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Volcano Pasochoa
Cayambe Volcano Guided 6 Day Ascent
Cayambe Volcano Guided 6 Day Ascent
Cayambe Volcano Guided 6 Day Ascent

Cayambe Volcano Guided 6 Day Ascent

Join Edgar, an IFMGA certified guide, on this 6-day program in the Ecuadorian Andes to the summit of the beautiful Cayambe Volcano!


MOUNTAIN RANGES

Andes

DURATION

6 Days

OFFER PERIOD

Jan, Oct - Dec

FITNESS LEVEL

Fit

SKILL LEVEL

Intermediate

PAYMENT METHODS

Credit Card, Wire Transfer and more!

Description

There’s no doubt that Cayambe Volcano is one of the most challenging mountains of Ecuador, but what’s more incredible about it, is the variety of trails and hiking expeditions that can be done to get up to there. What we are offering you is a fantastic hiking and climbing experience to Cayambe summit, crossing unforgettable places on the way like Machachi, Corazon summit and the Illiniza Norte stratovolcano.

Our hiking adventure will start in Pasochoa, 2 hours far from Quito. It is a fantastic forest in the middle of The Andes which hides a 4.230-meter summit from where we will see the snowed peaks of the mean volcanoes of Ecuador, such as Antisana, Illinizas and the marvelous Chimborazo.

But the real hiking starts in our second day, after a driving south through the Avenue of The Volcanoes. We will get to the trailhead located in a small town called El Chaupi. We will enjoy a green way during the first kilometers but then, a mixture of sand and a irregular lands will turn this expedition into a exciting hiking. After 8 hours, we will climb up to Corazon Summit, a perfect peak of the Western Andes Range.

After an acclimatization day in Nuevos Horizontes Hut at 4.750 meters, we will start a new climb to The Illiniza Norte summit. Although the trail will take us about 8 hours, the most difficult part consists in 3 hours of hard scrambling until getting to the summit. Once in there, you will be at 5.126 meters with a unforgettable viewpoint in front of your eyes.

The last two days will be dedicated to get up to Cayambe Summit, the third highest peak of the country with 5.790 meters. On the way, we will spend a ice practicing afternoon around the magnificent glaciers. And leaving the hut at midnight, we will reach to Cayambe summit after a 8-hour climbing up.

If you are interested in this proposal, you have to contact me as soon as you can. We can discuss your own wishes and expectations for the trip and adapt it according to your plan. I will be waiting for you message!

Extra details
BEST PERIOD OF THE YEAR

From October to early January

THE PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE

– Personal technical equipment such as clothes or sleeping bags.
– Beverages in the hut
– Medical policy
– Other personal expenses

THE PRICE INCLUDES

– Proffesional mountain guiding
– Mountain gear
– Transfers during all the trip
– All meals
– Accomodations and huts nights
-Tickets and fees registration

Spots of interest
AVENUE OF THE VOLCANOES

We will drive south across The Avenue of the Volcanoes, an amazing way to start our climb.

CORAZON SUMMIT

We will get to Corazon Summit after 8 hours of climbing up.

ACCLIMATIZATION

We will rest in this comfortable hut at 4750 meters.

CLIMB UP TO ILLINIZA SUMMIT

An incredible viewpoint from Illiniza Norte Summit at 5126 meters

Price includes

- Accommodation included

- Guiding fee

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

- Transport during the trip

Secure your spot with just 25% payment

48-hour free cancellation with 30-day advance booking


FAQs

What are some recommended accommodations near our adventure location?

We understand that finding the perfect place to stay is an essential part of your adventure experience. To help you with this, we’ve curated a list of three highly recommended hotels that offer comfort, convenience, and a touch of local charm. These accommodations are well-suited for adventurers looking to relax and rejuvenate after an exciting day of exploration
Peru JW Marriott El Convento Cusco
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About the guide: -Edgar & Guides' team

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-Edgar & Guides' team

4.70

(31)

Mountain Guide

UIAGM/IFMGA-ASEGUIM Mountain Guide from Ecuador.

I am a mountain guide, but also a passionate traveler, climber in rock and ice, and photographer. I spend my free time and holidays exploring new destinations, discovering new mountains and cultures.

I have more than 27 years of experience climbing mountains and volcanoes not only in Ecuador, but also in other South American countries such as Colombia, Peru, Bolivia and Argentina, and in the Alps in Austria, Italy, Switzerland, Germany and Nepal. I also summited KhanTengri peak in the Himalayas, Aconcagua in los Andes and Mt. McKinley in Alaska. This experiences prepared me to lead expeditions in challenging routes all around the world.

I studied 6 years of Tourism in the University, and followed ASEGUIM courses to become a mountain guide. I’ve also been evaluated by ENSA, and completed first aid courses in the Ecuadorian Red Cross.

I like guiding people from all around the world, and help them discover and enjoy the mountains, while reaching their objectives. I speak Spanish, English, German, Italian, and a bit of Russian.

Languages

Russian | Italian | German | English

Certificates

ASEGUIM | UIAGM

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What people are saying about -Edgar & Guides' team

Adam

5.00

Great service and guide! Highly recommend!

Paul

5.00

Unable to complete this trip so review is not relevant

Paul

5.00

Unfortunately we were unable to complete any of the climbs due to political unrest in Ecuador. However the guide service took very good care of us make sure we were safe drove us everywhere and make sure we got to the airport safely. If we were to repeat a trip to Ecuador we would definitely use these guides again

michelle

5.00

End-to-end this was very well organized with good communication. The guide was very knowledgeable and took the climb seriously. He was also easy to talk to, spoke good English and went out of his way to tell me about climbing in the region, the volcanoes and anything else I was I interested in.

John

5.00

Edgar is an amazing guide. He is incredibly knowledgeable and encouraging. The combination makes you feel confident in the things that he teaches you and in your ability to reach the summit.

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