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Tanicuchi, Ecuador
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Reviewed 2 days ago

John and I trained for this hike by doing some very steep trails near our home, but we live at 1400 feet and there was no way to replicate the elevation! So breathing on Cotopaxi was a real challenge. My trick is when I get...More

Thank pcmasuedu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Muy chévere - had a great view of the volcano on a clear day. Our guide said it’s not very common to have such a clear day for this kind of view, but even on a cloudier day, it’d still be an impressive sight!

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing landscapes on and surrounding Cotopaxi. We had a guide (hired from the main entrance to the park) who told us a little about the trees and the area. Although she spoke little english so much of it was lost in translation sadly. There are...More

Thank angelfish2222
Reviewed 25 May 2018

This place is well worth a visit if you are happy to walk a little and don't really struggle with altitude. We took a ride with our hotel owners (Hotel Rondador) into the park and upto the parking area. We then walked upto the refugio...More

Thank Suzie B
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

I did this tour last March 28 and it was totally worth it! I love hiking and hiking this volcano is totally doable. The refuge center is about over 15000 feet and as you go up, the air is getting thinner and you feel it...More

Thank joero24
Reviewed 3 April 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our bike trail on Cotopaxi volcano and national park, starting out of the parking lot under the refuge. Beautiful and amazing scenery. We did it with Biking Dutchman, an excellent choice, the pioneer in bike trails in Ecuador cycling Cotopaxi on a...More

Thank Pitagorin2014
Reviewed 26 March 2018

I went to the Cotopaxi vulcano with Ecosporttour (booked via Community Adventures). It was very well organised and they had a pick-up point in the new and old town. We started with a really nice breakfast before we went up the vulcano to the glacier...More

Thank Alexandra H
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Amazing experience to be near an active, snow capped volcano. We went on a semi clear day. It was foggy, so we didn't get to see the entire surroundings.

Thank Anuraga R
Reviewed 22 February 2018

On a clear day, Cotopaxi is an ominous sight that can be seen looming in the distance outside of Quito. It is an active volcano that last erupted in August of 2015 and spewed ash and steam until January of 2016. You are no longer...More

1  Thank LivingThe Q
Reviewed 16 February 2018

We spent a whole morning here but would have liked to stay longer , if you get clear weather and the snow-capped volcano is visible it is just breathtaking. It is best to go in the morning as soon as it opens at 8.00 to...More

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Thibault A
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Response from sergeorban1971 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are guides waiting 1 mile before the entrance, and I am pretty sure they can take your bag.
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7 April 2016|
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Response from ajeffsu | Reviewed this property |
Please call Rodrigo Donoso at the Posada la estacion mountain lodge. he is one of the best guides for cotopaxi and Chimborazo volcano.... his phone number is +593999694867