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Rumiñahui Ecuador: Full-Day Amazing Hike

Hike up Rumiñahui Ecuador in a day! See Limpiopungo, a beautiful lake in Cotopaxi National Park and put your mental and physical abilities to the test.

USD $219.00

Per Person
Number of TravelersPrice Per Person
1USD $219.00
2USD $140.00
3 or moreUSD $130.00
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Hike up Rumiñahui Ecuador and Take in All the Spectacular Views!

Rumiñahui Ecuador is a dormant, heavily eroded stratovolcano 4706 meters above sea level. Situated in the Andes mountains 40 km south of Quito, Ecuador, it is overshadowed by its famous neighbour Cotopaxi. Join us on a Rumiñahui Ecuador hiking tour and spend the day getting to know this less-popular yet beautiful neighbor!

On this Rumiñahui Ecuador tour, you will leave Quito early in the morning and be driven southwards through the Avenue of the Volcanoes towards the entrance to Cotopaxi National Park. From this point, it will take you around 30 more minutes to get  to Limpiopungo, a beautiful lake in the heart of the national park situated at 3700 meters above sea level, with gorgeous views of surrounding peaks including Cotopaxi.

From here, you will start the 4-hour hike up through small Andean grass, then you will get on a sandy section, which leads to the last section, involving some technical walls and loose rocks before getting to the summit of Rumiñahui Volcano, 4706 meters above sea level. There is an option to use a rappel during the descent, before heading back at the end of the day.

Highlights 

  • Climb up Rumiñahui Volcano
  • See Limpiopungo, a beautiful lake in Cotopaxi National Park
  • Put your mental and physical abilities to the test

Tour Information

Duration: Full day (approximately 8 hours)
Start/End location: Quito, Ecuador
Availability: Year-round

What’s Included

  • Transportation to and from hotel
  • Local mountain guide
  • All meals
  • Entrance fees to national parks

What’s Not Included

  • Hiking equipment (boots, sunglasses, waterproof clothes, hat etc.)
  • Personal insurance
  • Tips
  • Other non-specified expenses

What to Bring

  • Comfortable clothes and shoes

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Parque Nacional Cotopaxi, Latacunga, Cotopaxi, Ecuador

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Parque Nacional Cotopaxi, Latacunga, Cotopaxi, Ecuador -0.692808, -78.427277

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