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3 peaks in 3 days: Pichincha, Rumiñahui, Illiniza

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Mini trips | 3 days | Level : Challenging | Trekking / High Mountain | Feasible all the year

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3 peaks in 3 days: Pichincha, Rumiñahui, Illiniza

Mini trip for acclimation to altitude before climbing a high Mountain in Ecuador as Cayambe, Cotopaxi or Chimborazo.
Stay 2 to 3 days in Quito or around before starting this program to acclimatise slowly, the hikes take place between 3900 and 4800 meters.
Overnight camping. Spectacular view of Cotopaxi volcano from the camp site.


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Program 3 days / 2 nights

 
1st day:

Stay 2 to 3 days in Quito or around before starting this program to acclimatise slowly, the hikes take place between 3900 and 4800 meters.

Departure from Quito at 8 am in private vehicle towards the Guagua Pichincha, through the valley of Lloa to reach the place to start the trail at 4000 m. from here is about 2 hour hike up to the shelter built by the Civilian Defense, located at 4,550 m altitude. Box lunch in the shelter. Hike uphill along the edge of the crater to observe volcanic activity and then to the summit at 4784 m. Magnificent view of the crater.

Campsite near the Cotopaxi National Park. Dinner and overnight in tents.

Hiking time: approx. 4 hours total
Terrain: sandy trail and rocky near the top and occasional snow
Unevenness: From 300 to 780 meters - Flexible


2nd day:

After breakfast, departure to the Cotopaxi National Park and climbing of central peak of Rumiñahui volcano (4721 meters) by following the trail from Lake Limpiopungo. Panoramic view of Cotopaxi National Park.
Picnic during hike.
Back to our camp at Ticatilin near the Cotopaxi National Park. Dinner and overnight in tents.

Walking time: about 7 hours
Type of terrain: sandy trails and rocks in the upper part of the volcano and occasional snow
Unevenness: 900 meters
 
Day 3:

Early in the morning, we leave our camp and continue to the town of Chaupi, in our private transport drive us uphill to the place called "The Virgin", at 3900 m. which is the area where we will start hiking up for about 3 hours to the refuge of Iliniza at 4700 m. of altitude.

After a quick rest in the refuge, we'll use the necessary technical equipment (harness and helmet) and clothing and beginning the ascent by a trail of volcanic sand and rocks and some of snow possibly, to reach the summit of North Iliniza (5126 m.), participants need to have some mountain experience.
Box lunch during ascension, immediately after reaching summit, start the descent walking by the northeastern flank to get back to the parking area at the Virgin.
Return to Quito late afternoon.

Hiking time: 9 to 10 hours
Type of terrain: sandy trails, rocks and some seasonal snow
Unevenness: 1220 meters
 

Departure on 01/01/2016to 31/12/2016From quitoDays : all
Base 2 People390 $
Base 3 People315 $
Base 4 People300 $
Base 5 People300 $
Base 6 People285 $
Base 7 People285 $
Base 8 People280 $

Suplement per person for an exlusive trip 2 people : 60.00$

 

The price includes ...

Meals mentioned in program
Mountain guide (Spanish / English speaking)
Private transport
Tents and camping equipment

Ilinizas:
Helmet, harness and rope
1 mountain guide for 3 people
1 extra guide accompanying the group, if there are more than 3 participants (1 guide with 3 participants)
 

The price doesn't include ...

Sleeping bag
Tips and personal expenses
Entrance to reserve Ilinizas and Cotopaxi National Park - Free for the moment
Possibility to sleep in the Hut on the Day 1 and Day 2 instead of tents. There is 4 bunk bed. If interested, Extra Fee of 20 $



 

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Acommodation - Hotel and Lodge / Cruise

Camping with nights camping. Spectacular view of the Cotopaxi volcano from the camp site.

Possibility to sleep in the Hut on the Day 1 and Day 2 instead of tents. There is 4 bunk bed. If interested, Extra Fee of 20 $
 

Practical advices

Stay 2 to 3 days in Quito or around before starting this program to acclimatise slowly, the hikes take place between 3900 and 4800 meters.


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