• Enjoy wonderful hikes around Cotopaxi.

  • Relax in cosy haciendas and mountain Ecuatorian lodges after a great day's walking.

  • Expert guides take you off-the-beaten-trek to see forests and canyons.

  • Hike up to the glacier line of the mighty Cotopaxi volcano.

The guides on the mainland were fantastic, well informed, excellent English and enthusiastic - especially Andres. Such a beautiful and varied country. The itinerary was perfect and all the arrangements worked well.

L. Course, Ecuador hike, UK

Ecuador Lodge to Lodge Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Transfer Quito to Pasochoa, trek to summit (4,200m), descend Pita canyon to Cotopaxi Pungo Lodge (L,D)

  • Day 2

    Hike through Pedegral canyon and forests to Los Mortinios hacienda (B,L,D)

  • Day 2

    Pita river canyon trek to eastern Cotopaxi, Hosteria Tambopaxi (B,L,D)

  • Day 4

    Trek to Cotopaxi snowline, transfer to Quito, ends (B,L).

    5 day option add on climb Ruminahui (4,600m)

    6 / 7 day options: add Ruminahui, rest day and climb of Cotopaxi.

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What's Included?

Bilingual guide, transportation and support vehicle for luggage throughout trip, meals (B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner), lodges and transfers as indicated, first aid kit.

What's Not Included?

Flights (we can look for these), Quito hotels (we can look for these, too), park entrance fees, tips, alcoholic and soft drinks, insurance, personal items and clothing, mountaineering plastic boots / kit if climbing Cotopaxi.

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