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Cotopaxi to admire the power of the nature.

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Cotopaxi is the highest active volcano in Ecuador

It is located at two hours from the city of Quito. It is within the same name National Park.

To be in 4500 meters above sea level means We can have rain, snow, wind or sun in a variation of 5 minutes. I always suggest you to walk like a baby step by step because it helps to acclimate our body . To be in mountains is a great experience you will feel the power of the nature.

Cotopaxi Tour Guide - Gustavo T.
Gustavo T.
5.00 / 5
(6 reviews)
08:00 AM

Meeting Point

At your hotel, apartment, airport.

09:30 AM

Cotopaxi National Park entrance

We have to register our names before entering the National Park . We will pick up a local tour guide, it is mandatory for foreigners.

10:30 AM

Walking tour to the refuge

We can walk to get to the refuge on 4864 meters above sea level. It can take 40 minutes. We have to walk very slow like a baby.

01:00 PM

Limpiopungo lake

It is a place to take pictures and if your are good walkers to do a trekking around it.

Ending Point

At your hotel, apartment, airport.

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What‘s included

Private transportation

Visit all the places described in the itinerary

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What‘s not included

Food,

Drinks

Lodging

Local tour guide US$ 50.00 dollars

Tour Important Information

• We never know how the weather will be during the day. Normally When we are in rain season volcano could be cloudy and see nothing .

• Bring jacket, gloves, glasses and everything to be in a extreme climate.

• This tour involves some of walking ( 2 hours ) , so make sure to wear comfortable shoes. I suggest you to wear trekking shoes

• Several places we will visit do not accept credit cards, so please bring cash.

• To walk up to the refuge or around the lake your can bring trekking poles.

• Use sun screen block all the time.

• Wear hiking boots.

• If you need to be picked up or dropped off out of Quito let me know before booking the tour.


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Cotopaxi Tour Reviews

Customized Tour Was Fabulous

My family and I had a wonderful day with Gustavo (Gus). He worked with us to plan a perfect day traveling around Otavalo, Cotacachi, Cuicocha Cotacachi Cayapas, and Pegucha volcano waterfalls. His English is excellent and he shared an extensive amount of culture, history, geography, and current events with us on his beautiful country. His driving is great and he was very flexible and personable. We highly recommend Gus to anyone looking to learn about and enjoy Ecuador. Thanks for a fantastic day, Gus and happy new year to you and your family!

Pam B.

Hi Pam I want to say “ thank you “ All of your family are great people . It was a big pleasure to show you some of my country . I hope you can return to visit the rest of Ecuador Have a great year Gus

Our trip to ecuador

We had a great time with Gustavo (Gus) as our guide. Our 1st day of adventure started with an early pick up, To begin our way to Banos with a stop at Cotopaxi. Although all research done prior to our visit advised against doing this type hike with in the first 24 hours of landing, there we where, basking in the beauty of our surroundings while we caught our breath because altitude sickness is very much a real thing. Anyway we did so many activities during our visit like waterfalls, volcanos, hiking, hot springs, edge of the world swings, and Gus knows the best place for Ziplining, and thats just baños. He's very knowledgeable. You can feel free and ask him any question And he'll have answers. His wife is also amazing. Acting as our co-guide for our trip throughout The historical district of Quito. In summary, if you're planning to go to Ecuador and you need a tour guide, you should pick Gustavo. Trust me you will not be disappointed.

Jeny C.

Hi Jeny I am glad hearing that you enter your trip in Ecuador . Thank you for visiting Ecuador to celebrate yours husband’s birthday. I hope you could return to Ecuador. Your friend in Ecuador Gus

Excellent Tour and Guide - Very Knowledgeable

Gustavo and his team were on time, helpful, and very knowledgable. They gave us excellent information about the entire city, and made the trips very enjoyable.

$250/ per group

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