About this trip

Cotopaxi National Park (Spanish: Parque Nacional Cotopaxi) is a protected area in Ecuador situated in the Cotopaxi, Napo and Pichincha Provinces, roughly 50 km south of Quito.

The Cotopaxi volcano is one of the  tourist highlights in Ecuador  and it’s most visited and climbed volcano.  The Cotopaxi National Park  is situated in a beautiful paramo plateau,  where wild horses graze on  the extensive plains at the foot of the  volcano or gather to drink at  the lovely Limpiopungo lagoon, which  reflects the white peaks of  nearby Volcan Rumiñahui and makes a great  spot for watching waterfowl  and other birds.

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.

What’s included

  • breakfast
  • transport
  • mountain bike
  • Additional Snacks
    Additional Beverages
  • TIPS

Your Organizer

Ecuador, the country of the 4 worlds, will surprise you with the biodiversity of the Amazon, with volcanoes and culture in the Andes, beautiful landscapes and delicious food on the coast and the magic of evolution in Galapgos. “Life is short and the world is wide, the sooner you start exploring it, the better.”

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