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Cotopaxi Summit – 2 Day Tour
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Cotopaxi Summit – 2 Day Tour

Categories: Highlands, Direct Summits, 2 Days, $200 to $299
Places
Cotopaxi - Ecuador
Days
2
Difficulty
High
Travelers Rating
5 from 3 ratings
Starting At
$299 USD
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Cotopaxi Summit is arguably the most popular tour for an active volcano in Ecuador, attracting climbers of all walks; all hoping to summit. Although not considered difficult among avid climbers, it is on the technical side of things, where crevasse rescue gear, ice axe, crampons and other gear are required for its ascent. Known as the world’s third highest active volcano, with a nearly perfect conical shape & only 2 hours away from the main capital acknowledges its popularity. An accredited mountain guide is required for those attempting to summit, climbs can be attempted year round, there is no precipitous change in weather where attempting to submit would be discouraged. Climbers reaching the summit are greeted with a 480 crater meters in width, a stunning surrounding landscape, the presence of fumaroles and a faint smell of sulfur and success.

Access
Culture
Nature

Cotopaxi Summit Gallery

Landmarks, Landscapes & Surroundings

Cotopaxi Summit Highlights

Inclusions & Exclusions

INCLUSIONS
 
Transport (hotel-cotopaxi park-hotel)
3 meals (from lunch day 1 to lunch day 2)
Certified aseguim bilingual guide
Overnight at refuge, use of facilities
Climbing equipment & activities as listed

EXCLUSIONS
 
Personal expenses & *entrance fees
*Other equipment (check gear & clothing tab)
*Other clothing (check gear & clothing tab)
Tipping (optional)
Other meals

 

Cotopaxi Summit Program 2018

Cotopaxi Summit Rates 2018

2 days – 1 night

Cotopaxi 2 Day Program - Above The Clouds - 2+ Guest

$299
shared guide & transport
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2 days – 1 night

Cotopaxi 2 Day Program - Above The Clouds - 1 Guest

$580
private guide & vehicle
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* Prices are per person, and subject to change without prior notice
* All prices are in USD
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Programs shared by default with certified aseguim guides.
Entrance fee to Cotopaxi national park: free *subject to change.
2 passengers minimum required to operate, or private guidance.
Certified tours by local authorities, compliant with local regulations.

4×4 vehicles used by default, a van or bus for groups above 4 guests.
Rates are per person/ tour in US$ dollars, rates are subject to change.
Activities may be changed or canceled for weather or health conditions.
Last revision: November-30-2017 / Valid until: December-31-2018

INCLUDED

Gloves & Mittens
Ice Axe & Harness
Crampons
Carabiners
Double plastic boots (for crampons)
Gaiters
Helmet lamp
Basic sleeping bag
Basis snow-proof trousers
Basic snow-proof jacket *not goretex

EXCLUDED

First layer gloves
Wool Socks
Big backpack
Sunglasses
High factor sunblock
Bottled water
AAA batteries for head lamp
Waterproof & thermal jacket
Waterproof pants
Thermal Pants

Summit Clauses

There is no refunds if the summit is not reached.
1 – 2 ratio (1 guide for every 2 climbers), *not guaranteed.
It is recommended to consider a private guide for avid climbers.
Climbers accept applicable terms for direct summits when booking.
2nd attempts are not guaranteed, but can be pursued with the right conditions.

Foreseen reasons you may not summit

Lack of proper acclimatization or low fitness condition
Weather conditions like an avalanche risk, electrical storm & wind.
Shared guidance, fellow climber(s) cannot continue & no remaining guides.

Your guide can cancel the trek for weather or health related issues.

Please check our terms and conditions for a full breakdown of applicable clauses that apply for day tour bookings.

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