We leave Quito at 07.30 (hotel pick up can be arranged) and go south on the Pan-American Highway. After 1 ½ hour we reach the entrance of the national park Cotopaxi (admission fee $10) known as the highest active volcano in the world.
After a visit to a small museum and a lake we reach the parking lot at 4500 mts. or 14000 feet after a snack we give everyone a chance to hike up to the refuge at 4800 mts. or 15000 feet, the same altitude as the Mont Blanc in Europe when back we provide everyone with a helmet knee and elbow pads and gloves, also a mountain bike with front suspension and we start the 35 km. or about 25 miles through the park, somewhere we on the ride we provide a homemade lunch, at the end of the ride we return to Quito were we arrive around 16.30. This tour is also possible without mountain bikes. If you got any questions, feel free to ask.
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