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Special Day Tour

Cotopaxi Full Day

Cotopaxi is a tourist place in Ecuador, one of the heights that you can not miss. The Cotopaxi volcano is located in the Central Cordillera of the Ecuadorian Andes 62 km northeast of Latacunga and 75 km southeast of Quito.

It is an active volcano one of the favorite places to visit and enjoy a day of hiking to the José Rivas Refuge, located at 4800 meters. Once at the refuge you can enjoy a delicious hot chocolate or our famous coca tea to recharge your batteries. You will have time to enjoy the snow and take pictures in this magical white mantle.

Observe in addition to its unique flora and fauna that surrounds the volcano, such as the lagoon of Limpiopungo.

If you want to know more about this spectacular place, know our itinerary so you can enjoy all the activities that Cotopaxi volcano has prepared for you.


Schedule Itinerary
07:00 Leave from Plaza Foch (Mariscal Foch and Reina Victoria)
08:00 Transfer to Cotopaxi National Park.
09:45 Arrive at the parking lot at 4600 m and start the hike
11:00 Arrive at Refuge at 4800 m. Hot drinks optional (not included)
14:00 Arrive at Limpiopungo lake viewpoint
15:00 Lunch at Chaupi community
18:00 Back to Quito

* Note: All times are approximate, EXCEPT starting time

  1. Departure Floresta (7:00 am).
  2. Arrival to Cotopaxi National Park.
  3. Explanation by the guide for the activities inside the park:
    – Visit José Ribas Refuge (4800 m altitude).
    – Time for photographs, rest and sighting of the Cotopaxi volcano and surrounding volcanoes.
    – Limpiopungo valley and lagoon.
  4. Short hike and wildlife viewing.
  5. Lunch.
  6. Back to Quito (Arrival at approximately 5:00 pm).


  • Certified bilingual guide.
  • Transportation.
  • Lunch


  • Extra meals and drinks.
  • Entrance fees to activities.
  • Nothing not specified in the program.
  • Tips.


  • Trekking clothes.
  • Backpack.
  • Wool cap.
  • Trekking shoes.
  • Waterproof sweater.
  • Buff (Mask).
  • Trekking poles if you have them.
  • Goggles.
  • Camera.
  • Snacks.
  • Water.


Shared Tour 55 p.p
Private Tour 1 pax $ 230 – 2 pax $ 115 – 3 pax $ 85pp (any day)
Full-Day Transportation: $ 200 – for a group 4 pax –  6 max pax (Spanish speaking driver)

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