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Private - Cotopaxi Biking Adventure Day Tour provided by Adventure Journeys

Private - Cotopaxi Biking Adventure Day Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 06/24/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/24/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
The Cotopaxi with 19397 feet above the sea level, is considered as the highest active volcano on earth, it is located in the central Andes of Ecuador, it is part of the National Park of the same name, and its main attractions are; Cotopaxi Volcano, Rumiñahui Volcano, wild horses and bulls, the remains of the last eruption of the volcano have left amazing landscape formations and nowadays are part of great biking paths. Important Note: A minimum of 2 passengers is required for this trip
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    Cotopaxi National Park
    Stop: 5 hours - Admission included
    We begin this adventure driving south on the pan American highway for about 2 hours, this area is known as The Avenue of Volcanoes, it was named like this by the famous German Explorer Alexander Vond Humboldt, on the way you might be able to enjoy views of volcanoes like Cayambe, Antisana, Pichincha, Illinizas, Pasochoa and Corazon. Once we enter the park we will drive on the high alpine line, and we will learn from our local guide about the flora and fauna of the Paramo Ecosystem, along the road we will cross a pine tree forest and with some luck you could spot a white tail deer. The biking experience will start at 13000 feet of elevation and will take place on a dirt road surrounded by the remains of the last eruption of Cotopaxi that was about 140 years ago, we will see wild horses and bulls along the road, and later we will ride on a fun single track all the way to the Pucara Inca Ruins, here our guides will prepare some delicious lunch for you. Then in the afternoon we will continue riding for about 1 hour to the Hacienda Santa Ana. Biking time.- from 2 to 4 hours Biking Distance.- 20 miles ( 32 Km) Elevation Gain.- 300 feet ( 91 m) What to wear.- Biking shorts or pants, t-shirt, fleece, biking or tennis shoes.
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Important Information
6–8 hours
  • Use of bicycle
  • Private transportation
  • Lunch
  • Certified AJ expert English-speaking Adventure Trip Leader
  • Gear: Trek X caliber, 29 inches wheels, rock shock suspension, hydraulic brakes, bontrager helmets.
  • Entry/Admission - Cotopaxi National Park
  • Travel Insurance (Mandatory)
  • Tips
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
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Key Details
  • Duration: 6–8 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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