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Cotopaxi National Park Hiking and Biking Tour

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Magic Bean
Mariscal Foch E5-20, Quito 170143, Ecuador6:50 am Leave from (Mariscal Foch and Juan León Mera) - Corner look for the tour bus.
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    Cotopaxi National Park
    Stop: 6 hours - Admission included
    Schedule: Itinerary 07:00 Leave from Magic Bean restaurant (Mariscal Foch and Juan León Mera). 8:00 Breakfast at Chaupi community 09:00 Transfer to Cotopaxi National Park. 10:30 Arrive at the parking lot at 4600 m and start of the hike 11:15 Arrive at Refuge at 4800 m Hot drinks optional (not included) 12:00 Arrive at Glacier at 5000 m (if weather and guide allows it) 14:00 Start of mountain-biking downhill from the parking lot 14:50 Arrive at Limpiopungo lake viewpoint 15:45 Lunch at Chaupi community 18:00 Arrive at Quito
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Magic Bean, Mariscal Foch E5-20, Quito 170143, Ecuador
    Departure Time
    6:50 AM
    Duration
    9h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Professional and bilingual guide
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Bike (optional)
    • Transportation from/to Quito's meeting point
    • Entry/Admission - Cotopaxi National Park
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Tour operator reserves the right to change the itinerary without previous notice due to National Park regulations or notifications and unforeseeable circumstances
    • Important: For the use of bicycles, you will be kindly asked to sign a document that you accept responsibility of the good use of the bicycle and you will be asked to let an identity document that will be given back after the tour. Thank you for your comprehension.
    • Necessary equipment: Warm clothing (including a change of clothes). Gloves, Scarf, Hat. Sunglasses. Water. Hiking shoes/boots. Camera. Snacks. Sun cream. Cotton pants, Waterproof jacket
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    This day trip was amazing!!! Literally takes your breath away. We did not do the mountain biking portion as I've never mountain biked and did not want it to be a disaster for my first time. Me and my partner come from a warmer climate at sea level. We are pretty fit and do
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    Response from pablorQ8005YU, Owner at Cotopaxi National Park Hiking and Biking Tour
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Thank you very much for sharing your experience, as we always say, our mountains are super challenging for a lot the people, but this makes things more memorable, we are sure you will remember this experience always, we are happy to hear that you found our communication great and we could help you in every moment, we are also glad that you enjoyed our food, which is provided by a local family, we strongly believe in supporting the areas where our tours take place, once again for taking the time to share with us, and if in the near future you are planning to come back to Ecuador, you have new friends here, you are always welcome. Ecuatraveling Team!!
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    I took this tour because I think volcanoes are really cool. So the cotopaxi day trip seemed like a good choice! The day started quietly acclimatizing, so we stopped at shops to buy coca leaves for the altitude. And around 11 o'clock we started the hike up the hill, I found it
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    Response from pablorQ8005YU, Owner at Cotopaxi National Park Hiking and Biking Tour
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Dear Melina, Thank you very much for taking the time to write some words for us, we are glad that you enjoyed our Cotopaxi tour, this one can be definitely challenging for a lot of people, but we believe that the most challenging it is, the best memories it makes, thank you again for sharing your experience, and you are more than welcome in Ecuador if some day you decide to visit us again. Ecuatraveling team!
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    Our group was so lucky on that day that we visited. There was barely any fog and the sun made the glacier sparkle! It was about a 45 min hike from the parking lot to the 1st Refugio; I took many breaks to catch my breath from the altitude, but I just enjoyed the view and took
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    Response from pablorQ8005YU, Owner at Cotopaxi National Park Hiking and Biking Tour
    Responded 24 Nov 2019
    Dear Halona, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience, we are super glad to hear that you enjoyed our program, we understand that this is challenging and in some points even demanding, but I think the reward of being in such a beautiful place make it worth it. Once again thank you for have chosen us and to write for us, this encourage us to keep working hard every day. Ecuatraveling Staff!
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    Such a great feeling when people go that extra mile to make the experience of visiting the overwhelming site of Cotopaxi even better. I enjoyed the guides and very much so the breakfast and lunch.
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    Response from pablorQ8005YU, Owner at Cotopaxi National Park Hiking and Biking Tour
    Responded 12 Nov 2019
    Dear Frank, Thanks for your comment, we really appreciate your time and also your feedback, it is our compromise to keep working harder everyday in order to keep offering the best experiences for our visitors, our Volcanoes, jungle and coast are waiting for more and more people, and we would be happy to assist them, this type of comments help us to keep building our good name as a company but at the same time give us the responsibility to always provide excellent services. Once again thank you for your time. Best to you. Ecuatraveling team!
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    Lincoln was friendly and efficient. His knowledge of Equador in extensive. His English is perfect. He has a global awareness and a zeal for adventure. He was patient and stopped to explain things. He pointed out Cara Cara, eagles and we saw a condor. He is fit and the hike up to
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    Response from ecuatraveler, Owner at Cotopaxi National Park Hiking and Biking Tour
    Responded 12 Oct 2019
    Hi, we are so happy you enjoy our tour with Lincon he is a really good guide :) Best Ecuatraveling Team
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    Milo H
    11
    Special. Amazing. Breathtaking.
    I have just returned from a wonderful long weekend at Waita lodge. It was truly special in every regard whether it
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    cath36wine
    Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    41
    Amazing in the Amazon..
    Such a remote area. So quiet.. Working with the locals we Saw so much wildlife Lodges are brilliant. Guides
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    Ingrid S
    11
    Breathtaking week of trail-running and mountain climbing
    An invitation to this "Andean trail-running adventure" popped into my email, and I signed up almost immediately.
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    Adriano S
    51
    Amazing jungle trip in the Ecuadorean Amazon
    Waita Lodge has been the highlight of my Ecuadorean trip so far. Located in the Cuyabeno protected area in the
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    Robert C
    1319
    Great tour provider
    Ecuatraveling helped us book both a trip to the Galápagos Islands and Cuyabena nature reserve. We were really
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    ShellieLB
    81
    Galapagos Islands (Santa Cruz II) + Cotopaxi Volcano, unforgettable experiences!!
    I have chosen Ecuatraveling to go to the Galapagos Islands and Cotopaxi National Park and I have been extremely
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    LaGataViajadora
    Harlingen, Texas
    8047
    Cotopaxi minus the biking
    This day trip was amazing!!! Literally takes your breath away. We did not do the mountain biking portion as I've
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    Santiago G
    22
    Montañas de Ecuador
    It was an amazing experience. We took a tour that includes three of the most incredibles mountains in Ecuador
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    Melina A
    20
    It was amazing!!
    I took this tour because I think volcanoes are really cool. So the cotopaxi day trip seemed like a good choice!
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    Alyssa B
    Cuenca, Ecuador
    101
    Great day trip from Quito
    I enjoyed all the places we visited on this tour, and it’s a great way to see the countryside outside Quito. Our
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