Free tour

Free tour of the highest active volcano in the world EL COTOPAXI

Duration: 4h
Languages: English, Spanish
Guru: Alejandro
Quality Verified Registered on March 01, 2020

Hello, I am Alejandro, I study tourism, I am at the last level .... I love history and tell it with tasting products is the best, I am from Quito ask me anything !!! I know almost everything related to the city and the country.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

Visit COTOPAXI the highest active volcano in the world with 5897 masl

  1. For this tour we will meet at 7am in the mcDonald parking lot, Av 6 de Diciembre and Av patria.
  2. 8h15 am we will make a stop en route to Cotopaxi if you wish you can have breakfast there.
  3. At 9:30 a.m. we will arrive at the Cotopaxi National Park

We will visit several sites:
+ The first stop will be Limpiopungo Lagoon at 3800 masl
+ Later we will arrive at the parking lot at 4500 masl
+ We disembark and begin the walk to the refuge at 4864 masl
If you want we can walk and reach the glacier at 5100 masl (25 minutes approx.)
+ On the way back we will visit the Interpretation Center and a surprise that is at 3805 masl.
+ We will visit a restaurant for lunch and return to Quito
+ We will arrive in Quito between 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
+ The drop off will be at your hotels or place of your choice

+ Certified Tourism Guide
+ The best landscapes and photos
+ infusion of coca leaves
Does not include:

- Private transportation round trip $30 dollars per person
- Things not mentioned in "includes"

Duration: From 7am to 5pm

Important we leave with a minimum of 4 people

➡ What to bring:
* Cap
* Glasses
* Gloves
* Scarf
* Sunscreen
* Waterproof sweater
* Comfortable / mountain shoes
* QR code reader on your mobile
* Camera or mobile phone can be.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Avenida Patria 420, Quito 170143, Ecu...
    Avenida Patria 420, Quito 170143, Ecuador
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    We will meet in the back parking lot of McDonald's, you will recognize me by the yellow umbrella

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Ice Cream La Avanzada
  • 2
    Free admission
    Laguna De Limpiopungo
  • 3
    Entrance not included
    Parque Nacional Cotopaxi
  • 4
    Entrance not included
    Refugio Cotopaxi (Jose Ribas)

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Joel 10 Sep 2023

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Travelled alone - Sep 2023
El tour con Gabriel fue asombroso, quedé maravillado con lo imponente que resulta el Volcán Cotopaxi. El día fue increíble recomiendo muchisimo el tour.
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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