Cotopaxi National Park Full-Day Guided Volcano Tour from Quito

Day Trips & Excursions in Ecuador
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Tour description

Get the best of all worlds and combine history, nature and shopping on a full day guided tour from Quito. You'll witness spectacular scenery, see the active volcano Cotopaxi and the Limpiopungo Lagoon - all before returning back to Quito!

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Cotopaxi National Park, Cotopaxi ProvinceThe park is located in the largest volcanic area of Ecuador. In the central part is the Cotopaxi, one of the most active and highest volcanoes in the world. To the northwest is the Rumiñahui and between the two mountains is the Limpiopungo valley. Despite the great height, the Park has numerous species of mammals and birds.Stop At: Laguna de Limpiopungo, Latacunga, Cotopaxi ProvinceIt is s a place for direct naturalist tourism, in the place it is possible to take walks and enjoy the flora and fauna associated. From the lagoon it is possible to observe the footprints left by the ancient volcanic eruptions of the majestic Cotopaxi.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Laguna Quilotoa, Cotopaxi ProvinceIt is one of the 15 lagoons of volcanic origin appreciated as the most beautiful in the world according to Twistedsifter. Within its crater a boiler with a diameter of almost 9 km has been formed. This is the product of the collapse of the volcano, which occurred some 800 years ago.Duration: 2 hours

What's included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide

What's not included

  • Gratuities
  • Lunch and drinks
  • Entrance to the National Park of Cotopaxi