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Pichincha volcano hiking tour to acclimate before climbing Cotopaxi.

Car Tour (driver & guide)
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To acclimatize our body before climbing mountains like Cotopaxi or Chimborazo, this is the best option, 8 hours of walking back and forth from the crater of the Pichincha volcano.

We can start our walk very early even before the cable car "TELEFERICO " opens its doors since we take the old route to go up by vehicle. one hours driving and enjoying amazing views of the city.

On the way back we can go down by cable car where we will take the vehicle to return to the hotel.

Quito Tour Guide - Gustavo T.
Gustavo T.
5.00 / 5
(6 reviews)
07:00 AM

Meeting Point

Your hotel, apartment, house.

- I will pick you up from your hotel, apartment or home. I will ask for you to front desk . I will be at the lobby.

08:20 AM

Walk to the peak of the mountain.

Cable car station is the place to start this walk, there are more than 10 km ( 6.3 miles) from this point to get to the peak of this volcano. Beautiful landscapes will appears during this trip.

Birds such as hummingbirds will be our guards in this journey.

Temperature will change every minute , sunny , windy, rainy and cloudy .

12:20 PM

Pichincha volcano, peak of the mountain.

Later of a 4 hours walk we get to the top of this mountain ( 4784 masl). If the day helps We can have a great view of some other volcanoes.

It is the place Where We have to be very careful with rocks that can fall down.

Once We recover energy We start to walk back to the cable car station.

We could be walking back 4 hours.

05:00 PM

Cable car

We ride a cable car from 4000 masl. up to 3000 masl.

We will have a car waiting for us there to bring us to our hotel .

Ending Point

your hotel, apartment or where you asked to be dropped off.

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Transportation

Driver guide

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Food

Drinks

Entrance fees

Tour Important Information

* Bad Weather can affect the experience.

* If We start later of 9 am. We could ride cable car to get to the 4000 masl.

* We should bring water and some of food to eat during during this journey.

* Cable car opens Monday to Thursday at 10:00 am.

* Bring clothes such as rain jacket, comfortable shoes, wear in layers.

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Quito 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.

$200/ per group

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