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Everyday departures:Small Group Tours to Cotopaxi Volcano from Quito

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    Stop At: Cotopaxi National Park, Ecuador

    It is an active stratovolcano in the Andes Mountains. On a clear day, Cotopaxi is clearly visible on the skyline from Quito and is part of the chain of volcanoes around the Pacific plate known as the Pacific Ring of Fire. It has an almost symmetrical cone that rises from a highland plain of about 3,800 m

    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Laguna de Limpiopungo, Latacunga Ecuador

    Its clear but frigid waters are surrounded by small mountains and hills. It has a magnificent view of the picture in a frame of elevations such as Cotopaxi, the Sincholagua and Rumiñahui. Here you can see a great variety of birds, herds of llamas and some other species of mammals, especially rabbits and deer, among others.

    Duration: 30 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Please, let us know the name of your hotel, hostel or Airbnb for the pickup.
    Note: Hotels outside of the city have an extra charge.
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    • National Park fees
    • Bottled water/ Coca tea
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Certified English speaking guide
    • Menu lunch (if option selected)
    • Hotel pick up/ drop off in Quito ( outside of the city has extra charge)
    • Entry/Admission - Cotopaxi National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Laguna de Limpiopungo
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Lunch (if option not selected)
    • Tips
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    This was the most disappointing of the 4 day trips we took. The “Highlights” were not what was delivered. We never got close to Cotopaxi or base camp. It’s about 2 hours to the National Park. Once there, we toured the visitor center quickly. Then...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Christopher D
    Reviewed June 29, 2019

    Diego was a real great guide. He was willing to hike in a terrible hail/rain/wind storm up to the refuge but we turned back after a few minutes because it was impossible! He was patient with taking photos and doing a smaller hike at the...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Lisa R
    Reviewed June 23, 2019

    Make sure to layer up because it's really cold up there!!! We went to the parking lot at approx. 14,500 ft. and there was sleet and wind! The wind was so strong I could barely stand up and the sleet hitting my face felt like...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Heidi Y
    Reviewed June 3, 2019

    Our guide, Diego, was great. He was willing to do whatever we liked. The weather did not cooperate and we never saw the volcano. It was snowing at 15,000 feet. Lunch was hood.

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Ann T
    Reviewed May 9, 2019 via mobile

    Everything was wonderful except that the weather wasn't my friend. Due to the horrible weather that day I couldn't climb to the summit. The weather in Quito is very unpredictable. The guide, transportation, and service was excellent.

    Date of experience: May 2019
    1  Thank Silvia V
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    Shelly W
    August 8, 2018|
    Response from pinkfroggy9 | Reviewed this property |
    They are very flexible.
    June 25, 2018|
    Response from Globetrotting12 | Reviewed this property |
    You might be back about 3-30, not sure if you would cut it close, depends on your tour group
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