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5-day hiking trip in the Ecuadorian Andes

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Ecuadorian Andes

Join Rafael, an ASEGUIM certified mountain guide, in this 5 day adventure and get ready to hike in the Ecuadorian Andes and enjoy its beautiful views. Forget about restless and oppressive life, take part of this relaxing hike and learn from nature´s wisdom.

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5 Days

All year




Hiking in the Ecuadorian Andes is a great opportunity to combine sport and relax while you admire the surrounding nature.

During this 5 day trek, you will visit different tourist places such as Quito, Cotopaxi, Quilotoa, Chimborazo and Baños, where you will learn about Ecuador’s ancient culture. Many of this cities and towns are witnesses of colonial, indigenous and modern times. And each of them has a unique imprint established by their communities.

One of the trip´s highlights is the trek around the Toachi Canyon which has been formed from the Quilotoa vocano´s eruptions. This place is a must in the Ecuadorian Andes hike as the views from the lookout are really impressive.

During the trip, you will also learn about fauna and flora in the country and appreciate spectacular landscapes while you hike. Moreover, you will stay at comfortable campsites or hostels.

Are you ready to disconnect yourself from your usual routine and create a special bond with nature? Don’t miss this unique opportunity to enjoy the Andes while you hike. I’ll be glad to guide you through the Ecuadorian Andes. Join me in this adventure and request to book this trip!

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation included

- Transport during the trip

- Permit and entrance fees

- Breakfast

- Dinner

Price details

Price includes: sleeping bag, but excludes personal equipment, travel insurance and tips, international flight, personal expenses, and beverages.


Day 1: Quito – Cotopaxi

Overnight tents.

Day 2: Cotopaxi refuge – Quilotoa

Overnight hostel.

Day 3: Toachi Canyon trek

Overnight tents.

Day 4: Chimborazo- Baños

Overnight hostel.

Day 5: Discovering Baños

Afternoon transfer to Quito.




Double or triple rooms with private bath in hostels or campsite (according to the program).

More info

I suggest you bring: rain wear, torch, sun cream, sunglasses, hat with brim, warm clothing, small pack, canteen, camera.

Meeting point

Quito, the capital of Ecuador.

About the guide

Rafael was born in Quito and grew up in the Andean Region. Since childhood he Ioved hiking and climbing the mountains.

In the 80 ' He participated in expeditions in Peru, Bolivia South America. In the Alps and Pyrenees and also in the Pamir Pick Communism of 7500mts.
In the 90 ' He was the founder of the School of Guides ASEGUIM, President for 7 years of the Guides Association and promoted and formed the mountain rescue group GRA.

He graduated as Mountain Guide and Guides Instructor at the ENSA in Chamonix–France.

Since 2000 he have been advising, training and participating in 16 expeditions around the world: Alaska, Aconcagua, Alps, Pyrenees, Cordillera Blanca. He has also trained and counseled Ecuadorian climbers who managed to make the 14 eight thousands without auxiliary oxygen, the 7 highest peaks of the world and Big Walls. Since 2001 he started his Adventure Tour Company which operates successfully up to the present under the name of CLIM BIKE HIKE.

Since 2010 he has been training and participating in the project EVEREST without auxiliary oxygen in one day. He has climbed the EVEREST 2 times, and he has reached the summits of: Manaslu, Shisha Pangma, Aconcagua 7 times, Denali 5 times and the summits of the Alpes Materhorn, Mont Blanc, Monte Rosa, Agille. Vert, Zugs Pitze among others.

During his 27 years of experience as a professional mountain guide Rafael has guided more than five hundred times to Cotopaxi volcano and more than one hundred times to Chimborazo, sharing with clients the culture and wonderful mountains of Ecuador.


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Dheeraj Bandaru


January, 2023

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