean weasels.

 

Take a short hike through the surroundings of the Limpiopungo valley, and then climb from an altitude of about 4,500 meters above sea level to an elevation of about 4,830 meters (Padre Rivas Refuge).

 

Discover this magical place in our daily tour that departs from Quito. Upon arrival, visit the Interpretation Center to learn more about Ecuador’s 2nd highest mountain. Take a short hike through the surroundings of the Limpiopungo valley, and then climb from an altitude of about 4,500 meters above sea level to an elevation of about 4,830 meters (Padre Rivas Refuge). If physical conditions allow you to hike up to the glacier (5,000 meters ). Lunch at a local hosteria in the surroundings. Return to Quito around 17:00.

 

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