HIKE TO THE REFUGE (FULL DAY)
Departure time 8:30 AM (Greivag Turismo Office)
Registration of visitors and entrance to Cotopaxi National Park, this is one of the entrances of Cotopaxi National Park. It counts with restrooms, restaurant and an artisan shop.
Interpretation center Mariscal Sucre.
Cotopaxi National Park is an area of various ecosystems, with a diversity of species of plants and wildlife, geological features and a habitat that’s important for science, education and recreation.
Located to the North West of Cotopaxi volcano, at 3800 meters above sea level en route to the refuge José Rivas. There is a magnificent panoramic landscape for the photograper in a frame of elevations like Cotopaxi, the Sincholagua and the Rumiñahui. Here you can observe a great variety of birds, other species of mammals, especially rabbits, deer, among others.
Refuge José Rivas
In the northern flank of volcano Cotopaxi can be found, at an altitude of 4810msnm the following services: lodging, food, sanitary facilities, and heating, communication equipment and first aid in case of emergencies.
Glacial 5000 m.s.n.m
You can reach the glacier at 5000 meters high walking approximately 30 minutes from the refuge.
|PRICE PER 1 PERSON||$ 100.oo|
|PRICE FOR TWO – THREE PEOPLE||$ 50.oo|
|PRICE FOR 4 OR MORE PEOPLE||$ 45.oo|
The refreshments for refueling after a day of adventure and hiking will take place in the option of the passengers and the guide taking into account the weather situation.
THE PROGRAM INCLUDES:
Ground transportation to and from Latacunga
Visit to the refuge and glaciers
Refreshments / box lunch
Mid-mountain tour guide
Equipment for high altitude climbing (gloves, mittens, waterproof pants, jackets, etc)
Guided visits will accompany you during the excursion to the National Cotopaxi Park.
Extra food or drink
Anything not specified
For more information please contact us.
Address: Calle Guayaquil y Sánchez de Orellana. Plaza Comercial Sto. Domingo Loca Nº 5
e-mail: info @ greivagturismo.com / greivagturismo @ hotmail.com Telephones: 593-32810510 / 0998647308 (Latacunga- Ecuador)