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Mountain biking tours in Ecuador

Cotopaxi National Park, Natural Springs, Ruins, North Entrance / 1 day

Ciclismo Cotopaxi

Early that morning, our team will meet with you in a pre-determined spot in Quito; our driver will take us south through the Pan-American Highway along the Avenue of Volcanoes until we reach the parking lot inside the Cotopaxi National Park. The journey from Quito to our destination point normally takes about 3 hours. Once we arrive at the parking lot (4,500 meters above sea level) we will began our descending journey along the magnificent roads at the base of the highest active volcano in the world. We will pass through natural springs and continue our way to the ruins of the pre-Inca fortress of El Salitre, which was built by our ancestors as a strategic military point where they could have a view of the entire area. Finally we will reach the north entrance of the Cotopaxi National where our driver will be expecting us and taking us back to Quito.

Price:
1 person: $ 185
2 people: $ 99
3 or more: $ 90

The price includes:

  • Meals inside the program
  • Private transportation
  • Mountain bike guide
  • Bike
  • National Park Entrance Fee
  • Biking equipment such as helmet, kneepads, elbow pads

Does not include:

  • Any type of insurance
  • Personal equipment such as gloves or mittens, waterproof clothing, etc.
  • Tips
  • Other personal expenses

Cotopaxi National Park, North Entrance, Pedregal Village / 1 day

Ciclismo Cotopaxi

We will meet early that morning in an assigned spot in Quito and drive south along the Avenue of Volcanoes for about 3 hours until reaching the Cotopaxi National Park's parking lot located at 4,500 meters above sea level. We will take our bikes and at this point begin our descent along the amazingly beautiful paths; we will be able to admire the beauty of the Antisana, Illinizas and the Pasochoa as we make our way to the northern entrance of the park. We will continue our journey until reaching the village of "El Pedregal" where we will stop to rest, have lunch and interact with the local people and understand their day to day lives. Our driver will pick us up in this location and drive us back to Quito.

Price:
1 person: $ 185
2 people: $ 99
3 or more: $ 90

The price includes:

  • Meals inside the program
  • Private transportation
  • Mountain bike guide
  • Bike
  • National Park Entrance Fee
  • Biking equipment such as helmet, kneepads, elbow pads

Does not include:

  • Any type of insurance
  • Personal equipment such as gloves or mittens, waterproof clothing, etc.
  • Tips
  • Other personal expenses

 

Cotopaxi National Park, Limpiopungo Lake, Museum, South Entrance / 1 day

Ciclismo Cotopaxi

Our staff will meet with you in a pre-determined spot in Quito early that morning; our driver will be waiting for us to take us along the Avenue of Volcano over the Pan-American Highway all the way south until we reach the Cotopaxi’s National Park parking lot at 4,500 meters above sea level. There, we will take our bikes and equipment and start descending along spectacular paths from which we will be able to see the Antisana, Illinizas and the Pasochoa. Once we make it to the Limpiopungo Lake at 3,800 meters we will make a stop to allow you to take photographs of the amazing scenery. We will then continue our adventure until reaching the Mariscal Sucre Museum for a visit to the place, a well deserved break and lunch. Finally we will bike to the south entrance of the Cotopaxi National Park where our driver will be waiting for us to take us back to Quito. 

Price:
1 person: $ 185
2 people: $ 99
3 or more: $ 90

The price includes:

  • Meals inside the program
  • Private transportation
  • Mountain bike guide
  • Bike
  • National Park Entrance Fee
  • Biking equipment such as helmet, kneepads, elbow pads

Does not include:

  • Any type of insurance
  • Personal equipment such as gloves or mittens, waterproof clothing, etc.
  • Tips
  • Other personal expenses

 

Ilinizas Ecological Reserve – Chaupi – The Boliche Recreational Reserve / 1 day

Ciclismo Cotopaxi

Again, we will meet in a pre-assigned location in Quito; our team and driver will be waiting taking us south along the Pan-American Highway through the Avenue of Volcanoes on a 3 hour ride that will end at the Ilinizas Ecological Reserve, at the “Virgen” parking lot at 3,900 meters above sea level to be exact. After testing the bikes and all the equipment we will start to descent along unforgettable Andean paths; during the journey you will be able to admire the stunning scenery including the majestic Cotopaxi. We will bike passed the small village of El Chaupi at 3,200 meters above sea level and on the way you will have the opportunity to observe the local indigenous communities in their day to day lives. The road from here on might be a little tricky, we expect to reach our final destination at the Boliche Recreational Reserve within two hours. Here you will enjoy lunch and a well deserved rest; then its back to our private transportation and on to Quito.    

Price:
1 person: $ 185
2 people: $ 99
3 or more: $ 90

The price includes:

  • Meals inside the program
  • Private transportation
  • Mountain bike guide
  • Bike
  • National Park Entrance Fee
  • Biking equipment such as helmet, kneepads, elbow pads

Does not include:

  • Any type of insurance
  • Personal equipment such as gloves or mittens, waterproof clothing, etc.
  • Tips
  • Other personal expenses