Tour Cotopaxi

Within the Cotopaxi National Park is the active Cotopaxi volcano, an elevation of 5,897 meters above sea level located in the Cordillera de Los Andes and an exceptional variety of flora and fauna species.

Departures

Every day

Duration

Full day

Activity

Medium

Pickup

07h05

Hosted in

English, Spanish

What you'll do

We will visit:
  • Visit the Cotopaxi National Park
  • Limpiopungo Lagoon
  • Interpretation Center Mariscal Sucre
  • Hike to Refuge Jose Rivas at 4864 masl
  • Lunch at the Hacienda (included)

Itinerary

Pick Up

07h05
Boulevar Naciones Unidas

Av. Shyris y Av. Naciones Unidas
How to get

07h25
La Mariscal / Plaza Foch

Reina Victoria entre Calama y Mariscal Foch Parada #3 Quito Tour Bus
How to get

07h50
El Quinde Visitors Center

Calle Venezuela y Espejo. Plaza Grande
How to get

08h00

Beginning of the tour

From the Quinde Visitors Center

08h00
Breakfast at the Hacienda

Included

Visit to Cotopaxi National Park

On the border of the province of Pichincha, there is the Cotopaxi National Park, an ecological reserve that combines the landscape of the Andean páramo, volcanic soil and the lagoon that emerge from the snow-capped mountains

Limpiopungo Lagoon

 

Interpretation Center Mariscal Sucre

All information about the Cotopaxi National Park is available at the Interpretation Center, or better known as the Park Museum. The Center has showrooms, a souvenir shop and a coffee shop. It is located inside Mariscal Sucre Station (or Control Caspi entrance).

Hike To Refuge José Rivas (4864 masl)

Since the 70s, this refuge has been a welcoming place for professional mountaineers and amateurs coming to visit the Cotopaxi Volcano. This place is located on the slopes of the volcano and an hour’s walk from the parking lot

Lunch at the hacienda

Different types of menu, there is also a vegetarian option

Included

19h00 (aprox.)

Return to Quito

End of the tour

19h00 (aprox.)

Indications

What to bring
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Gloves
  • Thermal coat or sweater
  • Hiking shoes
  • Camera
  • Passport, to get your official stamp of the Interpretation Center/National Park
Includes
  • Tourist Transport
  • Bilingual Guide (Esp – Eng)
  • Bilingual naturalist guide in the National Park
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch (Menu of the day or vegetarian option)
Not includes
  • Other details not specified
  • Tips

Location

Prices

Adults

$ 60
  • 13 to 64 years

Special

$ 40
  • Children (-12) adults (+65) and people with disabilities

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