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Climbing Cotopaxi and Chimborazo (5 days)

This tour is the perfect combination for already acclimatized people.
During the 5 days we'll climb the 2 most impressing mountains of our country; Cotopaxi and Chimborazo. But according to our experiences one of the main factors to reach the summits is a previous acclimatization. To those who are not acclimatized we recommend to come some days earlier in order to get used to altitude or to do some acclimatization hikes already in their country.

Chimborazo refuge
 
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Cotopaxi Refuge
 
Climbing Chimborazo

Day 1:  Quito - Cotopaxi hut 4.800m
We'll leave Quito in the morning by car and after one and a half hours we'll get to the Cotopaxi National Park. We'll hike one more hour until we'll reach the Jose Ribas refuge (4800 m). After doing some exercises in the glacier we'll have dinner and prepare the ascent. (BL - D)

Day 2:  Refuge - Cotopaxi Summit 5.897m - Hotel Cuello de Luna
We'll get up at midnight and after 7 hours we'll reach the summit. After the descent we'll rest a bit in the refuge and then we'll continue to Hotel Cuello de Luna. (B - BL)

Day 3:  Hotel Cuello de Luna
This day you can relax, doing activities near the hostelry like biking, horseback riding or enyoing its other facilities. (B)

Day 4:  Cuello de Luna - Chimborazo Hut
We'll leave heading south for the "Avenida de los  volcanes" until we'll reach the Hermanos Carrel refuge (4800 m). From there we'll walk another 45 minutes to the Whymper refuge (5000 m), where we'll relax, have supper and prepare the ascent. (B - BL - D)

Day 5:   Whymper Refuge - Chimborazo Summit - Quito
We'll get up at midnight and after 8 hours we'll reach first the Veintimilla summit (6270 m) and afterwards the Whymper summit (6310 m). Around Midday we will be back in the refuge, where we'll  relax a bit, before we'll return to Quito. (B - BL)


Our prices include:
- Transfer airport - hotel
- Private transportation to the whole tour
- Professional instructor-guides ASEGUIM member (ratio 2 climbers - 1 guide )
- Meals on the mountains as mentioned above (B: Breakfast; BL: Box Lunch; D: Dinner)
- Accommodation in José Ribas and Whymper huts
- Accommodation in Hotel (Double accommodation & breakfast included)
- Cotopaxi and Chimborazo National Park Entrance fees.


The prices do not include:
- General climbing equipment like ( boots, crampons, ice axe, harness, mattress, sleeping bag, sun glasses, head lamp, etc)
- Lunch and dinner while you stay in hotels
- Single accommodation
- Extra drinks in huts
- Travel insurance
- Tips