Cotopaxi National Park Daytour PRIVATE

8 hr

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Trek one of the highest active volcanoes in the world with 5897 m!  This option is special priced for Private GROUPS with minimum 2 people.

Cotopaxi National Park (Spanish: Parque Nacional Cotopaxi) is a protected area in Ecuador situated in the Province of Cotopaxi.  

Walking in the National Park, you will notice pumice, ash, stone and other volcanic debris amid the tiny páramos plants. On a day trip to the Cotopaxi National Park it is...
Trek one of the highest active volcanoes in the world with 5897 m!  This option is special priced for Private GROUPS with minimum 2 people.

Cotopaxi National Park (Spanish: Parque Nacional Cotopaxi) is a protected area in Ecuador situated in the Province of Cotopaxi.  

Walking in the National Park, you will notice pumice, ash, stone and other volcanic debris amid the tiny páramos plants. On a day trip to the Cotopaxi National Park it is possible to drive as high as 4500m, then trek up a sandy scree slope to reach the snout of the glacier at 5000m.

Prepare to hike, bike and smile.  Trekking for all ages but biking must be experienced or confident with downhill biking. We have in been in operation for over 10 years.  TripAdvisor Hall of Fame 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018 Certificate of Excellence.  We are the preferred partners for G Adventures as well.
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Itinerary Details

Visit: CarpeDM Adventures - Day Tours, Antepara E4-60 y Los Rios San Blas, Quito 170150 Ecuador

Since this is a private tour you can confirm with us if you prefer an additional short hike instead of the downhill bike ride.

Itinerary
• 06:30 Meet at meeting point CarpeDM Office (Jose Antepara E4-60 and Los Ríos, Old Town sector)
• 06:45 - 7:00 am  Plaza Foch - Q Restaurant
• 07:00 Transfer to the Cotopaxi National Park
• 08:00 Breakfast stop in small local restaurant (included)
• 09:30 Enter Cotopaxi National Park
• 10:00 The guide will give explanation of the area, volcanoes, vegetation, animals  etc.
• 10:30 4600m car park, begin hike up to the refuge
• 12:30 Reach refuge at 4.864m. return to parking lot
• 13:00 Equipment Check – Begin Bike ride back to the Limpiapungo lake (short 3 - 5 km ride)
• 14:00 Arrive at Limpiapungo...
Visit: CarpeDM Adventures - Day Tours, Antepara E4-60 y Los Rios San Blas, Quito 170150 Ecuador

Since this is a private tour you can confirm with us if you prefer an additional short hike instead of the downhill bike ride.

Itinerary
• 06:30 Meet at meeting point CarpeDM Office (Jose Antepara E4-60 and Los Ríos, Old Town sector)
• 06:45 - 7:00 am  Plaza Foch - Q Restaurant
• 07:00 Transfer to the Cotopaxi National Park
• 08:00 Breakfast stop in small local restaurant (included)
• 09:30 Enter Cotopaxi National Park
• 10:00 The guide will give explanation of the area, volcanoes, vegetation, animals  etc.
• 10:30 4600m car park, begin hike up to the refuge
• 12:30 Reach refuge at 4.864m. return to parking lot
• 13:00 Equipment Check – Begin Bike ride back to the Limpiapungo lake (short 3 - 5 km ride)
• 14:00 Arrive at Limpiapungo lake.
• 15:00 Eat lunch (included)
• 15:30 Return to Quito

What’s Included:
• Breakfast – Lunch – Snack
• Transport
• Guide
• Mountain Bike with Helmut, Kneepads, Elbowpads * This is an optional activity of approximately 30 minutes. Should be experienced / confident rider.

What’s Not Included:
• Additional Snacks / Beverages
• TIPS

What to bring:
• Warm clothing
• Waterproof jacket
• Gloves, scarf, hat
• Hiking boots or trekking shoes
• Sunglasses
• Sunscreen
• Extra snacks and water

Important Details

Included
  • Breakfast
  • Guide
  • Breakfast – Lunch – Snack
  • Lunch
  • What’s Included:
  • Mountain Bike with Helmut, Kneepads, Elbowpads * This is an optional activity of approximately 30 minutes. Should be experienced / confident rider.
  • Transport
Not Included
  • Additional Snacks / Beverages
  • What’s Not Included:
  • TIPS
Departure Point
CarpeDM Adventures Office - Jose Antepara E4-60 y Los Rios OLD TOWN 
Plaza FOCH - Q Restaurant - NEW TOWN Reina Victoria y Mariscal Foch
6.30am departing from Historical Town Quito CarpeDM Adventures Offices - Jose Antepara E4-60 y Los Rios 7 am Plaza Foch Q Restaurant
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • What to bring:
  • Warm clothing
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Gloves, scarf, hat
  • Hiking boots or trekking shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Extra snacks and water
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.