Trip reference number: ECC
Trip Operator: Andean Trails
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Join our small group adventure trekking and mountaineering holiday, with the climb of conical, snow-capped Cotopaxi as the main challenge.
We show you the ropes in the Avenue of Volcanoes, as you experience all the earth's ecological zones from subtropical to arctic.
We acclimatise well and slowly, visiting several of Ecuador's highlights such as Otavalo market, the Equator and the volcanic lake of Quilatoa.
The tour allows you to climb some of the most impressive volcanoes in Ecuador: Imbabura (4,630m), Illiniza North and (5,100m), Cotopaxi (5,897m).
Add on Chimborazo, 6,310m, Ecuador's highest and largest mountain, and also the furthest point from the centre of the earth due to the equatorial bulge.
The breathtaking views and sense of achievement make all the effort well worthwhile. Coupled with colonial cities, colourful markets and time to relax in both tropical Baños and the highland capital of Quito this superb trip provides any fit outdoor person with the perfect all round expedition.
No previous mountaineering experience is required - although some prior experience would be preferred. Instruction in the use of climbing equipment, i.e. plastic boots, crampons and ice-axe, is given by our mountain guides.
We offer several other climbing trips in Ecuador, contact the office for more information.
This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website
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