• Pasochoa volcano, wonderful warm-up trek

  • Climb Pichincha to help acclimatisation

  • Cayambe volcano, glacier covered peak

  • Climb the conical volcano of Cotopaxi.

  • Relax in cosy haciendas and mountain lodges after a great day out.

  • Expert guides accompany you throughout

  • Climb Chimborazo, the highest volcano of all

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 Volcanoes Climbing Expedition

  • Day 1

    Explore Quito today. Meet the guide.

  • Day 2

    Pasachoa walk, acclimatisation day  (B,L)

  • Day 3

    Pichincha day walk (B,L)

  • Day 4

    Transfer to Cayambe (B,L,D)

  • Day 5

    Cayambe skills day (B,L,D)

  • Day 6

    Cayambe summit day (B,L,D)

  • Day 7

    Transfer to Cotopaxi (B,L,D)

  • Day 8

    Rest day, move to refuge (B,L,D)

  • Day 9

    Cotopaxi summit day (B,L,D)

  • Day 10

    Transfer to Chimborazo (B,L,D)

  • Day 11

    Trek to camp (B,L,D)

  • Day 12

    Chimborazo summit day (B,L,D)

  • Day 13

    Chimborazo second day, return Quito. Tour ends. (B,L)

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What's Included?

All transport by private vehicles during the programme as and when needed.
All breakfasts and all other meals once out of Quito.
Camping gear.
Permits and park fees.
One guide for acclimatisation hikes.
One English speaking qualified mountain guide per two climbers on: Cayambe, Cotopaxi and Chimborazo
One porter per two climbers on Chimborazo
Some climbing gear: crampons, harness, helmet, ice axe and group gear such as ropes

 ( boots available for rent at USD $10 per day)
Accommodation: 5 hotel nights in Quito (Bed & Breakfast style), haciendas and mountain huts. Some shared dorm some double / triple rooms.

What's Not Included?

International flights.
Travel insurance.
Lunch and evening meals in Quito.
Alcoholic drinks.
Extras, laundry, tips.
Airport transfers
Other items of climbing gear
Hotel nights if you return to Quito earlier.

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