Trip Summary

The Guagua Pichincha Volcano trekking tour takes you high over the city of Quito, up to the crater lip of an active volcano. This is a great option for an active day tour, close to the city, enjoying fabulous views from the peak.

  • Enjoy the scenic road journey through Lloa, up to the base of the volcano at 4000 m.
  • Trek up to the impressive Guagua Pichincha summit.
  • Peer into the smoking crater of this active volcano.
  • Continue trekking through the Pichincha Reserve, enjoying the high Andean paramo grassland scenery.

  • Enjoy the scenic road journey through Lloa, up to the base of the volcano at 4000 m.
  • Trek up to the impressive Guagua Pichincha summit.
  • Peer into the smoking crater of this active volcano.
  • Continue trekking through the Pichincha Reserve, enjoying the high Andean paramo grassland scenery

Additional Information

  • This tour is available 7 days a week, 365 days per year.
  • Departure time from Quito is usually at 9am (please check this with your sales representative).
  • The trek to the summit takes aprox 4 hours, other trek routes are also possible in the reserve.

What you should bring

  • Clothes for cold and warm weather in layers
  • Comfortable trekking shoes
  • Fleece jacket and rain jacket
  • Sunglasses
  • Reusable bottle with water
  • Sunscreen
  • Cap/hat
  • Wool hat and gloves
  • Camera

Price

Includes:

  • Transport from and to Quito
  • Box Lunch
  • English Speaking Guide

Excludes:

  • Extra drinks / food
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips (Optional)

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