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Cotopaxi Hiking & Biking Volcano 1 Day

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    What to Expect
    Visit: CarpeDM Adventures - Day Tours, Antepara E4-60 y Los Rios San Blas, Quito 170150 Ecuador

    • 06:30 Meet at meeting point CarpeDM Office (Jose Antepara E4-60 and Los Ríos, Old Town sector)
    • 06:45 - 7:00 am  Plaza Foch - Q Restaurant
    • 07:00 Transfer to the Cotopaxi National Park
    • 08:00 Breakfast stop in small local restaurant (included)
    • 09:30 Enter Cotopaxi National Park
    • 10:00 The guide will give explanation of the area, volcanoes, vegetation, animals  etc.
    • 10:30 4600m car park, begin hike up to the refuge
    • 12:30 Reach refuge at 4.864m. return to parking lot
    • 13:00 Equipment Check – Begin Bike ride back to the Limpiapungo lake (short 3 - 5 km ride)
    • 14:00 Arrive at Limpiapungo lake.
    • 15:00 Eat lunch (included)
    • 15:30 Return to Quito

    What’s Included:
    • Breakfast – Lunch – Snack
    • Transport
    • Guide
    • Mountain Bike with Helmut, Kneepads, Elbowpads * This is an optional activity of approximately 30 minutes. Should be experienced / confident rider.

    What’s Not Included:
    • Additional Snacks / Beverages
    • TIPS

    What to bring:
    • Warm clothing
    • Waterproof jacket
    • Gloves, scarf, hat
    • Hiking boots or trekking shoes
    • Sunglasses
    • Sunscreen
    • Extra snacks and water
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Pick up on time. Trip as advertised. Food very good and staff at breakfast and lunch very pleasant. Guide (Herraldo) excellent work knowledgeable and caring. Driver (Victor) really skillful driving the bus up the mountain. The weather on the mountain wasn't good, sleet and rain,...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank OutlookPhil
    Justin C, The Carpedm Team at CarpeDM Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Outlook Phil Thanks so much for your review. We are so pleased your were happy with your tour to Cotopaxi day tour, with your guide and with your Driver Victor, Victor work is often something that goes unnoticed, so he will be really pleased...More

    Reviewed 6 July 2019 via mobile

    These guys took care of my city tour as well.. if I had of had more time I would have used them for more adventures! Really helpful even outside of the areas they were going to profit from.. this alone tells you who and what...More

    Thank stevebZ7953PY
    Justin C, The Carpedm Team at CarpeDM Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear stevebZ7953PY Thanks so much for your email, it is great to hear you were pleased with your city tour. All of us will always try to go that extra mile in other areas that are not necessarily part of the business! we are really...More

    Reviewed 23 June 2019

    I went on the Cotopaxi tour on my last day in Ecuador, and I’m so glad I did. It was low visibility for the hike but still had amazing views the whole time hiking. Our guide Marco was very friendly, engaging, and knew a lot...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank bowbrudolph
    Justin C, The Carpedm Team at CarpeDM Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Bowbrudolph Thanks so much for your review Iis great to hear you had an amazing time with Marco on the Cotopaxi day tour. if you are back in Ecuador again and need more help with tours please do not hesitate to get in touch.

    Reviewed 31 May 2019 via mobile

    Great day trip to Cotopaxi with Andreas as guide & Viktor as driver. The breakfast & lunch stop was superb. The whole tour excellent , we didn’t ride bikes but stayed in the minivan & admired the view. Carpe DM really are the best! They...More

    Thank 1979JTR
    Justin C, The Carpedm Team at CarpeDM Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Jontread Thanks so much for your review of the Cotopaxi day tour with Andreas and Victor, we are so pleased you enjoyed the tour and if you need more travel help please get in touch we will be more than happy to help you...More

    Reviewed 10 April 2019 via mobile

    We went in a Group of 4 with Our Guide Alirio. It was amazing. We didn't miss anything and Alirio knew a Lot Of stuff about the Cotopaxi-Volcano and its sourroundings. The food (breakfast, Snack, Lunch) was very tasty and plenty. The driving Of Alirio...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank Lauraarual9
    Justin C, The CarpeDM Team at CarpeDM Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2019

    Dear Laura Thanks so much for your review about your cotopaxi day tour with Alirio, Alirio is one of our in house guides and never fails to impress, so it was really nice that you mentioned both his guiding and his driving. Let us know...More

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