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2-Day Cotopaxi National Park and Quilotoa Lagoon from Quito

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    Day 1: COTOPAXI BIKING - VOLCANO AVENUE VIEW

    Stop At: Avenida De Los Volcanes, Riobamba Ecuador
    You will begin your trip with a spectacular view of the Andean landscape and of course La Avenida de Los Volcanes.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Cotopaxi National Park, Ecuador
    Once you arrive at the National Park you can hike up to the refuge at 4,864 meters above sea level. After a safety briefing, you will commence your downhill descent on mountain bikes! The journey finishes at the beautiful lagoon at the base of Cotopaxi.
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Accommodation Hacienda Papagayo or similar

    Day 2: QUILOTOA LAGOON

    Stop At: Mercado Indigena, Saquisili Ecuador
    This full-day cultural tour begins with a visit to a local indigenous market, Saquisili (Thursdays) or the Pujili market (Sundays).
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Laguna Quilotoa, Laguna de Quilotoa, 070701 Ecuador
    The next activity of this day will be the trip to Laguna Quilotoa which is an astonishing emerald colored lagoon inside a large volcano crater (3,800m altitude). Before reaching the Crater main point you’ll pass through the ancient canyon of Zumbahua town, where you can see many indigenous towns and farmlands. Arriving inside the crater you are going to be able to appreciate the vast and gorgeous lagoon landscape. Later, you will visit a local indigenous home where you’ll have the unique opportunity to interact with the inhabitants. After lunch, you will hike down to the lagoons shore and will be bringing back to Quito.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Plaza Foch, Quito 170143, Ecuador
    Departure Time
    7:00 AM
    Duration
    2 days
    Inclusions
    • 2x Breakfast
    • 2x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 1 night
    • Accommodation 1 night in a double room with private bathroom at Hostería Papagayo or similar.
    • Professional bilingual guides
    • Transportation from and to Quito’s meeting point (Plaza foch)
    • Activities as described in the itinerary
    • Cotopaxi biking tour, mountain bike & helmet
    • 24/7 assistance in Dutch, English and Spanish
    • Entry/Admission - Cotopaxi National Park
    Exclusions
    • Mules at Quilotoa for the way back to the top of the crater (optional $ 8)
    • Contribution to the community
    • Additional food or beverages
    • Optional tips for the guide
    • Personal health & travel insurance
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Important things to bring: warm, windproof and waterproof clothing, appropriate shoes or boots, water, sunblock, sunglasses, pocket money, and passport.
    • Keep in mind that climate at 4000 meters can change suddenly from sunny to cold with stormy winds and wet snow.
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Children rates only applies if the child stays in the same room.
    • In order to process your reservation please help us with all this information:
    • Room type (twin, matrimonial) or triple (in case of a group with 3 or more guests)
    • Whatsapp phone number (in case you use Whatsapp and would like us to contact you that during your stay via Whatsapp)
    • For all guests:
    • Passport numbers
    • Date of birth
    • Nationality
    • Food restrictions
    • Medical restrictions
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Inform yourself about food safety when traveling to tropical countries. Take necessary precaution to avoid food poisoning (always wash your hands before eating, don’t eat ‘street food’, only eat peeled fruits, etc).
    • The operator reserves the right to change the itinerary without previous notice due to weather conditions, availability, National Park regulations or notifications and unforeseeable circumstances.
    • It is mandatory that you will have current travel insurance including health insurance. Please inform us of any known medical conditions you have.
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    +1
    I traveled to Ecuador this past month and enjoyed 3 separate tours through Rebecca Travel Adventures - not listed here as the tours were booked separately. The group communicated with me regularly to ensure everything was up to date - timely, and I was going where I needed to be
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    Response from Willem F, Guest Relations Manager at 2-Day Cotopaxi National Park and Quilotoa Lagoon from Quito
    Responded 11 Apr 2019
    Thank you so much Mike, for this great and helpfull review! We hope to see you again for a trip to one of our other wonderful destinations in South America! Saludos cordiales, Willem
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    Fantastic trip to Cotopaxi. Our guide, Santiago, was very accommodating, stopping the van at just the right spot to take advantage of clearing skies for photos. Also, the overnight at Hosteria Papagayo was a delightful surprise, with a cozy cottage and Raul lighting a fire in
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    Response from Willem F, Guest Relations Manager at 2-Day Cotopaxi National Park and Quilotoa Lagoon from Quito
    Responded 11 Feb 2019
    Thanks for your great review for this 2 day Mountain Package! A tour everybody who visits Ecuador has to do in my opinion: ´2 DAYS MOUNTAIN PACKAGE (19QCQ2) - UDS 160 (with 2 persons) or USD 190 (single) With this mountain package tour Rebecca AdventureTravel will take you to some of the most amazing places in the Ecuadorian highlands. The Andes mountains are popular for its majestic landscapes, there is this fabulous set of volcanoes and call them the Volcano Avenue. Here you are going to see varied paramo landscapes, indigenous communities, and various flora and fauna species. ´ Looking forward to see you again, Willem
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    We really enjoyed the Cotopaxi tour. The meeting place was disorganized since the restaurant we were supposed to meet at wasn't open at the assigned time and the guide wasn't there on time either... but once everything got going the first day was a great tour. The park and
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    Response from Willem F, Guest Relations Manager at 2-Day Cotopaxi National Park and Quilotoa Lagoon from Quito
    Responded 25 Sep 2018
    Thanks Adrian, for your nice review and some good advices. Hope to see you soon again!
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