Volcan Chico
Volcan Chico
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Isabela Island, 010850 Ecuador
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Thecatsmum4
Kettering, UK2,249 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2018 • Couples
Access over lava fields following a long hike up a mud road to Sierra Negra Rim. The Lava fields are photogenic but wear sturdy footwear or blisters will prevail. the route is well signposted and you climb to the rim of Chico the other side, we then had a rest before returning the same way.

Views of the crater from here were reasonable but it became extremely busy with other tour groups turning up and it wasn't the most comfortable place to sit (ie on sharp lava rock).

The final climb back up the other side of the lava field is quite steep.

Check the pace of the tour as ours was rushed due to other people booking other things, maybe select a personal trip or get a small group together yourself so you can take your time and have things explained as your go along. Our trip was spoilt by this!

Remember rainwear/sunscreen and go to loo before leaving start - there are no facilities after and few places to hide away!
Written 23 March 2019
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Jaroslav Nečas
Brno, Czech Republic1,420 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2018 • Friends
Smaller volcano at the edge of Sierra Negra volcano. Volcano was active several months ago, so you can see quite new lava channel there.
Written 17 February 2019
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Joao Carlos
Sao Paulo, SP56 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2018 • Couples
After climbing the Sierra Negra it is worthwhile to go a little further and visit the CHICO as well . We could see the lava trail and other fascinating volcanoes holes and such
Written 1 January 2019
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pagmeister
Saint Louis, MO251 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2018 • Couples
Great for young folks and avid hikers. Extremely beautiful views....and the rim trail on the volcano is simply awesome. Half a day activity. Have faith in getting a good guide and take plenty of water. If older, or out of shape - avoid. But a photo book and read about it.
Written 12 May 2018
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William Z
Chicago, Illinois, United States48 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2018 • Family
Hiking up Volcan Chico is definitely worth the trip. The view into the crater is amazing--you can see the entire rim around the crater and lava flows from different eruptions. It's not a strenuous hike, and you can seek plants and birds along the way. A nice change from other days spent on beaches and in water.
Written 4 April 2018
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staledale
1,542 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2017 • Family
Very long hike when combined with Volcano Sierra Negro, but worth it if you're in pretty good shape. I think both hikes were about 9-10 miles when combined. Beautiful landscape, but very rocky, so where good hiking shoes. Bring plenty of water, sunscreen and a hat.
Written 11 March 2018
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