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Trek Cotopaxi (VTE-02)2019-03-04T22:13:51+02:00

Day 1 Isinlivi/Chugchilan

We will start our trek in the village of Isinlivi, which is located at 3200 m. We hike through a big canyon passing many beautiful fields and other small villages where the indigenous people reside. In the end we will reach the town of Chugchilan, which is a perfect place to rest.

Included meals: Lunch | Dinner

Day 2 Chugchilan/Quilotoa

This day we will continue to descent until we reach the bottom of the canyon, after which we start the ascention towards Quilotoa volcano crater. A beautiful volcano crater filled with turquis water.

Included meals: Breakfast | Lunch

Day 3 Quilotoa/Machachi

Today we will hike around the big volcano crater and enjoy the beautiful views. Along the way we will reach the top of the volcano which is 3.914 meters above sea level. From here you will have stunning views of the sorroundings such as Ilinizas and Cotopaxi. Afterwards we will be transported to Machachi town located in the base of Cotopaxi – the biggest active volcano in the world.

Included meals: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 4 Machachi/Cotopaxi National park

From Machachi we will hike towards the Cotopaxi National Park where we will rest in the Mountain Lodge.

Included meals: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 5 Cotopaxi National park/Rumiñahui

Inside of the Cotopaxi National Park we will hike to the Rumiñahui Volcano, which is located in the middle of the park. From here you have an amazing view of the great Cotopaxi Volcano.

Included meals: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 6 Cotopaxi Refuge

The last day we will be transported to the parking lot of the Cotopaxi Refuge. From here we will hike until the refuge José Ribas at 4.860 meters. After a short rest in the refuge we will continue the hike until we reach the glacier at 5.000 meters. From here it’s possible to see the entire highland of Ecuador – “The Volcano Avenue”. Afterwrads we descent to the parking lot from where you will be transported to your next destination on your journey.

Included meals: Breakfast | Lunch

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