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.1 DAY TOUR

1 DAY TOUR

North Iliniza (5.126m) /1 day

Ascensión al Iliniza Ascensión al Iliniza  

Our adventure begins in the city of Quito at 5am; it’s an hour long drive to the parking lot called “La Virgen” (3,900m) where we will start our ascension. It will take us about 5 to 6 hours to climb to the summit and we will have to pass some difficult paths on the way. After taking many pictures of the breathtaking landscapes we will head back down to the parking lot where our private transportation will be waiting. Back to Quito.

Price:
1 person $170

2 people $95

3 people $85

The price includes:

  • Box lunch
  • Private transportation back and forth
  • Professional Mountain Guide
  • Illinizas's ecological reserve entrance fee
  • Regular equipment: ropes, muskets, etc

Does not include:

  • Insurance of any kind
  • personl gear such as gloves, trekking boots, waterproof clothing, sunglasses, etc.
  • Tips
  • Other expenses not specified above

 

Corazon Volcano (4.788m) / 1 day

Ascension al Volcan Corazon Ascension al Volcan Corazon  

Our journey begins at 6am in the city of Quito where we will meet to start the tour. We will drive south of Quito through the Avenue of Volcanoes for about an hour or so until we reach the Volcano’s ladders. Here our ascension will start; it normally takes about 5 hours to reach the summit and we will have to cross scrublands and some very unstable rocks in order to get to the top. If the weather is right you will be able to see the Cotopaxi Volcano, Los Ilinizas and even the Ecuadorian coast. After enjoying such magnificent view and taking tons of pictures we will head back to the car and ride back the same road we came.

Price:
1 person: $ 160
2 people $90
3 or more $80

 

The price includes:

  • Box lunch
  • Private transportation back and forth
  • Professional Mountain Guide
  • Illinizas's ecological reserve entrance fee
  • Regular equipment: ropes, muskets, etc

Does not include:

  • Insurance of any kind
  • Personal gear such as gloves, trekking boots, waterproof clothing, sunglasses, etc.
  • Tips
  • Other expenses not specified above

 

Pasochoa (4.200m) / 1 day

Ascension al Pasochoa Ascension al Pasochoa  

Our group will meet in Quito at 7am in the morning; the private transportation that we have organized for you will take us to the base of the volcano. We’ll go across and Andean primary forest and will have the opportunity to observe all different types and species of birds like the beautiful hummingbird and even the Condor if we are lucky. Reaching the summit may take some good 4 hours and if the weather is right you may even get to see the crater, the Cotopaxi, Antisana and Illinizas. The descent will take around 1 hour and then we’ll head back to Quito.

Price:
1 person: $160
2 people $90
3 or more $80

The price includes:

  • Box lunch
  • Private transportation back and forth
  • Professional Mountain Guide
  • Pasochoa Wildlife Refugee entrance fee
  • Regular equipment: ropes, muskets, etc

Does not include:

  • Insurance of any kind
  • Personal gear such as gloves, trekking boots, waterproof clothing, sunglasses, etc.
  • Tips
  • Other expenses not specified above

 

Rumiñahui (4.712m) / 1 day

Ascension al Ruminahui Ascension al Ruminahui  

We will meet in Quito at 7am in the morning and ride south to the Rumiñahui Volcano inside the Cotopaxi National Park, this normally is a 2 hour ride. Our driver will leave us as high as the Limpiopungo Lake at 3,830m above sea level, that's were we will start our ascension. In order to reach the summit we will have to hike about 5 hours… 5 hours of enjoying the amazing scenery of the high plateaus, the Cotopaxi, the Antisana, etc. Descending the Rumiñahui will take us 2 hours and back to Quito.

Price:
1 person: $160
2 people $90
3 or more $80

The price includes:

  • Box lunch
  • Private transportation back and forth
  • Professional Mountain Guide
  • Pasochoa Wildlife Refugee entrance fee
  • Regular equipment: ropes, muskets, etc

Does not include:

  • Insurance of any kind
  • Equipo personl como: guantes, botas de trekking, ropa impermeable, gafas, etc.
  • Tips
  • Other expenses not specified above

 

Rucu Pichincha (4.690m) / 1 day

Ascension al Rucu Pichincha  

We will meet in Quito very early in the morning and in only a few minutes will reach the parking lot at the cable railway (3,350m) and ride up to 4,100m where our acclimatization hike will start. We will follow the path to the summit for about 5 hours and then back to Quito.

Price:
1 person: $160
2 people $90
3 or more $80

The price includes:

  • Box lunch
  • Transporte
  • Professional Mountain Guide
  • Regular equipment: ropes, muskets, etc

Does not include:

  • Insurance of any kind
  • Pasaje del teleférico
  • Personal gear such as gloves, trekking boots, waterproof clothing, sunglasses, etc.
  • Tips
  • Other expenses not specified above

 

 

 

Guagua Pichincha (4.794m) / 1 day

Ascension al Guagua Pichincha  

This volcano is ideal for acclimatization exercise; it’s fairly close to Quito and it won’t take the driver long to get us there. In less than one hour we will arrive to the little village of Lloa (3,500m) where we will start to hike up to the parking lot (4.000m), the Civil Defense Refugee (4,500m), then cross paths of sand and rock to finally reach the summit at (4,794m). The estimate time is 6 hours, then back to Quito.

Price:
1 person: $160
2 people $90
3 or more $80

The price includes:

  • Box lunch
  • Private transportation back and forth
  • Professional Mountain Guide
  • Regular equipment: ropes, muskets, etc

Does not include:

  • Insurance of any kind
  • Personal gear such as gloves, trekking boots, waterproof clothing, sunglasses, etc.
  • Tips
  • Other expenses not specified above