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8-day Ecuador volcanoes tour with summits on Illiniza, Cotopaxi & Chimborazo

Join one of our experienced mountain guides for an 8-day adventure that will take you to the summits of several volcanoes in Ecuador, including Illiniza, Cotopaxi and Chimborazo.

Mountain RangeAndes
Duration8 days
Offer periodNov
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripGroup

Highlights

  • Enjoy an 8-day expedition on the Avenida de los Volcanes in Ecuador.

  • Climb to several summits, including Cotopaxi and Chimborazo.

  • Visit the town of Banos, which is filled with soothing hot springs.

Description

When it comes to seeing, exploring and climbing amazing volcanoes, few places can match the unbelievable Avenida de los Volcanes in Ecuador. Filled with the highest peaks in the country, including the nation’s highest peak: Chimborazo (6,310m), along with other great peaks like Cotopaxi (5,897m), this natural avenue will take your breath away. And, on this 8-day expedition, you will get to climb to the summit of the best peaks in the area.

Our trip will begin in the capital city of Quito. From there we will go to the Pasochoa Peak (4,250m), which you get to climb for acclimatization. Afterwards, we will spend the night in Machachi. On the following day, we will head to the Los Ilinizas Refuge (4,700m), and the day after that, we will climb to the summit of the beautiful Iliniza volcano (5,126m).

For the fourth day of the trip, we will make our way to the Cotopaxi National Park. Once there, we will go to the Jose Ribas Refuge (4,864m), where we will spend the night, and on the following day, we will climb to the summit of the great Cotopaxi Peak. After the ascent we will make our way to the town of Banos, where you can enjoy some soothing hot springs. You will also get to visit the Pailon del Diablo Waterfall.

On the seventh day of the trip, we will go to the Whymper Refuge (5,000m), on the Chimborazo Volcano, and on the following day, we will make the ascent of this incredible peak. Afterwards, we will return to Quito.

A varied, exciting and unforgettable trip, this 8-day expedition will show you a great deal of the natural beauty of Ecuador. To join us on this adventure, please send a request.

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Details

Accommodation

Various refuges

Meeting point

Quito


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Itinerary

Day 1: VOLCAN PASOCHOA - MACHACHI

Day 2: REFUGE OF LOS ILINIZAS

Day 3: VOLCAN ILINIZA NORTE

Day 4: COTOPAXI REFUGE

Day 5: VOLCAN COTOPAXI - BAÑOS

Day 6: BAÑOS

Day 7: CHIMBORAZO ASCENSE 6310M

Day 8: CHIMBORAZO - QUITO


About the guide

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We are a team of experienced and qualified guides based in Mexico, offering adventure tourism tours in the central region of the country. We promote the sustainable development of the local communities we visit, together with respect for the environment.

We offer a personalized service and look to provide our clients with an enjoyable, safe and harmonious experience. Contact us and we will take you on an unforgettable adventure!


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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 1390 each

Group of 2

USD 1360 each

Group of 3

USD 1355 each

Group of 4

USD 1360 each

Group of 5

USD 1360 each

Group of 6

USD 1360 each

Group of 7

USD 1360 each

Group of 8

USD 1360 each

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Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Price details

The price does not include drinks and personal expenses, permit and entrance fees, nights in the refuges, sleeping bag and personal insurance.


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