It is the second highest volcano in Ecuador with a height of 5897 meters. It is located in the eastern mountain range of the Andes. It is surrounded by other mountains such as Sincholagua, Pasochoa, Rumiñahui, all within the avenue of volcanoes. With its wonderful symmetrical shape, it is an excellence stratovolcano, translated from Quichua into Spanish as the neck of the moon.
Pick up: From your hotel. Viewpoint of Quito, explanation of the develop of Quito City, Explanation of the Rucco Pichincha Volcano and teleferico. Riding in the bus throught the Avenue of the Volcanoes, headind to the Machachi Valley, Arrival at the southern entrance of the Cotopaxi National Park al 3200 msnm. Explanation of Cotopaxi Volcano in the Mariscal Sucre interpretation center. Arrival at 4500 meters above sea level, where is the parking lot, after arrival at the Refuge, we continue with the walk to the glacial. Descent to the lagoon of Limpiapungo. Lunch in the local restaurant. Return to Quito.