From Quito: Full day to Cotopaxi

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Visit the Cotopaxi Volcano, a stunning snow-capped volcano in Ecuador's countryside, or marvel at Quilotoa Lagoon, an incredible turquoise-colored lake located inside the caldera of an active volcano.


  • Visit Cotopaxi National Park
  • Breathtaking scenery and nature
  • Take in the views at Limpiopungo Lagoon, a stunning glacial lake
  • Hike up through the Andean paramo to the José Rivas Refuge at 4864m


The day will start with an early pick up from your hotel/hostel within our pick up areas in Quito, the bus will go straight to Chuquiragua Lodge, where you will catch your first views of the stunning Cotopaxi Volcano and enjoy a delicious breakfast. Later, you will enter the Cotopaxi National Park, you will visit the interpretation center, the José Rivas Refuge, the main base camp for the volcano. To finish the tour at the National Park you will visit the Limpiopungo Lagoon, a stunning glacial lake in the shadow of the Cotopaxi Volcano. Enjoy an afternoon lunch surrounded by gorgeous landscapes at the Chuquiragua Lodge. After lunch, travel by bus back to Quito, you will be dropped at your hotel/hostel.


Hotel/hostel pickup and drop-off from Quito English and Spanish-speaking guide All taxes and entrance fees

Important Information

  • • Please bring appropriate clothing for the high altitude climate (light clothes for the day, warm clothes for the evenings), sunscreen, and insect repellent

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