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  • Hiking
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Acclimatization Package: Climbing Cayambe's Peak

Fuya Fuya Volcano - Imbabura Volcano - Caymabe Volcano - Hosteria PapaGayo Norte
Unique about this tour:
  • The chance to climb Ecuadors most beautiful and famous volcanoes
  • Surrounded by a stunning scenery, that changes from mountain to mountain
  • Licensed, professional guides and high quality equipment
  • Perfect acclimatisation - for beginner and advanced climbers

The 6 day acclimatization program is designed to educate and instruct people in high altitude mountain climbing of 4,000 – 6,000m. 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 6 days you will reach the summit of 3 of Ecuador’s most famous volcanoes, the last being the mighty Cayambe which is the 3rd highest peak in Ecuador! These climbs offer spectacular and unsurpassed views of Ecuador and the Avenue of 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) ***
  • 4x Breakfast, 2x Lunch, 2x Lunchbox, 1x Dinner
  • 1x Midnight Snack at the Refuge
  • 4x Accommodation in Hosteria PapaGayo Norte
  • 1x Accommodation in Cayambe Refuge
  • Transportation from the Hosteria to the mountains and back
  • professional bilingual guide
  • *** 5-Star-Package (Comfort) ***
  • 4x Breakfast, 2x Lunch, 2x Lunchbox, 1x Dinner
  • 1x Midnight Snack at the Refuge
  • 1x celebration lunch after the climb
  • 4x Accommodation in Hosteria PapaGayo Norte
  • 1x Accommodation in Cayambe Refuge
  • Transportation from the Hosteria to the mountains and back
  • professional 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
  • Celebration Lunch after the Climb
  • Bike hiring on free days ($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)

You 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 Cayambe.

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 Imbaura” 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 (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 4,690 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

Quito  

Reaching the peak of volcano Cayambe (5,790m)

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

Day 6