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Climbing Cotopaxi and Chimborazo Ascent in 6 days

This 6 day tour comprises, besides the combination of two of our most impressing mountains, Cotopaxi and Chimborazo, an extra day in case we can't make it to the summit at the first go. But here as well a good acclimatization is necessary to reach the striven peaks.

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Day 1:   Quito - Cotopaxi José Ribas Mountain Refuge
We'll leave Quito in the morning by car and after one and a half hours we'll get to the Cotopaxi National Park. We'll hike one more hour until we'll reach the Jose Rivas refuge (4800 m). After doing some exercises in the glacier we'll have dinner and prepare the ascent. (BL - D)

Day 2:  Refuge - Cotopaxi Summit 5.897m - Cuello de Luna Hostelry
We'll get up at midnight for climbing Cotopaxi and after 7 hours of   climbing through the glacier we'll reach the summit. After the descent we'll rest a bit in the hut and then we'll continue to the Cuello de Luna Hostelry. (B - BL)

Day 3:  Cuello de Luna Hostelry
This day you can relax, doing activities near the hostelry like biking, horseback riding, hiking or enyoing its other facilities. (B)

Day 4:  Cuello de Luna - Chimborazo Mountain Refuge
We'll leave heading south for the "Avenida de los  volcanes" until we'll reach the Hermanos Carrel refuge (4800 m). From there we'll walk another 45 minutes to the Whymper refuge (5000 m), where we'll relax, have supper and prepare the ascent. (B - BL - D)

Day 5:   Refuge - Chimborazo Summit 6.310m - Quito
We'll get up at midnight for climbing Chimborazo and after 8 hours we'll reach first the Veintimilla summit (6270 m) and afterwards the Whymper summit (6310 m). Around Midday we will be back in the refuge, where we'll  relax a bit, before we'll return to Quito. (B - BL)

Day 6:   Extra Day
This day  is used in case of bad weather conditions at both Cotopaxi and Chimborazo. If we don't need it we'll organize a city tour in Quito, visiting a Museum and colonial Quito. (B - BL)

This tour is available as fixed departure tour: >> please check our fixed departures!

>> For group-prices please contact us!

Our prices include:
- Transfer airport - hotel
- Private transportation to the whole tour
- Professional mountain guides, ASEGUIM member (ratio 2 climbers - 1 guide )
- Meals on the mountains as mentioned above (B: Breakfast; BL: Box Lunch; D: Dinner)
- Accommodation in José Ribas and Whymper huts
- Accommodation in Cuello de Luna Hostelry (Double accommodation & breakfast included)
- Cotopaxi and Chimborazo National Park Entrance fees.

The prices do not include:
- General climbing equipment like (boots, crampons, ice axe, harness, mattress, sleeping bag, sun glasses, head lamp, etc)
- Lunch and dinner while you stay in Cuello de Luna Hostelry
- Extra drinks in huts
- Travel insurance
- Tips

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