Sacred Earth Travel - Sustainable Nature and Adventure Travel


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cotopaxi trek

Day 1:

Cotopaxi (16K)Morning drive from Quito towards the Cotopaxi National Park, to the Limpiopungo valley at 3,800 m. Upon arrival set up camp tents and start hiking west, up to the foothills of the Rumiñahui Volcano. If weather permits we can enjoy great views of the Cotopaxi volcano and Mount Sincholagua. Our trek will take us to the rim of the Rumiñahui volcano at 4,200 m. Eventually Condors may be seen flying on the heights above the volcano. Trek back to campsite. (L,D).

Day 2:

By car we drive up to the parking place at 4600m from where a 1-hour hike will take us to the Rivas hut located at 4,800 m. After warming up with a hot tea in the hut, we head towards the impressive glaciers of Cotopaxi Volcano. Enjoy the magnificent views of the ice in the Middle of the World. Walk back to the parking lot and drive to Quito. (B, BL)


currently not available due to volcanic activity

2 people 3 people 4 people

Included: Not Included:
  • All camping equipment
  • Cook
  • Helpers
  • Private transport
  • Professional guide
  • Noted meals
  • Entrance fees
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Tips
  • Any other expenses of a personal nature

Prices are based on aminimum of 2 participants. If there are more than 4 people in your party please ask for a quote. We are happy to book you a room for the first and last night in Quito, or arrange onward travel to another destination. Please inquire.

For any questions and booking inquiries please email Sacred Earth.