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Activities & Transport

  • Trekking
  • Hiking
  • 4x4
  • Car with driver

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Acclimatization Package: Climbing Chimborazo's Peak

Fuya Fuya Volcano - Imbabura Volcano - Caymabe Volcano - Chimborazo Volcano
Unique about this tour:
  • The chance to climb Ecuador's highest summit
  • Surrounded by a stunning scenery, that changes from mountain to mountain
  • Licensed, professional guides and high quality equipment
  • Climb one of the most beautiful mountains of Ecuador

The 9 day acclimatization program is designed to educate and instruct people in high altitude mountain climbing of 4,000 – 6,000 m. With the assistance of a qualified and bilingual guide, this program acclimatizes and increases the fitness of climbers so it is possible to make a successful climb of some of the highest volcanoes in South America. Over the 9 days you will reach the summit of 4 of Ecuador’s most famous volcanoes, the last Chimborazo the highest peak in Ecuador! These climbs offer spectacular and unsurpassed views of Ecuador and the Avenue of the Volcanoes. Specially designed, this program enables people with little or no experience to gain the ability and skills of climbing some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world.

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Services

Included
  • *** 4-Star-Package (Standard) ***
  • 6x breakfast, 4x Lunch, 2x Lunchbox, 2x Dinner
  • 2x Midnight Snack at the Refuge
  • 6x Accommodation in Hosteria PapaGayo Norte
  • 1x Accommodation in Cayambe Refuge
  • 1x Accommodation in Chimborazo Refuge
  • Transportation from the Hosteria to the mountains and back
  • professional bilingual guide
  • *** 5-Star-Package (Comfort) ***
  • 6x breakfast, 4x Lunch, 2x Lunchbox, 2x Dinner
  • 2x Midnight Snack at the Refuge
  • 2x celebration lunch after the summits of Cayambe and Chimborazo
  • 6x Accommodation in Hosteria PapaGayo Norte
  • 1x Accommodation in Cayambe Refugio
  • 1x Accommodation in Chimborazo Refugio
  • Transportation from the Hosteria to the mountains and back
  • professional bilingual guide
  • Transportation from Quito to Hosteria PapaGayo and Return
Excluded
  • *** 4-Star-Package (Standard) ***
  • Transportation from Quito to Hosteria PapaGayo and Return
  • Dinner at Hosteria PapaGayo
  • Celebratin Lunch after the Climb
  • Bike hiring on the free day ($10)
  • *** 5-Star-Package (Comfort) ***
  • Dinner at Hosteria PapaGayo

Example Trip to customize

Cayambe City  

Arrival at Hosteria PapaGayo Norte

Make your way to Hosteria PapaGayo Norte in private or public transfer. 

Day 1
Hotels Hotels

Standard Accommodation

Hosteria Loma Larga

Comfort Accommodation

Hosteria Loma Larga

Fuya Fuya Volcano  

Fuya Fuya Ascend (4,275m)

Ascend the Fuya-Fuya (4,275m) and have a magnificent view of two of the three sparkling Mojanda lakes (Caricocha, Huarmicocha and Yanacocha). If it is a clear day, you may also see the snow-capped peaks of Cotopaxi, Cayambe and Antisana, the craters of Cotacachi and Imbabura, and you will be able to spot Quito and Otavalo. The ascent of Fuya-Fuya is a perfect preparation for climbing Andean peaks like Cotopaxi.

Day 2
Hotels Hotels

Standard Accommodation

Hosteria Loma Larga

Comfort Accommodation

Hosteria Loma Larga

Imbabura Volcano  

Imbabura Ascend (4,630m)

The extinct Imbabura volcano is 8 km south of Otavalo located in a province of the same name and resides over the breathtaking San Pablo Lagoon, which flows into the Peguche waterfalls. The Imbabura consist of two craters, the “Huarmi” in its West and the “Taita Imabura”, its highest peak. “Taita Imbabura” is Kichwa for father and has a holy status in the indigenous mythology. The climb takes you through tall grasses into rocky outcroppings, followed by lush vegetation high on the mountain.

Day 3
Hotels Hotels

Standard Accommodation

Hosteria Loma Larga

Comfort Accommodation

Hosteria Loma Larga

Cayambe City  

Free day at Hosteria PapaGayo Norte

After breakfast you will enjoy a day of rest at Hostería PapaGayo Norte.

Optional, not included activities: Hiking, Visit of Roses farms (Monday to Friday), Biking or Horse Riding.

Please check in reception for the organization of any of those activities.

* Bikes are included for 5-star programs

Day 4
Hotels Hotels

Standard Accommodation

Hosteria Loma Larga

Comfort Accommodation

Hosteria Loma Larga

Cayambe Volcano Refuge  

Cayambe Ascend, Day 1 (4,600m)

Cayambe volcano is the 3rd highest volcano in Ecuador with 5,790 m high. It is located in the Cayambe - Coca Ecological Reserve in the Cordillera Oriental of the Andes, north-east of Quito. At the altitude of 4690 m on its south slope, is the highest point in the world crossed by the Equator and the only point on the Equator covered with snow.

The climb takes between 5-7 hours while the descent will be around 2. Professional ice equipment is necessary as well the presence of a professional guide.

Day 5
Hotels Hotels

Standard Accommodation

Refuge Cayambe

Comfort Accommodation

Refuge Cayambe

Cayambe Volcano  

Cayambe Ascend, Day 2 (5,790m)

After the Ascend you return to the Hosteria PapaGayo Norte and free time for the rest of the day. 

Day 6
Hotels Hotels

Standard Accommodation

Hosteria Papagayo Sur

Comfort Accommodation

Hosteria Papagayo Sur

Cayambe City  

Free day at Hosteria PapaGayo Norte

After breakfast you will enjoy a day of rest at Hostería PapaGayo Norte.

Optional, not included activities: Hiking, Visit of Roses farms (Monday to Friday), Biking or Horse Riding.

Please check in reception for the organization of any of those activities.

* Bikes are included for 5-star programs

Day 7
Hotels Hotels

Standard Accommodation

Hosteria Papagayo Sur

Comfort Accommodation

Hosteria Papagayo Sur

Chimborazo Volcano Refuge  

Chimborazo Ascend, Day 1 (4,850m)

At 6,310 m Chimborazo is the highest mountain in Ecuador! Begin your climb at midnight for a final summit that takes approximately 12 hours. The day includes a training session, dinner and night at the Refuge (4,850m). This challenging climb offers the opportunity for climbers to break 6,000m!

(In case of weather or eruptions, you will climb Antisana instead which is of similar difficulty).  

Day 8
Hotels Hotels

Standard Accommodation

Refuge Chimborazo

Comfort Accommodation

Refuge Chimborazo

Quito  

The peak of volcano Chimborazo (6,310m)

After the ascend you return to the Hosteria PapaGayo Norte. From there you have the choice between public and private transport to Quito

Day 9