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Cotopaxi National Park Shared Day Trip provided by Ecuador Best Tours

Cotopaxi National Park Shared Day Trip

Cotopaxi National Park Shared Day Trip
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What you can expect during your visit
Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
What you can expect during your visit
Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Face masks required for travellers in public areas
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
About
Know before you go
  • Duration: 7-8 hours
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English, Spanish
Know before you go
  • Duration: 7-8 hours
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 23463P7
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
Private transportation • Certified naturalist english speaking guide • All Fees and Taxes • Entry/Admission - Cotopaxi National Park • Entry/Admission - Cotopaxi National Park
Exclusions
Drinks • Meals
Duration
7–8 hours
Departure details
Nu House Boutique Hotel, Reina Victoria, Quito 170143, Ecuador Your tour guide and transportation will meet you just right in front of the main entrance of the lobby of Hotel Nu House, at 8:00 a.m.
Inclusions
Private transportation • Certified naturalist english speaking guide • All Fees and Taxes • Entry/Admission - Cotopaxi National Park • Entry/Admission - Cotopaxi National Park
Exclusions
Drinks • Meals
Departure details
Nu House Boutique Hotel, Reina Victoria, Quito 170143, Ecuador Your tour guide and transportation will meet you just right in front of the main entrance of the lobby of Hotel Nu House, at 8:00 a.m.
Duration
7–8 hours
Return details
Returns to original departure point
Additional information
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
10 C° - 18 C° / 50 F° - 64,4 F
It is responsibility of every traveler that he/she is adequately insured against personal accidents and medical expenses during his/her trip to Ecuador, as well as having travel cancellation and baggage insurance to protect him/her.
Not wheelchair accessible
Infant seats available
Not recommended for pregnant travellers
No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
Our guides and drivers will follow vehicle cleaning and personal care protocols, with disinfectant products during the tour.
Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Nu House Boutique Hotel
    Reina Victoria, Quito 170143, Ecuador
    Your tour guide and transportation will meet you just right in front of the main entrance of the lobby of Hotel Nu House, at 8:00 a.m.
    See address & details
  • 1
    Plaza Foch
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 2
    Cotopaxi National Park
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Laguna de Limpiopungo
    Stop: 45 minutes
    See details
  • 4
    Cotopaxi National Park
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    See details
  • 5
    Quito
    Stop: 60 minutes
    See details
  • You'll return to the starting point
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motherHEncinitas
Encinitas, CA563 contributions
Top shelf tour experience - Cotopaxi
Jan 2021
After finding the Cotopaxi tour online I emailed to ask if it was possible to add on a special request. Luis was quick in getting back to me with the answer and the necessary details. Quick and easy. Being picked up near my hotel the morning of the tour was great. Luis's English is great, not just with basic communication but he was easy to chat with and had a wonderful sense of humor which made the day and adventure, educational and just plain fun. He went the extra mile in every way. I can't say enough about what a fantastic experience the whole day was.
Written 20 January 2021
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gabrielarojasEBT
Thank you very much for trusting on us from the first minute you e-mailed us! We are definitely flexible, and we are always open to try to please any particular request from our guests, as long as they are doable.... Meeting people like you is the best part of our job, sincerely it was a real honor having you in Ecuador! Take care, and we all wish you the best in the near future. (You have a beautiful family). Kind regards, Ecuador Best Tours,
Written 22 January 2021
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Igor
1 contribution
Fantastic day at Cotopaxi
Dec 2020
I was on a private Cotopaxi full-day tour with Luis who was very knowledgeable and efficient guide - we covered a lot in one day, including the alpine lake and small hike, as well as the more challenging hike to the refuge near the glacier, and finally, a lunch in a good local place.

Throughout the tour Luis was great at answering questions, pointing out good spots for pictures; he was paying close attention to my physical condition as well. Also, his English was excellent and he was very punctual with the pickup from my place in Quito.

Finally, and most importantly, Luis is someone who truly loves his country and its nature and I am grateful for the chance to learn from him

----- in Russian below ----

Мы провели отличный день на Котопакси с Луисом. Мы начали с небольшого хайка вокруг озера, потом взобралсь по более сложной тропинке наверх к месту где начинается ледник. Луис отличный гид - внимательный, знающий, пунктуальный и хорошо говорит по-английски. Было видно что он очень любит свою страну и её природу!
Written 6 December 2020
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gabrielarojasEBT
Dear traveler, Thank you so much for visiting Ecuador! It was definitely our pleasure..! Our tour guide is very pleased for your wonderful review also in Russian lenguage, it has been so kind from you. We all hope to see you again to share more adventures together...! Kind regards, EBT,
Written 7 December 2020
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Shark Diver 4212
Waltham, MA3 contributions
Great guide
Feb 2020 • Couples
Hugo was a great guide, professional and personable. Highly recommend him and the group in general. On time and he stuck with the slowest climber to ensure they were doing ok. Lots of info and details about Ecuador along the way too.
Written 7 February 2020
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Dear guest, Thank you very much for your wonderful review about your day trip to Cotopaxi National Park! We are very glad to know you liked the company of your tour guide. We wish you all the best in the future, Kind regards, EBT,
Written 11 February 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

DZg
3 contributions
Cotopaxi and Hacienda/Inca ruins tour with meal
Nov 2019
Luis was our guide. He was prompt at all communications before hand as well as for our hotel pick up. He did a wonderful job of making us feel comfortable and safe while showing us some of the best that Ecuador has. The drive up Cotopaxi and short hike to a bit higher elevation was great and always in our comfort zone. We topped out at 15,500 feet which is a record height for us with no ill effects. Then an equally memorable part was the subsequent visit at the Hacienda SAN Augustine de callo. Luis told us much history of the Inca and then Spanish inhabitants of this place. Truly a remarkable gem. We got to interact with Llamas and alpaca then finished off with a 5star meal in an Inca built building preserved as their dining room. Our company in this extraordinary meal was the owner who is the grand daughter of a past president of Ecuador. We would like to highly recommend Ecuador Best Tours. Thank you Luis and all the best to you and your family.
Written 11 November 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Dear friends: Thank you very much for everything! We absolutely enjoyed working for you, and we feel very happy about contributing with your pleasant stay in Quito. We agree with you about this gem hidden in the Andes, and definitely knew you will love it. All the best for you in future, take care! EBT,
Written 12 November 2019
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Carly L
7 contributions
Great guide
Sep 2019
Luis made this one of the highlights of our trip. We ended up with very bad weather on Cotopaxi to the point where we did not want to continue with our original plan of hiking to the refugio. He was able to think quickly and provide an alternative plan for our day. He taught us so much about the nature, people, and culture of the area. His love and knowledge of Ecuador is apparent and makes him an absolutely wonderful guide. I'd recommend him to anyone!
Written 1 October 2019
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Thank you very much for your wonderful review about our tour guide! Well, sometimes even the weather doesn't help, if you have the company of the right people you can have memorable days that you won't forget for the rest of your life time... Thank you for having choosing our services!! Kind regards, EBT,
Written 1 October 2019
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EandJ98
Mobile, AL22 contributions
Effy Lopez is a great Naturalist Guide who speaks English
Apr 2018 • Family
My son and I took a full day trip out of Quito with Effy Lopez as our guide. It was a great. 1) Effy speaks fluent English, 2) he has a tremendous knowledge of Ecuador, its people, places, wildlife, 3) he has knowledge of other countries and regions, 4) he was flexible and responsive to our needs and desires, 5) his car was new, clean and has AC, 6) he was a safe driver, 7) it was a pleasure to spend a day with him. If/when I return to Ecuador, I will absolutely look to him for transportation and touring.
We wanted to skip the volcano, so Effy took us to the Cloud Forest, where we went zip lining. Then we had time to go to the Center of the Earth.
Written 10 April 2018
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Dear friend, We all are very happy to know you had very good time with our tour guide. We knew very early in the morning that you decided to skip the visit to the volcano, so we coordinated with our guide to drive you anywhere you wanted in order to assist you the best way we could. That is a very relevant and important thing to know about our private day trips in or around Quito, they all are 100% flexible, customized and specially we pay attention to our clients expectations and wishes...! Thank you very much for your honesty and helpful review for next travelers coming to Ecuador. We all hope to see you again! Kind regards, SUVIATOUR
Written 11 April 2018
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Jennifer O
Madison, Wi43 contributions
This challenging volcano is for everyone.
Feb 2018 • Couples
My husband and I have had some recent injuries that made us wonder if we could handle a steep hike at that altitude (almost 15,000 ft.) So instead of taking a group tour, we opted for a personal tour with Suviatour. It was much more expensive than a group tour, and it was worth every penny.

Our guide was Bond (as in James Bond). He was an excellent driver, knowledgeable about the flora and fauna of the region, and he spoke flawless English. Several times he emphasized that this was our tour, so anytime we wanted to change the itinerary or to stop for photos, he would do that. To test our ability for the high-altitude walk, we first walked for an hour around Limpiopungo Lagoon. Bond kept up a running commentary on the plants, birds, and animals we saw, with fascinating details about evolution of these species.

When we reached the highest point that vehicles are allowed to go on Cotopaxi, the mountain top was shrouded in fog. We couldn't even see the famous glacier. Bond suggested that we wait a few minutes because the weather is so changeable. Sure enough, in two minutes the clouds lifted and we could see the entire glacier! We opted out of the steep hike when Bond told us we wouldn't see any more if we got closer.

Afterwards, he took us to a lovely little restaurant where a 3-course lunch was $7.00. It was a nice ending to an enjoyable!r
Written 1 March 2018
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Dear guest, Thanks a lot for your detailed description of your experience in Cotopaxi volcano. We agree with you; it is always recommendable to book a private daytrip, because in that way anybody ensures and maximize the experience people look for in the different attractions of Ecuador. Our mission is always to do our best, in order to please all our clients tastes..!! Thank you very much for trusting on us, and we wish you all the best in the near future..!! Your Ecuadorian friends, SUVIATOUR
Written 5 March 2018
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talltraveler53
Saint Paul, MN5 contributions
Great, noteworthy trip
Feb 2018 • Couples
David was fantastic. Knowledgeable, relaxed and experienced. He promptly picked us up and was a source of stories, history and current events. Excellent English.
Written 16 February 2018
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Thank you very much for your nice review. We know David is an excellent tour guide... We always provide to our clients the best quality services during our tours. Thanks a lot,
Written 19 February 2018
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Jeffrey A
Houston, TX137 contributions
Incredibly beautiful volcano! CLIMB IT!!
Jan 2018
I did a one day private tour of the Cotopaxi National Park and ended up trekking up to 5,100meters/17,000 feet to the glacier. Not for the weak of heart (or breath), but the scenery is spectacular! A beautiful place to visit less than 2 hours outside of Quito. A wonderful way and place to spend a day or two!
Written 25 January 2018
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Thank you very much for sharing your experience with SUVIATOUR!! We all hope to do more excursions for you, if you come back to Ecuador...!! All our best wishes for you in the near future, Thanks a lot,
Written 15 March 2018
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

DaddyDog123
Paia, HI5 contributions
Otavalo and Cotopaxi and transfer to Banos
Dec 2017 • Family
We arrived Quito without a plan and 6 days to fill. We were jet lagged by 5 hours from the west and just recovering from chest infection. We called Suviatour and booked the rose/Otavalo/Middle Earth and leather market tour. Luis arrived and we came up with a plan. Luis is very proud of Ecuador and it's diverse people and a very nice host to the Andes highlands. Luis immediately customized our private tour to meet our disorganized state. He made a great call stopping at the Cafe Vaca for a nice brunch and backyard zip line to get us acclimatized. The rose farm tour is a local cooperative that treats the workers and environment with respect. Luis and Suviatours has gone out of their way to give a local and genuine experience with the Rose tour. The equator tour was informative and interesting. Luis was especially patient with us. He is a great listener and then suggested that we take a tour to Cotopaxi and then a transfer to Banos - after which time we would be on our own. I think he figured out early on that hikes, rafting and the other adventure activities would suit our interests/needs. He was right on. He was very safety conscience of our young daughter. Luis speaks excellent English and introduced us to the gentler kinder side of the Ecuador population. He is a very knowledgeable guide of the fauna and fruits which were new to us. He really gave us a great first day tour of Ecuador - exactly what we need after over 12 hours of flying time for us to get to Quito. The Cotopaxi tour also with Suviatour was great, and Carlos was patient and helpful as well. He dropped us off in Banos at a local hotel Donde Ivan - again a great pick for our budget and needs - a clean place to sleep, awesome breakfast included and an authentic Banos experience. Luis - you really salvaged our trip to Quito. Thank you!
Written 25 December 2017
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Thank you! We are surprised with your nice and helpful review, becuase all what our tour guides did is being friendly, respectful and informative, as it should be. They already know your nice impressions about them, and they felt very glad you liked their services and company...! Suviatour always selects the best ecuadorian tour guides to provides its services all over Ecuador, thank you very much again for sharing your experience with us! We all hope to see you back again in Ecuador, to share new adventures and life experiences. Happy new year!! SUVIATOUR
Written 27 December 2017
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
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