Cotopaxi tour from Quito
Is the ideal choice if you’re looking for adventure in the Ecuadorian Andes while combining the natural splendor of the Andes. Cotopaxi, one of the most well-known active volcanoes, is situated in the center of Ecuador and has an elevation of 5897 meters (19.347 feet). It offers stunning views as well as the distinctive Andean Paramo flora and wildlife.
Where to Stay
Choosing the ideal lodging is crucial for a relaxing and enjoyable journey. From quaint lodges tucked away in the heart of Cotopaxi to luxurious hotels in Quito, we provide a variety of choices. You may be confident that your visit will be a perfect balance of rest and exposure to the beauties of nature.Are you prepared to discover Cotopaxi, Ecuador’s stunning wonders? Our expertly planned tour ensures an amazing adventure full with exhilarating encounters, breathtaking vistas, and priceless memories. With the help of our knowledgeable guides, explore Cotopaxi’s top attractions and get a taste of its alluring appeal.
Journey from Quito to Cotopaxi
Our trip starts in the thriving city of Quito, from which we take a leisurely drive to the breathtaking scenery of Cotopaxi. As we move from the busy city streets to the serene natural splendor that surrounds the Cotopaxi volcano, marvel at the shifting landscape.
Unforgettable Cotopaxi Day Trip
Our Cotopaxi day trip is intended to give you a thorough understanding of this exceptional location. Explore the rocky landscape, take in the lively Cotopaxi National Park, and be in awe of the enormous Cotopaxi volcano. This journey is the ideal fusion of adventure and awe at the magnificence of nature.
Cotopaxi Volcano Hike and More
The hike to the Cotopaxi volcano is just the beginning, you can also do activities like Cotopaxi Horseback Riding Either way you will discover the diverse ecosystems that exist here, from the unusual flora and wildlife to the impressive landscape formed by the volcano’s activity. Also, your tour will take you to the famous José Rivas Refuge, which provides details on the difficulties faced by mountaineers.
Guided Tours from Quito to Cotopaxi
Our guided tours guarantee a smooth and educational experience from beginning to end. Select from a number of tour choices, such as the well-liked excursion Tour al Cotopaxi desde Quito, to fully immerse yourself in this alluring location.
Book Your Cotopaxi Adventure Today
Do not miss the opportunity to participate in this extraordinary experience. Our Cotopaxi tours include something for everyone, whether you are seeking adventure, untouched nature, or a closer relationship with the environment. Make your reservation today and if you want to know more but you only have one day to do it we have Cotopaxi Banos Tour or Cotopaxi Quilota Tour so you can experience the Cotopaxi volcano and its impressive surroundings.
- Trekking to the Basecamp “José Rivas” at the Cotopaxi Volcano
- Best view of the Cotopaxi Volcano
1. Cotopaxi Day Trip
Our Cotopaxi day tour begins in Quito. To start, the guide will pick you up at your hotel in the metropolitan area of Quito. Then, we will take the “Avenue of the Volcanoes”. That is, we will head towards the National Park. Along the Panamerican Highway South.
2. The viewpoint of Quito
During our tour to Cotopaxi National Park, we will make a stop at a strategic viewpoint where you can enjoy breathtaking panoramic views. This moment will be perfect for taking photographs and appreciating the natural surroundings that encompass the park.
Before entering Cotopaxi National Park, we will make a stop in Machachi, where you will have the opportunity to enjoy a delicious breakfast. This stop will be a perfect chance to recharge your energy and prepare for a day filled with exciting adventures in this majestic park.
3. Interpretation Center "La Mariscal"
We will register at the entrance of Cotopaxi National Park, which is important to ensure the safety of tourists. We will then arrive at the "La Mariscal" Interpretation Center. Here, you will receive a detailed explanation of the flora, fauna, and geological characteristics of the park. This interpretation center will provide you with valuable information that will allow you to further appreciate the natural richness of the area.
4. The José Ribas refuge
We will head to the parking lot and prepare to start our tour. This is one of the most exciting moments as you embark on an ascent to the José Ribas refuge, located at a considerable altitude on the slopes of the Cotopaxi volcano. This experience will allow you to feel the sensation of being close to one of the highest peaks in the Ecuadorian Andes. After the ascent, you will have a well-deserved rest at the José Ribas refuge. Here, you can enjoy a hot drink, such as hot chocolate or tea, to warm up and relax while enjoying the breathtaking views of the mountainous landscape.
5. Limpiopungo Lagoon
Once you have recovered, you will take an exciting stroll around the beautiful Laguna de Limpiopungo. This place is famous for its abundant wildlife and picturesque landscapes. You will be able to enjoy close contact with nature as you explore and observe birds and other native animals.
After the activity, we will go and enjoy a delicious lunch. Finally, we will return to the city of Quito full of unforgettable memories.