The Andes Mountains, just outside Quito, are home to two of Ecuador's most popular natural wonders, the Cotopaxi Volcano and the Quilotoa Lagoon. With this two-day tour, take a break from Quito's busy streets and see both. See the blue lake inside the volcanic crater of Quilotoa, then travel through the Ecuadorian highlands along the Avenue of the Volcanoes for a hike in Cotopaxi National Park.
Trekking at the refuge
Visit the lake Quilotoa
Trekking at Lagoon Quilotoa
Visit Cañon Toachi
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
1.- Departure from Mariscal 7:15 AM (corner of Reina Victoria and Foch, PLAZA FOCH Sector) / PLAZA DE SAN BLA 7:30 AM.
2.- Entrance to the Cotopaxi National Park 3200 m (10498.69 feet)
3.- Explanation of the lower part of the National Park of endemic flora and fauna.
4.- Depending on the photos of the weather, it goes down to 3600m (11811.02 feet).
5.- Arrival parking lot 4600m (15091.86 feet).
6.- Explanation of the walk to the José Rivas Refuge 4,864m (15748.03 feet).
7.- Return Parking.
8.- Explanation for the people who will take the option of cycling down 45 m approx.
9.- Photographs of the Limpiopungo lagoon until loading the bicycles.
10.- Departure from the National Park for lunch.
11.- Accommodation in Machachi and dinner