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I recommend to rely on a tour operator in Riobamba because you might need some equipment and it is not as straightforward as other hikes (see Quilotoa). The hike is rewarding with great views but the path is quite muddy at times (I did it...More
I went to the Altar Volcano, through Releche route to the yellow lake on December 2017.
I found the road horrible, about 8 hours just to get to the shelter (I'm not trekking expert, just a young guy in good shape). I didn't reach the...More
WE did a three days hike with travel2south ! Great compagny! They booked our hike with Chimborazo tours! Great services, great equipment They gave us everyhing WE needed ( boots, sleeping bags, frontal lights, etc.) Our guide Alfonzo is from the village where WE started...More
We hiked to Altar Mountain base and yellow lake over two days. The trail is lovely though muddy at times. The views on clear day is simply out of the world. There's a hut to stay at the end of the trail.
I did the El Altar Trek it's a moderate hike of 2 days or 3 depending on the itinerary... about 6 hours per day hiking (if you do the 2 days it's the same way to return). You get to see the yellow lagoon, crater...More