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Ecuador: Avenue of the Volcanoes

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6 reviews
Starts
Quito
+8 Destinations
Andes Mountains
Ends
Quito
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Highlights

Start and end in Quito! With the hiking & trekking tour Ecuador: Avenue of the Volcanoes, you have a 15 day tour package taking you through Quito, Ecuador and 6 other destinations in Ecuador. Ecuador: Avenue of the Volcanoes is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 80 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
16
Physical Rating
Extreme

6 Reviews

  • Ecuador: Avenue of the Volcanoes reviewer 1
    Written on September 6, 2013
    4.0 - Good

    An excellent experience but serious thought needs to be given to the difficulty of Cotopaxi.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Should have been reaching the summit  of cotopaxi, but this didn't happen.What did you think of your group... Read more

  • Ecuador: Avenue of the Volcanoes reviewer 2
    Written on March 4, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    Programme slightly altered to take into consideration some very wet weather.Great group, great leader, great locationsWhat was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Lots.What did you think of your group leader?Very knowledgeable. Top priority our... Read more

  • Ecuador: Avenue of the Volcanoes reviewer 3
    Written on March 3, 2012
    3.0 - Average

    My first time with Exodus-very well organised and a great itinerary but first week enjoyment marred by some fairly attrocious weather and conditions. However the second week more than made up for that  and the weather peaked at the right time such that when... Read more

  • Ecuador: Avenue of the Volcanoes reviewer 4
    Written on March 17, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    Overall it was a great trip, it delivered everything promised in the trip notes and more. Everyone in the group got along very well and we gelled as a team very quickly.  I think the trip is an ideal stepping stone if you are planning to climb higher or... Read more

  • Ecuador: Avenue of the Volcanoes reviewer 5
    Written on March 17, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    Overall it was a great trip, it delivered everything promised in the trip notes and more. Everyone in the group got along very well and we gelled as a team very quickly.  I think the trip is an ideal stepping stone if you are planning to climb higher or... Read more

  • Ecuador: Avenue of the Volcanoes reviewer 6
    Written on October 4, 2007
    4.0 - Good

    What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Climbing Chimborazo - perfect weather; we got all the way to the Whymper needles. The views were spectacular and there was a real sense of achievement at reaching 5400 metres in one piece!What did you... Read more

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Quito.
  2. Day 2: City tour and equipment check.
  3. Day 3: Acclimatisation hike at Cuicocha Crater Lake.
  4. Day 4: Start Pinan trek; walk to a small Indian village.
  5. Day 5: Camp beside Yanacocha Lake.
  6. Day 6: Climb the extinct volcano of Yanaurco (4530m).
  7. Day 7: End trek; relax in hot springs.
  8. Day 8: Visit the Otavalo Indian market.
  9. Day 9: Summit Imbabura Volcano (4600m).
  10. Day 10: To Antisana National Park; ice skills class on glacier (approx 4700m).
  11. Day 11: Ice skills training; to Quito.
  12. Day 12: Free day in Quito to relax.
  13. Day 13: To Cayambe N.P.; hike to refuge (4700m).
  14. Day 14: Climb Cayambe (non climbers hike in N.P); to Quito.
  15. Day 15: End Quito.

What's included

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  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

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About the countries

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Vaccinations

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Typhoid
Recommended for Ecuador. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Ecuador. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for Ecuador. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Ecuador. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Rabies
Recommended for Ecuador. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Yellow fever
Recommended for Ecuador. Ideally 10 days before travel.

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Location
Start and end in Quito.
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Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this Exodus Travels booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 16 January 2019 the full payment of $0 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $0 for Ecuador: Avenue of the Volcanoes, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 348 km.
  • Quito (Ecuador)
  • 56 km
  • Cuicocha (Ecuador)
  • 14 km
  • Otavalo (Ecuador)
  • 12 km
  • Imbabura (Ecuador)
  • 12 km
  • Otavalo (Ecuador)
  • 88 km
  • Antisana Ecological Reserve (Ecuador)
  • 54 km
  • Quito (Ecuador)
  • 43 km
  • Cayambe (Ecuador)
  • 19 km
  • Lago San Pablo (Ecuador)
  • 51 km
  • Quito (Ecuador)

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