Cotopaxi Llama Express

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  • duration 7 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 12-75 yrs
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-23708
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English, Spanish
  • Starts Quito, Ecuador
  • Ends Quito, Ecuador
  • +5
  • Climb Cotopaxi, one of the highest active volcanoes in the world
  • Acclimatize by climbing three smaller volcanoes: Pasochoa, Corazon and Illiniza Norte
  • Constant assistance from professional climbing guides throughout the trip
Summit some of the tallest volcanoes in Ecuador, ending with an epic climb of Cotopaxi (5,897m). This specialized climbing tour is perfect for all levels of climbers, be it beginners or advanced. In seven days, you will acclimatize and start your climbs at lower altitudes, like for example Pasochoa and Corazon, to train before setting your sights on your ultimate challenge: the Cotopaxi volcano, one of the highest active volcanoes in the world.

With support of a professional and bilingual guide, you will gain knowledge and experience that will help you reach the summit of the Cotopaxi. Climbing between 4,000 – 6,000 metres above sea level opens up a unique landscape above the clouds and presents unforgettable views of Ecuador with Quito to the north, and Chimborazo and Tungurahua to the south.
  • Day 1: Arrive at Cotopaxi
  • Day 2: Scale Pasochoa volcano
  • Day 3: Climb Corazon volcano
  • Day 4: Scaling Illiniza Norte
  • Day 5: Rest day
  • Day 6: Cotopaxi Climb
  • Day 7: Cotopaxi Climb
  • 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 2 dinners
  • Professional, English-speaking mountain guide
  • Transportation from PapaGayo to the mountains and back
  • 5 nights' accommodation in Hostería PagaGayo Cotopaxi
  • 1 night's accommodation at Cotopaxi Refuge
  • WiFi
  • Transportation from/to Quito (optional)
  • Dinner at Hostería PapaGayo Cotopaxi
  • Bike hiring on your free day (USD 10)
  • Entrance fee for Pasochoa (USD 5)
  • Sleeping bag
  • Optional celebration champagne lunch at PapaGayo (additional USD 10)
  • Tips
  • Anything not mentioned in the 'What's Included' section of the itinerary
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20% Deposit payable upfront. Remaining balance payable 45 days prior to trip departure. Free cancellation up to 45 days prior departure, but the 20% deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applicable within 45 days of departure.


A deposit of 20% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking.

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Other Practical InformationPlease note that due to unforeseeable circumstances (weather conditions or health risks), you will might be unable to reach the summit of Cayambe & Chimborazo. That being said, however, we do promise a fantastic but unforgettable experience, complete with fully qualified and highly experienced guides, fresh and hearty meals, lots of laughter and, of course, good cold beers! Prices are per person based A minimum of two people are required to begin the trip
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