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4-Day Climbing Cotopaxi and Ilinizas - Andes Adventure

900 USD
Cotopaxi Climb by Ecuatraveling
4-Day Climbing Cotopaxi and Ilinizas - Andes Adventure
900 USD


Experience the thrill of high-altitude climbing with our 4-day adventure to Cotopaxi and Ilinizas Norte. This guided trek begins with acclimatization at our Andes lodge and includes climbs to the summits of Iliniza Norte and Cotopaxi, one of the world's highest active volcanoes. Enjoy breathtaking views, challenging climbs, and cultural immersion in the heart of Ecuador's Avenue of Volcanoes. This tour is perfect for both novice and experienced climbers seeking an unforgettable adventure. Check the itinerary for more details and start planning your climb today!

Cotopaxi Climb


Minimum 2 pax
Trekking & outdoors adventures
Active tour
Private tour
Adventure sports
- Itineraries -

4 Days Climbing Cotopaxi & Iliniza Norte

Tour Details

Tour Schedule (Note: This is a tentative itinerary).


We will depart Quito in our private transportation and head to our Andes Lodge located at 3,000 m (9,843 ft). We will have a free afternoon and spend the night at Hosteria Papagayo. 


DAY 2: CLIMB ILINIZA NORTE (5,126 M / 16,800 FT)

We will get up at 6:00 and depart to La Virgen parking lot after breakfast. Here starts the climb to the summit of Iliniza Norte, at 5,150 m (16,897 ft). It takes about 5 hours with trekking equipment to reach this height. We then descend back to the Virgen parking lot and hop on our transport to return to the lodge. Night at Hosteria Papagayo. 



We leave from the Lodge at 14:00. Our private transportation will drive us to Cotopaxi National Park, up to the parking lot at 4,500 m (14,764 ft). We will hike for about an hour to reach the refuge at 4,800 m (15,748 ft). Here, we will have a hot drink and eat our box lunch. After this nice rest, we will practice in the glaciers for approximately one hour before returning to the refuge to savour a delicious dinner at 18:00. We will spend the night in the Cotopaxi refuge.


DAY 4: CLIMB COTOPAXI (5,897 M / 19,300 FT)

We will get up at 00:00 during the night to pick up our equipment and have a special tea. Then, we will start the ascent to the summit, which is at 5,897 m (19,300 ft). The climb up will take approximately 5 to 6 hours. Once at the summit, we will stay about 20 minutes to take pictures and admire the landscape. We will then hike back down to the refuge in about 3 hours and will be driven to the lodge. Here, you will be able to enjoy the spa and a massage for an additional price. Finally, we will make our way back to Quito, where we should arrive towards 13:00 or 14:00. 


End of Services.

NOTE: At the moment is not possible to climb Cotopaxi Volcano as for security the National Park suspends this activity, as an alternative we are offering the Cayambe Volcano.

For experienced and acclimatized people, we offer more options such as Iliniza South, Antisana, and the highest mountain in Ecuador, the Chimborazo Volcano.

Minimum 2 pax

Price:  $900 p.p

Single traveler

Price:  $1200 p.p


900 USD


Hot water
Private room


Climbing "Iliniza Norte"

Climbing "Cotopaxi"

Visiting "Cotopaxi National Park"


ASEGUIM professional guide


Meals mentioned in the itinerary

Accommodation in the refuge

2 nights at "Papagayo" (or similiar)

Special climbing equipment: polar pants, polar jacket, waterproof pants/jacket, plastic climbing boots, crampons, ice axe, gaiters, outside gloves, climbing harness

What'sNot Included

Tips for the guides


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