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Chimborazo National Park Hike and Bike in Ecuador

Chimborazo National Park Hike and Bike in Ecuador
Chimborazo National Park Hike and Bike in Ecuador
Chimborazo National Park Hike and Bike in Ecuador
Chimborazo National Park Hike and Bike in Ecuador

Chimborazo is the highest point in Ecuador and on this amazing volcano, we will first hike to Condor Lake at 5.100 masl (16,700 ft), and from there descend on our mountain bikes! We will also have the chance to visit Balbanera church in Colta and catch sight of the amazing Andean flora and fauna on the way.


1 Day

All year




* Explore the gorgeous Chimborazo National Park in Ecuador.

* Ride down Chimborazo on a Mountain Bike!

* Stop at the Balbanera church in Colta (the oldest in the country!)


On this amazing Chimborazo National Park Hike and Bike in Ecuador, we will have the chance to visit some cultural landmarks, some gorgeous spots in the Andes, and ride down the highest mountain in Ecuador too!

At 6.268 masl (20.564 ft.), Chimborazo volcano is Ecuador’s highest peak. On this tour, we will ride down from an altitude of 5.100 masl (16,700 ft), where Condor Lake is located. To get there, we will set off from Guamote or from Riobamba to the National Park, which is located at  4.200 masl (13,800 ft). On the way, we will stop at the Balbanera church in Colta, which was built in 1534 and is the oldest church in Ecuador.

Once we reach the national park, we will drive to the Hermanos Carrel hut at 4.800 masl (15,750 ft). From there, we will hike to Condor Lake from where we will begin our descent. On the way down, we will stop for a hot drink at Whymper hut_,_ at 5.000 masl (16,400 ft). Finally, we will continue to ride down to the car.

There are different routes suited to a variety of levels that we can choose to ride down Chimborazo. In total, the descent will be 35 km (22 miles). Furthermore, we will have a support car that will follow the group during the ride. Once we reach San Juan, we will enjoy a nice lunch and then return by car to Guamote or Río Bamba.

Are you ready for a unique Chimborazo experience? Then contact us today and let us make your stay in Ecuador unforgettable! We look forward to guiding you.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Lunch

- Snacks

- Transport during the trip

Price details


English speaking guide


Registration National Park

Mountainbike and helmet


Snack and water

Visit Balbanera church


Tips, extras

Equipment you will need to bring

Raincoat, gloves and winter hat Cap, sunglasses and sunscreen Water bottle Camera Sporty clothes Hiking shoes


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
JW Marriott Hotel Quito Quito Ecuador
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Hotel Reina Isabel Quito Ecuador
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Hotel Crespo Quito Ecuador
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About the guide

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I lost my heart in the Ecuadorian Andes 10 years ago. I´m living in a small town, called Guamote, deep into the Andean Mountains. Sharing the wonderful nature, in an authentic way, with foreign visitors makes, me happy.
Since 2 years ago I´m an official licensed guide of Ecuador, recognized by the Ministry of Tourism of Ecuador.
Please contact me if you want to have an authentic, but adventurous experience in the Ecuadorian Andean mountains. Perfect to get used to the height or just to have fun.


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What people are saying about this trip



The trip was amazing! We climbed to 5000m high to the second refuge of the volcano where you get an amazing view on the valley. After we rode down the volcano with our guide and passed by many vicunas and even saw a newborn alpaca in a farm. Byron our guide was extremely kind and patient with us. The trails to go down the volcano can be a bit difficult but we took our time. Highly recommended trip!

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